Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Father Knows Best!

Hi, guys!  Father's Day is right around the corner and so I thought I would share a few cards I made for this great occasion. 

This first card I made for my father-in-law.  I used gold metal and embossed it with a fun embossing folder of various tools.  My husband told me his dad always works with tools and would love it. I sanded the metal down a bit to accentuate the embossing.



Supplies:
Stamps: Studio G
Paper: Ten Seconds Studio, Stampin' UP
Ink: Stampin' Up
Misc.: Craft Tools Embossing Folder



The next card I am sharing I made for a friend's father-in-law.  I decided to use the metal sheet again and emboss it with Tim Holtz's embossing folder of pocket watches.  I sanded this one, too. 




Supplies:
Stamps: Sweet & Sassy Stamps
Ink: Stampin' Up
Paper: Ten Seconds Studio, Stampin' Up


I am sure you noticed that I didn't share the one I have made for my dad.  I know he checks out my blog and don't want to ruin the surprise.  It is a fun one and I will share it after he receives it.

Have a great day!


8 comments:

Dee said...

Winnie, I love these cards! My favourite is the one with the pocketwatches. Combined with the gold it has this lovely steampunk-feel about it. I can't wait to see what you made for your dad! Greetz Dee

paperiedreams said...

Great Father's Day card! I really love the clock one-Love TH! :) I wish I had that embossing folder! :) I need to make my Father's Day cards this weekend and this is a great idea. TFS!!! :)

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mother.wife.me said...

Great cards!! And hee hee, I came close to thinking it a good idea to take a photo of the home-made father's day card for my blog, but then realised it might ruin TT's daddy's surprise!!!

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Barbara Bakes said...

Such clever, fun ideas. Perfect for Father's Day.

Journey of Life said...

OMG. I really loved the 2nd one--the one you made for your friend's father-in-law! That is way too cool! Simply beautiful!

Dana said...

Gorgeous!!! I especially like the timepiece one. Your family is very lucky!!!

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