Category Archives: Masculine

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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I’d be lost without you

This bear — do you love him?  I think he’s adorable, so I chose Thankful Forest Friends for this month’s Stamp@Home kit.  This isn’t one of the projects, however, because it uses images from two other sets. Instead, I’ll give … Continue reading

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Three Stars

I’m not sharing my convention swaps quite yet, but this July camp card isn’t one of them.  At least, I don’t think so.  Not quite finished with my swaps.  Ahem. The Typeset panel is popped up with Stampin’ Dimensionals — … Continue reading

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A cruise for you, Dad!

Well, if not a cruise on a real ship, maybe just the dream of one with this card!  This camp card has plenty of masking and sponging on it, but you may not notice the reflection of the ship in … Continue reading

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Tip Top Taupe, I think you’re great!

The tempo and excitement are increasing here as we near the end of the Stampin’ Up! catalog year!  Monday night I completed my (first) wish list, Tuesday night I held the final camp of the catalog year, and yesterday my … Continue reading

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Ahoy, birthday boy!

Late September and the entire month of October are busy with masculine birthdays in our family.  So when I was looking for easy cards to make at the All-Occasions Stamp-a-Stack, I was happy to find one by Lyssa Griffin Zwolanek … Continue reading

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Double-time stamping: A variation

Many of us have had fun with the double- and triple-time stamping technique (you can see one example here), where you layer graduated sizes of card stock and stamp all of them at once.  It’s an excellent technique, and you … Continue reading

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