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Father's Day Cards

Father's Day is quickly approaching and I actually made some special cards for the day. I had not intended on making any because I haven't had much experience with cards for men. But my mother-in-law put in a request.  So off to my local craft stores I went. I was so excited to find some paper and other supplies that had "manly" written all over them. Of course, I consulted my manly man for his input. We were happy with what we bought and how they turned out. In fact, my mom saw the ones I made and she put in an order. Awesome!

I am glad she requested these cards or otherwise I wouldn't known I could do it. So, I learned that taking a challenge often leads to an awareness of hidden abilities. Next time you have a creative challenge, go for it. You may surprise yourself!

Here are some of the cards I made.  Thanks for visiting!


Used Simple Stories pp on brown cs, buttons, distressed paper edges with scissors and ink, and printed sentiment.

Used My Mind's Eye and Doodlebug pp on blue cs, Tim Holtz metal pieces, K& Co. frame, leather Thanks sticker, and printed sentiment.

Used My Mind's Eye and Simple Stories pp on brown cs, metal piece, distressed paper edges with scissors and ink, K&Co. frame, brown trim and printed sentiment.

Used Simple Stories pp on black cs, Tim Holtz metal pieces, distressed paper edges with scissors and ink, and printed sentiment.

Used My Mind's Eye pp on brown cs, Tim Holtz metal piece, distressed paper edges with ink, K& Co. frame and printed sentiment.

Used My Mind's Eye pp on blue cs, Tim Holtz metal pieces, distressed paper edges with scissors, K&Co. frame and printed sentiment.

Used My Mind's Eye pp on blue cs, Tim Holtz metal pieces, distressed paper edges with scissors, and printed sentiment.

Inside look. Front of this enclosure had this quote. The inside of the enclosure is blank. She can write her own special words there. Ron wrote this quote. Thanks HONEY!

Comments

  1. Awesome cards! Thank you for the reminder, I forgot I only have what two weeks to get something made.

    P.S. I found your blog from the Soul Restoration site.

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  2. Love all of these cards! You did a really great job. I especially love all that mme! Wow!

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  3. Nice cards. Perfect for Father's Day :)

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  4. Great cards and dad's will so appreciate it. And you are correct, sometimes when stepping out of the box you find you can do amazing things.

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  5. Found you through the SR! Red Carpet Group. Great blog and wonderful cards for Dads! It is harder to do guy stuff at times, you did a great job with it!!!

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  6. Super cards Kelly, looks like there will be lots of happy Dad's out there on Sunday.

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  7. Fun & Fabulous cards for Dad. Love them all. :)

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