Monday, July 20, 2015

To A Classic + Convention Special

Wow! The week I've been waiting for is finally here!!! Stampin' Up!'s 2015 Inspire Create Share Convention is in two days! I spent the better part of the weekend preparing, even stayed up until 2 am Thursday and Friday night, and I'm glad to say I am packed and ready! The laundry is done, the swaps are prepared, pillow gifts for my friends are wrapped and ready, and now the countdown for the next two work days to pass is on! 
Since I'll be gone this week, I've prepared lots of fun projects to share with you, so still check back the rest of the week. I'll be sharing live updates while I'm at convention on my Instagram & Facebook page. So be sure to follow those (direct links on the top side bar -->.  I'm also putting on a fun Mystery Hostess Special beginning today! Here are all of the details!
Be sure to enter the hostess code BY4EFYUJ to be entered! Note: If you spend $150+ or more, do not enter the code. You'll automatically be a hostess!!!If you make a purchase of $150 or more, you'll receive an additional gift of thanks! This special ends Sunday, July 26th at noon so don't wait! Can't wait to see who the mystery hostess will be!

As promised, I do have a project to share today. I've been working on masculine cards lately. It's a "weakness" of mind, not keeping those on hand, but I always seem to need them. So I'm working on creating more masculine projects to share and for classes. For today's project, I used the Guy Greetings Photopolymer Set that first appeared in the 2015 Occasions Catalog earlier this year. I was giddy when I saw it carried over to the new big catalog, as it's a great, versatile set. It has nautical, classic, automobile, and businessman elements--a great set for creating a variety of masculine cards. 

For this card, I used the car stamp and the "to a classic" sentiment. I paired the stamp with the Typeset Specialty DSP, which has lots of masculine patterns. I used my Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker to create a splattered background, and used the Circles Framelits to cut out the shapes.

This is a super simple card to create, but perfect for any guy as they don't care about the bells & whistles. Have you snatched up this set yet? If not, scoop it and you'll be entered in my Mystery Hostess Contest! :) Thanks for stopping by. See you back tomorrow for another fun project!
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