Thursday, May 10, 2012

How To Tutorial: Masculine Gift Set

By Laura
We hear lots of specific requests from our A Cherry On Top customers.  Having a lack of male specific products or projects happens to top the list.

This week, Laura shares with us this perfect gift set idea just in time for that graduate in your life or Father's Day!  

paper crafting male


Echo Park Charming Charming Layered Chipboard StickersCharming Element Stickers
Kraft BazzillSuede brown bazzill cardstock

Recycled gift or paper shopping bag
Wooden dowel

First, decide on the card size you would like to make.  Typical finished dimensions are 5¼" x 7¼" or 4½" x 5½".  To construct the card, cut strips of patterned paper and dark cardstock matting, and adhere it to your card:

Create the dark brown matting for the sticker sentiment by gluing it to a scrap of cardstock and trimming around it.  Then attached it to the card with foam tape.

Finished Card:

Check out Laura's complete step-by-step tutorial in our Ideas Section.  This project can be revamped over and over again to use for showers, teacher gifts or any special occasion.

A Bit About Laura: 'I love bright colors, graphic patterns, clean and simple everything, polka dots (and chocolate!) I am a card-maker and stamper at heart, but I enjoy creating all kinds of paper-crafty goodness! My work has been published in Paper Crafts, CARDS, CardMaker, Simple Scrapbooks, and Crafts 'n Things.'
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