The Perfect Father’s Day Card!

Hello Crafty Friends,

I want to share the Father’s Day card I made recently and it is a perfect card for my dad.  Though he can’t do much fixing or building things anymore, he was always the guy who could fix stuff at our house.  Here is what I came up with!

Cute, right?  Before I get into how I made the card, I should mention that the majority of the items I used to make this card are already out of stock.  That is the thing about the retired list, you have to be quick before the goodies are gone!

I started with a Basic Black cardstock as my card base.  I layered that with Very Vanilla and some Urban Underground DSP (this DSP is out of stock). I wanted the tools to look like they were in an old fashioned tool belt pocket. So I used Crushed Curry and made a larger and smaller pocket.  I cut a half inch piece of Crushed Curry to be the folded over top. I used my corner punch to make it look more real.  I then used a white gel pin and made dashes to look like it had thread sewn in.  Looks alot like the tool belt pocket, right?  To make the tools I used the Build It Framelits ( now out of stock) to first cut them in Silver Foil. Then I used Basic Black to cut the Screw Driver and Hammer handles.  The ruler actually just makes an impression of the ruler lines, so I fussy cut that out once I ran it through the big shot to get the ruler lines.  Lastly, I stamped the sentiment from the Nailed It stamp set (still available!) and cut it out with the framelit that matches the stamp.

Though much of the items on this card are sold out, I am hopeful that you can still find some inspiration in my ideas.

Now how about some other great news?  Stampin’ Up! Just added goodies to the Clearance Rack!

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Don’t forget to check and see what retired items are left while you are there.

Happy Crafting!


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