Birthday, Handmade Cards, Masculine, Stampin' Up!

Masculine Birthday Card using Stampin’ Up!s Guy Greetings

Hello Friends,

Who struggles creating Masculine cards for the men in your life? Well, I know I certainly do and so I have made some cards to store away for when I need them!

This card uses the Guy Greetings stamp set in the current Annual catalogue. I quite like these shoes and feel that they can be used for anyone who may be a businessman who wears a suit for their day job, or anyone with a little style! lol

Masculine Birthday Card using Stampin Ups Guy Greetings by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator, Australia. Craft with Kate

Check out the Pinewood Planks Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. How gorgeous is that?!!! I made a similar one last week for Father’s Day, you can see it here.

I hope you like my card today. I cased it from Heather Heroldt, so thank you Heather!

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Father’s Day Card using Stampin’ Up!s Guy Greetings

Hello Friends,

While I wait for my new Holiday catalogue goodies to arrive, I have some time to focus on some Masculine cards with Father’s Day coming up next month. What better time to make a start on these before the Holiday catalogue goes live on 1st September and we will forget all about Father’s Day, lol.

No one else could fill your shoes Dad Masculine Card using Stampin Ups Guy Greetings by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Australia. Craft with Kate Father's Day cover

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I hope you like my card today. I cased it from Heather Heroldt, so thank you Heather!

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Hats off to You, Masculine Open Panel card with tutorial

Hello Friends,

On Saturday at my class, we focused on Masculine cards with Father’s Day coming up next month. This card I am sharing with you today, is an Open Panel Card!

(you may have received a post already about this last week, but I hadn’t finished writing the post and WordPress was playing funny buggers with me, so here it is again, with all the details)!

Masculine Card for Father's Day, Hats off to you using Stampin Ups Guy Greetings by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Australia. Craft with Kate #cutitnothoardit

The images were stamped onto Very Vanilla cardstock with Smoky Slate ink. We used some of the retired DSP from the Occasions catalogue, as it was perfect for our masculine project. The base card is Basic Gray cardstock.

Masculine Card for Father's Day, Hats off to you using Stampin Ups Guy Greetings by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Australia. Craft with Kate #cutitnothoardit angle   Masculine Card for Father's Day, Hats off to you using Stampin Ups Guy Greetings by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Australia. Craft with Kate #cutitnothoardit inside

The card itself was quite simple to create. Here is how I did it:

I began with half an A4 sheet (29.7 x 10.5cm) folded in half. I cut off the bottom panel measuring 5cm (2″). Then I cut it again allowing for a 3.5cm (1-3/8″) gap in the centre of the card.

The large Gray panel measures 6.5cm x 10.5cm, the Vanilla is 6cm x 10cm

The medium Gray panel is 4.7cm x 7cm, the Vanilla is 4.2cm x 6.5cm

The Sentiment Gray panel is 7.5cm x 1.5cm, the Vanilla is 7cm x 1cm

DSP: 10cm x 6cm & 10cm x 4.5cm

Once you have done all your stamping and mounted those pieces onto the Gray matt pieces of cardstock and added your DSP to the top and bottom panels, hold the bottom panel lining it up with the base of the card so you can add the centre panel. Make sure you only add adhesive to the top and bottom sections of this panel. Then add the other two panels to your card. I also added some Vanilla cardstock to the inside of the card and stamped the hats image in the bottom right corner!

Here are two more of this same style card!

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I hope you like my cards today.

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Nailed It for Father’s Day!

Dear Crafters,

Yes I know, Father’s Day is so far away still, but I have to share this project because this Nailed It Bundle is retiring in a week’s time and I don’t want you to miss out on it!

Nailed It Happy Fathers Day card by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Rowville

The designer paper is called Urban Underground and it will also be retiring. #cutitnothoardit  Click here to add it to your shopping cart.

Urban Underground Specialty Designer Series Paper

Don’t forget to check out the retiring products at up to 50% off but only until 31st May! Click these links to see all the products; Retiring Stamps / Retiring Bundles / Everything Else. Hurry before they are gone!

Products

Stamps: Nailed It
Inks:  Basic Black, Smoky Slate
Card/Paper:  Very Vanilla, Urban Underground DSP
Accessories:  Big Shot, Build It Framelits, Urban Underground Embellishments, Paper Snips, Stampin’ Scrub, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Simply Scored, Dimensionals

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Burger & Fries

Dear Crafters,

This weekend we celebrate Father’s Day and this year, we are very fortunate to still be able to celebrate it. My dear dad had a stroke 2 weeks ago, which gave us all a big fright, but thankfully they caught it early and they are saying he will make a full recovery. He is still having some problems, but we are very hopeful that he will be back to his usual happy and fit self in no time.  Keep him in your prayers for me 😉

Anyway, this year I thought I would do some good old punch art (die cutting really) and make a card with something I reckon every dad loves, a burger and fries!!!!

Cards by Kate, Happy Father's Day Burger & Fries Punch Art DIY #stampinup @cardsbykatemorgan

All the layers of the burger are using the Layering Oval Framelits and a slice of cheese!!!!

Cards by Kate, Happy Father's Day, Burger & Fries Punch Art, DIY #stampinup @cardsbykatemorgan

How cool are the fries? I used my crimping tool to create them. Fries aren’t the same unless they are crinkle fries!!!

Cards by Kate, Happy Father's Day Burger & Fries, Punch Art DIY #stampinup @cardsbykatemorgan

And check out the sentiment. I die cut the Happy in real red and stamped the Father’s Day in Versamark and embossed it with Copper Embossing Powder. It is so shiny and looks awesome on the Early Espresso card base.

What do you think of this card?

And did you see my new watermark on my photos? Yes, I am creating these and selling them. Be sure to check them out if you don’t already have one. Click here to order!

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Products

Stamps: Crazy About You
Inks:  
Versamark
Card/Paper:  
Crushed Curry, Early Espresso, Crumb Cake, Real Red, Wild Wasabi
Accessories:  Small Dots TIEF, Big Shot, Layering Ovals Framelits, Layering Squares Framelits, Hello You Thinlits, Heat Tool, Copper Embossing Powder, Crimping Tool, Paper Snips, Stampin’ Trimmer, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Stampin’ Scrub, Simply Scored, Dimensionals, Glue Dots

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Blog Hop, Masculine, Techniques & Tutorials

Blog Hop: Father’s Day

Dear Crafters,

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Today some of the Art with Heart Stampin’ Up! team girls are presenting some fabulous Father’s Day ideas to inspire you. We also have our brand new 2015 Holiday Catalogue available from 1 September, with some amazing Christmas inspiration for you. Be sure to request a catalogue today!

You have come to my blog from the very talented, Genna Gifford.  Blogs are full circles, so you can start hopping here and then at the end of each post is a link to the next. There is also a list of participants at the end in case of any broken links.

Now let’s get started!

My first project today is a Shutter Card using up some retired products; I just love these colours together. You can use any colours in the Stampin’ Up! product range and this card will be awesome. That’s what we love about our coordinating products!
Father's Day Card #stampinup

Watch as you open the card to reveal the hidden message!

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And I even made a coordinating envelope using the Envelope Punch Board.

Father's Day Card #stampinup

My next project is a Slider card, using the Guy Greetings stamp set and the Go Wild Designer Paper Series Paper Stack.

Pull the ribbon tab and reveal a special message and watch the vintage car move.

Father's Day Card #stampinup

This is such a fun card to make, why don’t you give it a go!

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Thanks for visiting today.

Don’t forget to email me at craftwithkate@live.com.au to request your copy of the Annual or Holiday Catalogue or to ask about joining the Art With Heart team.

Let’s keep this blog hop hopping. Next up we have the lovely Jenny Van Dijk!

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If you find a broken link or have come to this blog hop from a different entry point, you can view the participants below:

  1. Tina Gillespie
  2. Genna Gifford
  3. Kate Morgan (that’s me!)
  4. Jenny Van Dijk
  5. Claire Daly
  6. Judy May
  7. Kathryn Mangelsdorf
  8. Rachel Woollard
  9. Ros Davidson
  10. Kathryn Ruddick
  11. Kayleen McLean
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Happy Father’s Day

Good morning stampers,

I don’t have any cards or new techniques to share with you today, because it is Sunday 1 September and my family and I will be celebrating Father’s Day with our beloved dads.

My girls look forward to sharing their gifts they made and purchased at the school stalls with their dad and both my Father and Father-in-law will be here to enjoy a beautiful breakfast of bacon, eggs, tomatoes, sausages and toast with a freshly ground coffee!

Have a wonderful day and Melbourne is intending to put on a gorgeous 25 degree day ~ what better way to start the first day of Spring!

How will you be celebrating Father’s Day?

Have a wonderful day no matter what you do!

Happy stamping,

Kate