This Card’s Going Global

Going Global, Father's Day, MasculineHello, Stampers! I don’t know about your card stash but I can never find a good card for the men in my life. It does surprise me but they really do love receiving a handmade card! The new stamp set, Going Global, will be perfect for all of your masculine card needs. I will definitely be using it again when it comes closer to Valentine’s Day, birthdays and there will be lots of inking for Father’s Day, too.going global image

It’s All in the Details

  • This is an A2 card, made with 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ Smoky Slate cardstock.
  • It was layered with Whisper White cut to 5 1/4″ x 4″ and layered with the new DSP from Sale-A-Bration, Perfectly Artistic (cut at 5 1/8″ x 3 7/8″). It is so pretty, has the pattern reminiscent of the old shaving cream technique, and it’s FREE. You will need to place an order of $50 by February 15th to order this one! I really liked how the pattern looked like water so thought it would work “perfectly” for this card.
  • The White Jute ribbon was added, cutting one end to make a banner.
  • The Globe Stamp was inked in Smoky Slate and punched with the 2″ Circle Punch. It was layered onto Smoky Slate cardstock punched with the 2 3/8″ Scallop Circle Punch and then layered onto 2 1/2″ Circle in Whisper White.
  • The sentiment was stamped in Basic Gray Archival Ink and then made into a banner, using the Hexagon Punch.
  • The other sentiment was stamped also using Basic Gray Archival Ink and punched with the 1″ Circle Punch.
  • The Star Framelit from the Circle Card Thinlit was cut and placed onto the banner.
  • The Finishing Touch is Smoky Slate 1/8″ Taffetta Ribbon tied onto the card with a simple knot.
  • Below are links to the products used for today’s project.The Challenge

I used the sketch from The Challenge to make this card.  It was a very nice sketch to follow and I think you should play along, too!

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  1. I’ve always shied away from using the scallop punch on a masculine card, fearing it to be “flowery”… But you make it work! This new paper is a great choice for masculine cards, and like you said, is free! Thanks for some ideas for a neglected area in my card stash. Nice card and thanks for erasing my scallop punch fear!

  2. wasn’t sure I wanted this set but after seeing your card I just may have to buy it. Very nice

  3. What a great use of the sketch! I really like that background and the layering of the elements you used. Great card!

  4. Perfect card for a man Debbie! Thanks for sharing your ideas.

  5. Such a great new man set and love the monochromatic card you created with it! Thank you for joining us at The Challenge!

  6. GORGEOUS masculine card!! WOW! So glad you joined us at The Challenge! I have a giveaway on my blog here, feel free to stop by for a chance to win!

  7. The water swirls remind me of flying over the Bahamas with its patterns of swirls and colors. This stamp set will be one that I keep just for its masculine perfect images. And as a star gazer, it’s perfect for that as well. Sweet combination for anyone but especially the men in our life! Off to pin….

  8. Great masculine card! That designer paper is just fantastic; it does remind me of the old shaving cream technique! Wonderful colors, and these stamps are perfect here. You made a fabulous card with this sketch. So cool.

  9. Super card for men!! Love it.

  10. Wonderful masculine card, I love the background.Thank you for playing along with The Challenge.

  11. What a great combination of goodies! Love this palette, and I totally agree that your paper looks much like that shaving cream technique! Love! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at The Challenge!

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