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Friday, May 29, 2009

Father's Day Cards

The challenge at HA this week was to create Manly Cards. I decided it was a good opportunity to create the Father's day cards for my dad and my DH.

The fun part of this was I die cut the smaller shapes from the letters and used them to trace an outline to create the border on the top and bottom.

Products:

  • Cornish Heritage Farms - Flower Grid
  • Hero Arts - Letters, Bolt, Wood Finish
  • Versafine - Vintage Sepia
  • Zing -Brown Embossing Powder
  • Versamark
  • Spellbinders Nestabilitites
  • Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
  • Twine, Brads

This is for my husband... I love using the Ranger Distress Powder Vintage Photo because it gives a texture to the embossing. I had this idea of creating wood shakes like the side of the house. Of course I did and then I didn't know where to go next. hee hee.

So just lots of bits and pieces including the tools as my husband is very handy with fixing things. I will stamp the inside with the Hero Arts Sentiment "to a Dad who can fix anything"

Lots of fun making my wood shakes or shingles.

Products:

  • Hero Arts - Wood Finish
  • Hero Arts - Clear Design - Happy Dad's Day \
  • Ranger Distress Embossing Powder - Vintage Photo
  • Prisma Color - Color Pencils

Glad to finish these cards off as you know masculine cards can be more difficult as no real embellishments allowed. :)

Have a nice day...

Suzz

8 comments:

  1. LOVE these Sue...they are Wonderful Cards!!

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  2. Genial¡¡¡, es un trabajo de una gran maesta, felicidades.

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  3. Hi, Suzz! Great masculine cards! Love how you made your own background using the bolt! :-)

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  4. These are just fab masculine cards - I found them the most difficult to do!!

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  5. Cool masculine cards, Sue! Love these!! Masculine card is super hard for me to do! :)

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  6. the wood shingles are super -- great job!

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  7. Talk about creative, Sue! They are both so Dad's day!

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