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Gone Fishing – Father’s Day


Welcome One Crazy Stamper Fans!

It’s Wednesday, and I’m back to share a second Father’s Day card this week that I made for my dad using Bear (High Hopes Rubber Stamps), Bait Shop (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) and Bob Hooked a Big One (High Hopes Rubber Stamps). My dad is an avid Fisherman and from the time he retired years ago, there are very few weeks that go by without him fishing, including winter. LOL!

On the front of my card, I used Bob Hooked a Big One (High Hopes Rubber Stamps). I then fussy cut around the image and mounted it onto some green cardstock and used my Cricut Explore to cut out the lettering.

For the inside of the card, I wanted to try something different and decided to make a pop-up card which I did in several stages.

Stage 1: I cut some green cardstock 12 x 6″ and then mounted 6 x 6″ piece from 49 and Market Tattered Garden onto one half of it. Next, I scored the paper in half and used Stampendous – Pop-Up Stage Die set to cut 3 pop-up levels as seen in the image below. Then I cut just a little off of each side and mounted the die cut piece onto some brown cardstock, cut 12 x 6″. I then used some double-sided pop-up tape to mount the Bait Shop – Bait Shop (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) and some double-sided tape to mount the bear – Bear (High Hopes Rubber Stamps) as well.

Here is a close-up of the Bear and Bait Shop.

Stage 2: To create the scene of the bear going through the grass, I used Lawn Fawn – Grassy Hillside Borders. I cut several pieces in various greens and then measured the back pieces to the pop-up that I created earlier. Cutting them at .5 in., 1 in. and 1.5 in. in the centre to fit around the pop-up. I also used some double-sided tape to pop up a few of the die cuts.

Stage 3: Lastly, I typed up an old saying for dad’s on my computer, printed it out and die cut it using Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set (YNSD214).

Here is how the inside looks all finished.

Card Recipe:

Stamps:  Bear (High Hopes Rubber Stamps), Bait Shop (High Hopes Rubber Stamps), Bob Hooked a Big One  (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Paper: 49 and Market Tattered Garden – 6 x 6 Collection Pack, Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Brown Cardstock, Various Green Cardstocks, Fish Paper

Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Peeled Paint

Die Cuts: Your Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set (YNSD214), Stampendous – Pop-Up Stage Die set, Cricut Explore, Lawn Fawn – Grassy Hillside Borders

Miscellaneous Tools: Cuttlebug, MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool

Coloured the image with Copic Markers: 

Bear: Spectrum Noir: EB6, EB4, EB3, Prismacolor Premier Pencils – PC947 Dark Umber, PC946 Dark Brown, PC945 Sienna Brown, PC941 Light Umber, PC935 Black, Copic R02, R20, Sakura Glaze – Black, Gelly Roll Sakura #8 Pen

Bait Shop: E97, E95, E08

Grass: G28, G14, G07

Trees: G29, G99, G94, YG95

Shop: E97, E95, E08, E29, E25, E23, C5, C3, C1

Boat: E29, E25, E23

Skin: E21, E11, E04, E00, E000

Hair: N6, N4, N2

Hat: G99, G94, YG93, R27, R24, V04

Fish: YG03, YG01, Y04, BG11, G99, R22, R20

Water: B29, B26, B24, B23, B21, BG01, G12

Fishing Rod: E27, E25, E23, N4

Glasses: BG000, BG02

Fishing Lure: BG93, BG90

Background: B01

Hope you like it and have a fantastic week!

You can find lots of inspiration from the Design Team Divas at the One Crazy Stamper blog, and the One Crazy Stamper Facebook Fan page plus you can also follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

 

 

 

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Father’s Day – Golfing!


Welcome One Crazy Stamper Fans!

It’s Wednesday, and I’m back to share a Father’s Day card that I made for my Father-In-Law using Bob Loves Golf  (High Hopes Rubber Stamps).

 

Card Recipe:

Stamp:  Bob Loves Golf (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)

Paper: Recollections – Bright and Basic – 6 x 6 in. (15.2 x 15.2 cm), Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card

Miscellaneous Tools: Cricut Explore, Cuttlebug, MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool

Die Cuts: My Creative Time -Stitched Squares Inside and Out

Inks: Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Lucky Clover, Memento – Tuxedo Black

Image coloured with Copic Markers:

Skin: E000, E00, E11, R22, R20

Hair: C6, C4, N0

On the Green: YG17, YG13, YG03, YG01

Shoes: E29, E25, E23, E53, E51, E50

Tam and Shorts, Socks: B04, B02, B00

Shirt: Y02, Y00, Y000

Glasses: N4, B000

Golf Club: N4, N2, N0, C6

Golf Bag: B29, B26, B23, YG07, YG05, YG03, N4, N2, N0

Golf Club Covers: YG07, YG05, B00

Golf Ball: C2, C0

Tee: B29, B23

Hope you like it and have a fantastic week!

You can find lots of inspiration from the Design Team Divas at the One Crazy Stamper blog, and the One Crazy Stamper Facebook Fan page plus you can also follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

Dragon – Pull My Finger Slider Card


Hi There!

I made this fun card using the High Hopes Rubber Stamps – S222 – Dragon Finger a while back, but never got around to posting it. LOL! So here it is now.

As soon as I saw this stamp set I knew that I had to have it to make my dad a card with. When we were little, he would always tell us to pull his finger and then he would toot!!!! LOL! He would then laugh at our disgusted looks. But it always brings back fond memories. He’s older now and still hasn’t changed. LOL! I think that’s why we love him so much. Our dad has always had a great sense of humour.

I used the stamps to create a slider card. On the front center panel I used the dragon the first sentiment from the same stamp set.

 

Here is a close-up:

On the right panel, I used the sentiment from the stamp set “Pull My Finger”

On the left panel, is the result of the question and answer from the first 2 panels. Just look at the big grin on his face. Just like my dad’s.

Here is a close-up:

 

Put all 3 panels together and this is what it looks like when you pull it in both directions.

 

My dad loved his card and I hope that you do too!

 

Stamped images using Memento – Tuxedo Black onto Copic Marker X-Press Blending Cardstock.

Coloured dragon with Spectrum Noir Markers.

Main body – LG2, LG3, LG5

Belly – CG1, DG2, DG4

Humps, horns and spots – LV1, LV2

Flames- CT3, OR1, OR2, OR3

Die Cuts:

Clouds – Avery Elle – Custom Steel Dies – Made in the USA – D-05-01 PiercedCloudsDie

Hills – Your Next Die – Hills Die Set

Happy Father’s Day


Sharing a card that I made for my dad for Father’s Day this year!

My dad is a magnificent carpenter and can build just about anything. He built our entire family home, my portable spinning wheel, and after building multiple miniature airplane models, decided to build a real one. He has also built many other items throughout the years.

He built his airplane in our basement along with my uncle and then had to remove a basement window and part of the front wall to get it out. LOL! It really was quite something to witness. He taught us that if you put your mind to it and you dream about it, then you could do it. Or at least try to do it.

The plane had passed inspection with flying colours and it was really a lot of fun going up into the air with him, as I love to fly too. Not a pilot, but I do love to fly! LOL!

On the front of the card I printed out the digital stamp from Lily of the Valley – The Workbench, then coloured it in with Copic markers using the lessons from Kit and Clowder Technique class taught by Alyce Keegan. I highly recommend Kit and Clowder tutorials as they have helped me come a long way in my colouring techniques over the past couple of years. She really does break it down and make it easy for you to follow.

Stamped the sentiment using Peachy Keen Stamps – PCSC-05 May 2012. Stamped with Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Ground Espresso and then heat embossed with Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder.

Included a close-up of the image.

On the inside I printed out the digital image from The Paper Shelter – The Aviator. I then coloured in the image using my Copic markers and did the background using my Spectrum Noir markers. I also created my own sentiment for my dad.

Included a close-up of the image.

Die CutsYour Next Stamp – Stitched Rectangle Die Set (YNSD214).

Memory Box – Scallopped Stitch Trimmings – Style 30091 Model

My Creative Time: Fun Vertical Greetings

He loved his card and I hope you do to!

Happy Father’s Day Fishes


Hi There!

Sharing a card that I made for my Father-In-Law for Father’s Day. He often talks about how he’d like to catch the big one someday, so I thought this would be a cute card to make for him.

Also including a close-up of the image.

The Digital stamp is from The Paper Shelter – TPS-WhenInDoubt-Exaggerate. Using my printer, I printed it out in Greyscale onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card and then coloured it in with a mixture of Copic and Spectrum Noir markers.  Next, I fussy cut around the image and then popped it up onto the background.

Background – The Paper Shelter – TPS-WhenInDoubt-Exaggerate. Printed out image on my printer.

SentimentPeachy Keen Stamps – PCSC-05 May 2012. Stamped with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Chipped Sapphire and then heat embossed with Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder.

Die Cut – My Creative Time: Fun Vertical Greetings

He loved it and I hope you do too!

 

Father’s Day card for my Father-in-Law


Hi There and Happy Father’s Day to all of the dads out there! We went over to visit my father-in-law and family tonight and we knew ahead of time that he was going to BBQ. I thought it would be fun to make him this BBQ-ing Dragon from High Hopes Stamps and create my own sentiment inside.

Inside the card:

Stamped image High Hopes Rubber Stamps “Flame Boilin” – Q104 with Memento – Tuxedo Black ink onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card Cardstock.

Coloured image with Copic markers.

Die cut – Die-namics – Exclusive Designs from My Favorite Things – MFT-652 – Cross-Stitch Rectangle ST and went around with Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Black Soot.

Stamped background with High Hopes Rubber Stamps “Flame Boilin” – Q104 and Ranger – Clear Super Fine Detail embossing powder. Then used Tim Holtz Ranger Distress Oxide – Fossilized Amber, Tim Holtz Ranger Distress Oxide – Fired Brick and Tim Holtz Ranger Distress Oxide – Spiced Marmalade. I was hoping to make the background look like a huge flame.

Edging around card – Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Candied Apple

My father-in-law loved his card! Hope you do too!

Happy Father’s Day to my Dad


Happy Father’s Day to all of the dads out there today!

Sharing a card that I made for my dad who LIVES to fish! Saw these characters on the Marjorieanne site and just knew that I had to have them.

It reminded me of when I used to go fishing with my dad when I was younger.

Used Cricut Explore and and file “fishingwithdad_marjorieanndesigns039887” .svg cutting files for characters, scene and fish, on the front and inside of the card. Inked around all edges with various Tim Holtz Distress Ink colours and used Xyron Create-a-sticker to aid in putting all of the little pieces together.

Created clouds and background water with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean and Avery Elle – Custom Steel Dies – Made in the USA – D-05-01 PiercedCloudsDie.

Background paper – Gone Fishing PA-0909 – American Traditions Designs.

Inside the card.

Card background is actually white, but it shows up as a light grey here.

Sentiment is from – Your Next Stamp – Keepin’ it Reel – CYNS388.

My dad loved it! Hope you do too!