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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Masculine Birthday Card

This "joy fold" card is for my father-in-law who has a birthday in April.  He's restoring a truck plus he's headed to a car show the week after his birthday, so I thought this might be appropriate.

You can find directions on how to make a joy fold card here.  My dimensions will be different on some pieces.

Here's what I used (Note: I embossed the truck with black embossing powder to help keep my watercoloring in the lines.):

Stamps:
Loads of Love

Paper:
Chocolate Chip
     8-1/2x4-1/4 Card Base (scored at 5-1/2)
     7-1/2x3 Smaller Card Base (scored at 3-3/4)
     Scrap for Circle
Garden Green DSP (Retired Hostess Pack)
     2-3/4x4 (left side)
     5-1/4x4 (inside card...shows on the right side)
Not Quite Navy
     3-1/2x2-1/2 Layer Behind Truck
     Scrap for Circle
Watercolor Paper 3-1/4x2-1/4 for Truck
Very Vanilla Scrap for Circle

Ink:
Versamark
Garden Green Classic Stamp Pad (Color from Lid)
Not Quite Navy Classic Stamp Pad (Color from Lid)
Chocolate Chip Classic Stamp Pad (Color from Lid)
Sahara Sand Classic Stamp Pad (Color from Lid)
Basic Black Classic Stamp Pad
Black Watercolor Crayon
Going Gray Watercolor Crayon

Accessories:
Black Embossing Powder
Embossing Buddy
Heat Tool
Paper Piercer & Mat Pack
Watercolor Brush
1" Circle Punch
1-1/4" Circle Punch
1-3/8" Circle Punch
Stampin' Dimensionals

Thanks for stopping by!
Beth



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