Welcome to Just Julie B Stampin'! This month at Creation Station we're stamping masculine cards. Sometimes I feel like masculine cards are the hardest for me, but once I make one I realize they are actually kinda easy. I guess my tips or thoughts for making masculine cards are to keep things fairly simple, use masculine colors and don't over-embellish.
For today's card and treat box, I did that - kept it simple, used masculine colors and didn't over-do any embellishments. I used some elements from the In Good Taste Suite of products. The Designer Papers definitely have a great variety of masculine patterns, including this tweed pattern.
I did add layers - layers are good, layers are important! Just not anything to frou-frou! I used the new Misty Moonlight ribbon, but just a flat swatch, a banner die cut from Night of Navy Cardstock and some looped Linen Thread.
Both the card and the box have the same elements on them.
Here's a closer up of the Tuck-in Flap Treat Box. I saw this made in a much larger size by a fellow UK Demonstrator, Pootles, and I set out to make it smaller to fit two Ghiradelli squares.
Here it is flat. I started with a 4 1/2" x 6 1/4" Misty Moonlight Cardstock piece. The top edge was scored at 3/4" and 3 3/4". I turned it and scored at 2", 2 3/4", 4 3/4" and 5 1/2". Then I used a Stylus Tool and straight edge to score the diagonals on the four 3/4" sections. I also cut off the two end 3/4" squares. To round the corners on the flap, I folded in each side to make it fit in the Detailed Trio Punch.
I can't wait to see what is next on the hop. The fabulous Andrea Tracy Tucker is up next -
Thanks for hopping by,