Stripey ‘Masculine’ Birthday Card

Hello lovelies, today I want to talk about those days you have no idea what to make.

When I find that inspiration is not forthcoming I like to do something really simple, I’ve talked in the past about just putting a pen or brush to paper. This time I grabbed my scraps ‘bucket’, my paper trimmer and a tape runner and set about putting some pieces together!


It really is as simple as cutting your chosen paper scraps into strips, (you could do them all equal widths but I decided I wanted some variation), then putting some adhesive onto a piece of printer paper and laying the strips side by side.


Any choice of colours can work and you can lay them any orientation you want.


Once I had laid down enough pieces I trimmed this down to 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches and put it onto a white card base.
I added a ‘scripty happy’ die cut from Lawn Fawn and I heat embossed ‘birthday’ onto some vellum to put underneath.


Not too bad an outcome from an afternoon I thought I wouldn’t get anything useful done!! And it’s a more masculine leaning card, which I admit I don’t find as easy to make as more feminine styles.


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  • Variety of paper scraps, mostly Hobbycraft brand.
  • Tim Holtz paper trimmer – (guillotine style)
  • Crafter’s Companion extra strong glue runner
  • Unbranded Vellum
  • Versamark ink
  • WOW! embossing powder – Black
  • Lawn Fawn – Scripty Happy die
  • Xyron 1.5in Create-A-Sticker machine
  • Nuvo Antique Drops – Earl Grey

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