Monday, February 27, 2017

MCT Manly Monday

It's Manly Monday with My Creative Time, a day to try to make a masculine project.  I'm not sure if I hit the mark on this one, but I tried to keep it simple and stick with just shades of blue.  At the same time, I was trying out a new technique that I learned in the StampNation site:  creating faux layered covered dies.  The My Creative Time circle dies from the You Are Spot On stamp and die set were perfect for this technique!  I started by die cutting the three larger circles two times each out of a 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" piece of white cardstock.  I then lined up a piece of light blue cardstock underneath the white piece and placed slightly smaller dies within each circle, removing the white piece, and running the light blue piece through my Vagabond.  I repeated this same process with a medium blue piece of cardstock.  I then adhered all of them onto a navy piece of cardstock, which I adhered to my card base.  The "happy" die cut was made with a die from Happy Everything, and the "birthday" stamp came from that set as well.

Be sure to stop by Emma's blog to see what she and the rest of the design team have to share with you today!

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  1. I think this is a great masculine card! I like the blues, and the new technique you used looks really awesome.

  2. I like the layered circles...definitely could be used for a masculine card.

  3. What a pretty card and wonderful design and technique. Great job.
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