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CTMH Timberline Father’s Day card

August 24, 2014

Welcome back to another creative installment and a special welcome to all my new followers.  I hope you gain some inspiration and I am happy if you scraplift or copy but would like to be acknowledged that I am the source.

Father’s Day is just around the corner and I have managed to scrape some time together to get this idea out of my head.  I have gained my inspiration from a visit to Wellington of the Hastings Rubber Stamp Shop and thought I might apply what I saw there with the CTMH products.  I must admit that I did use a Memory Box die for the tools as there was nothing similar in the CTMH cartridges. While I try to use all CTMH products there are times where there is no substitute for what I want to achieve, however CTMH are relaxed about the use of other products but I would never use other papers, cardstock or stamps as  I much prefer the quality of these products.

Today I have used up some of my stash of the Timberline papers to create the effect of a door opening onto a cupboard containing tools for dad to use.  I am apologise for the quality of the photos but it was dark and I really need to sort out a light box for me to photograph and also the card it self was difficult to photo as there was three different aspects to it.

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The outside of the card has been cut using the lovely woodgrain paper and I also lined the inside as the fishing paper did not fit in with what I wanted to achieve.  I have cut the shapes out of Slate cardstock from the Artiste cartridge to create the effect of door hinges and a key opening.  These have been distressed with Desert Sand ink to try and show an aged effect on the hardware.  Here is a close up of the front and I have coloured Bitty Sparkles and a larger clear Sparkle with the black Twin Touch markers.

 

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I cut a piece of Colonial White cardstock at 4 x 5 1/4″ and stamped the  saw image out of the You’re the Best stamp set in Desert Sand.  I then stamped the Happy Father’s Day stamp with Cocoa ink on the bottom of the card which was then adhered it to the front of the Cocoa card base which I cut out by hand. I trimmed some scrap cocoa cardstock and woodgrain paper to create the effect of a beam to hold the tools on.    I used the Crafts Man Tools die from Memory box to cut the small tools out of Colonial cardstock which I then coloured with the lovely Twin Touch markers to create some dimension to them.  I used the Bonding Memories glue stick to glue them to the card.  Here is a close up of the inner part of the front of the card.

DSCF1573I don’t normally do anything in the centre of cards but as I had used Cocoa cardstock for the base I had to do something for people to write  on.  For the centre of the card I have cut another piece of Colonial White cardstock at 4 x 5 1/4″ and stamped the sentiment from the Your’e the Best stamp set and then adhered it onto the card.

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I am very happy that I have got this out of my head and now I can work on the current papers and stamps to create some more Father’s Day cards for sale at Gift Hutt.

Just a quick note on the new adhesives from CTMH – they definitely have my seal of approval.    There is the Duck adhesive and the 3L E-Z Dots Adhesive and both are very easy to use and economical.

Materials used:

Cardstock – Cocoa, Slate, Colonial White

Paper – Timberline NLA

Stamps – You’re the Best

Inks – Cocoa, Desert Sand

Twin Touch markers – Warm Grey, Clay, Bronze, Black

Sparkles – Clear Assortment and Bitty Sparkles

Artiste Cartridge

Adhesives – Bonding Memories Glue stick, 3L E-Z Dots adhesive.

Have a great week and

Happy Crafting

Patricia

 

 





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