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Birthday Card for My Dad


It's my Daddy's Birthday Today!
 
I had so much fun making this card.  I was able to use a lot of new things I have been wanting to try, stamps, dies and paper!  I just got this awesome pattern paper yesterday from Stampin Up.  It's so masculine and fun. 
 

I have these great 7 Gypsies tickets kicking around.  So I stamped the Vintage Car on it and embossed.  I just love this car!

Just look how awesome my Hooray for Birthdays, Scrappy Moms Stamp fits in this bottle cap.  I stamped the "HB", embossed, and punched with my 1" circle punch.  It adds a great layer.


A little piece of burlap instead of ribbon is very masculine.  Instead of gluing the ticket down I used my Tiny Attacher to staple it down.  Very Guy like!


On the inside I cut the gears die in cork and stamped again from Hooray for Birthdays.


Cutting the gears in grungeboard is great way to accent in a masculine way.  I used Espresso and Black paint daubers to colour the gears then attached again with the tiny attacher.


Wishing my Dad a HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
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Comments

  1. Awesome card! love the stamp and the bottle cap!

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  2. Super card, Nicole! I'm sure he will LOVE it! :D

    - Mel

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  3. Great card Nicole. Guy cards are always hard but you blew it out of the water. Great job. Love the car stamp.
    Hugs,
    Meighen

    Happy Belated Bday to you pop.

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  4. Aww what a cute card for your Dad...hugs x

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