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Masculine Cards


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Moving on…

I know a lot of people say they struggle with masculine cards – I know I often do. So I thought I would share a couple I have done recently. This first one is very similar to one I did that can be seen in the most recent issue of Creating Keepsakes. It would be great for a guy or to donate to the Operation Write Home folks. Uses lots of Hero Arts, including THIS great stamp set…

And here is another that was a big ol’ reject from Paper Crafts. (Yes, we Go To Gals get rejected too! It is part of the process.) Used THIS cute set from Lawn Fawn. All the socks are from the same stamp – I just doodled different patterns on them. A great way to get more from your stamps…

The best part about masculine cards? You can usually just change the colors to feminine and do the exact same card for a gal. Easy peasy.

Be back soon!

Below are the supplies used for this card. To find them at Simon Says Stamp, click on the SSS below the thumbnails. For Ellen Hutson, click on EH

Hero Arts All The Time Stamp Set (SSS|EH)


Lawn Fawn My Silly Valentine Stamp Set (SSS|EH)


Copic Markers (SSS|EH)


Neenah White Cardstock 25 Sheets (SSS|EH)


White Embossing Powder (SSS|EH)


Corner Chomper (SSS|EH)


HA Sunshine Mixed Accents (SSS|EH)


EK Success Powder Tool (SSS|EH)