Watercolour Words Father's Day Card

by Joanne James7. June 2016 07:00

I had a great day yesterday with the first of this month's technique classes, an outside BBQ dinner and an evening bike ride along the canal - not a bad start to the week! Today I have my third-in-a-row masculine card for you, using this week's sketch over at CAS(E) This Sketch:

I decided to have some fun with the idea of the vertical lines and sentiment so combined the two to come up with today's card:

Here's the low-down on today's card:

It's All About Perspective - I was definitely inspired by the sketch, but chose to reverse the perspective of the vertical lines and the sentiment. I stamped the 'you're the best' sentiment from the Watercolour Words stamp set in Versamark and heat embossed it in gold, then diecut my letters using the now retired Little Letters Thinlits. Before adhering the letters to the background, I cut 4 extra sets and glued these each on top of each other to give my 'DADDY' dimension.

A Touch Of Gold - I wanted to preserve the clean-and-simple look and feel of my card so kept to a monochromatic colour scheme with Pacific Point for my 'white space' and added a touch of gold for my lettering and framing mat.

You're The Best - I love the handwritten styling of the sentiments in the 'Watercolour Words' stamp set. This is a great sentiment set with lots of possibilities and it works perfectly to sum up my Father's Day message on this card.

 Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:

 

You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Enjoy your day; I have another day of classes and music lessons after school, so mine will be full! I will also be at Bell's in Northampton tomorrow for my fortnightly drop-in Coffee & Card Session if you're local and fancy some crafty respite!

I'll be back tomorrow with another project; until then, happy stampin'!

 

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Comments (4) -

hannelie Bester
hannelie BesterU.A.E.
6/7/2016 11:14:06 AM #

A really fresh take on the sketch Joanne !
Thanks for making my sketch shine in this beautiful way!

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Leigh Penner
Leigh PennerCanada
6/8/2016 4:25:05 PM #

Oh, this is so fun! Great take on the sketch!

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LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
6/9/2016 12:03:35 PM #

VERY cool, Joanne!  Love this effect!

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Chrissy L
Chrissy LUnited States
6/10/2016 4:57:29 PM #

I love the sentiment in the sentiment!  Totally cool!

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