Saturday, February 21, 2015

Classic Guy hand-crafted card

Do you have that classic guy in your life - the manly man who can be quite dapper when dressed up?  This hand-stamped masculine 'classic' hand-crafted card reminds me of my dad (whom I miss, daily, but know is looking down on us and smiling).  Daddy was known for his western shirts, snazzy look of bold patterns and he was such a guys guy.  So celebrate the men in your life with a cute and fun hand-crafted card.  From a recent Private Class - book your's now!
Create this masculine card with:
Guy Greetings stamp set (wood 138825/clear 138828/ photopolymer 137178)
Baked Brown Sugar card stock (131296)
Lullaby Designer Series Paper (133695)
Chocolate Chip ink pad (126979)
Bow Builder Punch (137414)
Pearl Jewels (119247)
Glue Dots (103683)
SNAIL Simple Neat Affordable In-Line adhesive (104332)

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My dad was known for his Western type shirts - the pearl snaps and bold patterns/plaids.  Even when out of fashion, he had my mom sew him some - lol.  Inspired by his love of bold patterned shirts, our love of vintage cars this card came to life.

Cutting a 4-1/4" by 3" strips of the Lullaby Designer Series Paper.  Snip the center top about a 1/2" inck down (for this version) and fold back the edges to create this shirt collar look.

For that dapper man in your life who likes his accessories - add the smallest adhesive backed Pearl Jewels to the tips.  Accent with the Bow Builder Punch bow and the largest of the adhesive backed Pearl jewels in honor of the buttons (or pearl snaps).
Myyyy Daddy loved the wide winged collar type shirts - this was a 1" cut on the top.

The Designer Series Paper is DOUBLE Sided and gives the coolest look for projects like this!  Coordinated colors and style but a large variety to play with!

Stamp the Guy Greetings sentiment 'To A Classic' in the Chocolate Chip ink on the Designer Series Paper.
With a variety of styles to our Designer Series Papers and the way you design this shirt - it can fit that special guy in your life!  The Classic car image from the Guy Greetings stamp set in Chocolate Chip ink on the Baked Brown Sugar card stock.  This In-Color will go away this year - snag yours while it's still here!  It's super warm and does look like yummy Baked Brown Sugar!!

(I love the Occasions Mini Catalog from the Bow Builder Punch to this stamp set - it's a winner of a catalog!!).

My 'old man' as he was often called.  Dad would soooo have sported a bold pattern at my wedding - if he was allowed, lol.  He would have soooo loved this hand-stamped card.
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I love the men in my life - from my beloved Gpa to Dad to Uncle, Cousins, Hubby and my Son.  This new Occasion's Mini 'Guy Greetings' stamp set covers ALL of those men in your life with style!  These classic images are beautifully designed and perfect with a variety of styles.  From vintage cars, guys, tools, shoes and anchors - it makes for easy masculine crafting.  Celebrate those guys in your life with a classic hand-crafted card. 

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