Monday, May 17, 2021

In Good Taste DSP for TGIFC#316

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Today's card is a "Blast from the Past"  - the Stampin' Up!® wood mount stamp set is called "For Father", I cannot remember when it was released - maybe early 2000's.  If any of you remember it and know the date, please leave me a comment :)    TGIF Challenge #316 inspired the layout for today's card, please click on either my card or the TGIF Challenges image to visit their blog.  

I made this card for my son who is beginning a carpentry apprenticeship - and it simply is the perfect image,  I had to use it :)  The barn board wood grain look of this In Good Taste Designers Series Paper (dsp) is the perfect compliment.   This time I chose to put the sentiment on the inside, the picture is at the bottom of the page.







And here's the card details:

*  4 1/4 x 5 1/2  Early Expressor card base (4 1/4 x 11 folded in half)
*  4 x 5 1/2 Basic White Cardstock (CS) layer
*  Three 3/4 inch strips of Barnboard/woodgrain In Good Taste DSP: 2 strips 1/2 inch wide; 1 strip 3/4 inch wide; 1 strip 1 inch wide
*  2 1/2 x 3 1/4 scrap of Basic White CS for image layer.
*  2 1/4 x 3 5/8 piece of Early Expresso for background 

Assembly and Trix:

*  Stamp the carpenters box image onto the scrap of Basic White CS with Memento Black ink and colour with Stampin' Blends Markers in Gray Granite; Crumb Cake; Bronze; Smokey Slate; Calypso Coral and Seaside Spray.

*  Cut the image with a rectangle from the Stitched Rectangle Shapes Dies and adhere it to the Early Expresso piece.

*  Plan the placement of the woodgrain dsp pieces and the sentiment piece to create even spacing, or group as you prefer.  Adhere the woodgrain dsp with Multipurpose Liquid Glue (glue)

*  Adhere the image piece with Stampin' Dimensionals.  Highlight the saw with a bit of Wink of Stella if you like :)

Here's a picture of the inside of the card, I really wanted to keep the outside clean and aligned.  The sentiment is from Peaceful Thoughts stamp set with Early Expresso ink.



 
Enjoy and have a super day!
 

 
  

4 comments:

  1. What a perfect card for your son! Love the image and woodgrain paper. Masculine cards are a challenge and you really "nailed" it! Thanks for joining TGIF Challenges this week.

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    1. Thx so much Tami for your kind words and taking the time to write!
      Love the challenges!!:)

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  2. What a great card! I love that you used the wood-plank DSP as part of your take on the sketch. Thank you for joining us at TGIF Challenges!

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    1. Thanks so much Bree it was a fun one for a special guy! Thx for creating these awesome design challenges!

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