Welcome back to another Inkin’ Krew blog hop! Our very talented team is doing a blog hop featuring Stampin’ Up! products. This month we are all creating projects with a “for the men/boys” theme and I’m featuring the Handsomely Suited stamp set bundle for my project.
The birthday theme for my card was inspired by Global Design Project #GDP291.
I started by cutting a panel of Well Suited DSP with the “v” shaped die from the Suit & Tie Dies. I adhered the die cut panel to the front of a Thick Basic White card base with Multipurpose Liquid Glue. ***Quick Tip: Make sure that you don’t apply adhesive in the center of the “v” or it will be difficult to tuck the tie die cut under the suit later. Then I cut another panel of Well Suited DSP with the lapel and pocket dies from the Suit & Tie Dies. I adhered the die cut lapel to the card front with Stampin’ Seal and set the pocket aside for later.
Then I cut a panel of Basic White card stock with the collar die from the Suit & Tie Dies and I adhered it with Stampin’ Dimensionals to the card front. I cut a panel of Well Suited DSP with the two tie die cuts and the collar die cut. I adhered the two tie die cuts under the collar and suit jacket with Stampin’ Seal. Then I snipped the collar die cut in half and adhered the two halves to the back of the pocket die with Stampin’ Seal. I adhered the pocket to the card front with Stampin’ Seal and then trimmed the right side even with the edge of the card base.
I stamped the sentiment from the Handsomely Suited stamp set in Night Of Navy ink on a panel of Basic White card stock and then cut it out with one of the Stitched Rectangle Dies. I adhered the die cut to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals and then cut a button from Basic Gray card stock with the die from the Suit & Tie Dies. I adhered the button to the card front with Multipurpose Liquid Glue to finish the card front.
I stamped the sentiment from the Happiest Of Birthdays stamp set in Night Of Navy ink on a panel of Basic White card stock and then adhered a strip of the Well Suited DSP to finish the inside of the card.
You can see a list of supplies used to create this project, including the card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this blog post.
You can see a list of supplies used to create this card, including the card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this blog post.
If you get lost along the way, here are the participants for the hop:
- Karen Ksenzakovic
- Tara Carpenter
- Jaimie Babarczy
- Jillian Good
- Karen Finkle
- Mary Deatherage
- Donna Leonard
- Akiko Sudano
- Sue Prather
- Amy Koenders – you are here
I’ve created a printable PDF with written instructions and a list of products used to create this card. You can download, print and/or save it by clicking this image:
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Card stock cuts for this project:
- Thick Basic White – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base scored at 5-1/2″
- Basic Gray – Suit & Tie die cut
- Basic White – Suit & Tie die cut, Stitched Rectangle die cut, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
- Well Suited Designer Series Paper – 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ panel cut with the Suit & Tie die cut, five Suit & Tie die cuts, 1/2″ x 4″ strip (inside card)
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