Today's card was made at the request of my lovely DH for a friend of his. It had to be simple (CAS) and it HAD to be manly with none of the embellishments that I normally use on a card. ACK!! CAS? Me??? So here is the result. Simple, manly colors, no frills or fuss, though I did sneak in some texture in the form of both dry and heat embossing, plus a popped up layered die cut. I mean, come on.
I like the combination of blue and dark gray metallic papers (does it look brown in the photo?). I embossed the patterned layer and then lightly sponged black ink over the dots to give it a bit of added dimension. It's simple, but DH was very happy with it. I'm still tempted to go in and add something to it, though I won't. Not even a brad, or a grommet or a button. Or twine. Or....but he said no, it has to go through the mail perfectly flat. <sigh>
I followed a sketch from StampNation .
Thank you so much for joining me today. Now I'm going to go back to my craft room and make a card that's positively dripping with embellishments. Because that's what makes this gal happy.
Stamp: Fiskars Make-A-Wish Quotes
Ink: Versamark, Memento Tuxedo Black
Paper: Marina Mist (SU); Sweet Nectar (K&Co.); metallic gray scraps
Extras: Dies: Stars Stax (Dienamics); MS border punch, Cuttlebug Swiss Dot ef, black ep.
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