Tuesday, 6 September 2011

Little Claire's Weekly Project - Made for Men!

Hello everyone, thank you for all of your lovely comments regarding our first Weekly Project, last week. Here is another one for you, using our 'Made for Men' stamp set. Our Design Team member, Heidi Green has designed our project, (click on the link to see her blog). This stamp set is so versatile, it has lots of great elements to play with and has two different sentiments.

Card Recipe :
'Made for Men' stamp set - Little Claire
14 x 14" White Card Blank
My Mind's Eye Paper 'Portabello Road' Paper
Light Brown Card
Inks : Black Momento & Vintage Photo Distress Inks
Promarkers Used : Vanilla, Tan, Caramel, Crimson, China Blue, Cool Grey 3, Ice Grey 1 & Ice Grey 2
Brown Card Candy
Linen Thread
Glossy Accents

Instructions :
1. Firstly, cut out a square measuring 13.5 x 13.5 inches, another measuring 13 x 13" of MME paper. Ink around edges of white card blank and square of card and paper using Vintage Photo ink pad.

2. Using black Momento inkpad, stamp out bottle/glass, shoes & book/glasses images onto white card. Leave an edge around images and cut mats of brown card, slightly larger thank images.

3. Colour in with Promarkers. Ink around edges as before and doodle a black line around images.

4. Stick down brown card and paper square onto white card blank. Then place and stick matted images around the card at angles. Add two brown card candy to left of project.

5. Wrap around linen thread twice and tie a bow towards the top of the card. Add glossy accents to bottle, glass, shoe tips and glass lenses and leave to dry.

Hope you have enjoyed this week's project, please leave us a comment below.

Happy Tuesday!


  1. This is great and as an extra bonus i already have this set

  2. Fabulous card and certainly one for the men ! Yet another great tutorial,very clear instructions and pics too..
    All those great elements of the stamp set could create some lovely 'male style' cards ,which can sometimes be a problem.
    Many thanks
    susan x

  3. Fab card, Heidi, I love the layout and the 'rustic' feel xx

  4. Already have this set so useful for cards for men. See you at harrogate.xx

  5. I have this set already, very useful for the men in our lives. Looking forward to seeing you all at Harrogate. Beryl.xx