Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Watercooler Wednesday Challenge 107 - Penny's Masculine Challenge

It's time for another Masculine Challenge, this time hosted by Penny.
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I recently read a thread on a demo-only Facebook page, where the discussion was about using colours on masculine themed cards instead of using the darker, earth-toned  colours.

Well, my card uses Crumbcake, primarily. Not because I think I have to use it because I was doing a masculine card. Rather, I used it because it is a colour I love to use for all kinds of projects.

But, I did also use Very Vanilla cardstock, Copper Embossing Powder and Rich Razzleberry ink.

First, on the Crumbcake card base, I sponged the edges with Crumbcake ink, then used a little texture stamp from the High Tide stamp set, inked with Rich Razzleberry, and stamped all along the edges. Kind of looks like red wine, I thought after I had done it!

The first layer, I stamped with the grapes, corks and jugs from Tuscan Vineyard, the brick image from Ghoulish Grunge, and one of the splatter stamps from Gorgeous Grunge - all in Crumbcake ink.

The image panel is the vintage card from Guy Greetings, done in Copper Embossing Powder. I used Rich Razzleberry ink to stamp the word 'enjoy' from the So In Love stamp set. Then I stamped over it with the same texture stamp from High Tide using Rich Razzleberry ink, stamped off once.

I think this card could accompany a gift of a nice bottle of wine for that wine-loving man in your life!

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3 comments:

  1. What man would not love this card? Beautifully done! You have so many elements in this card, and they all work beautifully. The crumb cake color is perfect and I love what you have done in the background and the Rich Razzleberry ink works perfectly. Yes, this would go great with a robust Red wine!

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  2. Hi Gail. I'm loving your mix of stamp sets and inks in your beautiful vintage masculine card. Lovely mix and very masculine. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. I can't believe I don't have crumb cake ink yet - love your card

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