''How many masculine cards did you make in the last month? I personaly made zero cards. Masculine creations can be a real challenge. I challenge you to create something using the masculine theme. Keep the cuteness and blings away this time. Lock them in your drawer. Let's make men feel special at least once in a while with, something made only for them''.
I needed a birthday gift tag, so I used a smaller tag on which I had already created some texture by hand embossing wet gesso. Once dried, I had added some festive acrylic paints, primarily blue and orange. I picked one of my "guy" images (surprisingly, I am accumulating quite a collection of them) called Heart Shirt and stamped him on white card stock. At the same time and on the same paper, I stamped the Banner and Happy Birthday sentiment (this last one, three times). Heart Shirt was colored using Distress Markers, as was the banner. I added bits of two orange washi tapes across the bottom to anchor my image, then adhered all the elements. Since the background was already done, it took me fewer than 20 minutes to complete this tag:
I hope you will participate in this week's Stampotique Designers' Challenge. You can read the rules and submit your work here. At the end of the month, you will be entered into a random drawing for a chance to win one of two $30 gift certificates from Stampotique Originals for any of their products.