Chronicles of the everyday life of a crafty techno-nerd!
Wednesday, January 6, 2010
Copics, a pepper, and glitter on my man's card
Poor guy...I don't have the decency, or restraint, that Belinda and Laurie have when it comes to making masculine cards, well, masculine. The only thing manly about my hubby's v-day card is...well, there's red on it...
I mean, seriously, it's for Valentine's Day! How manly is the holiday in the first place? On to the card!
This is another one of those "I'm a n00b" type of posts. This it the first time using:
- a Cuttlebug embossing folder in my Sizzix BigShot (Spots and Dots)
- a real easel to hold up my card
You see, I'm a total n00b!
I think the card turned out well even if I did use all of my Copics on this card! (Ok, I own these three!) They are actually really nice to color with, I'll be using these a lot! I also have an apple and pear that I can use from the Punny Fruits & Vegetables set! Oh, boy!
The only real problem I had was that the Cuttlebug folder cut out the Spots & Dots design instead of simply embossing it. I may need to review my "sandwich recipe". Oh, there was also a bit of "user error" with the 150 sticker maker. I didn't know which way was "face up." No, I wasn't at a crop. No, there's nothing wrong with my 250. Yes, I just wanted to play with the new toy that the hubby got me. For all of his caring and love, he got glittery hearts!
Enjoy the card and the artsy photo of my new markers...I think I'm in love! (Shh! Don't tell the hubby!) I'm braving the world of challenges again and submitting this for this week's A Spoon Full of Sugar Challenge. Wish me luck!