Card for a man (Catered Crop text challenge)

ETA: Finally got the video to upload ok – YAY!
Have yet to work out about embedding it in the bloggo here, but for now, you can at least click to check out the link at YouTube. Scroll down past my card to find the details! Rx

Hi all, how’s it going?

I’ve made a masculine card for today that uses another ‘DIY chevron’ pattern, as featured either this week in my Trend-Alert Tuesday post, here.
First I filmed my video tutorial of how to make the chevron paper – but that continues to test my patience… A day of filming and editing and fiddling about *and* it has taken countless failed attempts to upload the thing to YouTube. Still no joy. I am going to have to admit defeat unless I can get some feedback on what I am doing wrong there. I’ve been poking around on a few forums for advice – we shall see…. :( For now, I need to rest my weary brain.

Here’s the card though…

Catered Crop challenge card print text chevrons

Keeping it simple and not too fussy for a guy…
I trimmed off a section of the card front at the right-hand side to give it some interest and added my chevron-pattern strip. Then I added a journaling spot to coordinate and layered up a stamped typewriter accent (October Afternoon), on kraft, and a greeting (Hero Arts – from a now discontinued set called ‘Message Tags’), embossed in white.
I am entering this into the challenge over at Catered Crop ‘Use Print’ on account of that text-inspired message stamp ;)

Signing off, weary and boggle-eyed from looking at the screen all day… Rx

Here’s the video tutorial link so you can see how I made those chevron papers for this card… as well as these here. Hope you enjoy it!

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  • Linda McClain

    Oh . . . my Dad would have loved this! He taught business classes and typing way back in the day, and, yes he made me take typing lessons. I never regretted it. Thanks for the trip down memory lane. Love your card and your fun use of print.