Thursday 23 May 2013

Freshly Made Sketch #87

As soon as I saw the latest sketch (#87) at Freshly Made Sketches I knew what I wanted to do with it. A Father's Day card!

 Right off the bat I flipped the sketch so the vertical strip was on the right side.  I used a Sizzix Pop N Cut base die to cut my A2 card out of dark grey metallic, lightly textured card stock.

The vertical strip was trimmed from Kraft card stock, embossed with a folder then rubbed with dark grey metallic paste. I repeated those steps with copper metallic card stock and a Tim Holtz Tattered leaf die.

A 2nd piece of Kraft card stock was cut and stamped with it's coordinating polka dot stamp (Hero Arts) then stamped with Happy Father's Day (Verve).  Once it was assembled, I thought it needed a little something so I added a it of black/white Bakers Twine.

Lots of subtle shimmer on this card - it works great for a masculine card. I printed the words (Hallmark) on paper, matted it with a scrap of the metallic grey and rounded the corners before attaching it inside the card.

Two done ... four to go!

Thanks for stopping by today.


  1. wonderful card !
    Hello from Elma

  2. LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!!!!!!! Thank you for sharing!

  3. What a great Father's Day card! I love the colors and the texture. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

  4. This is simply wonderful! I love your take on the sketch and the elements work perfectly here. Glad you joined us this week at FMS!

  5. Beautiful texture! Love this idea for a Father's Day card!


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