Thursday, March 27, 2014 Masculine?

Well, the Lil' Inker Designs new release blog hop is over but I have so many other projects to share with you that I thought I'd get started now.  Right.  Now.  :)

Jen Carter Groovy Gears

This release had a lot of C.U.T.E. feminine type products in it, but there was one particular item that I looked at and thought, "Hey!  This could work for a masculine card too!"  And, get this, it was a flower die!  It looked like it could double as a gear to me!  So, I put my little die and masculine-like papers to work and came up with this little card.  Does it work?  I just don't have many masculine sets, they aren't quite as fun to purchase, you know?  I love that I have a backup!

Jen Carter Groovy Gears Closeup

The sentiment was embossed in black so there are some gaps since I impressed the background design on the cardstock first.  I LOVE that sentiment though!  So fun! And, as far as the gears go, you could totally punch circles in the centers or use them as is, but I used some old accessories I had lying around to embellish them.

Here's the die I used for the gears:

Thanks for taking a look and stopping by!

Patterned Paper: Bo Bunny Very Vintage Double Dot Designs


Cathy Weber said...

So smart!!! I think it looks just like a gear...and paired with the very cool sentiment...such a great masculine different colors it would be just a neat for a trendy female card too! Great job with this month's release...I really enjoyed it all.

Amy Kolling said...

Yes yes yes!!! Absolutely love this Jen!!

Anonymous said...

Love those die cut pieces, and the background texture too, so pretty

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