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Hello, Welcome back! We are hopping again, this months theme was for the Guys/Boys. I made a tuxedo card inspired by all the dies from the well dressed set. I ended up only using a few though as the Pretty Perennials stole the show and needed the lapel a little bigger than the regular die. I started the card with a piece of white card stock, and matted it with half black card stock and and half lovely you DSP.

The next part was really trial and error, but I used the lapel die as a template and made a bigger version by tracing and cutting outside the traced lines. I used the same method for the collar. The finishing touches to the lapel were to add a strip of black ribbon and to use the suspender die to make a pocket.

To make the flower, I used the pretty perennials dies and the new in colors. Polished Pink, Fresh Freesia, Pale Papaya, Evening Evergreen and Soft Succulent.

For the pocket square, I used the collar die in Pale Papaya and snipped it into 3 pieces. To finish it off, I put basic pearls on each of the flowers, used the button die, and then placed them on the shirt. To help with the proportion of the buttons I then outlined them in basic black ink.

I didn’t end up adding a sentiment to the card front as it really got lost with the rest of what’s going on. I thought this would be a great design for a card for prom, or for a groom or groomsman. Thanks for taking a look! I know you will enjoy the rest of the Krew’s cards as well!

  1. Karen Ksenzakovic
  2. Tara Carpenter
  3. Jaimie Babarczy
  4. Jillian Good
  5. Karen Finkle
  6. Mary Deatherage
  7. Donna Leonard
  8. Akiko Sudano
  9. Sue Prather
  10. Amy Koenders