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Father’s Day Cards

I made a sweet Father’s Day card for my husband, and I wanted to you. I got both of the images I used from Bombshell Stamps. It actually comes in a set of three for…get this…FREE!!! Yup! Totally free.What a fabulous gift for the fans of Bombshell Stamps, huh? Here’s my card:

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Originally, I had printed the images pretty small (you’ll see the banners down below). I was going to just use them as accents. But then, upon closer inspection of the star, I realized that I would be a fool to not use it as the focal point of the card!

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I colored this in with my EK Success Watercolor and their metallic markers, plus a couple of Distress Inks with Cut-N-Dry nibs. You all know that I loves me some rubbah, but one thing that I just lurve about digis is how adaptable they are! Like I said, the first set was printed eensy-weensy…but this star is now almost 4 inches wide! Can’t do that with the red stuff!

The flames you see in the background are from Heidi Swapp. I simply stamped and embossed them in clear. I wanted them to be subtle, so as to not take away from the star, which I pop dotted, by the way.

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This is one of the banners. I photographed this before I wrote all of the mushy stuff on the inside, but I wanted you to get an idea of the size. I thought it looked pretty rad popping out from the center.

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Here’s a close up. The photo is awful… I am really having a heck of a time with lighting lately. But at least you can see my shading. I used more Distress Inks here. See how far out it pops? My husband was pretty surprised to find this on the inside! He thought the whole card was super cool.

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And this is the card my son made! He wanted to use the third and final freebie in this set. And didn’t he color and place it perfectly??? Ok…so I helped him color the banner a little, but he totally placed it there himself!

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He picked out the stamps, and the colors himself, of course!

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This is the back of his card. He loves to make cards! It’s so much fun to make them together. I hope we can always do art projects together!

Comments

Alyssa S said…
You're such a good mommy!! I haven't let the little guy play with my stamps yet; although yesterday he found my Bombshell pirate girl and had her 'walking' around my stamp cave!
Your card is fabulous!! I love the use of the banner in the center of the fold - too clever!
ladybrayton71 said…
This is an awesome example of a masculine card. I love everything about it! Great job!
GlitteryKatie said…
Great cards BOTH of you!!!
love kt x
Barb said…
Fabulous guy card, Alison!
Dani said…
These are wonderful Father's Day cards! Love them!!!
Cheryl Valadez said…
Great card, Alison! The image is perfect as a focal point and I love the colors! The background is way cool, too! Also, your son's card is just too precious. You have a budding artist on your hands ;D
Love how you colored in the front stamp.
Your son's card is so cute.
Danielle said…
That card is sick!! You colored it so fab, I can't believe it! That star jumps off the page!
Nix is an artistic genius!! Bitchin'!!
Wow Alison, I love what you did with the Free Digi Stamps!!! Fabulous Father's Day card!!! ;D

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