How to Create a Thinking of You Masculine Card Set

You'll learn how to create this masculine Thinking of You Card and matching Envelope using Graphic 45's Old Curiosity Shoppe DCE as well as few Staples from their Staples Collection.

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How to Create a Thinking of You Masculine Card Set
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Let's start by decorating the envelope for your card.

Let's start by decorating the envelope for your card.

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From the paper with frames, cut out the Bills of Mortality image. Ink the edges of the image using Black Soot Distress Ink.

From the paper with frames, cut out the Bills of Mortality image. Ink the edges of the image using Black Soot Distress Ink.

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From the same frame paper, cut out a key and a butterfly. Ink the edges of the images using Black Soot Distress Ink.

From the same frame paper, cut out a key and a butterfly. Ink the edges of the images using Black Soot Distress Ink.

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From the Pig paper, cut out one pig. Ink the edges of the pig using Black Soot Distress Ink.

From the Pig paper, cut out one pig. Ink the edges of the pig using Black Soot Distress Ink.

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From the Bottle paper, fussy cut two bottles out. Ink the edges of the bottles using Black Soot Distress Ink.

From the Bottle paper, fussy cut two bottles out. Ink the edges of the bottles using Black Soot Distress Ink.

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Use a scrap piece of paper from one of the patterns & solids pads, die cut the 3/4" banner. Apply Black Ink to the saying & stamp onto middle of banner. Ink the edges using Black Soot Distress Ink.

Use a scrap piece of paper from one of the patterns & solids pads, die cut the 3/4" banner. Apply Black Ink to the saying & stamp onto middle of banner. Ink the edges using Black Soot Distress Ink.

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Pull out 1 regular policy envelope, 1 ornate metal keyhole and 1 ornate metal key.

Pull out 1 regular policy envelope, 1 ornate metal keyhole and 1 ornate metal key.

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From the polka dot patterned paper, cut a piece 4 1/2" x 6 1/4". Cut a second piece 1 1/2" x 4 1/2". Distress the edges of the papers. Ink the edges of the papers using Black Soot Distress Ink.

From the polka dot patterned paper, cut a piece 4 1/2" x 6 1/4". Cut a second piece 1 1/2" x 4 1/2". Distress the edges of the papers. Ink the edges of the papers using Black Soot Distress Ink.

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From the clock patterned paper, cut a piece 3 3/4" x 5 1/2". Cut a second piece 3 1/4" x 2 5/8". Distress the edges of the papers. Ink the edges of the papers using Black Soot Distress Ink.

From the clock patterned paper, cut a piece 3 3/4" x 5 1/2". Cut a second piece 3 1/4" x 2 5/8". Distress the edges of the papers. Ink the edges of the papers using Black Soot Distress Ink.

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From the paisley patterned paper, cut a piece 4 1/4" x 6". Cut a second piece 1 1/4" x 4 1/4". Distress the edges of the papers. Ink the edges of the papers using Black Soot Distress Ink.

From the paisley patterned paper, cut a piece 4 1/4" x 6". Cut a second piece 1 1/4" x 4 1/4". Distress the edges of the papers. Ink the edges of the papers using Black Soot Distress Ink.

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From the cream writing patterned paper, cut a piece that measures 5 3/4" x 4". Distress the edges of the paper. Ink the edges of the paper using Black Soot Distress Ink.

From the cream writing patterned paper, cut a piece that measures 5 3/4" x 4". Distress the edges of the paper. Ink the edges of the paper using Black Soot Distress Ink.

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From the card paper, cut out the postcard, clock border & diamond border. Cut the clock border to 6" & the diamond border to 6 1/4".  Ink the edges of the pieces using Black Soot Distress Ink.

From the card paper, cut out the postcard, clock border & diamond border. Cut the clock border to 6" & the diamond border to 6 1/4". Ink the edges of the pieces using Black Soot Distress Ink.

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Adhere the large polka dot paper to the front of the envelope. Adhere the paisley paper to the polka dot paper.

Adhere the large polka dot paper to the front of the envelope. Adhere the paisley paper to the polka dot paper.

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Adhere the cream with writing paper to the paisley paper.

Adhere the cream with writing paper to the paisley paper.

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Adhere the clock paper to the cream with writing paper.

Adhere the clock paper to the cream with writing paper.

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Adhere the small polka dot paper 5/8" from the left of the envelope. Adhere the small blue patterned paper overtop of the small polka dot paper.

Adhere the small polka dot paper 5/8" from the left of the envelope. Adhere the small blue patterned paper overtop of the small polka dot paper.

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Adhere the diamond border 7/8" from the bottom of the envelope. Adhere the clock border slightly overtop of the diamond border. Adhere the postcard to the middle of the clock paper.

Adhere the diamond border 7/8" from the bottom of the envelope. Adhere the clock border slightly overtop of the diamond border. Adhere the postcard to the middle of the clock paper.

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Adhere the frame to the small clock paper piece. Foam square the clock paper piece to the middle of the postcard.

Adhere the frame to the small clock paper piece. Foam square the clock paper piece to the middle of the postcard.

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Adhere the "For You" banner to the middle of the frame.

Adhere the "For You" banner to the middle of the frame.

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On the right side of the banner, adhere a metal key, the paper key, butterfly, bottles and pig as desired. Make sure the adhere some images flat and foam square others.

On the right side of the banner, adhere a metal key, the paper key, butterfly, bottles and pig as desired. Make sure the adhere some images flat and foam square others.

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Your envelope is now complete.

Your envelope is now complete.

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Now we'll create the matching card.

Now we'll create the matching card.

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Pick out one metal ornate keyhole and two ornate metal keys.

Pick out one metal ornate keyhole and two ornate metal keys.

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From the bottle paper, fussy cut three bottles out. Ink the edges of the bottles using Black Soot Distress Ink.

From the bottle paper, fussy cut three bottles out. Ink the edges of the bottles using Black Soot Distress Ink.

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From the frame paper, fussy cut the peacock feathers, dragonfly & bug images. Ink the edges of the images using Black Soot Distress Ink.

From the frame paper, fussy cut the peacock feathers, dragonfly & bug images. Ink the edges of the images using Black Soot Distress Ink.

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Use a scrap piece of paper from one of the patterns & solids pads, die cut the 3/4" banner. Apply Black Ink to the saying & stamp onto middle of banner. Ink the edges using Black Soot Distress Ink.

Use a scrap piece of paper from one of the patterns & solids pads, die cut the 3/4" banner. Apply Black Ink to the saying & stamp onto middle of banner. Ink the edges using Black Soot Distress Ink.

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From card paper, fussy cut - old curiosity card, tag, chart, cage, pig, 2 butterflies, woman on card & pig border. Trim border to 6 1/8". Distress edges of papers. Ink edges with Black Soot Ink.

From card paper, fussy cut - old curiosity card, tag, chart, cage, pig, 2 butterflies, woman on card & pig border. Trim border to 6 1/8". Distress edges of papers. Ink edges with Black Soot Ink.

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From the polka dot patterned paper, cut a piece 4 1/4" x 6 1/8". Cut a second piece 4" x 5 7/8". Distress the edges of the papers. Ink the edges of the papers using Black Soot Distress Ink.

From the polka dot patterned paper, cut a piece 4 1/4" x 6 1/8". Cut a second piece 4" x 5 7/8". Distress the edges of the papers. Ink the edges of the papers using Black Soot Distress Ink.

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From the clock patterned paper, cut a piece 3 3/4" x 5 5/8". Distress the edges of the paper. Ink the edges of the paper using Black Soot Distress Ink.

From the clock patterned paper, cut a piece 3 3/4" x 5 5/8". Distress the edges of the paper. Ink the edges of the paper using Black Soot Distress Ink.

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From the cream with writing patterned paper, cut a piece 3 1/2" x 5 3/8". Distress the edges of the paper. Ink the edges of the paper using Black Soot Distress Ink.

From the cream with writing patterned paper, cut a piece 3 1/2" x 5 3/8". Distress the edges of the paper. Ink the edges of the paper using Black Soot Distress Ink.

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From the backside of the paisley patterned paper, cut a piece 3 1/8" x 5 1/8". Distress the edges of the paper. Ink the edges of the paper using Black Soot Distress Ink.

From the backside of the paisley patterned paper, cut a piece 3 1/8" x 5 1/8". Distress the edges of the paper. Ink the edges of the paper using Black Soot Distress Ink.

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Cut a piece of Super Stock that measures 6 1/4" x 8 3/4". Score at 4 3/8".

Cut a piece of Super Stock that measures 6 1/4" x 8 3/4". Score at 4 3/8".

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Adhere the small polka dot paper to the cream paper. Adhere the clock paper to the polka dot paper.

Adhere the small polka dot paper to the cream paper. Adhere the clock paper to the polka dot paper.

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Adhere the cream with writing paper to the clock paper. Adhere the pig border 1/2" from the cream paper.

Adhere the cream with writing paper to the clock paper. Adhere the pig border 1/2" from the cream paper.

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Adhere the Olde Curiosity Shoppe card to the blue patterned paper piece. Foam square the blue patterned paper piece to the middle of the cream with writing paper.

Adhere the Olde Curiosity Shoppe card to the blue patterned paper piece. Foam square the blue patterned paper piece to the middle of the cream with writing paper.

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Adhere the tag to the peacock paper. Use thin foam squares to adhere the peacock paper to the middle of the olde curiosity shoppe card.

Adhere the tag to the peacock paper. Use thin foam squares to adhere the peacock paper to the middle of the olde curiosity shoppe card.

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Adhere the ornate metal keyhole to the middle of the tag. Adhere the Thinking of You banner to the middle of the keyhole.

Adhere the ornate metal keyhole to the middle of the tag. Adhere the Thinking of You banner to the middle of the keyhole.

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Adhere one butterfly to the top left hand corner of the tag. Adhere the bug image underneath the thinking of you banner.

Adhere one butterfly to the top left hand corner of the tag. Adhere the bug image underneath the thinking of you banner.

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On the right hand side of the banner, adhere the pig, peacock feathers, chart, dragonfly, 2 metal ornate keys, 3 bottles and other butterfly. With the images adhered, adhere card front to card base.

On the right hand side of the banner, adhere the pig, peacock feathers, chart, dragonfly, 2 metal ornate keys, 3 bottles and other butterfly. With the images adhered, adhere card front to card base.

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Your Thinking of You Masculine Card set is now complete!

Your Thinking of You Masculine Card set is now complete!

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