Up first I have a fun sweater vest card which I created using my Silhouette (available as a free download HERE).
I paired Doodlebug's Day to Day bow tie with a variety of great basic papers from various collections. I then used my clear ruler to poke holes every 1/8 inch down the center of each diamond to hand-stitch my argyle pattern with 3 strands of embroidery floss.
My next card also was created on my Silhouette (available as a free download HERE).
I cut the guitar top from some Friendly Forest woodgrain paper which perfectly coordinates with the teal paper from the Kraft In Color Collection. I strung Doodle twine through 6 holes I poked with my paper-piercer and then used those same holes to insert doodlebug's mini brads. I then taped the strings to the back of the guitar panel before adhering it to the card base. The Happy Birthday Doodle cardstock stickers are a little pliable so they were perfect for applying on the curve!
When in doubt I think stars always work well for boys so for my last card I paired a Patriotic Parade star sticker and star sprinkles with the colorful papers from the Hip Hip Hooray collection. For my star burst pattern I simply cut random rays with my paper trimmer and scraps of paper. I then adhered them to a 5.5" x 4.25" card panel, cut off the excess with my scissors and stitched them with coordinating colors of thread.
I have submitted these to Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge blog that is challenging readers this week to "Make It Masculine". I hope you will check out their challenge and submit your ideas as well.
Thanks so much for stopping by. :)
Other Supplies (available at Simon Says Stamp)
- Doodlebug HIP HIP HOORAY 6 x 6 Paper Pad
- Doodlebug SNIPS & SNAILS 6 x 6 Paper Pad
- Doodlebug KRAFT IN COLOR - KRAFT 6 x 6 Paper Pad
- Doodlebug KRAFT IN COLOR - COLOR 6 x 6 Paper Pad
- Doodlebug BON BON Doodle Twine
- Doodlebug RED WHITE BLUE STARS SPRINKLES Assortment
- Silhouette CAMEO Digital Cutting Machine
Other Supplies Used (available at Scrapbook.com)