This one’s for the guys!

Howdy crafty folk šŸ™‚ I decided to make a few cards for guys to have on hand since most of my cards tend to be, well, let’s say a bit feminine. I used my Steampunk Style and Seaside Sketches stamps as well as the Steampunk SVG cutting files to make this set:

Stamps and Die cuts: Lindsay's stamp stuff

I love how by using the Steampunk SVG set (I cut the designs with my Cricut and SCAL software) I could add some decorative details to the cards without making them fussy looking.

I colored these images with my ProMarker andPrismacolor markers, I deliberately did not try to blend, rather I went for more expressive strokes.

the papers I used are from Graphic 45 and K&co, I printed my digital images on Neenah 80# super smooth cardstock. These cards qualify for the following Challenges: Aly’s Sunday Challenge (under the sea-beach card), Cards for Men (Adventure-truck card), The Crafty Pad (chocolate and cream-truck card), Order of Opus Gluei (summer-beach card), Pear Tree Designs (male card), Pile it on (a little bit country, little bit rock n rool, I think Steampunk cards fit this there:), Practical scrappers (summer) and Your Next Stamp (birthdays)

Now how about a freebie? I’ve got my sights set on Halloween these days. Here is a creepy little freebie for ya. Click the pic, the right click, save as, to download.

Check out this new Vintage Halloween Labels set, spooky, no?

Let’s see what the LSS Design Team has been up to this week, be sure to stop by their blogs and leave some love šŸ™‚

Cheryl Gorka DT Coordinator

Shannon Neparko

Margie Visnick

Lisa Jurecek

Tracey Allen

Melissa Craig

Leanne Garner

Tamara Bennett

Cindi Hooks

Micki Harper

Karin Martin

Jennifer Bliss

Rhonda Walker

Diane Bove

Tracy Vinson

Thanks for stopping by and til next time happy crafting!

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29 Responses

  1. Love the cards Lindsay! They are all so different! You did an awesome job coloring the images and your papers coordinate perfectly!

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  2. Great cards!! Thanks for playing with Practical Scrappers.

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  3. So cool! Love the svg combined with the digi stamps, Lindsay! My fave is the bicycle one!

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  4. Wonderful guy cards! I love them all-fabulous coloring as always!

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  5. What great cards. Thanks for sharing the book plate and those Halloween labels are great. TFS.

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  6. I love how you combined elements from the different sets! Great cards!

    I love the new Vintage Halloween set.

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  7. Lovely card thanks for playing aloong at The crafty pad this week.

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  8. Love these cards! I have such a difficult time to make guy cards. I love how you colored them – very cool! -And the new set is super!

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  9. Great coloring and love what the Steampunk svgs add to these cards.

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  10. love your coloring!

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  11. I love how you used the clock hands and the sentiment on the card is great for a guy!

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  12. oohh I love these and really like that you did not blend the markers. Could almost hear the waves on the first card…. :-). These are great and love those accents…great cards for men :-). And that vintage Halloween set is awesome!

    hugs

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  13. These are GORGEOUS!

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  14. I love all three, but my favorite is the “Keep on Truckin.” The Vintage Halloween Labels is awesome and I wish I knew how to use them!

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  15. Wow, what brilliant men cards. I especially love the clock hands. xx

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  16. Fabulous cards and colouring, Lindsay!

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  17. I agree it’s always more difficult to create manly cards – lovely work!

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  18. great male themed cards. good luck and thanks for joining us at Pear Tree Designs. X

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  19. Great cards, just right for the ‘boys’! Thank you so much for the freebie, it will come in handy.

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  20. All of these cards are great. Wonderful examples of masculine cards. The coloring on the beach one is so fresh. Love them all. Thanks for playing with us at OPUS GLUEI.

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  21. I absolutely love your marker technique in these!! Gorgeous cards!

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  22. OH I love these bookplates!

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  23. The cards look great. And thanks for the free bookplate. May have to print it out 1000 times to mark all my books. LOL

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  24. Wonderful cards. I love the truck and that sky!!!! All I can say is WOW!

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  25. Thank you for the freebie! I love it šŸ˜›

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  26. the cards are wonderful and thanks for the freebie!

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  27. These are beautiful and I love the colors. Thanks for playing at Aly’s

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  28. Wonderful cards, Lindsay! Thanks for the inspiration…I find making making masculine cards difficult!

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  29. These are fantastic cards; I love that you made them masculine but anything but boring – these have beautiful color and look lively!

    Thank you for taking on our challenge at Opus Gluei and submitting such a great series of projects!

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