Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Star Studded Birthday!

Hi Everyone!

Just dropping in with a quick post of one of the cards that I did during our mega crafting session on Friday night.  I hope you enjoy!

For this card, I decided to use the sketch over at Create with Connie and Mary.


I decided to take it in a different direction than above and make it a bit more masculine looking which was right up the alley of The Friday Mashup this week.

Here's your Mashup Challenge:
  1. Create a "Masculine" project.
  2. Create a project with some "Stitching/sewing on it".
  3. or Create a "Masculine project with Stitching on it".
I decided that I would stay away from the stitching/sewing part this week...

In terms of colours, these came right out of The Card Concept challenge this week where I decided to stay with my normal theme of Clean and Layered - it seems to be a trend for me. :) 

These colours just screamed masculine to me so that is what I went with.

Here is my card:

I wish the Stampin' Up! catalogue had star punches or framelits to go with their Simply Stars stamp set. In this case, I stamped the stars on the back of the Gold Foil and fussy cut the stars out.  

Card Recipe (All Stampin' Up! products):

Card Stock: Whisper White, Lucky Limeaide, Early Espresso, Gold Foil
Inks: Early Espresso
Stamp Sets: Wacky Wishes, Simply Stars
Tools/Techniques: The Big Shot, Banner Framelits, Chevron Embossing Folder, Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder, Arrows Embossing Folder

Thanks for dropping by!



  1. This is so elegant! Those gold foil stars are beautiful and perfectly fussy-cut! I also really love the combination of embossing folders you used. You achieved so much texture for your card...really like this one!

  2. Really well done! I agree these colors are perfect for a masculine birthday card, and yours is terrific!

  3. What a wonderfully fun and masculine card! The stars work just perfectly on the sketch! Thanks for playing along this week in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!

  4. I love all your texture on this card! And those stars are fabulous! Love the gold!! Thanks for playing the challenge at Create with Connie and Mary!

  5. Love the embossed stars with the gold paper! Thanks for playing along with the sketch challenge on Create with Connie and Mary!

  6. Simple yet perfect! I love the different embossing you incorporated into your card!

    Thank you for joining us at The Friday Mashup!

  7. I love the color scheme and all the great textures you have achieved on your card! The stars are a perfect touch! Thanks for joining us this week for the sketch challenge at Create with Connie and Mary!

  8. This is a great masculine card and great job combing all of the challenges into your project! Thanks for joining us at Create with Connie & Mary this week!

  9. Very beautiful- clean and perfect as a masculine card!

  10. Awesome fussy cutting!!! And, the perfect masculine card! The gold stars really pop against the rich, green color! Love, love, love the texture that you added with the embossing folders....made me want to reach right into my monitor and touch your card!!! Thanks so much for choosing to share your card with us at the Card Concept Challenge :)