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


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

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

  2. Hi Cathy this is a fantastic masculine card. Hugs Jackie

  3. Brilliant male card.
    Linda xxx

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

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

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