Monday, December 4, 2017

Masculine Montana Shaker Card

Masculine cards are something I struggle with.  It's not the making of them I have a problem with, it's coming up with an idea that I like.



I made this one for my brother-in-law, and like my husband, he is an outdoorsy country boy.  I love moose and knew he would too so this was pefect.  Since we actually have Winter where we live I decided to make it a snowy shaker card to go along with the snow that is in this pre-colored digital image from DeeDee's Digis (no longer in business sorry).  The front of the card was embossed with a woodgrain look and inked with "Gathered Twigs" Distress Ink.  I added a die cut tree to the front and some Stickles to represent snow.

I actually found some good Challenges too...
A Gem Of A Challenge - #208 Animals In The Snow
613 Avenue Create - #204 AG/OPT Christmas/Winter
A Vintage Journey - Winter Wonderland
Fussy & Fancy - #201 Blue & Brown/Beige Winter
Moving Along With The Times - #59 Christmas Animals
Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges #201 Winter Weather
Crafty Gals Corner - #151 Anything Goes
Die Cut Diva's - Winter Time
Crafty Cardmakers - #201 Animal Magic

Thanks for stopping by and...
HAPPY CRAFTING!!!



13 comments:

  1. Gosh masculine card can sometimes be so hard to create. But, boy howdy you nailed this one. Just love it and it's a shaker too! Thank you for joining us over at Crafty Gals Corner Challenge. Best of luck this week and hope to see you again soon. DT~Jana Forrest CGCC

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  2. A super 'man' card, thanks for joining us at MAWTT, xxxx

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  3. Such a wonderful design for a man that loves the outdoors.
    I love your super secene you have created and the fab Christmas Animal.
    Thank you for joining the MAWTT Challenge.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L. DT

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  4. Gorgeous card love the design of it. Thanks for joining us at PG, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxx

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  5. A perfect card for a male and I love the embossed front. I've just used a wood embossing folder and it almost cut right through so I put it one side. I might have another go now that I've seen your beauty. Thank you for joining us at MAWTT. Hazel x

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  6. Hi this is a stunning card. Thank you for joining us at Moving Along with the Times Challenge Blog The theme is Christmas Animals. Hugs Jackie DT

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  7. This is a gorgeous masculine card, the colours are just perfect. Thanks for joining us over at the Fussy and Fancy Challenge blog....all the best Jo. X

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  8. Fabulous masculine card!

    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers!

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  9. Love it. Masculine cards are always so much more difficult to create and this one is a stunner.
    Thank you for entering my Animal Magic challenge at CCM. Good luck.
    Hugs Kimx

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  10. I think you rocked this male birthday card! It looks very masculine and I bet your brother in law will like it a lot! Thank you for sharing your creation with us at the Crafty Cardmakers! Have a wonderful December, take care and happy crafting, Maike

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  11. This is a great masculine card. I love the scene and making it a shaker card is perfect. So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

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  12. Great card and so wintery. Thanks for joining us at A Vintage Journey.

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  13. This is beautiful! Thanks a lot for joining last month's challenge at 613 Avenue Create. Please join us again this month for some fun and inspiration. Have a blessed week!

    JO ANN
    http://jatterburycreations.blogspot.com

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