Happy Birthday, Dad

It’s time for another sketch with My Favorite Things!  I decided to take advantage of this week’s challenge to create a birthday card for my father-in-law.

I’ve used Big Greetings, First Place Award Ribbon (for the “dad”), Circle STAX, Fishtail Flag STAX and Stacking Stars Die-namics.

I needed the card to be fairly flat and easily “mail-able” so I didn’t use any doo-dads.  I only popped up the one star.

I finished the inside using another sentiment from the set, a leftover strip from the front patterned paper and the third star from Stacking Stars.  (The die cuts three at a time.)  DONE!  :)

You can find direct links to DT samples HERE on the MFT blog.  The info is also posted in the MFT Forum in SCS.  (Look for the most recent WSC thread numbered 70.)   And remember, if you upload your card to the SCS gallery using the keyword shown on the sketch, you will have the chance to win up to $20 in MFT money!  One winner is chosen at random each week.

Thanks for visiting!  Have a great day!  :)

Stamps:  My Favorite Things “Big Greetings” and “First Place Award Ribbon”   Ink: Adirondack Pitch Black   Paper:  Prism Desert Coral Dark, Pink Paislee “Prairie Hill” (6×6)   Accessories:  MFT Circle STAX, Fishtail Flag STAX and Stacking Stars Die-namics, clear embossing powder (over front sentiment), foam boosters.   Finished size 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″.

11 Responses to Happy Birthday, Dad

  1. Great card! Love how you echoed the layout inside!

  2. Cute card inside & out…love the colors & the DSP!

  3. awesome masculine card!

  4. Kristy Hansen

    Love the card design and papers you chose to use. Perfect for a male card. ksh

  5. Mary-Anne V.

    wonderful card…love how you made many layers without the bulk.

  6. Wow, this looks AWESOME, Michele!! Love the colours and all the layering. What a fantastic card for your father-in-law.

  7. Don’t you love that paper!!! Wicked card honey!

  8. Awesome card!! Love every little bit of it :o)

  9. Awesome card!! Love every little bit of it :)

  10. Oh I love this layout! What a great combination of papers and dies too! Great card!

  11. I believe in the “50-percent theory”. Half the time things are better than normal; the other half, they are worse. I believe life is a pendulum swing. It takes time and experience to understand what normal is, and that gives me the perspective to deal with the surprises of the future.

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