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Friday, May 20, 2011

Print Your Own Focal

With Mother's Day past, Father's Day will be here before you know it.  I thought I'd share this card I made for my husband.  He's a sport's fan, and the team he roots for has a beaver mascot and black and orange for their colors.  I found this beaver on-line and printed him up for a focal. I'm not certain, but I expect he came from my favorite site for this type of thing - Scrapbook Flair.  The card is pretty simple. Here's how I made it:
  • Background paper from Indian Summer Fall Matstack (DCWV) - glue it to blank card front and then trim to fit.
  • Two strips of black cardstock - a thinner one and a wider one, attached as shown with a gluestick.
  • Print and cut out the beaver and glue him to the card as shown.
  • Stamp the greeting with black ink (I used black StazOn as some of my other inks washed out a bit on this paper.  The stamp was a clear acrylic stamp from a little Father's Day set from studio g.

1 comment:

Karenliz said...

Great card Cheryl! I have a hard time making cards for men. I never though of using mascots. Thanks for the inspiration!