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Saturday, 6 June 2015

Vintage Gentleman Father's Day Card


This card is very simple but lots of fun to make. I used Trimcraft First Edition True Blue papers and Vintage Gentleman dies to make the card. These elements combine well with kraft card, so I used this for a change.

I started with a square kraft card blank and added a piece of one of the papers. I then took a smaller square of kraft card and used 3 of the Vintage Gentleman dies to cut a hat, glasses and moustache. I wanted to use the apertures in the card so made sure I placed the dies carefully to get the look I wanted.

I cut three small pieces of different papers and glued these behind the apertures I had made with the dies. I attached the square of kraft card onto the card blank using 1mm depth foam pads.

Finally, I stamped the Best Dad sentiment onto another piece of kraft card and attached with foam pads.

Dads can be very difficult to buy for so I like the idea of a quirky card that will suit most of them. I'm very pleased with the end result. Thanks for visiting x

Products used:
Trimcraft First Edition True Blue papers (free with Crafts Beautiful magazine), Vintage Gentleman dies
Docrafts Mr Mister Stamps
Momento Paris Dusk ink pad
Hunkydory Crafts Foam Pads
Creative Expressions Cosmic Shimmer glue

7 comments:

Angela Dodson said...

Fab card Cathy, perfect for lots of male themed occasions , I love the Vintage Gentleman die set, one of my favs :)

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Cathy this is a fantastic masculine card. Hugs Jackie

Linda Simpson said...

Brilliant male card.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Cathy Clowes said...

Thank you Jackie and Linda and welcome to my blog, I really appreciate you visiting and taking the time to comment.
Cathy xxx

Cathy Clowes said...

Hi Angela, thank you. I really enjoyed playing with these dies and will use them a lot now x

jane stillman said...

A great male themed card, love the papers you've chosen

Cathy Clowes said...

Thanks Jane, I really like the Trimcraft First Edition pads to work with x