January 10, 2013

Masculine Gamer Card

If you are anything like me, you struggle with cards for teen boys and men. This card was made ages ago for my son’s teacher. When I asked my son what he likes, I always like to customize my cards, I didn’t get much input. Finally, I got that he likes video games. I guess he’s pretty young!

masculine gamer card

This card would also be perfect for a teen boy, with a different sentiment of course! Winking smile I used the small circular image several times with out reinking so it would fill the square better. I could have stamped it again similar to how I stamped the Wii controller image. But I wanted to try something different for that square.

The base is a brown/grey stamped with a grunge pattern in the same colour. I was using some sketch that I obviously missed entering, dang it, so that’s why I used the vellum panel. I needed a panel there but didn’t want to cover over the neat micro squares pattern on the DP. I love the pop of colour the button gives enhancing the lime DP under the micro squares layer and the focal panels. I don’t remember for sure but I think I cut the smaller squares from the areas of the paper that are covered up anyway. Way to save paper! I think the black strip across the vellum was a thin washi tape; love that stuff!

Enjoy, Rebecca

Gamer-Papertrey Ink, teacher sent-MFT
Ink: sahara sand-SU!, black archival-Ranger
Paper: sahara sand-SU!, DP-Basic Grey, vellum-stash
Accessories: buttons-Basic Grey, washi tape-Recollections,
foam tape-Jody Morrow, Spellbinders squares dies