Shaping Up

Hello! Jodi here today, switching things up a bit with a mixture of shapes!

I started by cutting layers of Stackers Nesting Dies - Coved Rectangle Classic and Silver Stacker Coved Rectangle Classic out of Core’dinations cardstock….love that stuff! By choosing a Black/yellow combo cardstock, and lightly sanding the edges before adhering the layers, I was able to create a more distressed masculine feel to the card. After cutting the ducks with layers of Stackers Nesting Dies - French Flair-Scalloped and Silver Stacker Layers French Flair Classic, I backed them with the Dutch Scallop Square Frame. Although the frame is has a lacy cut, by cutting it in the brown it makes the duck layers pop and doesn’t feel feminine at all, don’t you think?!

For a little extra fun and texture, I embossed the top 2/3 of the tag with the Burble/Cheese Cloth Embossing Plate. I left the sentiment portion of the tag flat.

Dies used:

There are more fun, gorgeous new releases coming this week! Watch for our posting on the 15th with special projects from the design team!


  1. Beautiful masculine card, I may have to try and case this when I need a masculine card. Fabulous job on this!!

  2. Great job!! Love the masculine card idea. You mixed the dies fabulously and colors are great too! A great idea for a guy!

  3. Great masculine card and love the way you used all the dies. But what's the name and company for the duck stamp??? Edna

  4. Thank you so much for your lovely comments, ladies!!

    Edna, no stamp! I cut the ducks from a journaling tag!! The company is Paper Loft.

  5. Your card is gorgeous Jodi, love the ducks too, what a cute journaling tag - especially adore the way you embossed 'part' of the tag, how unique!

  6. There is a lot more going on in this card than first meets the eye! Wonderful job on this guy card! Love it!

  7. Stunning man card and we all know how tough they are to make! Love all the details!
    Love from France, Kianel.

  8. Jodi, this is a fabulous guy card, love the fence as a border. Perfect choice of paper and embellishments.


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