I have talked about struggling with MANLY cards. I just don't love making 'em. Give me a flower or something frilly any day over man stuff! LOL!
But I was asked to make a card for a friend's friend who is turning 30 and so I thought...well, heck...I will give it a try and was really happy with my effort. Maybe there is hope for me, after all!
1. I created a rectangle approximately 5 1/4 inches wide.
2. I clicked on edit points and then adjusted the top line of the rectangle to make it look like a hill. I'm not the greatest at editing points so it did take me a while to get it smooth looking.
3. I made a copy of my new shape.
4. I created the text using the font Aharoni.
5. I dragged it to my new "hill" and let the text wrap on the path and adjusted the spacing out, as needed.
6. I then brought my saved shape over and slid it in place making sure my text overlapped the hill slightly.
7. I selected the whole kit and caboodle and then clicked on the weld button and had a new shape!
It sounds easy but since I didn't know what the heck I was doing it did take me a little while!
I added some gel pen stitching around and then created the banner with a Simon Says Stamp die...heat embossed it with some Zing powder and a Paper Smooches stamp which I was able to curve a little bit.
I cut out the "30" twice with my good pal, Cameo, and then glued them in place...popping the top layer up.
Here is the inside of the card embossed with some clear embossing powder and with a Lawn Fawn stamp:
The paper I used is from Papertrey Ink and the black cardstock (which cuts well in the Silhouette) is American Crafts.
And that is it for today!
I entered this in the Welding Challenge at the Silhouette Blog HERE.
Happy Sunday and happy crafting!!!