Happy Father’s Day & Easy Inky Landscapes!

Well, now, it finally feels like summer! I went out to let the chickens out and it was warm and sunny! I was up last night playing with some of my new stamp show stuff and I made a few cards, they can be for Father’s day or a manly birthday:

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I enjoyed making the sponged background landscape so much that I flipped on the video camera and filmed the technique. A card like this is great to have on hand for a guy’s birthday! PS the car and gas pump stamps are by Local King Rubber Stamps.

Here is a close up of the card I made in the video:

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At first I wanted to do the background with the new Crafters Workshop cityscape stencil but it seemed a bit busy, what do you think?

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I had some old tourist maps that I cut for the background panel on this card, I also used the map to make envelopes, sorry no picture.

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I hope you have a fun Father’s day and til next time happy crafting!

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12 thoughts on “Happy Father’s Day & Easy Inky Landscapes!

  1. Girl, you out did yourself. Manly cards are so hard for me to make. These are awesome. I really want to copy your cards.

    I’ve got some Local King ‘sewing’ themed rubber stamps. Super detailed. Great quality.

    Thanks so much for sharing.

    Debbie

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  2. Great cards. I don’t think the cityscape is too busy. I think it looks good. But then I love cityscapes so I am partial. BTW–sorry to hear about your family health scare. I hope all will be well and it soon will be a thing of the past.

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  3. Thanks for the video..the cards are great. I think the cityscape one looks good and not too busy, but to me, the mtns. fit the overall look of the card, better. Enjoy your Sunday!

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  4. Love the cityscape and love the car….a 1955 Buick…I think!!! Love the mountains too!!! Very nice card and a great idea when it comes to a more ‘manly’ theme!! Tfs

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  5. Excellent instructions. I’ve used that technique but not that involved – but I will from now on. I have a motorcycler on a motorcycle stamp from Unity and this is the only technique that seems to work with that stamp.

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