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Friday, June 19, 2015

Fathers Day cards

yesterday I sat down to make some Father's Day cards for my Mom's husband, my father in law and my husband...

So, where do you go for inspiration?   I have several places.....the quickest is Pinterest, the most selection for all Stampin' Up! Stamp sets all organized, usually listing great details....Splitcoast Stampers wins hands down.   Being a demonstrator, we have a place for all kinds of sharing, it's called, Stampin' Connection, a great perk of being a demo.   Here I can see some inspiration from fellow demos that may be exclusive and not shared elsewhere.   And of course all those blogs we surf!!!

Last night, I went to Pinterest, entered a stamp set I wanted to use, and as soon as samples showed up,I got some ideas flowing.    I made 3 cards, but none were even close to the cards that inspired me.  BUT, sometimes it's not what you look at,but what you see.

I only took a picture of one of them and I will share that one today, and when I get a chance to take pictures of the other 2, I will post them in another post.

Here is the card I still have and will give to my husband on Sunday,.   I am also using it for a challenge, at Just Add Ink Blog for their challenge.....

Just Add Ink #267....Just Add Typography!



I used the set, Guy Greetings which I bought several months ago and never even opened until yesterday.   The DSP is from the Occasions Mini called Adventure Bound - it was a paper stack and I used Mossy Meadow, Early Expresso, Whisper White and Basic Gray (all colors listed on the paper stack package.   I also used the stamp set, Gorgeous Grunge and some sponging.

ENJOY!




6 comments:

  1. I love the way you have used the words - all to describe you husband. A great mans card. Chantell JAI

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  2. Great card Carol! Perfect colours for a male card! Love all the different words you used. Sounds like a great way to describe your husband. Thanks for playing along this week at Just Add Ink. Rochelle xo

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  3. Great way to use sentiments, to encompass all that your husband is to your family, Carol. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.

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  4. We all have many roles in life and this is a lovely way of showing all that your husband is Carol. Thanks for joining us st Just Add Ink this week.

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  5. Such a great use of the Typography challenge at Just Add Ink this week. I'm sure your Hubby will love the card.

    Trish
    JAI Design Team

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