Wednesday, June 8, 2022

The Card Concept Challenge # 177 - Make It Masculine


Welcome my stampy friends to a new 

Card Concept Challenge starting today!

Here is our new Inspiration Photo:

Make It Masculine 

I was inspired by the wildlife in the photo to create my 
Clean & Layered style card.

~Clean lines
~Lots of Layers
~Designer papers, embossing
~Clean & Fresh looking
~Some colored images
~White space

This inspiration photo let me know that I don't have very many masculine or animal stamps!
I need to change that!

I did find this brand new pattern paper from Stampin Up in my stash called Happy Forest Friends!
I got the paper in a Paper Share with a Stampin Up demonstrator and hadn't purchased the matching stamps that go with this paper.

So I used my paper! I placed a rectangle die on the paper in an area where I wanted to cut for my background. Then, I took the scraps and Fussy Cut a bear, a bird and some flowers to add to the background to create a forest scene. I put foam squares on the back of the fussy cut images to pop them up and add some dimension.  I layered some Cajun Craze card stock behind the panel.  And then adhered  these to a Mossy Meadow A2 size card base.

I think it turned out really cute!
This paper is adorable!
I'll list the description in the list below, if interested!

I hope I have inspired you to join our challenge!
I love seeing all of your beautiful creations!

We want you to have fun with your inspiration!

Here's how you can join us:

Choose a design style (or combine styles) and create a card.

~ Please feel free to use any of the styles we have defined or create your own with a combination of styles. The styles are explained HERE. 

In your blog post, let us know what inspired you from the photo, what style and/or styles you chose 

 ~ Display our Inspiration Photo and LINK back to our challenge!!

At the end of the challenge, the Design Team will choose one Main Winner and at least three Honorable Mentions.  We will announce the winners here on our challenge blog, as well as our Facebook page and our new Pinterest board.  

So come and join us!  We'd love for you to try your hand at a brand new style of card making or feel free to work in your comfort zone.  It is totally up to you!

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Stuff I Used:
Stamp: Father's Day (Simon Says Stamps)
Pattern Paper: Happy Forest Friends ( Stampin Up #158941)
Card Stock: Mossy Meadow, Cajun Craze (Stampin Up)
Other Stuff: Versamark ink, White embossing powder, Wink of Stella Clear  Glitter Pen


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