Are you ready to add a touch of rustic charm to your cardmaking repertoire? Today we’re diving into the creative process to design a handsome masculine birthday card using the Winter Owls stamp and die bundle from Stampin’ Up!
As a special treat for our Cultivated Creativity subscribers, this card will be a delightful BONUS in your November kit! Let’s explore how to create a card that perfectly balances masculinity and creativity.
Step 1: Choosing the Right Colors For a masculine feel, opt for earthy tones such as deep browns, rich greens, and muted blues. These colors will add warmth and a sense of nature to your birthday card. For this project I combined Pebbled Path, Misty Moonlight, Smoky Slate, Early Espresso and Mossy Meadow. I created an alternate colorway in my LIVE papercrafting class on YouTube. Be sure to scroll down to watch the recording.
Step 2: Stamping the Owls using the Winter Owls stamp set, carefully stamp the owl images onto your chosen cardstock. Experiment with different poses and arrangements to create a visually interesting composition. Consider using the coordinating dies to add dimension to your owls. For this project the owl is stamped on Smoky Slate cardstock with Pebbled Path ink and then doing a little blending with the Wink of Stella glitter pen.
Step 3: Creating a Striking Background. Enhance the masculine vibe by incorporating texture into the background. You can use embossing folders, distressed inks, or even stamping with bold patterns to achieve a rugged look. Here I have layered embossed cardstock, pattern paper and a touch of patterned Vellum.
Step 4: Adding a sentiment from the So Sincere stamp set to stamp a birthday sentiment that complements the overall theme of your card. Opt for fonts that are bold and straightforward to maintain the masculine aesthetic.
Step 5: Dimension and Embellishments. Bring your card to life by adding dimension to the owls using the coordinating dies. Consider layering them with foam dimensionals for a 3D effect. If desired, embellish your card with masculine accents like twine, metal elements, or wood embellishments.
Creating a masculine birthday card with the Winter Owls stamp and die bundle is a wonderful way to explore the versatility of your crafting supplies. This bonus card in your November Cultivated Creativity kit is sure to bring joy to the recipient, combining creativity and thoughtfulness in one delightful package. Happy crafting!
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Project Layers (Imperial):
- 7-3/4” x 5-1/2” scored at 4-1/4” Pebbled Path CS
- 2-1/2” x 5” Pebbled Path CS-die cut
- 3-1/4” x 5-1/4” Misty Moonlight CS- emboss
- 2-1/4” x 2-1/4” Smoky Slate CS- die-cut
- 3” x ¾” Early Espresso CS- die cut
- 3” x 1-3/4” Mossy Meadow CS- punch
- 4” x 5-1/4” Basic White CS
- 2” x 5-1/4” DSP
- ½” x 5-1/4” Vellum
I have created a printable recipe with the complete supply list and cut dimensions for you. Simple click the button below to access the printable file.
Want to give this one a try? I showed how to create this rustic project in my Tuesday YouTube LIVE. Watch the video replay below and be sure to leave me a comment to let me know which of the variations I showed you like best.
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Wasn’t that super simple? Did this spark new ideas for your next masculine project? Tell me in the comments below the post.
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