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Masculine & Feminine

It's not often that I need to make a masculine card more feminine, but yesterday I did just that. I wanted to use this layout for a friend, but it needed a little something girly. The first card is the Father's Day card I made for my husband, and the second is one of a set I made for my friend.
I added a little glitter via a clear Stardust pen on a few leaves, swapped the twill for a scalloped polka dot, and shifted the focal image just a bit. Voila!

Card #1:
Paper: PTI White, Dark Chocolate, SU Certainly Celery
Ink: SU Chocolate Chip, Certainly Celery, Versamark
Stamps: PTI Father Knows Best, Pond Life, Out On a Limb
Other: PTI Dark Chocolate twill ribbon

Card #2:
Paper: PTI white, Dark Chocolate, Bitty Dot pattern, SU Certainly Celery
Ink: SU Chocolate Chip, Certainly Celery, Versamark
Stamps: PTI Father Knows Best, Everyday Classics, Out On a Limb
Other: SU Scallop punch, Sakura clear Stardust pen
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  1. Very cute, I forgot how much I liked that tree.

  2. Nice cards! The first is so handsom and the second is so cute!

  3. What a fun idea - love them both!


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