Thursday, 23 April 2009

FIL's birthday card

This was one of the things I couldn't show you before, but now I can!

I know I'm not alone in finding it difficult to think of ideas for cards for men. I've always got a weather eye open for new ideas. I bought this bird stamp in a set of three specifically with men in mind, and black with metallics is so masculine and stylish.

I heat embossed the bird and the greeting inside with Verdigris embossing powder. I used my binding hole punch along the edge, and threaded the ribbon through. Because of the unusual shape, I made the envelope and gave it a dark green insert.


Tamara said...

Lovely card!!

Kelly said...

Gorgeous! I love the green against the black.
kel x