Making masculine cards is not so difficult when using masculine paper. I'm trying to use up my huge paper stash one card at a time and I really like this paper with a transportation theme as well as the distressed wood grain paper.
The tan cardstock was embossed using a die that added a stitched wood grain texture. This panel was adhered to a vanilla card base. Next, a distressed wood grain panel was sponged with brown ink then matted with vanilla cardstock, backed with foam tape and adhered to the card.
My card is being submitted to:
1. Hand Stamped Sentiments Sketch Challenge #259
2. Crafty Creations Challenge #337
(Theme: Anything Goes)
3. The Male Room Theme Challenge #56
4. Happy Little Stampers March Challenge
(Theme: Anything Goes with Dies)
Techniques: Stamping, sponging, die cutting, punch cutting, embossing with a die
Size: A2 (4.25" x 5.5")
Stamps: Stampin' Up! "A Dozen Thoughts"
Ink: Stampin' Up! Chocolate Chip
Cardstock: CTMH "Saddle" & Stampin' Up! Very Vanilla
Paper: Paper Studio "Old White Fence" & Authentique "Explore Seven"
Die: Lil' Inker Designs Stitched Woodgrain Cover Die
Punch: Stampin' Up! Curly Label
Misc.: Stampin' Up! Dimensionals Foam, leather tie from stash