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Stampin’ Up! Classic Father’s Day card

Hello Friends,

Today I focus on a Masculine card, because here in Australia, we celebrate Father’s Day this Sunday. This card I am sharing with you, was a very straight forward card to create!

To a Classic masculine card using Stampin Ups Guy Greetings by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Australia. Craft with Kate

The 1-1/4″ Burlap ribbon has retired, but it was the perfect width for behind this circle!

After I photographed this card, I went back and coloured the image with my AquaPainter and some Crumb Cake ink for some extra colour.

To a Classic masculine card using Stampin Ups Guy Greetings by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Australia. Craft with Kate angle

I hope you like my card today and I must give thanks to Annette Elliott who I cased it from. Thank you, Annette!

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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

Check out the new Pinewood Planks Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder!

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

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!

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

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Nailed It with Urban Underground

Dear Crafters,

Today I am sharing the last of the four cards that we made at my last craft class, focusing on a Masculine theme. This time we are using the Nailed It stamp set with the Urban Underground Specialty Designer Series Paper.

Nailed It Urban Underground Masculine card by Kate Morgan Independent Demonstrator Australia

I actually cased this card from a similar one that Kelly Kent created that I saw on Pinterest.  I am not a great creator of masculine cards, and I actually find them quite challenging, so I often find myself scouring Pinterest for ideas.

This card really messes with my OCD too, stamping in such a random pattern, is something that I truly struggle with. We started with a square, stamped the images, then cut into 3 equal strips.

Nailed It Urban Underground Masculine card by Kate Morgan Independent Demonstrator Australia side

The sentiment is from the Balloon Adventures stamp set.

And I always stamp the inside too!!!

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What do you think of this card?

Products Used:

Cardstock: Basic Gray, Very Vanilla, Urban Underground Specialty DSP
Stamp Sets: Nailed It, Balloon Adventures
Inks: Basic Black, Smoky Slate, Delightful Dijon
Other: Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Trimmer, Stampin’ Scrub, Paper Snips, Clear Block, Bone Folder, Urban Underground Embellishments, Banner Triple Punch

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Did you notice some new images today? Yes, I thought it was time to update my ‘branding’ and add some watercolour flowers in some of my favourite colours. What do you think of them? I love it!

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Born to Ride

Dear Crafters,

Today I am sharing another of the cards that we made at my last craft class, focusing on a Masculine theme. This time we are using the One Wild Ride stamp set with the Urban Underground Specialty Designer Series Paper.

One Wild Ride Urban Underground Masculine card by Kate Morgan Independent Demonstrator Australia

I actually cased this card from a similar one that Kylie Bertucci created that I saw on Pinterest. It just stuck out to me as a quick and easy card to create but so masculine at the same time! I am not a great creator of masculine cards, and I actually find them quite challenging.

One Wild Ride Urban Underground Masculine card by Kate Morgan Independent Demonstrator Australia side

And this is the inside of the card. I always stamp the inside too!!!

One Wild Ride Urban Underground Masculine card by Kate Morgan Independent Demonstrator Australia inside

What do you think of this card?

Products Used:

Cardstock: Basic Black, Very Vanilla, Urban Underground Specialty DSP
Stamp Sets: One Wild Ride
Inks: Basic Black, Smoky Slate
Other: Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Trimmer, Stampin’ Scrub, Paper Snips, Clear Block, Bone Folder, Dimensionals, Sponge Dauber

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Masking Technique with Superman!

Dear Crafters,

Following all the excitement of OnStage, today I am sharing a card that we made at my Masculine class last week.

Masking Technique using Stampin Ups Everyday Hero Superman Masculine card by Kate Morgan Independent Demonstrator Australia

I love the buildings in this stamp set, but having just the one layer of buildings, just didn’t seem to do my card justice, so I added many layers using the masking technique!

Masking Technique using Stampin Ups Everyday Hero Superman Masculine card by Kate Morgan Independent Demonstrator Australia closeup

Most of the ladies just looked at me as though, “you have to be kidding”, when I showed them what we were about to make, especially with the fussy cutting around the character, but I think they actually were very impressed with their final works!

What do you think of this card?

Products Used:

Cardstock: Smoky Slate, Basic Black
Stamp Sets: Everyday Hero
Inks: Basic Black, Crushed Curry
Other: Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Trimmer, Stampin’ Scrub, Paper Snips, Clear Block, Bone Folder, Dimensionals, Stampin Write Markers

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