Note: If you are here looking for my post for Waltzingmouse Blog Waltz celebrating Claire's birthday, please scroll down or click HERE.
Good morning! I've got a couple of birthday cards to share with you today!
This first card is for my Father-In-Law. I don't know about you, but I normally really struggle when I sit down to create masculine cards. Ribbons, flowers, rhinestones, and all those pretty embellishments...they are definitely more in my comfort zone. Well, as I was looking through my package of Glitz Paper Layers (from the Love Nest Collection), I came across the coolest map with an old vintage sailboat on it and before I knew it my card was finished! I love it when that happens!!
After roughing up the edges of the map Paper Layer, I layered on some vellum that I stamped with the ledger background stamp (from the Distressing Set 3). I kept the embellishments to a minimum using only various strings and a brad.
And now for something completely different! :-) For this card I went clean, crisp, & fun!
Using my patterned paper (Hoopla Frames from the Hoopla Collection) as an accent and utilizing more white space enabled the rub on I chose (from the Hoopla Collection) to really pop! Again, I kept the embellishments to a minimum so as not to take away from the vibrant image.
Before I go, I wanted to let you know that there are peeks of the NEW Glitz lines over on the Glitz blog! Not only that, but there is a chance to WIN some! Oh YEAH! Check out these posts for more info: Afternoon Muse, Laced with Grace, & Love Games!
Have a fabulous day! ~Laurie
Masculine Birthday Card
Glitz Design "Love Nest" Paper Layer
Glitz Design Clear Stamps: Distressing Set 3
Other: Father Knows Best stamp set (PTI), White cardstock, Kraft cardstock, Vellum cardstock, Rich Cocoa Memento Ink, Antique Linen & Vintage Photo Distress Ink, Java Versamagic ink, Clear detail embossing powder, Sewing machine, Brad (Making Memories, String
Glitz Design "Hoopla" paper: Hoopla Frames
Glitz Designs "Hoopla" Rub Ons
Other: White cardstock, Rhinestones, String, Button, Scallop border punch (EK Success)