I know, you are probably sick of hearing of the nice weather we have been having is but it was another gorgeous day again! I went over to the store in the morning and hung out with Renee and Angie. I also got a card made that I gave to Sharon, Sue’s daughter for her Graduation party, I’ll share that with you later in the week. From the store I headed over to the party in Rockville Center. It was at Kasey’s Kitchen on the roof! A very nice venue with good food. I got to meet a lot of Sue’s family and spent some time chatting with her husband Joe and her sister. After the party I headed back to the house for a bit and then went over to Neal and Stephanie’s for a little impromptu BBQ. Brian, Kim and the kiddies were there along with Adam and Erin and their daughter. It was a fun time and I was home by 8:30. I watched some YouTube and then made my card before calling it a night. Today the store is closed so I’m going to make a valiant effort to make cards and get ahead for the week!
Speaking of getting ahead the card that I made last night is a Father’s Day card! My base is Neenah Solar White 110lb with the front covered in a piece of Black 110lb. All of the images and greetings are from the Hero Arts Dapper Dad Photopolymer Stamp Set. I drew some pencil lines across a piece of Solar White 80lb and stamped the Happy Father’s Day in Hero Arts Wet Cement. Next up I cut out another piece of Black 110lb with the Lawn Fawn Say Cheese Lawn Cuts and heat embossed the Love You in Hero Arts White Embossing Powder. Then I adhered a piece of Vellum to the back. Some Foam Tape is adhered around the edges and then it’s adhered to the card. The images are all stamped in Onyx Black and cut out with my Scissors. A little more Foam tape adheres them to the Vellum and the card is done! I love the retro feel of the stamp set and fun images! I’m also impressed that I got a Father’s Day card made this early! I hope that you enjoyed my card for today! Thanks for stopping by! Have a simple Sunday! 🙂
Stamp Set: Dapper Dad Photopolymer (Hero Arts)
Ink: Onyx Black (Versa-Fine) and Wet Cement (Hero Arts)
Specialty Ink: Versa-Mark
Embossing Powder: White (Hero Arts)
Card Stock: Solar White 110lb and 80lb (Neenah) and Black 110lb (Recollections)
Specialty: 32lb Vellum (The Paper Cut)
Die: Say Cheese Lawn Cut (Lawn Fawn)
Adhesives: E-Z Runner (Home & Hobby) and 3M Foam Tape
Tools: Big Shot, Heat Tool and Scissors
10 Replies to “Dapper Father’s Day”
Oh my gosh Justin, your background came out perfect!!!! AND your cutting out of the “face” pieces is unbelievable. It really does look like they were cut using some kind of framelit die! The use of the vellum couldn’t have been more perfect. I absolutely love this card (Gee, could you tell?)! LOL Your Dad is going to go ga ga over it. Another day, another fabulous creation. Thanks so much for sharing all your talents with us every day. It really gives me something to look forward to. Have yourself a Memorable Memorial Day weekend! Love and hugs, XXOO 🙂
Thank you so much Grace! Love a nice stamped background and my fussy cutting, still love that! I’m so happy that you like the card! I’m sure that dad will enjoy it! I thank you for coming by to see and comment all the time! It really does make all of the work worth it! I hope that you enjoyed your weekend and the weather was a little cooler for you! XOXO 🙂
What a great card, Justin! I like everything about it and what Dad would not just love to get this card.
Once again, outstanding!
Thank you very much Sharon! It’s simple and has a nice masculine edge to it! 🙂
This is such a cute, fun card, Justin. I love your stamped background and the fussy cut elements on the vellum. I’m so glad our weather continues to be nice after all the rainy days we had earlier. Have a great Sunday! I know you’re happy to be ahead of the game for the next holiday – Father’s Day!
Thank you HJ! It’s fun to just stamp a background and I still love my scissors! I have been very happy with the weather!! I hope you enjoyed yourself and yes, so happy that I was a little early for this one! 🙂
Greetings from San Francisco, 70 sunny and no humidy! Just beautiful. I love the backgroung of this card, perfect. I’m so glad you get a day off to rest
I am very jealous of your trip!! So glad that weather is nice and I hope that you have a spectacular time! Thank you!! The card was fun and even I need a little rest every once in a while! LOL! 🙂
LOVE this card!!! Just love the way you put all the pieces on the vellum. So cool!!
Thanks!! Nice and simple card to make but fun! 🙂
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