May 15, 2009

Father's Day Cards

Father's Day will be here before we know it. I always like to keep a few extra cards in my stash for friends who need some cards. The Favorite Occasions Borders and Centers set from JustRite Stampers has a fun Father's Day trophy image and coordinating border sentiment.I love that this set has images that can be colored. I used my Copic Sketch markers to add colors that coordinate with my patterned paper that I had in my stash. Adding a little bit of grey shadowing around the image adds a little dimension to my focal piece. I cut out my circles with my Spellbinder's Nestabilities Circles and then adhered them to Spellbinder's Pinking Circles. This fun shape reminds me of little emblems or the round portion of the ones on the JustRite images.
I'm thinking these would make some great tags too. Some ideas would be to tie them onto a package of homemade cookies(raisin cookies for Dad), Dad's favorite candies(my dad likes Spanish peanuts and orange slices) or maybe onto some new sporting equipment(my dad prefers tractors). Or perhaps you could tie a tag onto a brand new, shiney, snake-removal hoe....perfect!!

What are YOU getting your favorite dads for Father's Day?


dolcreations said...

These fathers day cards are really nice. I always struggle to make masculine cards. Thank-you for the idea! You are certainly the master of card making!

patriciad said...

This will be perfect for you to send your Dad for saving your life against the killer snake!

Elizabeth S. said...

Great cards for Father's Day. Since my dad and FIL are no longer with us, I am going to have to make cards for my sons and sons-in-law. Thank you for the great ideas.

Michele Kovack said...

These are super cute! This reminds me.....I better get a move on with MY Father's Day cards!!!

Samdisha said...

It's a perfect gift for this fathers day. These fathers day cards are really very nice. I also visited fathers day gifting site, it has unique gifts for father.

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