A Black and Orange Birthday Card

PE: Honorable Mention at The Male Room Challenge

The Male Room Challenge Honorable Mention

Hello! I just finished making this card, and couldn’t wait to share it! 🙂 I was inspired by this card by Erin Lee. I love the simple geometry and the fact that she has used simple colors to provide so much  definition to her card. I tried CASEing it! Here’s my version of her card –


I first drew some lines on a black card stock panel, and retraced them on a white card stock panel. I then adhered washi tape I chose on these panels. I then cut the window from the black card stock panel and adhered the washi tape panels using the cut black panels for placement.


I then die cut the sentiment from the black panel using Cole’s ABCs from Lawn Fawn. I also cut out a circle using Quickutz Nesting Circles from We R Memory Keepers and stamped ‘to’ using Basic Font from Fiskars and Memento Tangelo ink.

Before foam mounting the black panels on the card base, I adhered a small piece of card stock colored using YR16 Copic marker and adhered it on the card base just below the die cut. Finally I adhered the ‘to’ circle.

That’s it! Clean and simple! 🙂 I am submitting this card to the following challenges –

The Paper Players Challenge #247: Tic-Tac-Toe (I used Washi tape-Birthday-Die-cut)

The Male Room Challenge #11: Stash – Washi Tape

AAA Cards #40: For the Guys

Thanks for stopping by! 🙂

25 thoughts on “A Black and Orange Birthday Card

  1. Super card. Really bold and bright. Love the way you created the panels with the Washi tape. Great work. Thanks so much for playing along with The Male Room this week!

  2. This so sharp! I love the bold colors. Thanks for playing along with my tic tac toe challenge at The Paper Players this week! Awesome card!

  3. WOW! Striking, fun and gorgeous.
    Great graphic design and colours for the guys and I’m thrilled you linked up at AAA Cards.
    Thanks so much. Sarah x

  4. I love the bright coloured and boldly patterned washi panels that you used! They contrast beautifully with the black background! Thanks for linking up to our masculine challenge at AAA Cards this week! Jill

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