I am so excited to share this ensemble with all of you. This card set is very near and dear to my heart.... it's all for my amazing husband, He is very Patriotic and loves Merica!
The challenge, I was given, was to make FOUR Masculine cards, Birthday, Love/Thinking of You, Anniversary and Encouragement. I must use THREE techniques I have learned so far ( I may have used more, smiles). So sit back and enjoy the ride!
Stamps: Altenew Land of the Free | Altenew Pattern Play Circle | Altenew Dotted Blooms (happy Birthday Sentiment) | Altenew Label Love (LOVE U sentiment) | Altenew Forever and Always ( I will find you in any lifetime! sentiment)
Ink: Altenew Jet Black | Embossing Ink | Altenew Lapis Lazuli Ink Cube Set | Catherine Pooler Midnight, Sand Castle, Tiara & Twilight
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Solar White | Altenew Jet Black | Fun Stampers Journey Huckleberry Fusion and Silver Mirror Cardstock
Other: Clear & Silver Embossing Powder | Nuvo Silver Sequins | Clear Rhinestones | Nuvo Crystal Glaze | Blending Brush | Fun Stampers Journey Sparkle Silk
Love/Thinking of You Card
Next up, features my own technique, broken glass...
To finish off, I am also showing a technique I have done and learned years ago- it's called broken glass or stained glass- it is REALLY hard to capture the beauty of this card as an amateur photographer... it's SO stunning and SO awesome in person.
In June, it will be my 19th Wedding Anniversary, I can't wait to give this to my hubs! He will love it!
Before I go, I have ONE more surprise, a 3D decor' piece that is also part of my exam. I needed to alter/up-cycle something. I decided to take a blah wall hanging from Target to make it my own, my youngest graduates next year so I need to start making fun things to have at her party. This will definitely be on display!
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Thank you Erum and Virginia for pushing me out of my comfort box to make some masculine cards. I hope you loved them as much as I do.
This completes ALL my requirements for my Journey to Certification, level two.
I love to inspire others to make pretty things!
Work in Progress, started program 2/4/19
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