Monday, February 17, 2014

Masculine Card with Woodgrain Background

Masculine Card made with Stampin'UP!'s Woodgrain Background StampHere's a masculine card that's really easy to CASE. CASE means Copy And Share Everything.

Do you like the Woodgrain background stamp? 
Its so cool how it looks like lumber. Gosh just think what this could be: . . . a wall . . . a fence . . . flooring.

Clear Mount Woodgrain Background Stamp = $13.95,
the clear mount stamp needs the size "F" block - be sure you have the right size clear block

You may not have the same materials I used, but you could make a version of this with what you do have.
  1. Use any background stamp
    - or some pretty Designer Print Paper
  2. Add a horizontal strip with the sentiment of your choice
  3. Add some bling: a button or brad; or a punched shape like a heart or flower or star.
  4. Cut a couple of vertical banners from solid paper or from a designer print.
Stampin'UP!'s Banner FramelitsHow to make the Banners:  banners are very trendy right now. They add a festive look and with the right paper they can fit any occasions. Need a masculine card?  Banners are perfect!
  1. You can cut them by hand with a scissors 
  2. Or use a square punch to notch the end of a strip of papr.  Click HERE to see how to cut banner tabs with a square punch.
  3. Stampin'UP! also sells a set of banner framelits to cut perfect shaped banners in a variety of sizes
  4. And there is a sweet little banner punch to make small banner tabs like this. 
The banner punch is one of the items you could get for FREE during Sale-a-bration. And like I said, banners are very "in" right now. They're so popular that the Bitty Banner Punch will actually be for sale when Sale-a-bration is over.  But hey, if you can get it for free, why not!   

and start planning your Sale-a-bration purchase now.

Thanks for stopping by, I hope you've been inspired


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