How To Make A Birthday and Brew Card

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Posted on 12th July 2018 by Nicole Mullen
Filed under Card Making Ideas, Projects And Cards By Type, Cards For Men, Design Team

Cards for men can be tricky ones, but I quite like the colour palate that they let me work in, and the simplicity of style that they allow for. So I tend to quite enjoy creating them. I posted on the blog before on my tricks for making a masculine card and how to go about the process. I followed my own guidelines on this one and my focal point on this one was beer. It was a birthday card for my dad, who loves beer!

I used a range of Papermilldirect card and mixed in Patterned paper. The Papermilldirect card was:

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I used my Silhouette to cut out the beer bottle. I cut it from the buff card for the main bottle. I cut the top part from the navy so that I could cut off the bottle cap part from this one and add it to the buff bottle. I also cut a 'label' for the bottle on the Silhouette. I stamped my sentiment on this label and adhered it all together.

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I then layered the buff card with the wood grain card onto the white card base.

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On top of this I created a banner from darker wood grain, edged in the navy card. I die cut an oval from the hammered white card and added this over the top.

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I added the bottle onto this oval with foam tape for more dimension and it was done! I resisted the urge to try and embellish any further and let the beer be the star of the show :)

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Tagged: mens birthday cards, card blanks

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