Thursday 19 August 2021

Handsomely Suited for Paper Players 554

 This is the first time I've been in my craft room for well over a week, so I started with a CAS challenge at The Paper Players to try to get into the groove.

The floating strip technique seems to be all over the internet at the moment. Understandably so as it's both easy and impressive. I created the floating panel of strips from the Neutrals DSP stack, cut 5cm x 1.5cm, using Smoky Slate papers.

The tie was stamped in Night of Navy onto Basic White, then coloured with Night of Navy Stampin' Blends. The sentiment was white embossed onto Night of Navy and cut with one of the dies from Tasteful Labels.

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  1. Jan I just love this..what a sharp looking card! Thanks for playing along at The Paper Players!

  2. Great masculine card!! Love it!

  3. Love this! That layout is awesome, I may borrow that for a Christmas card class! Super duper fun and easy! Great job on our Paper Players challenge this week!

  4. Jan, great masculine card and I love how you got all those pieces to line up. The grey and blue - classic for a masculine card. So glad you joined us at the Players this wee

  5. Clean and simple is always a great way to get back into a card making groove and this masculine card doesn't disappoint Jan - great use of the subtle patterned strips to back that eye-catching tie. Thanks for sharing with us over at The Paper Players this week!

  6. Fabulous CAS card, Jan! I love the embossed background, the floating strips and that tie! How FUN! SO happy you joined us at The Paper Players this week!

  7. So pretty, Jan! Love the mix of subtle patterns and texture. Thanks so much for joining us this week over at The Paper Players!