Taylor’s Challenge: Western Hello


Can you hear me cheering? My friend Taylor gave wings to a dream this week and released her very own stamp line. Her vision, her research, her patience and planning….it’s all paid off, and cupcake lovers and card makers everywhere will reap the benefits, calories not included! You can see her darling sets, released this past Friday, HERE. I knew I’d participate in Taylor’s cupcake card challenge this weekend, and while I’m waiting for my stamps to arrive, I needed a masculine card without a bunch of fluffy girl stuff.


This paper is from Flair Designs, I snagged it up because it has the state song of my home state collaged into the design. I accented the sheet music with stamps from For the Men and Time to Stamp – Rummage Bin sets from CHF. I aged the music using the Burnt Edge Distress Ink technique.

I’m still still working on that craft room – I actually took a picture mid-day yesterday – Words cannot describe, and until I get it orderly, I’m too embarrassed to show you! LOL! So, wish me continued sorting and organization success.

25 responses to “Taylor’s Challenge: Western Hello

  1. oh its awesome! wonderful! i love the rustic brown look

  2. MMM, cowboy! LOVE this! Sooooo rich!

  3. Lori, love the distressed look on this card and the sheet music paper. A fun look for those hard to produce guy cards.


  4. What a gorgeous card..I love the inked edges, that star and the paper…Wonderful.

  5. OMGOSH! Lori, this is gorgeous and handsome all at the same time! I can’t wait to see what you create with Taylor’s stamps!!!

  6. Hmm. All this time and I didn’t know that you’re from Kansas too! We’ve gotta talk… Great card!

  7. I love this idea—I’m a music teacher….why haven’t I done this? Thanks for the lovely idea!

  8. You are such a paper genius! Great take on that sketch…love every detail 🙂 … {{{hugs}}} nancy

  9. Wow – what a creative take on the sketch! Excellent!

  10. Congratulations! This is a beautiful card!

  11. Very cool! I love to sing, and I love your card! What a cool idea!

  12. Congrats Lori! This card is amazing – love it!! Well done.

  13. LOVE this, Lori! Fabulously western!

  14. whoa…this s amazing Lori!!!

  15. Mahhhhvelous card with a fabulous Western flair! Yep! Here’s wishing you even more sorting success and organization mojo!

  16. Absolutely wonderful card. Any man would love it. Great job.

  17. What a fun card! Very original…Love the stamps you used and the softness of it. Still it looks and feels very masculine. Very nice.

  18. You know I love all the distressing and brown, Lori! Wonderfully “un-girly” card! Cngrats on Taylor’s Cupcake stamper — can’t wait to see what you do!

  19. Great masculine card with perfect distressing!!

  20. This is fabulous!!! I just love it!

  21. LOVE your creation! Wonderful, subtle colors.

  22. I have this same paper, since I, too, am from Kansas… But I’m not sure what I’m going to do with mine yet! I’m hoarding it for that *perfect* project that has yet to pop into my head! LOL! But this is great!!!

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