The Day 4 technique in our Clean and Simple card class was tone-on-tone cards. I attempted to make a male card, using Steam Punk gears and brown colors. After working on it, I decided it was booooring!! Here's what it looked like halfway through:
I decided to make another card entirely, using a herringbone technique from SplitCoast Stampers: Herringbone. I salvaged two of the gears from my failed card above and used up plenty of scraps putting the strips of paper on the card. I embossed the Happy Birthday sentiment with Antique Gold embossing powder (Martha Stewart). The paper I used is from Graphic 45.
Here's my result:
I'm submitting this card for the FCCB Challenge #93 - Man Time. Tomorrow I'll try another technique - I've learned so many this week.
Thanks for looking!