Jun 12, 2019

Just for Dad

Howdy and hello crafty friends!  Kristina Hein here today with a Father's Day card to share.



Here's a picture I took of most of the supplies I used in the creation of this card.



The first thing I did was to cut 1/2" wide strips of the navy, light blue and red cardstock. They don't have to be a particular length.  Just long enough to place at a diagonal on the card base.


I laid them across the card base and just loosely marked the edges with pencil.  This was my cheat so I didn't put too much adhesive on the back of the strips.  I used a scratch piece of cardstock to line up with the pencil marks, flipped the strip over and added glue.  I then attached them to the card.


I flipped the whole card over and trimmed off the excess paper.

Next I cut out all of the die cut pieces I needed for the card.  The sentiment die is the Father's Day Line Border die from Lawn Fawn. I cut it out of red and blue.  The grill items are from the Elizabeth Craft Designs Backyard Barbeque set.  The vellum piece was cut out using Elizabeth Craft Designs Stitched Rectangles dies.


Sorry about the glare!  I used a shiny, metallic black cardstock for the grill pieces and metallic silver for the grill tools.  I did sponge a bit of Spiced Marmalade distress oxide ink on the bottom of the flame pieces for more definition.  Now let's build the card!

I started by piecing the grill elements together.  I am using a vellum piece behind the grill to mute the stripes of cardstock.  So I laid the vellum on top (do not glue!) while I was working in order to get the placement of the grill just right.  The grill, along with other elements, will be a place for me to hide the glue on the vellum!


I should mention that I cut the wheel out of black foam and then just a flat black piece of cardstock.  I wanted it to look different from the main grill.

Behind the lid of the grill, I used little pieces of foam tape to pop it up.  I used a liquid glue to adhere the grill tools.  I cut the Lawn Fawn Father's Die line die out of both red and navy.  This die is too long to fit in the space I had available so I just trimmed it down into individual words.  Very easy to do.  I did have a little bit of panic when I couldn't find the apostrophe but I found it!  I used the Zig 2-way glue on the back of the words and glued them in place.

Here is the back of the vellum panel so you can see the foam and adhesive.


Then I put it onto the kraft card base.  I put some acrylic blocks on it until I was sure the glue was dry. 

Here is a side view of the completed card so you can see the shine from the grill.  It looks like a real grill does!


And one more picture of the finished card.


You'll probably notice that the version above looks slightly different than the first picture.  I actually made the card twice because I forgot to take photos.  Oopsie., but I was able to add a few more details.  I used three different colors of Nuvo drops and I sponged a little Spiced Marmalade behind the flames.  I can't pick a favorite version!

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Supplies Used:
Zig 2-Way Glue Pen - Squeeze and Roll
Zig 2-Way Glue Pen - Squeeze and Roll
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Tombow Mono Multi Liquid glue
Tombow Mono Multi Liquid glue
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Therm O Web Foam Tape
Therm O Web Foam Tape
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Tim Holtz Idea-ology 8x8 Metallic - Jewels
Tim Holtz Idea-ology 8x8 Metallic - Jewels
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Stitched Rectangles Elizabeth Craft Design
Stitched Rectangles Elizabeth Craft Design
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Spiced Marmalade Distress Oxide
Spiced Marmalade Distress Oxide
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Backyard Bbq Elzabeth Craft Designs
Backyard Bbq Elzabeth Craft Designs
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Father's Day Line Border Lawn Fawn
Father's Day Line Border Lawn Fawn
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White Nuvo Drops
White Nuvo Drops
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Red Berry Nuvo Drops
Red Berry Nuvo Drops
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Midnight Blue Nuvo Drops
Midnight Blue Nuvo Drops
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See you soon!
~Kristina H.

1 comment:

  1. What a fun and fabulous card for Dad! Love your overall design Kristina! Fabulous inspiration ... thanks!

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