Saturday, June 20, 2015

Father's Day Card for Dad, the Gardener

 This might seem to be a weird Father's Day card, but my husband has two non-work activities, golf (at the driving range, mostly) and gardening.  Of the two, gardening is the most productive so I decided to feature the veggies on his card.  Luckily, HM Ben Franklin Crafts just brought in a Hero Arts stamp set featuring vegetables and cute sayings.  I stamped these out and colored them with Copic pens.  The 'happy' was die cut from black card stock using the die from the Hero Arts stamp and cuts set. This set also contained the father's day stamp.  I think this is a very useful set because of the stamp words that go with the die.  (I chose not to stamp the 'happy' word on the card because I didn't think it would print well on the slick gold surface.)  For other cards the 'happy' can be stamped first and then die cut to give a different look.  I love the elegance of the shiny print gold cards in the American Crafts boxed set that I purchased at Ben Franklin Crafts....so many awesome designs.....perfect for quick impressive cards! (Oh, I almost forgot:  The wooden Hero Arts stamp in the photo below shows what I stamped inside the card.)  Okay, that's it for this post....hurry, time to go shopping for some crafting fun at BFC!

8 comments:

eva said...

love the veggies on the card! very personal for the recipient and cute too!

Leanne said...

Hi Lynn! What a fabulous card for Father's Day! The details really add that extra special touch, especially because it relates to things your husband likes to do. He's going to love it!
Thank you so much for leaving me the wonderful comments. I've finally found some time to come and visit you! You have been a busy since last I visited, I'm going to enjoy catching up. :)

Heather McMahon said...

I love the veges! Such a unique card.

Annette Allen said...

that is cool you added the veggies.. your husband will love it since he is the gardener in the family.. :)
Have a great day and thanks for sharing.. awesome card

Creations by Shirl said...

That is one cute veggie card, and a replica of your husbands favorite pastime activity.
I'm sure he loved it...

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

Your hubby will get a kick out of this cute veggie card. Wishing all the father's out there a very Happy Father's Day.

Niki G said...

Love what you did with that fun Hero Arts set. Awesome idea about using the preprinted card bases...I'm gonna have to look into this!

yyam said...

Hehe...love the veggie Father's Day card....with all the fresh picks from the garden.:)