Creations by Lynn Weiss ~ Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator

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Friday, June 15, 2012

Dad's Summer Afternoon

One of my very favorite sets in the new catalog is the Hostess set Summer Afternoon. I love all three of the beautiful line drawn images...especially this one of the flower cart and the cute little dog.


My Dad loves gardening, so I thought why not use this image for his Father's Day card? This image alone wouldn't necessarily appear masculine, but by using patterns & colors from the Well Worn pack of DSP (retired) I think this is the perfect manly card for my Dad.

Since I had to mail this card and didn't want it too bulky, instead of using a button from my stash, I created a thinner button using Not Quite Navy card stock cut with the Button Sizzlet. To give it some shine and added dimension I embossed it with Clear Embossing Powder.

Have a wonderful weekend...and HAPPY Father's Day to all the great Dad's out there!

3 comments:

*Vicki* said...

AWW! This is so sweet Lynn!! Love your coloring on this image! I need to take a better look at the hostess sets again!! LOL!! Have a wonderful weekend friend! :)

Karren said...

Great card! Lovely coloring and what a great idea for the button.

Denise Willerton said...

Wonderful card Lynn, Love the button idea...and I love this stamp set, can't wait to ink mine up! Enjoy your day!