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Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Grandad's Tool Set

This is the first card I've been asked to make for Father's Day and it's for a colleague's son to give his Grandad on Fathers Day.


The tools for this card were a free download from the Papercraft Inspirations magazine issue 87 where they have got a complete tool box project.  The tools have been decoupaged and had Amazing Glaze added to them before mounting them onto a Spellbinders Nestability - labels 11, distressing the edges with Tim Holtz Distressing Ink - weathered wood - and adding brads.

The backing paper was made using the same download as above and I have created my own paper.  This has been mounted onto a darker blue paper, distressing the edges as before, then using my Crop a Dile to put eyelets in each corner and adding faux stitching around the outside edge.

The sentiment has been generated using the PC.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Cards 4 Men - for someone special
Crafty Cardmakers - embossing
Happileigh Scrappin' - stitching
Stamp R Us - going digital
There's Magic In The Air - embossing
Cooking It Up With Katie - stamp me a letter with brads
Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge - anything goes
Sew Many Cards - anything goes

11 comments:

  1. oh it's a brill card, love it!

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  2. GReat card - love that nestie x
    Thanks for joining in with us at cooking it up with Katie this week x
    ((hugs)) Suzie xoxo

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  3. Wonderfully done. Love the stitching. Thanks for joining us at Happileigh Scrappin' this week.

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  4. Very cool card, thank you for joining us over at Cards for Men.

    -Wenche

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  5. how very cute! Great card! Thanks for entering the challenge this week at There's Magic In The Air!

    Tammylee
    May Guest Designer

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  7. This is so cute! I love those tools! Thanks for joining us at Penny's!

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  8. What a great card for a father or grandfather! I love those tools and your faux stitching around the diecut! Thanks for playing along with us at Stamps R Us!

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  9. This is just fabulous! I love the colors...great job making a male themed card.

    Thanks for playing with us at Happileigh Scrappin'!

    xx Star

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  10. I love the little tools and the matching DP! Thanks for playing along with our 'Someone Special' challenge at Cards for Men and good luck!
    Hugs, Alison x

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  11. Love how the paper and image match. Great bright cheerful colors. Love this. Thanks for joining us at There's Magic in the Air.

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