Sketch-On-Saturday SOS8: manly card

Welcome to another sketch card idea for Sketch-On-Saturday (SOS8)….
Here’s the sketch, with a rotated version too:


And I thought that a fairly simple, layer-based sketch might suit a masculine design today. When I came up with my sketch I was thinking of keeping it as ‘unembellished’ as possible ๐Ÿ˜‰
So I guess that would suit a guy card… Maybe??


What do you think? Neutral, earthy colours, adding interest with scored lines – which don’t show up too well, sadly – and simple brads. And a bit of stamping with theย Hero Arts wood-mounted stamp, ‘Vintage Map’, H2978 for the star-of-the-show focal image.

sketch card SOS8closeup

Watercoloured in more neutral colours, blended with my waterbrush (finally found it after it was MIA!!)
This stamp was actually one of the first I ever bought… so many moons ago! It’s still pretty cool for loads of design ideas, even after all these years ๐Ÿ˜‰

map stamp
Hope you like today’s card, and sketch idea. Let me know if you’re inspired to have a go – I’d love to see!

See you again soon – I’m getting all the stuff ready for some fun giveaway action here at the bloggo. Stay tuned for lots of ways to enter (and that means lots of ways to win!)
Happy Easter weekend, hugs, Ruth xxx


About justsomestuffimade

I'm a crafty type and always have been. Forever. All kinds of crafting goodness. I'm married to a very special man. For one thing, he puts up with all the crafty nonsense.
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5 Responses to Sketch-On-Saturday SOS8: manly card

  1. What great masculine cards…that patterned paper is just perfect for these. Well done!

  2. Wonderful masculine card Ruth! Happy Easter ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Alice W. says:

    very pretty coloring on the image. lovely card, Ruth! hope you and yours have a Happy Easter! =)

  4. Pauline says:

    Fab card Ruth the map design is certainly manly here!! Love you colouring and the layout is fab. Happy Easter xx

  5. kasia says:

    That is a fabulous masculine card! The map stamp is so very “handsome” ๐Ÿ˜‰
    I do love the sketch too.

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