Monday, June 17, 2013

Manly Monday with a giveaway

Welcome back to this week's Manly Monday post. I have four links to awesome guy cards for you. Be sure to check them out.

Another source of male card inspiration that I wanted to share with you is my Pinterest board called 

I have a challenge for you if you would like to win a prize. Which male Stampin Up set do you think I own after looking at my Guy Cards Pinterest board? First one to leave me a comment on this post with the stamp sets name will win be my winner.

Denise is the winner of my challenge.
Any idea what my second masculine set by Stampin Up is? Take a look at my Guy cards board and then leave a comment back here for a chance at a prize. If I have to go to the post office I might as well send out two prizes. Denise you are not eligible to play for the second prize. 

For my card today I made this one for my husband for Father's day. He's a car kind of guy so he appreciates these gear type cards.

*ENABLER ALERT* The gear stamps are by Oriental Trading Co-You have to check this out because the sheet of acrylic stamps is size 81/2x11 and it's $2.19. HERE is the link. You will be seeing some robot cards coming up this summer. 

Back to my card, I painted the gears in with powdered chalk and paint by Stamp N Plus. Check them out HERE. I stamped the gears with Hero Arts ink on Strathmore's watercolor paper, which you can find at HL or Michael's. The sentiment stamp by Hero Arts has been heat embossed in white on vellum-ink by Versa Mark, embossing powder by Stamp N Plus and vellum by The Paper Studio. But when I placed the sentiment over the word gears it was washed out. So I took a C3 Copic marker and colored the back of the vellum and it stood out beautifully.

That's it for this week's Manly Monday post. I hope you find inspiration to make cards for the men in your life. 



  1. Hi, saw your card on MIM. This is a great CAS guy card. Thanks for the tip on coloring the back of the vellum to make the white ep pop.

  2. Fab man card...thanks for playing along with us at Paper Playtime!! Lee-Ann :)

  3. What a simple card! Wonderful! Thanks for playing along with Get, Inky! Challenge

    Jessi DT

  4. I saw your card on MIM. I love this idea and so masculine. It's awesome and love the colors.


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