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Colour Inspiration: Navy and Grey Masculine Card

I hope you are having a great day and it is so good to see you again! This is a nice quick post as part of my Colour Inspiration series and today the colours are………..you guessed it! Navy and grey!

These two colours make a great combination when it comes to masculine cards. And we all can struggle when it comes to making masculine cards! So read on to find out the details of how this card was made.

Materials required for Colour Inspiration - Navy and Grey Card:

  • Coloured card stock
  • Card base – this card measures at 4″ 3/4 X 4″ /34
  • Block patterned stamps – Concord & 9th Hooray for the stripped background
  • Sentiment stamp – Altenew Layered Cupcake for the ‘Happy Birthday’ and ‘bubbles’
  • Die-cut sentiment – MFT ‘Cheers’
  • Inks – Her Arts Clear Kelly Navy and Grey and Versamark Ink.
  • White embossing powder
  • Heat gun
  • Foam tape

Colour Inspiration - Navy and Grey Card details

Before I stamped the repeating stripped background, I stamped a selection of different size ‘bubbles’ with Navy ink onto white card-stock. The background was stamped with Grey ink and I masked the ‘bubbles’ when printing over them. To find out how to mask your stamps, check out this post here.

I die cut several ‘Cheer’s out of matching Navy card stock. These were use to build a dimensional sentiment using a glue pen to adhere the die cuts together. In addition, I created a white offset shadow, by gluing a white die-cut to the bottom of the stack slightly offset to one side. 

 The secondary sentiment was stamped onto a strip of matching card-stock and heat embossed in white. To match the dimension of the primary sentiment, I foam mounted this onto the card design. 

Using the round ‘bubbles’ stamp, I stamped additional prints onto scrap white card-stock. Once I had fussy cut these out, I foam mounted onto the card design as embellishments. 

Lastly, I foam mounted the whole card design onto the card base, allowing a 1/8″ border to allow the design to pop! I just love how the circles on the card, look like bubbles of fizz in a drink. Matches well with the ‘Cheer’s sentiment don’t you think?!

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Till next time,

*this post was NOT sponsored, requested, or paid for; I have written it because I wanted to. The information provided is based on my own personal experience. I am not an expert and I do not work for these companies. 

About Me

Hi, I am Verity and I live in the UK.  I love to create beautiful projects whenever I can. My main passion lies with Papercrafting, however, I will always turn my hand to a new project or craft any chance I get.


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