Wednesday, June 9, 2010

father



Father's Day cards are very rewarding to make...maybe because I only make them once a year, or because I rarely make masculine themed cards. Two Father's Day cards down, one to go...so, stay tuned!



I combined three challenges for this Father's Day card...Mercy's Tuesday Sketch Challenge #77, Arielle's ColourQ Challenge #36 using Sage Shadow, Chocolate Chip, Pumpkin Pie, So Saffron, and Whisper White...and The Shabby Tea Room Theme Challenge: Week 13, Just for Dad.



Distressing was the key element to my card today...had to get that rugged, manly look! I used the Cutter Kit to rough up the edges of a few layers and applied some Crumb Cake ink directly to the distressed edges. The Vintage Brads are a perfect touch of metal for a manly card, too, along with the Linen Thread...the ribbon, maybe not so manly...but, it wouldn't be a 'Stacey Creation' without ribbon (smile:)



Go DE-stress and do a little distressing with your paper this week to make a rough and tough manly card! I'm off to the eye doctor hoping contact lenses will work for me again...(long story.)
Happy Hump Day!



Stamps: Sentimental Journey (Summer Mini), Teeny Tiny Wishes
Paper: Sage Shadow, Chocolate Chip, Pumpkin Pie, Whisper White CS, Razzleberry Lemonade, Sweet Pea, To the Nines Specialty DSP
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Crumb Cake (new-available July 1st)
Other: 1" Chocolate Chip Stitched Grosgrain, Linen Thread, Vintage Brads, Mat Pack & Paper Piercing Tool, Cutter Kit, Big Shot, Lots of Tags Label 2 Sizzlet Die

16 comments:

Ann said...

Great guy card, Stacey! I love the colors, the wide ribbon, and the distressing!

Cherry's Jubilee said...

Very cool Card...love your distressing on it. cherry

Arielle ~ SnappyStamper said...

Oh Stacey - as usual this is simply gorgeous... can that be said of a manly card? How 'bout ruggedly handsome? And your ribbon is perfectly fine for a man - now if it were pink & tied in a bow probably not! I've really missed your challenges lately (I've actually been missing stamping in general ;D) but your challenge is on my short list of things to do this week! Thank you so much for playing along with the colourQ!!! I always LOVE visiting you!

Terrie B x said...

Stacey I love your card!!Fab colours!!!lOve your work!!!TFI:)x

Debbie said...

Wonderful job with your masculine card! Thanks for joining us in the Tea Room this week :)

Christina said...

Fabulous distressing, Stacey! Such a great take on the challenge colors, too!

Marisa said...

Great use of the colours and a wonderfully masculine, distressed card :D

torico said...

Such a cool card. Love your distressing!

Silke Ledlow said...

Stacey, this is a beautiful Father's Day card!!! Awesome little sneak peek :)!!! You totally rocked the colors and the Sketch!!! Hugs ~S~

Renée said...

ooooh, Stacey! Love the combination of these challenges :) You've created a fabulous masterpiece!

Nicole said...

Great masculine card! Nice touch of ribbon. Thanks for playing along with us at TSTR! :)

LeAnne said...

Wow, Stacey, this is awesome--love the distressing, and of course, the colors!!! I think your ribbon treatment is very cool.

Rosemary said...

What a fantastic Father's day! Love all the distressing! Just gorgeous!

Papertrails by a paper lover said...

what a gorgeous card! I love the stamp set you used and the use of ribbon on a masculine card is perfect!

Audrey Pettit said...

How gorgeous this is! You rocked those colors, and your design is fabulous. How I adore your ribbon and twine treatment. Thanks for sharing this with us in the Tea Room.

Tanja said...

Drop dead gorgeous. I really like ALL of your features on the card ....
Thank you for playing with us the colorQ challenge this week