This is not at all what I had in mind when I set out to make a birthday card for my 32-year-old son, but it evolved into something I'm quite pleased with....
Making a "man card" look nice without the typical girly embellishments is tough! I opted for a plain black button into which I inserted a piece of the colored cs that had been b/g stamped, and I topped it with a clear page pebble. (The button was just begging to have something tied to it, but I resisted the urge.)
It's difficult to see in the photo, but I embossed the colored strips with a Houndstooth e/f. Try as I might, I could NOT get the camera to accurately pick up the nice color of the Taken with Teal cs. The sentiment was computer generated.
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Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2012 GMT Views: 1314
Stamps: SU! Canvas b/g
Paper: Gina K Pure Luxury base weight card stock in white; SU! Whisper White & Taken with Teal
Registered: April 25, 2006 Location: Toronto, Ontario Posts: 5780
Wed, Jun 06, 2012 @ 2:30 PM
I love this - perfectly simple and clean - I make them like this for women too! LOL! Seriously, this layout would work for just about any occasion, any person - just change the colours and embellies. Gotta love versatility!
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Wed, Jun 06, 2012 @ 2:52 PM
I make them like this for women too! LOL! Seriously, this layout would work for just about any occasion, any person - just change the colours and embellies. Gotta love versatility!
Oh, absolutely!! If I hadn't had errands to run today, my intention was to make one in pink with a different sentiment...just because! Although my own personal gallery doesn't reflect my love of versatility, my favorites gallery sure does!