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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Simple and very pretty!!!
Wonderful colors and love your colors!
I’ll never tired of this stamp set! Love all those ties inked up in red and blue–nice layout too. Thank you for joining us at The Paper Players!
Thanks so much!
I love how well this stamp works with the DSP you used, and the fun layout is perfect. Thanks so much for joining us this week at The Paper Players, Amy!