As you can probably tell from the post title, this month's theme on the Tour de Freaks is anything masculine. There are seven of us on the tour, with Kelly's blog being the first stop. I'm next, and you can just click the links to take the whole tour!
I don't know about you, but I always struggle a bit with masculine cards. When I think "guy" cards, I always think of trees (and texture - lots and lots of texture), and we have THREE wonderful tree-related stamp sets that coordinate together beautifully (one is coming next month in the Holiday catalog), so I made three cards using them!
Up first is good old Lovely As A Tree. It's been a real workhorse for the past fifteen years for Stampin' Up! The texture is from a new Dynamic embossing folder called.... wait for it.... Corrugated! Coming soon to a Holiday catalog near you!
|STAMPS: Lovely As A Tree, Itty Bitty Greetings CARDSTOCK: Whisper White, Soft Suede, Basic Black, Crumb Cake INK: Soft Suede, Jet Black StazOn ACCESSORIES: Braided Linen Trim, Corrugated and Subtle Dynamic TIEF|
Up next is the awesome Rooted In Nature, which came out with the new annual catalog in June. The texture is from the Seaside embossing folder.
|STAMPS: Rooted In Nature, Itty Bitty Greetings CARDSTOCK: Whisper White, Soft Suede, Basic Black INK: Soft Suede, Jet Black StazOn ACCESSORIES: 5/8" Burlap Ribbon, Seaside TIEF, Subtle Dynamic TIEF|
And last, but certainly not least, is my new favorite stamp set, Winter Woods. The texture is from the Woodland embossing folder, and I cheated a little with a retired wooden button from my extensive, curated
|STAMPS: Winter Woods, Itty Bitty Greetings CARDSTOCK: Whisper White, Soft Suede, Basic Black, Wood Textures DSP INK: Soft Suede, Jet Black StazOn ACCESSORIES: Woodland TIEF, Subtle Dynamic TIEF|
That's all I have to share today, so pop on over to Debbie's blog to see what she has for you!