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Thursday, January 16, 2020

{Spotlight Project} Make It Masculine With Deepti

Hello friends! Deepti here and welcome to my very first Spotlight feature for the year 2020. Today I am focusing on a couple of masculine cards. These cards are simple yet striking because of some metallic tones. I used patterned papers as the core to my designs. Let me show you...

Step 1 - I cut out to panels from grey card stock that will form the card base. I also picked up the patterned papers. I chose copper, browns and grey shades of patterned paper.

At this step I also decided to choose the stamps for my cards. A candle and a cupcake.

Step 2 - I then stamped the candle and cupcake on patterned paper. I fussy cut the candles and paper pieced the cupcake.

Step 3 - I decided for the birthday sentiments that I will use and heat embossed it with white embossing powder. I also added a pearl pigment splatter at this point.

Step 4 - I also went over with a black marker along the edges of fussy cut pieces for a clean look. Finally I adhered all the pieces together to make my cards.

Here is a closeup into each card...

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That finishes my spotlight feature :) I hope you enjoyed it and will give this a try.
Happy paper crafting!


  1. Fabulous, Deepti....I love these!! I had to PIN!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  2. Great use of the papers, love the tones and your masculine cards are wonderful x.

  3. Great designs using the masculine papers.

  4. I love these cards. That is such a great idea to make the candles and cupcake in more masculine colors and patterns.

  5. Great cards...like the combo of solid and patterned papers you used. tfs

  6. fabulous cards Deepti - love the white flames on the candles - they really stand out!

  7. I love the idea of using the paper as the frosting and the candle colors. Seems simple, but something I had not thought to try. Great cards! TFS

  8. These are fabulous!!! I LOVE the papers and colors you used and the paper piecing is awesome!!

  9. Such simple ideas, but soooo stunning! I love these. Thanks for the inspiration.
    Cath x


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