Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Happy Gorgeous Madison Spring Day,

I'm playing along with the Muse Challenge #215 today and my take on Tracy McNeely's beautiful, clean and simple card was remembering the man in your life and I had made a Father's Day card for Dad McCaslin and it seemed to fit the bill. I wish I'd get a better handle on taking a picture of these cards, but I've been whining about this for awhile.

Anyhoo, to create this A2 card, I chose Tumbled Glass from the distress inks and stamped some white cardstock with the Halftone Circle stamp set from Altenew.  I picked various sizes and once that was done I realized I had no matching cardstock to do some layering, so I did a direct to paper method and smeared up an additional piece of cardstock with the blue ink and then I liked how it looked and decided to go with it and did an additional little piece to place the sentiment.  I stamped the actual sentiment on vellum and embossed it with silver embossing powder.  I die cut the rectangles with my usual 'go to' rectangle stitched panels.
Materials Used:
  • Altenew - Halftone Circles
  • Papertrey Ink - Happy Father's Day (not sure of name - it's very old)
  • Distress Ink - Tumbled Glass
  • White Cardstock
  • White Vellum

5 comments:

  1. Such a nice card for Father's day :)

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  2. This is an elegant masculine card, perfect for Father's Day. As for making your own blue cardstock - well done! That's the best way to know that it matches! lol! Thanks so much for joining us at Muse this week!

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  3. The Halftone Circles looks great in one colour and making your own cardstock is awesome! Thank you for sharing with us at Muse this week!

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  4. Hi Mary, thank you for visiting my blog.
    Your card seems me very original I like the embossing vellum.
    I have also been watching your blog, you have a very special style, your works look like small watercolor paintings, I like it!
    Hugs from Palma de Mallorca Spain.

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