This is the full view of the cracked glass card, I've previously uploaded photos of the inside of the card as well as the envelope flap that I dry embossed with a cuttlebug folder then highlighted with sakura glitter pens. I've done about 35 envelope flaps, using different cuttlebug EF's and color combinations, and really like this effect.
This was a birthday card made for a good friend's Dad, and my first card made for him. I really tried to keep it as masculine as possible, and another time would prefer to use some sort of knotting technique with a thicker ribbon, but I didn't have the right color and thickness and had to be satisfied with a very utilitarian ribbon bow and hope that wasn't too pretty for this card.
Thanks for checking out this card. I'm always so grateful to receive your comments and learn from them too!
Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 GMT Views: 745
Registered: May 18, 2008 Location: Virginia Posts: 24384
Tue, Jun 22, 2010 @ 7:01 PM
What a super, super masculine card!! That's no easy feat I can tell you that!! Your colors, image and techniques turned this into a winning "man card"!! Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us. P.S. Thanks also for reading and commenting on my ridiculous RAK from Isaiah!! We're all a bunch of Fruitflakez!! LOL!!
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Registered: March 27, 2010 Location: Georgia Posts: 3273
Sun, Sep 16, 2012 @ 5:55 PM
This is a wonderfully masculine card using one of my favorite stamps sets of all time...Lovely as a Tree. That was actually the first stamp set I ever bought! :) I must try that cracked glass technique...it looks like lots of fun and you have mastered it beautifully! Thanks for sharing this awesome card! :)
Registered: March 15, 2012 Location: Alabama Posts: 11086
Sun, Sep 16, 2012 @ 7:43 PM
Wonderfully colored! This is a fantastic masculine card!!! You used an awesome stamp and your background has such great texture! The screw brads look so cool too! I am sure this card was a hit with your Dad's friend! Don't you think it is time to share another card?! : )