Happy Fathers’ Day with the open sea by Stampin’ Up …

I went with a nautical theme for this Fathers’ Day card, using the timeless, summer-seaside favourite colours of red, white and blue, with a little sahara sand thrown in too…

The Open Sea Fathers day card

the background was stamped in sahara sand …

The Open Sea Fathers day card right

and layers of night of navy cardstock added beneath the stamped images …

The Open Sea Fathers day card left

A length of card, run through a paper crimper, added texture and interest, together with the linen thread and a mini brad …

The Open Sea Fathers day card close up

Want to make this blog colours

cardstock: whisper white, real red, night of navy, sahara sand;

stamp sets: the open sea, teeny tiny wishes;

inks: real red, night of navy, sahara sand;

punches & dies: circles, circle framelits, modern label, word window;

accessories: silver mini brads, stampin’ dimensionals, linen thread, paper crimper (retired).

All supplies from Stampin’ Up. 

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10 Comments to “Happy Fathers’ Day with the open sea by Stampin’ Up …”

  1. LOVE the card, and will have to try to CASE it!!!

  2. I love this card! I bought this set months ago but haven’t used it, GREAT JOB THANKS FOR SHARING!

    • Thanks Shauna. I bought this set last year, and used it a lot for my daughter’s seaside wedding. I love how versatile it is, and am pleased with how this card turned out xx

  3. always looking for man cards and this one is lovely.

  4. Wonderful card Gill – I love how you have accented with the Night of Navy card stock. This is one of my favourite stamp sets and you have made such a classic neat card with it !! Hugs xxx

    • Hello Jane – thanks for stopping by for a visit. I’m so glad you like my card – it’s high praise indeed as your creations are always so beautiful. Hugs, Gill xx

  5. Gill, this is absolutely lovely. I really like the way you’ve framed the white card with the coloured card. Very elegant. Thanks so much for playing along with The Male Room!

  6. This is an amazingly lovely layered card!! Lovely!!! So crisp and elegant, masculine awesomeness!!

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