Masculine Monday #2

This is my second week for making masculine cards.
Yay! I'm two for two!

I recently received some happy mail from Your Next Stamp. I've seen
them used a few times and loved them so I ordered a few. I love how
they stamp - I'll definitely be ordering more in the future.

This one is called So Sorry Donkey and there's a coordinating die - which
for some reason I didn't order ???? but will be rectifying soon.
It's got some great sentiments too.

There are a few keys to making masculine cards:
- make it personal
- make it humorous
- keep things simple
- use darker colors
- use bold patterns
- keep embellishments to a minimum
- use natural elements 

For this card I did some very simple coloring with prismacolor pencil crayons, paired it with some bold patterned dsp and added a humorous sentiment.
Simple, right?

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from Stampin' Up! unless noted
card stock: whisper white
stamp set: So Sorry Donkey (Your Next Stamp)
ink: memento tuxedo black
pencil crayons (Prismacolor)
dsp: (K&Company)
big shot: stitched stackable rectangles (lawn fawn)
foam sheet: Michaels


Unknown said…
Love.this.donkey! Great colouring, too! I'm sure someone special will really love your card, Susan. Hugs...
Susan Powell said…
Thank you Sharon :) it's on its way to my brother for his birthday :)