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Masculine Birthday Card in a Box

Every time I see a Card in a Box, I admire and I think I must try that; well today I did, here is my first card in a box:

I have used the colour theme from Stamp Ink Papers current challenge as my colour base for my Masculine Card in a Box

I always struggle with ideas for stamping with Masculine cards, and I must admit I was stuck for some time then it was Gorgeous Grunge to the rescue and then inspiration flowed, I just couldn't stop myself, this is definitely not a "less is more" project!

I triple, yes triple you did read right, heat embossed the Birthday years - this gave them a super smooth finish.  The Number of Years bundle is fantastic, stamps and framelits so you can accommodate any year. I went a bit crazy with cutting stars and punching balloons,but it was so much fun seeing the project take shape as I layered it up.

The is a larger panel on the back for you to write your special birthday message.

I hope you have enjoyed my Card in a Box, below are the products used:

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  1. Wow! Sue, your masculine birthday card is fabulous! Those triple embossed numbers along with the stars and balloons were awesome! Thanks so much for joining us at Stamp, Ink, Paper for our color challenge this week!

  2. Very well done!! I just love the card in a box, I have only made two, and while they are fun, they are also a lot of thank you for sharing!! Nice job with the triple heat embossing....beautiful!! I, too, take inspiration from Gorgeous Grunge/it is a fun set!! :) Thank you for joining us at Stamp, Ink, Paper!!

  3. Sue this is fantastic!!! Love the triple embossing. Thank you so much for joining us this week at Stamp Ink Paper :)

  4. WoW! such a creative box card. It's perfect! Thank you for joining us the color challenge this week at Stamp Ink Paper.

  5. Very Beautiful! How did you make the balloons and stars stand up and look so thin.... wire??? Love it! Thanks for sharing!!


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