Hi everyone, today I’m on the Colourstock blog with this fun and easy masculine birthday card, for which I used pencils from a line by Derwent that is called "Graphitint". This is a tinted graphite pencil that combines the easiness of a graphite pencil with a hint of soft, subtle colour and they can be activated with water (as I will show you) but you don’t have to do this of course! Step 1: I used a piece of Terschelling Schut “Hot Pressed” watercolour paper and on this piec
Hi everyone, today I have a quick and easy card project for you for which I used a gorgeous Lindy’s Stamp Gang blue coloured spray! Let’s get started! Step 1: The card base for the project that I’m creating today is a different size then usual: folded it’s about 22,9 x 10,1 centimetres and the card base is made out of craft coloured card stock. First I’m cutting a piece of watercolour paper in the size 22,0 x 9,2 centimetres and on this panel I stamp two sentiments: one is fr
Hi everyone! Today I have another set of birthday cards for the men in our lives for you all: I don’t know about you but I often struggle to create cards for guys. Mostly I test if something is okay by checking how my boyfriend reacts to what I create (I noticed that the bling bling factor for men is not on the same level as for women ....) and adjusting when his response is not what I hoped for. Well, let’s start today’s project: I stamped the “VW Bug” stamp from Deep Red st
Hi everyone! Today I have a metallic guy card for you all. I love to use different textures on the backgrounds of my guy cards to create something interesting for the eye to look at, especially when the rest of the card is kept fairly simple. I started this card with some dark turquoise (leaning to green) card stock that I cut to the right size with a square Crea-Nest-Lies XXL die and embossed with an embossing folder with a metal plate design (unknown brand, you can use what
In the next couple of days I‘ll have a mini-series for you, all using the same fun technique. If you don’t know this technique yet, in the last post of this series I’ll explain what you need and how you can make the backgrounds for these cards with salt and watercolour paint (Note: you can find the "How to"-post here: http://www.makeyourlifecolourful.com/single-post/2017/01/24/How-to-Salt-Watercolour-Background). Today’s post will be a couple of vintage looking cards for men!