I needed to make a card for my Brother-in-Law for his birthday. I pulled out the retiring Stampin’ Up! stamp set called Best Dad Ever and I added in a little Parker’s Pattern DSP from the Spring Catalog to make a clean and simple “manly” card. My card design was inspired The Paper Players Challenge #146, CAS Masculine Card.
I started by adhering a panel of Parker’s Pattern DSP to a Not Quite Navy card base with SNAIL. Then I adhered another, smaller panel of Parker’s Pattern DSP to a panel of Cherry Cobbler card stock, then to the card base with SNAIL.
I colored the tie image from the Best Dad Ever stamp set with my Stampin’ Write Markers and I stamped it on a Very Vanilla panel. I inked up the happy birthday sentiment in Not Quite Navy ink and I stamped it below the ties (using my Stamp-a-ma-jig for placement). I adhered the stamped panel to a panel of Not Quite Navy card stock with SNAIL, then to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals. I finished the card front by tying Natural Linen Thread through a Silver Basics Designer Button and I adhered it to the card front with Glue Dots.
I used a leftover strip of Parker’s Pattern DSP to decorate the Very Vanilla panel inside the card.
Stampin’ Up! products used to create this card:
Stamps: Best Dad Ever (only available until June 3 – 120399 wood, 120681 clear)
Embellishments: Silver Designer Basics Buttons (only available until May 31 – 129325); Natural Linen Thread (104199)
Ink: Not Quite Navy Classic Stampin’ Pad (only available until June 3 – 126971); Marina Mist (119679), Not Quite Navy & Cherry Cobbler (only available until June 3 – 119701) Stampin’ Write Markers
Tools: Stamp-a-ma-jig (101049)
Card Stock & Cuts: Not Quite Navy (only available until June 3 – 101722) – card base cut to 4-1/4″ x 11″ and scored at 5-1/2″, 2-3/4″ x 3-1/2″ panel; Cherry Cobbler (119685) – 2-3/4″ x 3-1/2″ panel; Very Vanilla (101650) – 2-5/8″ x 3-3/8″ panel; Parker’s Pattern Designer Series Paper (only available until May 31 – 131021) – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, 2-5/8″ x 3-3/8″ panel
Adhesive: SNAIL Adhesive (104332); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430); Glue Dots (103683)
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