Wednesday, May 20, 2020

WWC272 - Helen's Challenge: Anything Goes with a Masculine Twist

Hello and welcome!  This week we are making masculine cards at The Watercooler Wednesday Challenge and Helen is our hostess.  My son-in-law has a May birthday so this card is for Josh.  Josh is a big dog lover and the dog in the middle is his sweet dog Asuna. 
Ink blended background using Catherine Pooler's Blue Suede Shoes.
I started by ink blending a blue background panel which I then put aside to dry.  On a white panel I die cut three windows for my pups and then fussy cut the curved edge.  Next, I stamped, Copic colored and die cut my pups.  Assembly was easy and I used foam tape to attach the white panel to the background and then popped the dogs on.

I saved the die cut circles and used them to make this Encouragement Card.

Mama Elephant Playful Pups stamps and dies
Catherine Pooler "Its a Boy" & "Blue Suede Shoes" ink
Picket Fence Studios Life Changing Brushes
SSS Stitched Circles
Neenah card stock
Copic markers
Black gel pen accents

I am playing along in:
The Paper Players CAS Men in Mind Challenge (#491)

The Paper Girls #200 "All About the Boys" Challenge

Paper Minutes Dog or Cat Challenge #641

I was very pleased to see this card designated "A Cut Above" by The Paper Players!

Thank you for stopping by!



  1. I love this and am sure your son with love it, too. Your little puppies are so adorable. Perfect CAS, masculine card. So good to see you in the Paper Players gallery this week

  2. Oh my gosh! This card is absolutely adorable, Karen! Any dog lover would LOVE this day brightener! Thank you for playing in my clean and simple challenge at The Paper Players this week!

  3. Those are the sweetest puppies and your layout is tot1ally fabulous, with the die cut circle windows and your fabulous hand cut curved edge. Those pups are all super cute as well! No doubt your SIL will love this cute card! Thanks for sharing with us at The Paper Players this week!

  4. Three cute puppy's on a card, I'm in love 💕

  5. A wonderful card, Karen! I love those sweet little pups! I'm sure Josh really appreciated this beauty. Take care! :)

  6. I love the cut outs and wavy edge! So much fun.
    Thank you so much for playing along at The Paper Girls Challenge.
    Looking forward to seeing you again next time.
    Love Alex
    Paper Girls Challenge DT

  7. Creative, fun, colorful & absolutely adorable masculine make! Would love to see you sharing this fantastic design at the new “Masculine Cards" Facebook group to help inspire creativity. Hope you'll join us! :)


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