Hi there stampers!  I needed a masculine birthday card for a guy friend of mine and I always struggle with these.  I wanted to use the new Buffalo Check Background stamp and decided to go for a lumberjack inspired look.  

I stared with a panel of Real Red and stamped with the Buffalo Check stamp using Memento Tuxedo Black ink.  I then stamped the pine tree from the Winter Woods stamp set using Shaded Spruce onto some Whisper White and cut it out using the coordinating thinlits called In The Woods.  I cut out a stitched circle from the Wood Textures DSP using the Stitched Shapes Framelits and added this to the checked panel.  I stamped the sentiment from Big on Birthdays retired stamp set onto some Night of Navy and heat embossed with white embossing powder.  

I adhered the tree and sentiment strips onto the circle with dimensionals which was then glued onto the checked panel with Multipurpose glue.  I then added the entire panel to a top folding A2 card base made from Night of Navy.

Lumberjack inspired #masculinebirthdaycard featuring the #buffalocheckbackground stamp and #winterwoods stamp set for the #holidaycatalog along with #woodtexturesdsp.