Saturday, February 18, 2017

Gears Birthday

Today I made a masculine card using only dies except for the inside in which I will stamp a greeting. I am in need of birthday cards for the guys so that was the purpose of this card creation, And one of my favorite tools to use in card making is my die cut machine...the Crossover. The use of dies is a great way to add texture too!


I used the card stock colors of red, blue and silver. The gears were cut from the Gina K. Designs Metallic Silver card stock and used with some Gina K. Designs Red Velvet and some blue of unknown origin.

Besides the dies used I saved some of the little circle digits from the gears and used them as extra embellishment on the card. I also added some light gray card stock inside the card to make for a lighter surface for stamping a sentiment.



Dies used:
Cheery Lynn Designs Just For You Oval B784
Memory Box Deluxe Gear Set Style No. 98962
Memory Box Cross Stitched Border Dies Style No. 99124

I am entering this in the following challenges:
Simon Says Stamps Blog Monday Challenge-Favorite Tool
Mod Squad Blog Challenge-No More White
Scrapy Land Challenge #60-Add Texture

Happy Saturday to all! Thanks for taking the time to stop and comment.

God bless,
Verna

15 comments:

Barbara Schiassi said...

So original! I should never thought to use Gears with this colors! Fab result! Thanks for joining us this week on Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog! Barbara

Zoey Emanuela Scarpelli said...

Who does not love some gears!?! I definitely do! Especially on masculine cards, they are like a ....must! :P

The color scheme is bold and awesome!

Thank you for playing along with us over Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!
x Zoey

Donna Phelan said...

I love those gears, very manly, very masculine. Perfect!

Judy Woodland said...

Ha ha - "blue of unknown origin". I have lots of "unknown origin" paper, I think we all have. I really love this card. All the die cuts are just fabulous, as are your colors. Great card!!!!!

Shari M said...

Super "guy" card Verna. Yes, love using dies. lol

Shona Erlenborn said...

Fun and bright masculine card, Verna. Love those gear dies and the colors you chose for your masculine creation.

Downsouth said...

When I was stamping, I always had trouble finding stamps to make cards for men; this is a wonderful idea of using the die gears. Men can relate to that instead of a cute little mouse, flowers, or most of the stamps that we normally use. The colors you used were great men colors, too, as opposed to the light peach, pinks, pale yellows or blues that we tend to use.

laurie said...

Love the fun gears Verna! Perfect color choice too!

have a great day:)

Asha said...

This card just screams HAPPY! Love the colours.
x Asha

Karen D. said...

really awesome masculine card mf...love the gears and the colours are spot on for a guy!!
xx Karen

Cindy Horvath said...

Wow! Fabulous colors! Thanks for playing along with theMod Squad Challenge.

KT Fit Kitty said...

Cool card and great for a guy! The gears are perfect! I don't use my gear dies enough and I don't make enough masculine cards. They are so hard! You're doing great with yours!

Lisa said...

This is so beautiful!! I love the colors and the gears!! What a fabulous masculine card this is!! Thanks so much for playing along at Scrapy Land!!

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Gloria Sperring said...

What's the Crossover? Love your male card. Always need them!

Verna Angerhofer said...

That is my die cutting machine that I originally got from Cheery Lynn Designs. They now carry similar machines called Little Sister and Big Sister I think.