Category Archives: Masculine

A lumberjack birthday

One of our grandsons will celebrate his [gulp] 22nd birthday next week.  “He’s a young man,” said Grandpa, in disbelief. He’s not really a lumberjack as you might picture one.  No beard, not really an outdoors kind of guy, no … Continue reading

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Skeleton leaves

I’m not sure these are actually skeleton leaves, but since I didn’t die cut them to make a leaf outline, that’s what they look like to me! I made this card months ago for my new catalog host event open … Continue reading

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Stamp Review Crew: Rooted in Nature

Welcome to this edition of the Stamp Review Crew’s twice-monthly blog hop.  We gather on the first and third Monday of each month to show off one stamp set — this time it’s the gorgeous Rooted in Nature (see page 143 … Continue reading

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Hello, rooster!

After I designed yesterday’s card, I had to make another one using the amazing 6″ x 6″ Wood Textures DSP Stack. Did you know that the paper stacks are no longer padded?  That means you don’t have the line of … Continue reading

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A red rooster note

Back in April, demonstrators who attended OnStage got their hands on elements of the Wood Textures Suite (you can see in on pages 158-159 of the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog).  the crowd went wild over the Wood Textures DSP Stack and … Continue reading

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Best. Guy. Ever.

That’s the way our grandson feels about his father, so I gave him this May camp card to use for Father’s Day. Well, the whole story is that he didn’t want to make a card, period.  He did write a … Continue reading

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Vintage Leaves for the guys

October is a big birthday month for the Burgins, including two of the young-adult grandsons. Since I was on a roll with the faux water coloring technique, I quickly made up two of these.  Notice the unusual absence of ribbon, … Continue reading

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A thoughtful triplet

Yes indeed, all camp cards this month will use the Thoughtful Branches set and coordinating Beautiful Branches Thinlits (available as a bundle for a 10% savings!).  But this card, for our son-in-law’s birthday, is not one of the camp cards. It … Continue reading

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Airplane Birthday

How much do we love this airplane?  It’s part of Sky is the Limit, one of the items you can earn FREE during Sale-A-Bration.  But warning!  This set (and two other items at the end of the SAB booklet) are only … Continue reading

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HB Wyatt!

Unfussy and masculine — that was my goal for this birthday card for our grandson, and this monochromatic card achieves it.  And although I’ve shared this several times before, I’ll remind you of my random stamping tips that, even after … Continue reading

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