Hello all, Nicole here with today’s blog post. I can hardly believe we are reaching the latter half of May. Before we know it June will soon be here along with Father’s Day. I used Basis Card stock and Origami Paper to put this card together for the tool/mister fix-it dad in my life, my father-in-law.
The Basis Card Stock Collection has such a great palette and range. I picked Red, Black,Brown, Light Yellow, and Natural along with a few patterns from the Stone and Wood Origami Paper. For the tools I used Lustre from the Curious Metallic Collection to get the shiny metal look.
My Silhouette Cameo did all the work for me with a fun design by Jamie Cripps. Once cut I used ink around the edges of the tools and handles.
For the peg board background I used the wood grain patterned Origami Paper. I used the parquet floor print on the back since it’s a shade darker then the plain wood grain.
I trimmed around the peg board and then used Basis Brown Card Stock as a mat.
When I went to attach the tools to the background I knew I wanted to add a little dimension, but foam adhesive was too high. I pulled out some Helmar Liquid Scrap Dots and added the perfect amount of height to each of the tools.
The little Dad post-it I added foam adhesive to just the bottom and glued the top part down.
Really, such a simple card, but the card stock and just a bit of dimension finished it off to be a perfect card for a non frills dad.
So one card down only a couple more for me to make before the craziness starts at work. The downside of being a cake decorator . . . 😉 Have you started making anything for the dads in your life?
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LOVE this, Nicole! The tools you made are fabulous, and the background is absolutely amazing! HUGS! 🙂 Mynn xx