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This amazing masculine card idea is actually a surprising pocket card

Today I have a really fun masculine card idea - one that is actually a pocket card. The card uses the Simply Elegant paper - two of the patterns:

Simply Elegant paper

One might think that this paper is only for weddings for showers, but I have used it for anything but those two special occasions. I love the colors and patterns and see so many uses for using them, including scrapbook pages. 

The card itself was constructed using the Handsomely Suited bundle. Celebrate the men in your life with the Handsomely Suited set. The images suit handmade cards you create for Father's Day, birthdays, or any occasion.

Handsomely Suited bundle

Here's this fun card idea - which is perfect for a variety of occasions. See how to make it below, along with what the card looks like open. I hope you will give it a try! 

Elegantly Suited card

Supplies:

  • Stamp SetsHandsomely Suited Bundle (156240)
  • Card Stock – Very Vanilla (101650)
  • Stamp Pads – Basic Gray (149165)
  • Misc. – Simply Elegant 12 x 12 Specialty Designer Series Paper (155761); *Suit & Tie Dies (154322) *or as part of the Handsomely Suited Bundle; Paper Trimmer (152392); Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine (149653); Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755); Mini Glue Dots (103683); Tear & Tape Adhesive (138995); Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals (144108)

Measurements

  • Very Vanilla: 4 ¼ x 11 folded in half for card base, 3 x 5, 3 x 5 (for die cutting)
  • Simply Elegant (dotted gray pattern): 3 x 5, plus scrap for die cutting collar
  • Simply Elegant (paisley pattern): 2 x 4 or scrap (for die cutting)

Instructions :

  1. Cut a “V” into one side of the card base with matching die, then add a strip of tear and tape to the inside right and left edges of the card. Press closed (card will be sealed on these sides and at the fold, with the only opening at the 4 ¼ inch side.)
  2. Stamp the Birthday sentiment on one of the Very Vanilla pieces, and adhere to the dotted gray pattern paper (same size)
  3. Slip this piece into the opening in the card base with the pattern side showing through the “V”
  4. Cut a collar from the scrap of dotted pattern paper and adhere to the top of the matching paper.
  5. Cut a tie, knot, and collar (for pocket scarf) from the paisley pattern paper.
  6. Cut lapels, a pocket and buttons from the other Very Vanilla piece.
  7. Adhere each of these die cut pieces to the card to create your suit, being sure to add the scarf to the back of the pocket before adhering the pocket.

Here's what this card looks like 'open'. 

Elegantly Suited open


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