Sunday, April 3, 2011

OWH Sketch Challenge #63 for Dad

I'm working on father's day cards for my next OWH box, so I used today's Stars and Stamps sketch #63 to make a father's day card. I d/l the image by inascrapcreations, but I couldn't find a link for it, sorry. My DH used to have a Ford truck like this many moons ago and I'm sure there are lots of dads out there who owned one too. I colored the image with Copics and stamped the sentiment with a box of those tiny wooden stamps you get for a dollar at Michaels. I only have one very large father's day sentiment that wouldn't fit on this card, so sometimes those tiny little stamps do come in handy! I covered a piece of scrap cardstock with aluminum foil, taped it to the back, then ran it through the Cuttlebug diamondplate ef for the side panel. I added a punched star that's dotted with a white sharpie marker and finished with a silver brad to match. The DP was a scrap in my bin.
That's it for me today............but I'll be back tomorrow!

Carol

24 comments:

LeAnne said...

Love this, Carol! We have had a few Ford trucks in our driveway over the years, too! I love blue, too!

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Gotta love a Ford! Like the metal grid ya made! Perfect addition to the box and they will love this!

Jen said...

I love this, Carol! I've never tried to emboss tinfoil before - but I'm going to try it later! My Dad would love this card - Ford lover! :)

Dawn W said...

Love this card. I come from a long line of Ford people (4th generation). I also love the tread plate tin foil as my dad hauls livestock and that is the floor in our trailer. Sometimes it is even that clean!!!!

gbinion said...

this is such a cool card!! thank you so much for describing how you did the metal look.... hope you don't mind me using that!!!

StampTramps said...

Awesome card, Carol!!! Love how you did the diamond plate and you're really good with the little alphabet stamps, mine always get a little wobbly.

Jan Hunnicutt said...

What a great card, I love the diamond plate embossing folder! I need to get to work on some Father's Day cards too :)

Elise said...

Way to spin those scraps into blinged out diamond plate! Would make a lovely accessory to your old truck, but for now, the PAPER version ROCKS! I love it, sooooooo! What a CLASSIC! Your use of EVERYTHING, sings to me! Beautiful!

Benzi said...

Super card for Father's Day, Carol! I love that Ford truck. The diamondplate embossing folder is one I don't have and need to have on hand as they are super for masculine cards.
Hope your snow is gone. It was in the low 80's here today and sunny. I stayed out most of the day today soaking up the warmth and sun. Storms tomorrow.

Dawn said...

love that image, perfect for dads.

Robin said...

great card for a dad
love how you embossed the foil

Marlene said...

You're getting a nice head start on Father's day...this card is great!

Paige said...

Carol, I love the embossed foil! I'll have to remember this neat idea!

Diane Jaquay said...

LOVE this Carol! The silver embossed panel is perfect with the truck and plaid, fabulous "man" card!

Linda said...

Great great card! Love the diamond plating! Seweet touch!

Sue said...

Great Fathers Day Card. Love the tinfoil idea. It looks great!

andyjay said...

Super Dad card! And I love that diamond plate paper!

Paula S. said...

Wonderful job with this week's OWH sketch! The papers and image are terrific together and the star is a perfect embellishment. Great Father's Day card.

Yolanda said...

Your card turned out wonderfully! Great diamond plate. I believe that was the same truck my husband had.

JD said...

Great Masculine card, Carol. Lost count how many Fords we had and a couple of Ford trucks here too.

Misty said...

Love the card! We still have our blue '76'! FOIL??
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Julie said...

Very cute and creative, Carol! Love the diamond plate, looks just like the toolbox on a pickup! Thanks for joining us in this week's OWH Stars & Stamps Sketch Challenge!

Anke said...

Wonderful card Carol

Sherry Hickey said...

Carol, your Father's Day is really sharp! Love love the embossed foil; can't wait to try that. Guys will totally love it. I looked at your other recent cards & they are gorgeous!!