Jun 222012

The cards today were made for my two married sons.  Notice the black screw brad on the first card.  It was originally silver but was colored with a Black Copic Marker.  Worked like a charm!  And even though they were both made as Father’s Day cards, with a simple change of the sentiment I think they would work well for other masculine occasions such as a birthday.

Here is the inside of Jeff’s card.

Card #2 was for Gary.  With a wife and three daughters… well he really is the king of the castle!

Wouldn’t it be easy to make this a birthday card!

Just have to share my latest picture (it’s what Grandma’s do!) of little Kira with her daddy.  Love it.

Oh, and if you haven’t seen my latest sketch challenge and blog candy stamps from Memory Box, check it all out HERE!

Happy Crafting!

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Jeff’s:

StampsStamper’s Anonymous “I See Paris”, “The Journey”, “Soulful Journey” , “Elements of Time” and “Mini Muse” ; Inkadinkado “Happy Father’s Day”

Papers: PTI Select White and True Black; Authentique “Loyal” Collection Designer Paper; My Mind’s Eye Indie Chic “Nutmeg” Designer Paper

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; SU Close to Cocoa and Not Quite Navy; Copic

Accessories:  Grosgrain Ribbon; Silver Screw Brad (Colored with Copic)

Gary’s:

Stamps: Crafty Secrets Clear Art Stamps “Favorite Fellas”

Papers: PTI Select White and True Black; Kaiser Craft “Technologic” Designer Paper

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; SU Real Red

Accessories: Nestability Classic Circle Die; 1-3/4″ Circle Punch

15 Responses to “Beyond Father’s Day”

  1. Great set of cards. I had to LOL at the second one as it is so true of men. We hide it on my hubby once in a while just to watch him stress out – cruel but fun 😉

    Darling picture of your newest grandchild!!

  2. Congrats on the new little grandbaby! I’m so excited for you!!

  3. I think the new grandbaby stole the show! I think the cards are great and could be used for any occasion. The sweet baby girl is perfect just the way she is. How much fun for you.

  4. I’m sure both your sons enjoyed their cards! I like that they were created with their personalities in mind. Your new DGD is ADORABLE! Oh my, you’re so blessed 🙂

  5. These are both wonderful cards! She is so sweet!!

  6. Fabulous cards, Susan. I especially love how you layered the stamps on the first one. My favorite picture, however, is the last one. Your granddaughter is BEAUTIFUL!!!

  7. Both are great cards! Very nice CAS style! You new grandbaby is oh so precious! Mine are visiting for a few days, so lots of kisses and hugs from them!

  8. These are wonderful father’s day cards. Really like the black border you’ve used to frame the stamped images. Very striking.

  9. Great cards, especially love that first one, the stamping is terrific. Oh your new grandbaby is just precious, I can’t wait for that time to happen for me, just hope the kids aren’t too far away when that happens.

  10. Oh i forgot to say I love that you colored that brad black, I will have to remember that I love that look!

  11. I love, love, love ‘the ruler of the remote’- made me giggle!
    The pic of your new grandbaby is so, so sweet, aren’t they little angels at that age? Enjoy that time!

  12. Beautiful picture of your grandchild. Both of your cards are beautiful. I love the mix of stamps on the first one and the beautiful sentiment on the inside…..and the “ruler of the remote” stamp on the second one is just so funny…love that!

  13. These are both fabulous cards for Father’s Day! Love the photo of you son and newest grandbaby!

  14. Oh my…how precious is that photo! Great masculine cards too!

  15. Fabulous masculine cards! Oh, yes, my Rich is the Ruler of the Remote, for sure. Beautiful picture of Gary and his little one!

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