Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Masculine Get Well

Today I'm sharing a get well card for my best friend's husband who's also a dear friend to both me and my hubby.  Hopefully, by the time he receives the card, he will be back feeling well.  We just wanted to let him know we are thinking of him and praying for his health.

I have a lot of tea cup stamps, but not one mug stamp.  So I made this CAS card using my Cricut to create the mug.  I was so glad I found the image in my cartridges since I felt a mug would be more suitable for the masculine look I wanted. I sponged the Distress Ink background, adhered the mug and steam (love the steam!), and stamped the sentiment.  Bam!  It was done.

Cricut Cartridge:  Everyday Pop Up Cards
Card stock:  Recollections 110 lb.
Designer Paper:  My stash
Inks:  Distress Ink - Antique Linen; Memento Rich Cocoa
Sentiment:  Papertrey Ink Tea for Two (probably retired)

Always Fun Challenges #44 - Anything Goes
Crafter's Castle #2 - Anything Goes Option Favorite Distress Ink Technique (sponging background)
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  1. What a perfect CAS get well card for a man! I love that you cut the mug with your Cricut...it looks great...and the steam and shadow just bring it to life. Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Crafter's Castle this month....good luck :)
    Hugs... Janie
    Crafter's Castle

  2. You are rocking that cricut skill...this is one cool guy card, and I think the mug looks just right. This is a great masculine look to cheer up your friend, and best wishes go to him for speedy healing! TFS & Hugs. (PS thanks for all your sweet comments on the V. cards LOL).

  3. This is a great masculine get well card Sheila! I agree and think that a mug worked better for that masculine feel you were going for. So glad you found a mug on a Cricut cart, good for you for rocking your Cricut! Love the "shadow" on the background I hope your friend is doing well soon. Hugs, Brenda

  4. Great manly card, Sheila! The coffee-colored blending is fantastic and makes the whole card feel warm and inviting!! I hope your friend's husband feels better soon! Hugs, Darnell

  5. super cute manly card.... great job....thanks for joining us at Crafters Castle Challenges.


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