For the Guys – Life’s a Journey

I was in need of some quick and easy guy birthday cards and so I pulled out Unity Stamps’ For the Guys. Mat the image with a die cut oval in a complimentary cardstock and a card is complete.

Products Used:

  • Unity Stamps For the Guys
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs Base Weight In the Navy Cardstock
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs In the Navy Ink
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Gina K. Designs Fine Detail White Embossing Powder
  • Lawn Fawn Small Stitched Stackable Ovals
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Kokuyo Dotliner Long Adhesive
  • Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pen

You’re Just Plane Awesome Uncle Delos

My wonderful Uncle Delos just turned ninety-one. He is an amazing man and I’m blessed to have him in my life. I decided to pull out this plane image from Unity Stamps’ For the Guys because the sentiment was perfect. I ink blended some clouds using My Favorite Things Mini Cloud Edges Stencil and frame it using a couple of stitched rectangles.

Products Used:

  • Unity Stamps For the Guys
  • Blue Cardstock from Stash
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Altenew Silver Stone and Industrial Diamond Ink
  • Distress Oxide Tumbled Glass Ink
  • My Favorite Things Mini Cloud Edges Stencil
  • Hero Arts Detail Clear Embossing Powder
  • Gina K. Designs Fine Detail White Embossing Powder
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangles
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Kokuyo Dotliner Long Adhesive

Magnolia Happy Birthday

I’ve always like the look of the Memory Box Elliana Background Die. It makes a perfect backdrop to a flower image.

Products Used:

  • Unity Stamps Magnolia Flowers
  • Waffle Flower Magnolia
  • Lawn Fawn Happy Happy Happy
  • My Favorite Things Cause to Celebrate Die
  • Copic Markers: YG23, YG21; YG67, YG25, YG03; E02, E01, E00, E000
  • Memory Box Elliana Background Die
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape
  • Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Ranger Super Fine Detail Gold Embossing Powder
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Green Cardstock from Scraps
  • Paper Accents Gold Mirror Cardstock
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Nuvo Chrystal Drops Apple Green

Unity Stamps Magnolia Birthday Wishes

I like the way a frame around a focal image draws the eye. I also think a good embossed background does the same. In this card I combined both techniques.

Products Used:

  • Unity Stamps Magnolia Flowers
  • Waffle Flower Magnolia
  • Wplus9 Birthday Wishes
  • My Favorite Things Cause to Celebrate Die
  • Copic Markers: YG23, YG21; YG67, YG25, YG03; E02, E01, E00, E000
  • China Rectangle Frame Die
  • Lifestyle Crafts Chain Embossing Folder
  • Darice Foam Strips
  • 3M ½” Foam Tape
  • Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Ranger Super Fine Detail Gold Embossing Powder
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# White Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Green Cardstock from Scraps
  • Paper Accents Gold Mirror Cardstock
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Nuvo Chrystal Drops Apple Green

Forever Beautiful Hello

For this stamp I used Zig Watercolor Markers, blending both pink and purple together on the petals.

Products Used:

  • Unity Stamps You Are Forever Beautiful
  • Simon Says Stamp Painted Hello Die
  • Zig Clean Color Real Brush Makers: 080 Violet, 025 Pink, 033 Persian Green, 048 Emerald Green, 004 Fl. Green
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Ranger Super Fine Detail Gold Embossing Powder
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock
  • Mint Green Cardstock from Stash
  • Paper Accents Gold Mirror Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Gina Marie Designs Peekaboo Rectangle Die
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive

Happy Moments Hello

I love the flowers in this Unity Stamps image. It makes for a pretty card. I used glossy accents to give the vase the look of glass.

Products Used:

  • Unity Stamps Happy Moments
  • Paper Smooches Scripty Sayings
  • Zig Clean Color Markers: 020 Red, 050 Yellow, 041 Light Green, 042 Turquoise Green
  • Memory Box Stitched Rectangles
  • Memento Toffee Crunch Ink
  • VersaMark Ink
  • Ranger Super Fine Detail Gold Embossing Powder
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs Base Weight Onyx Black Cardstock
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Ranger Glossy Accents

Balloon Girl Birthday Greetings

A stamping friend got me interested in this stamp from Unity Stamps. I love the way this stamp is from the back of the person delivering a bouquet of balloons and flowers. Such a unique perspective.

Products Used:

  • Unity Stamps Hannah Girl Stamp
  • Penny Black Sprinkles and Smiles Stamp
  • Copic Markers: R37, R35, R32; RV14, RV13, RV11; R85, R83, R81; RV29, RV25, RV23, RV21; E35, E53, E51; G24, G20; C3, C0; E11, E02, E00
  • Altenew Coral Berry Ink
  • Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
  • Stickles Gold
  • Ranger Glossy Accents
  • My Favorite Things A2 Stitched Rectangle
  • Pink Cardstock from Stash
  • Gina K. Designs 120# White Cardstock
  • Neena Classic Crest 80# Solar White Cardstock
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Darice Sticky Back Foam

Firing on All Cylinders

What guy doesn’t like a classic car. I love the sentiment that comes with this set.

Products Used:

  • Unity Stamps All Cylinders
  • Faber-Castell Polychromos 110 Phthalo Blue, 152 Middle Phthalo Blue, 145 Light Phthalo Blue; 103 Ivory; 101 White; 199 Black, 181 Payne’s Grey, 175 Dark Sepia; 233 Cold Grey IV, 232 Cold Grey III, 231 Cold Grey II, 230 Cold Grey I; 183 Yello Ochre, 184 Dark Naples Ochre
  • Memory Box Stitched Rectangles
  • Gina K. Designs Kraft Base Weight Cardstock