Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Black and White Valentine

Do you find it difficult to make Valentines for guys?  I do. Every year I make Valentines for each of my family members (4 daughters, their husbands, 2 sons, their wives, 5 granddaughters, 7 grandsons).  The grandsons aren't too much of a problem, although one is a teenager now, but I do find it hard to make cards for my sons and SIL's.  It is different when making one for your husband because you can be more sentimental but I don't want to be too "smoochy" with the other men in my life.  Anyway, a long intro to say that this is one of the cards I came up with.  Because of time restraints this year, I am breaking tradition and making this one for all the guys. I usually make each card different for each individual.


The sketch is at Stamploration
My Washi tape doesn't get much attention but that is what I used behind the sentiment cutout.  The sentiment is actually a SVG file that I printed but did not cut.  It is cut out with a DIe-namic Stitched Rectangle.  The little hearts are from a Verve Stamp set.

Happy Little Stamper - CAS
Stamploration - sketch
W2CB - inspirational quote
Tuesday Throwdown - anything
Double D - black and white
Word Art Wednesday - anything
7 Kids College Fund - anything
Happy Little Stamper - dies
Crop Stop - anything
Stamploration - CAS


14 comments:

  1. GREAT job Marsha! This is just the perfect design for those guys in our lives! Love it! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘BLACK & WHITE’ challenge! We hope you’ll come back often.

    Darlene
    DOUBLE D Challenge Blog
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  2. Great use of the Sketch! This is a great masculine Valentine--they are not easy! Love your Washi Tape and that big bold sentiment. This is wonderful! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Double D Challenge Blog, Donna, DT Member.

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  3. That's a great guy card! Perfect colors and sentiment! Thanks so much for linking your lovely card to CropStop!

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  4. What a wonderful card for your SILs. I love the black and white theme too. I think it looks so elegant. Really awesome idea!

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  5. Marsha, This is a perfect guy Valentine, and I love that use of washi tape... not to mention your interpretation of that sketch. What a great job! Thanks so much for joining this challenge for a second time at Words 2 Craft By. :)

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  6. Fabulous card...love it!! Thank you for joining our challenge at Double D!
    Diane DD DT

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  7. I absolutely ADORE that sentiment!! Great take on the sketch and fabulous design! :) Thanks for sharing your creation with us at STAMPlorations CAS Card Challenge! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*-guest designer

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  8. Great take on the sketch and it would definitely suit a male recipient.
    Thanks for linking up at STAMPlorations. :)

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  9. Hi MArsha, super card, telling it the way it is! Thank you for joining us at Word Art Wednesday! Ginny M, DT

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  10. Super design for our current challenge of black and white, thanks for entering....xx  Double D Challenges{DT aNNie}

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  11. Marsha, this is a perfect masculine Valentine's card and I agree they're not easy to do! Just love your Washi tapes behind the sentiment...an awesome card with just enough going on for a man! Thank you for joining us at W2CB for our current challenge!

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  12. Great design and sentiment. Thanks for playing with us at HLS anything goes with dies!

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  13. Interesting card. I like to use washi tape.
    Thank you for sharing with us on HLS CAS
    BozenA DT HLS

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  14. Such a stylish card, love mono colour. Wasn't sure where the stencil was used but it certainly looks great :)
    Thanks so much for joining us for the Happy Little Stampers Clean & Simple Challenge
    Anne

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