Sunday, June 17, 2012

Father's Day Cards

Hi Dreamers,
It's Father's Day!!  Don't forget Dad today.   I have three cards today that I made for the Dads in my life: my Dad, my Brother, and my Godfather.   I used Artistic Outpost stamps for all three cards.  The Artistic Outpost June Challenge is Masculine.  Well, I think all three of my cards quality fro that.  LOL. Very masculine indeed. Here is card number one.

The stamping is done with Archival ink and the colors are added with Distress inks. 

On the inside, I used a cute sentiment from Sweet N' Sassy Stamps.  

Cards numbers two and three use the same image.  I changed up the layout a bit on each.  I stamped with Soot Black Distress ink, color added with Distress Inks.

And, here is the inside.

And the last card:   I added some decorative paper and twine.  

And the inside:

Some Challenges for my Father's Day Cards:

Simon Says Stamp and Show: Anything goes
Marks Finest: Vintage
bloggers Challenge: Masculine
Card Making Mamas: Father's Day
Craft Punked: Father's Day
Chrisma Card: Masculine
Do You Stack Up: Men
Fab and Funky: Father's day
Paper Play: for a man with twine

Hope you have a great day!! Love ya


  1. Lovely cards. Thanks for joning us for the vintage challenge at Speedy Fox and Friends.

  2. Wonderful cards- love the images, Perfect blending of colors and DSP.

  3. Fbulous card. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


  4. Karen, your Father's Day card is wonderful! I love your Artistic Outpost stamps that you've used to create such a lovely vintage card. Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

  5. Lovely cards, love your colouring technique! Thanks for joining Craft Punked this week, Paula :)

  6. Fantastic cards! Thanks for joining us at Speedy Fox & Friends.

  7. Hi Karen, fantastic cards! Love them all! Many thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky this week and hope to see you again next week! judit x

  8. Fab masculine cards Karen! Thanks for playing along with us at Artistic Outpost!

  9. Hi Karen this is a fantastic selection of Fathers Day cards, beautiful image, colours and designs.
    Lorraine x

  10. Karen, all three of these Father's Day cards are beautiful! Love the vintage feel on all of them!

  11. Wonderful Vintage style cards!!! The insides are fabulous too!!! Thanks for joining us this week at Speedy Fox & Friends.

  12. Fantastic cards - love the effects you have used for the sky - thanks for playing at Fab'n'Funky challenges this week hugs Judith x

  13. Love all 3. Your sponging is awesome. Thanks for joining Speedy Fox and Friends.

  14. Karen--wonderful vintage cards!!!! Thanks for joining us this week at Speedy Fox & Friends blog challenge!

  15. Both gorgeous landscape cards...Thanks for joining us at DYSU!

  16. lovely card thank you for joining us at
    Charisma Cardz.

    Love Jan

  17. Great masculine cards!!Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up. Hugs, Joan

  18. WOW, these are fabulous. I am speechless they are stunning. Thanks for playing along with us here at Speedy Fox and Friends challenge, we hope to see you again next week. Make sure to check out our challenge with Friends of SpeedyTV or Tutorial Time on SpeedyTV for more fun and more chances to win with Mark's Finest Papers, a Heinrich Co.

  19. Beautiful cards , I love the nostalgic feel to them . Great job! Thanks for joining in at CMM.

  20. Three fantastic male cards. I bet they were all very appreciated.


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