Friday, June 17, 2011

A Handmade Father's Day

As an avid crafter, Betty always encourages her kids to make their own gifts and cards. So, with Father's Day around the corner, you should do the same! All you need are a few supplies and an idea to get started. This vintage inspired card is perfect for any dad who loves boats or fishing. Steal this design or use it as inspiration for your own. This Sunday show dad you care with a gift handmade with love!

1 blank card and envelope
two different color papers (card stock or any think paper)
Sail Boat Stamp
Stamp Pad in Black
Glue Stick

Instructions: Not that you necessarily need them, this card is so easy to make!
1. Cut a rectangle 1/4 of an inch smaller than your card on each side. Glue the cut paper to your blank card with the Glue Stick.
2. Cut out four anchors with the Martha Stewart Punch and glue them inside the cut rectangle. It is helpful to layout the cut anchors first to see how they will fit in the space before you glue.
3. Press the stamp onto the Stamp Pad, then press it onto your card on the left hand side. Make sure to give it lots of time to dry.
4. Write dad a cute note and make this Sunday his best Father's Day ever!
Copyright: Betty's Kitschen
If you would like to repost or print this idea anywhere you must let me know and link it back to my site.

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