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Thursday, 16 June 2011

Oh Dad, You're Such a Card!!!!

Just sharing the card I made for my FIL for Father's Day. I'm itching to make a 'proper' card, but at the moment I seem to be chasing my tail, so I had to use another quick decoupage sheet.


I began with a square base card, and matted the BP onto red card. I cut 2 card label-nesties in red and black, and decoupaged the fan of playing cards using several layers.....I have tried to take a couple of pics to show you the effect....(see later pics in this post.) I mounted them on the card, and added a few red & black gems and a ribbon. I cut out 2 spades images and also used those to decorate. The senti came with the decoupage sheet.

 Inside the card.

 Decoupaged layers.

 I think the layers are quite effective....

So there it is, my FIL's card, which my DH asked me to keep simple (he's not a fan of 'fussy' or sentimental cards!!!)

Thanks for looking!

3 comments:

jackid said...

Hi Ali love this card have you tried using playing cards from crackers they are great for this type of card I have used them on a couple but this is fantastic I'm sure your FiL will love it
Jacki xx

Catherine said...

There's just something about playing cards that appeal to me, as I don't really have any card playing skills, but when I visited Florence once I bought a really beautiful set of playing cards with fabulous vintage art on them.

Dawn said...

Great make Ali! I'm sure your FIL will be thrilled with it! Hope you & the family are all well!
I agree with Jacki, these little playing cards are fabby for cards!
Hugs
Dawn xxx