Monday, June 15, 2015

Card Share: A Medley of Father's Day Cards


I've made a number of Father's Day cards recently and rather than share them in separate blog posts, I thought I'd feature them all together. As you can see, I was somewhat partial to orange, although I didn't plan it that way. I just worked with product I had on hand.

The first card (which I shared last Monday), Mr. Fix-It, was created with Echo Park/ Silhouette cut files. I printed the words "Happy Father's Day" repeatedly on the B side of the "Smell the Roses" paper from Chickaniddy's 365 collection, embellishing very simply with wood veneer sequins, an ampersand and orange puffy heart. 


The second card, On the Playlist, was inspired by the vintage radio paper from a Paper Issues Swag Bag and the fun wood veneer circle from Color Cast Designs. This time I printed repeated text on a transparency and layered it over wide-striped orange paper from the Simple Stories I Am collection.


You are the Best Dad also features a warm, masculine color scheme and wood veneer embellishments for dimension. I used a June calendar (from an older Simple Stories collection) from my stash. I love finding something that works with the project I'm working on, don't you?


Last, but not least, It Takes Someone Special to be a Dad, was created with odds and ends from my stash. In fact, the sentiment chipboard piece is from an old Bella Blvd. collection — Man of the House, I believe.


I hope you enjoyed seeing this assortment of Father's Day cards and it provided you with the inspiration to make some of your own.

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7 comments:

  1. OMG> I love your father's day cards. I neeeeed to do this.

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  2. These are all FABULOUS!! LOVING the colors and the stitching!!!!!!!!

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  3. Such great cards, Lisa, I especially love the 3rd one! :)

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  4. They are all great cards Lisa. The tools is still my favorite!

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  5. Four amazing Father's Day cards!! I love how you always put the product together so perfectly!!

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  6. These are all awesome Lisa!! And I love the Orange...it's my favorite color! 😉

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  7. I had a great comment here and I lost it - sorry!!! So awesome - all these cards are Marvelous and perfect for Any dad!! I can't remember all the things I wrote in my other comment but the vintage radio card is my favorite!!! Love and hugs to you!!

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