Apr 30

Cards For Him Blog Hop

Written by: iwona    110 Comments

Our newest online class “Cards For Him” is now open for registration!  This is perfectly timed for Father’s Day which is right around the corner, but of course is great for masculine card ideas year-round.

We’ve joined forces with some of the companies and their designers that have products featured in our class for a Blog Hop to celebrate our newest release.

There are TEN FREE class registrations hidden along the hop, plus a $15 Gift Certificate from Reverse Confetti, so make sure you leave comments along the way.
The more comments you make, the greater your chances are for winning!

You have until 11:59 pm on May 2nd to leave a comment to be entered to win!  Winners will be announced at on May 3rd on Catherine’s Blog.

Click here to learn more and to Register by May 7 to get the discounted rate!

StampNation Members, click here to grab your 50% off discount code!

Ready for the blog hop list?  Grab a cup of coffee and buckle up!  You are in for a treat, we’ve got tons of inspiration in store for you!

Catherine Pooler * Sandy Allnock * Maureen Merritt * me * Kristie Goulet * Heather North * Amy Kolling * Susan Liles * Jen Del Muro / Reverse Confetti * Stacey Schafer * Amy Sheffer * Sarah Gough * Amber Hight * Lisa Henke * Leigh Penner * Allison Cope

A blog hop wouldn’t be complete without an inspiration! Each designer has made a card based on one theme from the class. Here’s a little number from myself, inspired by Graphic and Grunge!

I used a plethora of stamps on this one. I tweaked the Quinn’s ABC’s stamp set from Lawn Fawn a bit by adding depth and definition to the letters with black pen. I stamped Unity Stamps Painted Punchinella in Memento Luxe Dandelion, the triangle pattern from MFT Mod Borders and the bike from Hero Arts Joy Ride in Memento Luxe Teal Zeal, and the sentiment & Altenew Faux Veneers stars in Versafine Onyx Black.

I finished the card with some mist paint splats, an odd strip or two of washi tape, and a little die cut from Studio Calico which I secured with a staple.
I’m entering this card in the Hip On Handwriting Challenge in the Moxie Fab World 🙂

In other news:

– I’m on the WPlus9 blog again today! Here’s a part of what’s on offer… click HERE to see it all!

– Don’t forget that a Hero Arts sponsored challenge just launched at StampNation! It’s a fun sketch and there are prizes for both SN members (HA goodie bags!) and those who haven’t yet joined us but would love to (two StampNation memberships!)

The Design Team got crafty with HA product from their new catalog and the sketch, here’s a peek for you… I already shared a peek of my card yesterday, can you spot it?

On top of that, Catherine did a couple of videos to mark the occasion, one exclusive for SN members and one on her blog, which you can check out HERE. My new video tutorial is up on SN as well. Lots of buzz going on!!

Join StampNation today and never miss any of it!

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110 thoughts on “Cards For Him Blog Hop

  1. Lots of exciting things going on! Love the sentiments you used on your grunge card. Once again you will have me shopping. 🙂 Thanks for always finding the coolest products out there and sharing them with all of us.

  2. Another great grunge card made by you. I just signed up for the class. Thanks for the inspiration.

  3. This card is seriously so fun! One a boy or man could totally appreciate. And I love how it contrasts so much from the feminine nature of your WPlus9 peek.

  4. GR8 card, so many male friends ride bikes and I never once thought about a card featuring a bike! I’ve already signed up, so many cards and so many different ideas. Fantastic!

  5. Great card! Would be great also for an older (20’s – +) son! Love the Mother’s day card!!! Thanks for sharing both.

  6. Chupa, your card is extraordinary. Thanks for the inspiration. Literally running to make a graduation card for one of our good friends’ son. Graphic and grunge here we go. Will have to improvise without RC stamps. Cheers!

  7. Darn it now I’ve found some more things that need to go on the want list! The class wasn’t enough…now there’s more! FUN card!!

  8. Awesome designs on both cards…love your versatile style and great use of color. I’m a new subbie here and am enjoying all the inspiration you provide. TFS.

  9. Love the mix of colors, the punchinella effect…everything!!! This class would be perfect for me..LOTS OF MEN (males) in my family!

  10. I really like this card, as I have been looking for a card that uses a bicycle stamp on it! Great job!!

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