Sunday, August 23, 2015

A Male card

Hi friends!

I'm just getting back from vacation but wanted to quick pop in and share a card. I needed a card for some men and those can be tricky. You don't want tons of embellishments and they can't be too girly so I went with a nautical theme. Here's my card:

The stamp (Lawn Fawn's "Float My Boat") was perfect for a clean and simple look. I began by heat embossing some chevron lines. I knew that would give it some added texture and interest. Then, I die cut some stitched circles and added some white lines right along the stitching of the red circle. Then, I stamped the anchor and added a brad (remember when those were used?!). The brad is perfect for this card. It's not too flashy yet does add some "bling". I popped up the anchor so that it had some added dimension. The sentiment is on the inside and it simply says "you are my anchor". Simple card but I tend to keep things simple for male cards.

I'm entering this card into several challenges:
Word Art Wednesday--Anything Goes
Lawnscaping Challenge--Embossing challenge
Just Add Ink--Create a Male Card


Have a great week, everyone, and thanks for stopping by!
Pat

7 comments:

  1. Awesome CAS card!! Thank you for joining Word Art Wednesday Challenge # 197
    Ginny M. WAW DT

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  2. The heat embossed chevrons are just perfect waves for your nautical theme Pat! Great idea! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.

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  3. Great card, Pat! I love the embossed chevrons; they add such a "wow" to the gorgeous, crisp, clean card. Thanks for joining in the fun at Just Add Ink this week!

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  4. Fantasic card Pat! Love the nautical theme and the embossed chevrons are awesome for waves! Great CAS card! Thanks for playing along this week at Just Add Ink. Rochelle xo

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  5. Fantastic masculine card! The nautical theme is perfect! Thank you for playing along in the Word Art Wednesday Challenge! Have a blessed day!

    Charity - DT Member - Word Art Wednesday
    http://wordartwednesday.blogspot.com
    http://collectivecreativity.blogspot.com (my personal blog)

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  6. I love this card. It is such a perfect male card. May I post a link to your card on my Manly Monday blog post? It's a post where I showcase masculine cards for my readers. Email me link to your card so I can find it at grohcm at gmail dot com. I will send you an email when the post goes live. Thank you.
    Cindy at Cre8ive Cindy Blog

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    1. Hi Cindy!

      Thank you so much for the compliment! I'll email you the link so you can share it with your readers...I'm humbled you think it "worthy" of sharing it! Thank you! :)

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