Thursday, 13 September 2012

Tuxedo Elegance

Greetings from Dublin. Today's card is on a theme that is always tricky to do i.e. cards for males.

I used a Bazzill white cardstock than has a self pinstripe texture for the base card. I then cut out a rectangle of White SEI Velvet paper to form the "shirt" and decorated with 3 ruby red gem brads as "buttons". I've cut out the "tuxedo" shape from Black SEI Velvet paper. It was easiest to cut twice - back to front - so that both left and right sides and lapels matched. I slit one lapel fold and insered a metal index tab from Making Memories. Then, using Versamark and Judikins "Black Diamond" embossing powder, I stamped and embossed a triangle of white SEI velvet to form the "Handkerchief" (Music Stamp by Anna Griffin 580K21). I added a lovely satin faux bowtie. Finally, I punched the two bottom corners to finish.

I'm entering this card in the following Challenges;
Unique Crafters Challenge - Anything Goes
Hooked on Crafts Challenges - Cards for Men
Creative Crafts Challenges 2 - All About The Boys
Sweet Stamps Blog - For The Guys

Many thanks for checking out my blog


  1. Fab card. Thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Challenge.
    Bev x

  2. This is stunning, love the style. Thank you for joining us at Hooked on Crafts this month and good luck xxx


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