Thursday, February 9, 2012

A True Classic

Hello~

Today I have a masculine birthday card to share. Masculine cards are a close second to sympathy cards when it comes with struggling in the creative process. I love to add buttons, bows or rhinestones, so I have to sit on my hands to make a CAS card for a guy! I have referred to them in the past as the dreaded man card!!!

Here is a man card to share with you today.
I started with Baja Breeze card base found in my stash. Next I added a panel that I repeat stamped the classic car and sentiment in Not Quite Navy. I die cut the mat stack 1 in Stampin' UP! Kraft (retired) and By The Numbers dies and added to the center panel. Last I completed the card by stamping the Happy Birthday sentiment on Whisper White card stock and trimmed to a banner.
Simple yes, but a classic!

My color inspiration came from: Hand Stamped Sentiments
I am also joining in with Pixie's Crafty Snippet challenge: All pieces and parts came together from the good ol' stash pile! Love it! 
Have a terrific day!
~Tammy~
{Recipe}
Stamps: Crafty Secrets: Car Classics, Sentiment: PTI Enjoy the Ride
Paper: CS: Stampin' UP! PP: Stampin' UP!
Ink: Stampin' UP! Not Quite Navy
Other: Dies: PTI, Dimensionals 

19 comments:

Mary Pat Siehl said...

great job! love the colors

Sue Lelli said...

LOVE this 80 b-day card with the car background! LOVE your blogheader, too!

Annette said...

super cute card...love that fun classic card as a background..

Emily Keaton said...

Tammy, what a fun card! I LOVE that classic card--I'll bet it's a go-to image for your guy cards. I know it would be for mine!!!

Andria said...

I know what you mean about Guy cards, this is perfect though. Great choice :).

Karen B. said...

I think you did a fantastic job with this, and I agree, masculine cards are not easy!

Tan's Hobbies said...

Love this masculine birthday card. Love the classic layout and the color composition. The lucky birthday man will surely love it =)

Ruza's Craft Corner said...

Great masculine card! LOVE the classic car! ;o)

Di said...

Wow - love how you stamped the background! A stunning 80th birthday card for a chap Tammy. Di xx

Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

This is a great male card. I love everything about it. x

inkedx2 said...

You are right, it is simple but classic. This is a great guy card. Thanks for playing with us this week at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

Bernie said...

Fantastic guy card! I love how you stamped the background!
Blessings Bernie

Jackie said...

Lovely to see a man's card for a change.

Pam Wendt said...

I love your CAS design! The colors are perfect, and love that background paper - beautiful! You've accomplished an awesome masculine card!

Krista said...

I love how you called it "the dreaded man card"....that's hilarious and totally true! It's so hard not to do frilly, but you did a great job on this one. I bet if you added bling, the guy wouldn't even know! :) Thank you for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

Colleen Dietrich said...

A GREAT masculine card! Love all those old cars in the background, and the big die cut numbers. I need that die set.

Elizabeth Allan said...

Fabulous masculine design. Love how you personalized it with the "80"!

Jen W. said...

Well, you may dread making them but it turned out fabulously!

Marlena M. said...

Awesome card, Tammy! My dad would love this set. ;)