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You’re a Winner! (Boy Card) – Make a Card Monday #257

Hi all! Happy Monday! I hope your weekend was wonderful. :)

I’m back today with another boy/masculine card. This time I used the All Boy stamp set that I designed for a Simon card kit a few months back. I think the video game controller is the perfect image for a boy card since my nephews are never very far from their Xbox or PS4.

The entire card was made using that one All Boy stamp set from Simon and the On the Diagonal Background stamp from My Favorite Things. This was a super fast and easy card to make.

I hope you enjoy the video! :)

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Easy Galaxy with Distress Paints – Make a Card Monday #256

Happy Monday, all!

In the giveaway from a week ago, I asked you guys what types of cards you’d like to see more of. The most requested card type was masculine cards (see the poll results HERE). That’s where this card started. :) I thought it would be cool to create some sort of galaxy with stars.

I knew I needed to use an opaque medium that would allow me to add light colors over dark, so I decided to try creating a galaxy using Distress Paints. And it worked great on my first try! I was so surprised! I also “discovered” a less messy way to add splotches of paint without having to flick the paint with a brush or something like that, which when I do that more paint ends up NOT on my project–LOL!

So, be sure to watch the video below to see how it was created. (Check out the supplies below for exact colors I used). :)

To create the monochromatic pattern on the inside of the card, I stamped the Highline Chalkboard Background stamp from Hero Arts & BasicGrey in black ink on dark gray cardstock and adhered it to the right edge of the inside of the card. The greeting and drawn star stamps are from Technique Tuesday’s I Like You stamp set. And the rest of the stars are from Simon’s Lots of Stars stamp set.

Hope you enjoy the video!

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TGF Summertime Print & Cut Kit – Make a Card Monday #255

Happy Monday all! (Actually this is going up SUPER early–technically just after 11pm on Sunday night for me).

The sweet people over at The Greeting Farm asked if i would like to play with the new Summertime Print & Cut Kit before it was released and I said yes! I adore The Greeting Farm and their images so I was ecstatic to get a sneak peek of this new kit.

I have two videos for you today. First, is the usual card video where I show you how I colored Anya with Copic Markers and then assembled the rest of the card using the Small Hello die from Simon and the Spotted embossing folders from Lifestyle Crafts.

The second video is for those of you who are curious about how these Print and Cut Kits work with your Silhouette cutting machines. Be sure to watch that to see just how easy it is! :)

Anyhow, I hope you enjoy today’s video! :)

NOTE: They’re having a blog hop at The Greeting Farm Blog. Head over there to check out more projects using the kit!

Watch video below | Watch at YouTube

Watch video below | Watch at YouTube



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