Saturday, February 23, 2013

A Masculine Musical Card

It's not easy to create a masculine card - no butterflies, flowers, lace and other pretty little trims that are the essence of our creations. So this post is all about making a manly card and I've used the ItsyBitsy Music Embossing folder for the project.



First of all the color scheme is black and white - no pretty pinks and lavenders. Then the embossed design is music bars and signs. That's neutral and not particularly feminine. Finally, get a load of that bow. Those who are familiar with my work know that I just have to add a bow to most of my projects so this time I made it a 'manly' bow. Watch my video tutorial to see how I created it. 



This is the inside of the card. I embossed the music bar design on the top and bottom and added this beautiful sentiment. It's from one of my favorite Neil Diamond songs and reads:

You are the sun,
I am the moon, 
You are the words,
I am the tune,
Play me... 

Isn't it just beautiful... LOVE IT! Here's the video tutorial of how I made this card. You can use the same technique of using sketch pens on embossed designs with any embossing folder. It's a great way to add your personal touch to a card project.


Thanks for watching and would love to hear your comments and views on this card. 

Supplies Used:
Black Card Stock 
Connector Sketch Pens
Music Embossing Folder
Grosgrain Ribbon
White Card Stock

Big Shot 

16 comments:

  1. Great post....its really appreciating work.thanks for sharing..!! Plastic card printing

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  2. This is fabulous!! Making a masculine card is not that easy and it doesn't always come out so good!! But this one that you have made is very 'handsome' :)

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    1. Thanks so much Berina - so glad you liked it!

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  3. What a clever way to create an masculine card ...it looks so classy and i love the sentiment you have used inside ...those words are perfect for this card ...everything about this card clicks!! ...I just loved it :)

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    1. Hey Hussena - thanks so much. It was really fun to do.

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  4. Such elegant masculine card, Sunehra...Love those words...

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    1. Thanks Sathya, you know it's from a Neil Diamond song and it is so pretty. You gotta listen to it. It's called Play Me.

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  5. This is so cute, especially the masculine touch to the bow.

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    1. So glad you liked it! I like it best about the card.

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