Tuesday, May 24, 2011

World's Greatest Dad

Good morning! Here is my design team project for Creative Critterz Imaginations for this week. My dad is a big hiker, so I thought this would be a fun card to make for him for Father's Day. I began by printing the cuts below. The square is 4" and flood-filled with the cloud pattern from Best Friends. The circles are cut at 3.5" and 4", flood-filled with a pattern from Lori's Garden. Finally, my moose hiker (shown already assembled) was cut at 3.5", flood-filled with colors from the Imagine.

This card is A2 size, so I cut my brown cardstock at 4 1/4" x 11" and scored it at 5 1/2". The yellow cardstock is 4" x 5 1/4". To make my little scene, I trimmed the cloud paper to be 3 3/4" in width and adhered it to the yellow cardstock. I then lay my circle hills on top of that and marked with a pencil where I wanted to trim them.

My sentiment is from My Creative Time's "You're My Best Buddy" stamp set. I stamped it onto more of the yellow cardstock, which I cut with a Papertrey Ink die. I used the same stamp set for the inside.

Be sure to stop by Creative Critterz Imaginations to join our Father's Day Challenge! You can win one of my all-time favorite Imagine cartridges: Yummy!


Papertrey Ink Dark Chocolate and Summer Sunrise Cardstock
Bazzill White Cardstock & Provo Craft White Cardstock for Imagine Cuts
My Creative Time's "You're My Best Buddy" Stamp Set
Papertrey Ink "Tea For Two" Collection Die & Dark Chocolate Ink
Papertrey Ink Vintage Buttons & Rustic Jute Button Twine
ColorBox Cat's Eye Chalk Ink


  1. Hi Katie, really cute. I love the design, and the colors.
    Have a great day.

  2. This is awesome. That cloud background is one of my favorites. Your dad is going to LOVE this. I absolutely love when a card is inspired by something that the recipient loves or loves to do. Hugs- Glora

  3. Oh Katie, you always amaze me.. you are so creative and such an inspiration.. I always love stopping by to see what you have created. hugs

  4. That is so cute. I love the Moose for some reason it put a smile on my face right away and I know your dad will love it too.


  5. Katie,
    Your Dad is going to LOVE this! I LOVE the papers... so happy I have those cartridges! I love how you did you mountains ~ so clever! Your moose is seriously ADORABLE! I love how you ink your edges and make it look so soft! As always...LOVE it!

  6. I LOVE this card! I am sure that your Dad will prize it. I wish that my Dad was still alive so that I could make one for him.

  7. really cute. Your dad will love receiving this

  8. Love this card! :-)


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