Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Paper Pros Challenge - Masculine Birthday

Hi all! I can't believe it's been over a month since I last posted - yikes! I've been having some work done on my studio, so it's really a mess right now and hard to find a clean space to craft. Hopefully I'll be organized soon and can get back to creating!

I absolutely had to take some time this month to make a card for the Paper Pros challenge. My brother's birthday is today, so I suggested we do masculine birthday cards. I have been dying to use Karen Burniston's new Twist Panel Card die. It makes this fancy fold so easy! And seriously it's such a show-stopper of a card.

For the masculine theme, I chose papers from Tim Holtz's Dapper collection. The mini blueprint stamps are just perfect for decorating the panels. I colored them with a water brush and Distress inks. The sentiment is from Karen's Occasions clear stamp set from Elizabeth Craft Designs.

I kept the front super simple, just adding some cardstock scraps and a line of washi tape. The die-cut sentiment is from Karen's new Birthday Words die set.

I'm so excited about these new dies from Karen! You can check out the full line HERE. I've also linked to the specific dies I used below. You'll also find links to the stamps and other supplies I used, available at Elizabeth Craft Designs and Simon Says Stamp.


Thanks so much for stopping by today! I promise I'll try not to let another whole month pass by without posting! :)


  1. Wonderful card Shelly, your brother will love it, happy birthday to him! Deb xo


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