Saturday, May 29, 2010

Card for my Dad

This is the card I made for my Dad's birthday, but this could easily also be used for a Father's Day card.

I used soft suede for the card base and the textured layer is kraft. I used a cuttlebug embossing folder for the texture. I used sponging to distresses the edges and then also used a distress tools to further distress all edges.The textured layer is on dimensionals. I wrapped some twine around the layer and knotted it adding a metal key embellishment before attaching to the card base. I added a circle paper clip and then added a layered sentiment. I added a glimmer chip owl and as a final touch I added some glossy accents to the owl's eyes and beak.
I hope you enjoyed this card. It went together quite quickly.
It has been a while since I made a card, at least i t feel like quite a while.
Thanks,



3 comments:

coldwaters2 said...

Oh Tammy this is totally ACE what a wonderful image and I adore the colours and your design I think this certainly has a vintage look to it and would also be acceptable to anyone who loves animals and vintage...like me lol.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Rachel said...

I LOVE the masculine elegance that is this card!!!

Jude said...

This adorable, love the technics you used and the colour is my favorite (earthy). Your dad will love it, and the fact you class him as a Wise OWL, love it.
Missed you last Monday on Ustream, I know you are very busy, with the kids, just wanted to say I miss U, and thankyou for sharing your tech's with me and the girlz on Ustream.
Aroha XOX
Jude :-)