Monday, May 28, 2012

For Dads and Grads

Hi Everyone,

Here are the cards that I have been working on this weekend.  I am feeling pretty good about getting these done early. 

And here is the Graduation card that I am entering in Michellemybelle's challenge.

 It was inspired by her Mojo Monday 232 file.  You can check out Michelle's blog here:  She is celebrating have 100 followers with some challenges this week.   I hope you have time to spend exploring her posts.  She has many beautiful projects. 

All of these cards were made with Distress Inks and Tim Holtz Stamps.  I did the blue backgrounds by applying ink directly to a brayer, and rolling it onto cardstock.  I kept adding layers until it looked right.  On the Father's Day cards, I added a collage stamp background in  a medium brown over the blue ink.  For the Grad card, I added some water droplets.  I used black Adirondack Archival ink on my stamps.  The tags elements and "Dad" lettering were cut with my Black Cat Cougar. 

I hope everyone is having a terrific holiday weekend! 


PS - Check out Lisa's Blog here:
She used one of the same stamps I used to make a gorgeous card.


  1. Elizabeth, thank you for joining the challenge. They are wonderful cards. The recipients are going to love receiving them. Nice job! I really like the backgrounds you created.

  2. Awww...thanks for the link up Elizabeth!!

    Your cards are fabulous! Gotta work on mine for "dad's day".

  3. Blue is my favorite color and TH is one of my fav's too. These are gonna bless!!! Awesome.


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