Thursday, June 10, 2010

Something else for Dad

My dad's birthday is tomorrow, June 11th. He'll be 68 years young. He's healthy, has a great sense of humor and works very hard. He's also a pretty creative guy. Ever since I can remember, he's worked in the field of design; freelancing in his office in our basement in Michigan when I was little. Now the president of his own advertising agency since 1984. That's 26 years! So this card is for Dad.

I was inspired not only by a sketch I found online, but also by Tim Holtz and his new book A Compendium of Curiosities. Specifically I used one of his resist techniques. This would be a great card to demo on video because it's so visual in its techniques. That's what I'll be working on this weekend, so watch for that next week. (fingers crossed)

For now, I'll share what products I used to make this card. Items with numbers are Close To My Heart exclusively.

X7126B Passages Level 2 papers and cardstock
C1408 Live Inspired stamp set
Z1218 Basic Brad assortment
Versamark ink
Clear embossing powder
Sponge daubers
Stipple brush
Z2203 Bamboo reinker
Spellbinders die: "Labels One"
Clear packaging plastic from a Sizzix product
Sewing machine and thread

Stay tuned for video instructions!


  1. I love your card - and YES, I do hope to see your tutorial!! Pretty Please?!

  2. Beautiful card! Cant wait for the tutorial!

  3. Very nice! I'm going to try it!

  4. Oh my, this is the most beautiful card!


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