Hope you are all doing well. I had a power cut this morning. Very unusual to have a power cut here. This is probably the first time such a thing has happened in 17 years I have been in Australia. There were scheduled power cuts for maintenance but not an outage. I realised I cannot do pretty much 90% of the tasks at home. So I tided up the house a little and painted my nails. Lol! When the power came back after three hours, it was a relief. But that was short lived 🙁 The internet was not working. I had to upload a video and make this blog post which I could not do. Frustrated, I decided to venture out and do some shopping. My latest craze is indoor plants. Yes, I am collecting houseplants. I have a few but I want to add to the collection. I wanted to get the Monstera Deliciosa otherwise known as the Swiss cheese plant. My local Bunnings had run out of it and so I drove a bit further to another store to see if they had it. To my delight, they did and they also had a few other plants I have been wanting. I came home with five plants and pots. Plants make my happy. I bought Monstera Deliciosa, Bird of Paradise, ZZ plant, Peace Lily and Maidenhair Fern. By this time, internet was back on. So I uploaded my video and prepared for the blogpost.
Hi and welcome, I am Gayatri. Apart from my love for plants and interior designing, I am also a papercrafter. Making cards is my first passion. Today I have a masculine card to share. This project is the first project for Altenew’s ACEP Level 2 challenge.
Who said masculine cards needs to be dull and boring? I love them colourful and cheerful. I also love masculine cards to have layers and texture. My card today has all of these. Without further adieu, here is my card.
Here is the video tutorial of how I made this card.
So the techniques I used to make this card are:
- Fun, Colourful yet masculine colour combination.
- Ombre Ink Blending over stencil.
- Add embossing paste over the stencil for texture.
- Ombre Ink blending on sentiment die cut for colour and depth.
- Layering using die cuts.
- Adding details using spatters.
- Adding dimension using layering.
Here are some closeups of the card.
Very happy with how this card turned out. Hope you like it too. I have listed all the supplies I used to make this card below.
Thank you very much for taking the time to visit my blog today. Enjoy your weekend.