Monday, May 29, 2017

SSINK Masculine Monday

Masculine cards can be a challenge, but this retiring stamp set, "In the Meadow" is perfect for them.  I love the momma deer and her baby, especially since we've been watching a dozen or more deer come down by our house all spring to go to the river.  Springtime in Maine...."the way life should be".

 I wanted to do something a little different with this project, so I decided to use the "Faux Silk" technique for the top layer.  To do this, you stamp your image on tissue paper, color it if necessary, then crinkle it up into a ball (make sure it's totally dry first, it can smudge if it's not).  Spread adhesive over your neutral cardstock - glue stick works best.  Unwrap the tissue paper and spread over adhesive.  It's a very soft, antiqueish look.  

The other design team members have great masculine cards too.  Check them out at our SSINK blog, and remember to leave your comment.

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