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Masculine cards......

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I often enjoying reading the Operation Write Home blog to get ideas for my cards for Combat cards. Quite frankly I find it a challenge to keep my cards fairly flat without bling and deeper embellishments so it is nice to see how others work. I particularly like to visit the blog of Kristie Marcotte who makes cards for OWH and has the distinct ability to get the most out of a 6 x 6 paper pad and uses it all before moving onto another paper range. So, after looking through her designs and seeing how she goes about it I decided to give it a go with the Kaisercraft Sears and Son paper pad that I have had in my drawer.  I started out just like Kristie with a batch of sketches and the idea in my mind to make several of each sketch but as I moved along I found it harder and harder to make duplicates as I just don't work that way. And, when I really got to the scraps too I made up patchy backgrounds also to make use of those little bits of off-cuts. In total I got 47 cards from the paper p…