Fathers Day Cards – August Card Class

By | August 15, 2015

Hi there

It’s been a great indoors day today – I finally managed to create a card for our team swaps next weekend using products from the upcoming Holiday Catalogue (due out 1 September).

With Fathers Day the first Sunday of September we decided to make our Fathers Day card this month.  Both cards have a masculine theme that can also be used for birthdays with a quick change of sentiment.

The first one uses DSP rather than stamps – I didn’t have anything that was really suitable so used the new Envelope Paper (Pg 149 AC).

I got the template from Cambria Turnbow’s blog – it’s really easy to follow – thanks Cambria.  Instead of adding a tie I used the 1/8″ mini brads as buttons.
Stamp – Crazy About You
Card Stock – Basic Black, Whisper White, Bermuda Bay
Ink – Momento Black
Other – Watermelon Wonder Envelope Paper, 1/8″ Mini Brads, Arrows Embossing Folder
For our second card the ladies had to make a choice 🙂  There were three options to choose from using our Decorative Masks (Pg 157 AC).  I’ve used two from the Happy Patterns set and one from the Hearts & Stars set.  With a change of colour and sentiment this layout could be used for any occasion.

The measurements for this card are:
Card base – 14.8cm x 10.5cm
Layer One (Whisper White) – 12.8cm x 8.5cm
Layer Two (Coloured card of your choice) – 12.3cm x 8cm
Layer Three (Whisper White) – 11.8cm x 7.5cm

Stamp set – Crazy About You
Other – Decorative Masks, Hello You Thinlits, Silver Foil, Washi Label Punch, Dimensionals

Card One – Ink – Soft Sky, Pool Party, Lost Lagoon, Island Indigo.  Card Stock – Island Indigo
Card Two – Ink – Night of Navy, Cajun Craze, Smoky Slate.  Card Stock – Night of Navy, Cajun Craze
Card Three – Ink – Soft Suede, Cherry Cobbler, Pumpkin Pie.  Card Stock – Island Indigo, Pumpkin Pie

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