Makes for men with an on-trend travel theme

21st August 2018

Cards for men are always the hardest designs for us to tackle, and so this striking make from Claire Gladman combining 49 & Market papers and stamps, with fabulous travel-themed stamps from Apple Blossom have gone straight to the top of our must-make list. We’re even offering readers and amazing 20% discount off the Apple Blossom stamp sets used in the feature AND a 10% discount on the 49 & Market products. Turn to pages 36 and 39 in the magazine to find out more about the discounts…

You will need
white 5×7” card blank
grey cardstock
grey metallic cardstock
Hobbycraft My Colors Canvas Card
Chameleon ColorTones
49Market Captured Adventures collection pack & stamps
Apple Blossom Life is a Journey stamp sets
Jet Black Archival Ranger Ink
3D foam pads
manual die-cutting machine
Stitched Edge Square Nesting dies

Simply make
1 Cover the card blank with grey metallic cardstock and 49 & Market cardstock, leaving narrow borders between each.
2 Die-cut two 2½” squares of 49 & Market card and adhere to the card front at opposing angles.
3 Stamp the campervan and bike on to 49 & Market cardstock and canvas card. With each vehicle, carefully cut out sections of the grey and replace with sections of coloured cardstock.
3 For the campervan, colour the back of the inside before affixing the seats in place.
4 Stamp tyre tracks, zigzags and arrows and place them in a crisscross pattern across the centre of the boxes. Stick each vehicle in a box using 3D foam pads.
5 Cut and adhere two sentiments from the 49 Market collection in place using 3D foam pads.

Claire was so inspired by this issue’s Driving Home For Christmas gift, that she couldn’t wait to use it and add it to one of her makes too – amazing! Look out for it in the magazine?


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