Our son is apprenticing to be a millwright and I needed a Christmas card for him.
The challenge - a masculine Christmas card - gulp! I love glitter somewhere on my Christmas cards! so what is a gal to do................
I searched the web over and found Lili of the Valley stamps and purchased this cutie! It is more geared toward woodworking I think but as a millwright, our son is working with all types of material - wood, steel etc so I decided this digital stamp is perfect for our sons card.
I coloured the shavings on the floor to look like metal - I mean who knows what he is building right?!
I wanted to keep the layout fairly simple so I layered some patterned paper and added some twine, enamel dots and some screw head brads for a masculine touch.
Stamp: The Work Bench digital stamp - Lili of the Valley
Patterned Paper: Have A Merry Christmas - Carta Bella
Screw Head Brads - Recollections
Dies: Stitched Square and Stitched Rectangle - YNS
Enamel Dots: Cupid Gumdrops - YNS
Forever in Time pop dots, American Craft twine, silver gel pen
Spectrum Noir markers: EB6 EB3 EB5 DR5 DR1 DR7 TN1 EB1 EB2 CG4 DG3 JG6 GB8 GB10 1G2 1G3 1G5
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