Wednesday 14 April 2021

Handsomely Suited - Bow Tie and Braces - Video Tutorial

I've been playing with the Handsomely Suited Bundle again for today's post and Video. I really love this suite of products for masculine cards. It's just so quick and easy to use.

Previously I have created a suit jacket for my cards so I wanted to try the Bow Tie and Braces this time.

The only stamping is the sentiment, everything else was die cut. 

This is the card I created in the Video. It's a very special card and I'll tell you why below.

The die that creates the shirt placket also cuts the Braces. I was careful that the pattern ran down the middle of the die before cutting it out. 

I cut the little silver bars towards the top of the braces with the little die meant for the top of the pocket - I did a little partial die cutting for this, but you could just cut small strips of foil instead if you wanted to.

I made this card for my wonderful Dad. I write this post on Saturday April 3rd and he passed in the early hours of this morning. He had been in hospital for about a week and I am so glad that I was able to visit him yesterday for a while as did others in my family. We all love you so much Dad and will miss you - give Mum a big hug from us all :o) xxx

Here is the Video ...


Note: If you use A4 as your standard sheet of card – follow the metric measurements (cms).

If you use 8½” x 11” as your standard sheet of card – follow the imperial measurements (inches).



Night of Navy card base                 ½ an A4 standard sheet of card

                                                                                                                       (US 8½” x 11”)   


Basic White (Inside)                          14.4cm x 10cm              (US 5¼” x 4”) 

Well Suited DSP                                  14.85cm x 10.5cm       (US 5½” x 4¼”)



You will need extra Basic White, Night of Navy and Real Red card and Well Suited DSP to complete the project.

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