Thursday, June 6, 2013

Father's day card

Hi everyone! I bought the Gina K stamp set By the sea 2 because I saw so many wonderful cards made with it. Here's what I did.

I cut out a circle using my nesties and sponged on some canary and marigold ink from colorbox.  The crane is stamped in Versafine ink and then I took a black prisma color pencil and added the shadow.

Water is done using Studio G blue inks. I tore a piece of printer paper and used that as a guide for the waves. Using a white sharpie paint pen I added a few "white caps" to the water. The sky is sponged with pink grapefruit, pixie pink and sky blue ink.

I decided to keep the layout of the card pretty simple since it's for my dad for Father's day.  Lastly, I added tiny black rhinestones from Kasiercraft to the corners.

ETA: This card was entered into the Simon Says Stamp masculine/father's day challenge found here.

Thanks for stopping by! 

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Lin said...

What a lovely scene, sure to please a man, Laurie! Thanks for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge! (if you'd like to be considered for the random prize, please mention our challenge in this post and also a link to it)

Tammy said...

Wonderful Father's Day card! Gorgeous scene!

Patti J said...

Your dad will love this. What a beautiful, peaceful card! Another set that I now 'need'! Thanks for sharing!

Glittered Paws said...

What a pretty card - and a totally awesome masculine card - I know your dad will love it.

Debbie Carriere said...

Beautiful card!!! Love the shadow you added and how you created the waves.

Donna said...

Awesome card, I love how you created the waves, you dad will treasure it!

Thomas Dickinson said...

I came from Simon Says Stamp Challenge and saw this entry and I must say this is such a nice card. Would be a great challenge. My warmest fathers day wishes to all great dads in the world. You deserve every "manly" card... LOL.

Harry Cooper said...

Awesome and brilliant card! I saw this as an entry on Simon Says Stamp and I think it has all the reason to win the challenge. Beautiful ;-)

Harry xxx
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