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Saturday, June 16, 2012

Father's Day Tie Card

Today I'm sharing a card I made for my husband for Father's day. I had a cartridge or two with ties on them, but I didn't like the shape or style of them. So I created my own tie design using my Gypsy and Cricut Art Philosophy to weld one together from other shapes. I heat embossed the first sentiment that says "You're the best" with some Close To My Heart "cocoa" brown colored embossing powder (one of the only places I've been able to find brown embossing powder). The second sentiment is just stamped with Olive Close To My Heart ink. The sentiment is too big for the space...I really should have left it off and stamped the inside of the card with that sentiment. But I still think the card looks cute and most importantly--masculine.

Here is my card:




I will enter into these challenges:
1. Penny's Paper Craft Challenge - #81 Father's Day
2. Heart 2 Heart Challenges - Father's Day
3. Stuck on U Sketches - All about fathers
4. The Pink Elephant - Masculine

10 comments:

Leah (*BeeCherryLady*) said...

You are SO smart!
How COOL to make your own ties! I LOVE that!
A fun and fresh and perfect card for the occasion!
Thanks for sharing this with us at SOUS!
Appreciate it!

~Leah

tracym110 said...

Very nice card! I love the little ties you created! TFS
Tracy M
tracyscricutcorner.blogspot.com

Sandi Cl~ said...

What a cool card! I'll bet he loves it! Thanks for playing with us at SOUS!

Danni said...

Fabulous card! Thank you for playing along with The Pink Elephant Challenge!

Missy said...

What a great card, your placing of the sentiment is terrific!!

magicwanda said...

Very creative card!
I think they turned out awesome...
Thanks so much for playing along with us at SOUS.

Lisa said...

What a cute idea! I do think that striped one is the best. ;) Thanks so much for joining us over at SOUS! :)

Tammy E. said...

Love those ties. They are perfect for Father's Day! Cute card! Thanks for playing along with us at SOUS.

Nanne said...

Oh love the idea creating cuts you need from other cuts and I think the title looks good stamped on the tie..
thnx for playing along with us girls over at sous
Hugs
Nanné

Tracey said...

Cool idea creating your own...great card. Thanks for joining us at SOUS!