Heat Embossed Air Ship Card Idea

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If you are a regular reader of my blog you will know I struggle with cards for the fellas in our lives! So when I opened the Stampin UP! Jan – June 2021 Mini Catalog and saw the Soar Confidently Stamp set I knew it had to be on my wish list, it has the most perfect guy type images with an airship, hot air balloon and a biplane, along with some super images great for birthdays and father’s day.

I have used the airship on today’s card and stepped it up by heat embossing the image with gold.

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Ink . Stamp . Share Blog Hop – March Showcase

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Once again  I am thrilled to be taking part  in the Ink . Stamp . Share blog hop.  We are a group of Stampin’ Up!®️Demonstrators from around the globe here to bring you inspiration through creativity!

You will have either arrived from Stacy’s  post or starting here ~ either way WELCOME . We do not have a theme, but each of the talented artisans showcase what they are working on at this time each month. There will be techniques, fancy folds, 3D, new products and ideas – a veritable treasure chest for you to draw on every month.

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Donkey Birthday Card Idea

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I just wanted to share this cute card I made for my great-nephew’s 10th birthday last month, I used the Darling Donkey’s Stamp Set from Sale-a-bration, sadly this set is no longer available but a great alternative would be the Zany Zebras Stamp Set.

I used the ‘tone-on-tone stampin’ technique for my background and broke out my watercolor pencils to color my cheeky lil’ donkey, he looks so cute just sitting there 🙂

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Quick and Easy Guy Card ~ video tutorial

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Today I am letting the In Good Taste Designer Series Paper (DSP) do all the hard work on this masculine card. I have shared with you before that I do find it a challenge to make card for the fellas so this pack of paper with its huge variety of textured patterns is perfect for these

This is a quick and easy card, using my paper trimmer and a couple of punches, along with the Here’s A Card Stamp Set.

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Ink . Stamp . Share Blog Hop – Guy Card

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Once again  I am thrilled to be taking part  in the Ink . Stamp . Share blog hop,  we are a group of Stampin’ Up!®️Demonstrators from around the globe here to bring you inspiration through creativity!

You will have either arrived from Karen’s  post or starting here ~ either way WELCOME . This month’s theme is to share what you are working on~ today I am sharing a card for the fellas in our lives – I am not sure about you but I do find masculine cards a bit of a challenge so here goes…..

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Fall Themed Thank You Card

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Well the leaves are falling from the trees thick and fast now, yesterday morning my husband spent half an hour raking the leaves in the back garden – 2 hours later it looked as though he had never even started as there was a thick carpet of them again!

Today’s card, made using the Beautiful Autumn Stamp Set with the coordinating Autumn Punch Pack (available as a bundle for 10% discount!!) It kind of reminds me of the autumn leaves falling.

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Guy Card using Decorative Paper Layers

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Today’s card uses up some scraps of the World of Good Designer Series Paper (DSP) – I had been using this paper pack for another project and could not bear to waste scraps of this beautiful foiled paper.

I love to make these ‘panel’ cards – I simply take the DSP scraps and cut the background layers about an 1/8 larger (or sometimes a 1/4 larger if I want a wider boarder) I hear groans when I suggest cutting 1/8’s but with the Stampin’ UP! Paper Trimmer it is so easy to do because the marks are so clear for cutting.

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