Top Hat Days

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Last month, I made a Mother's Day card with a vintage feel to it. With Father's Day around the corner, I used that design and made a more masculine version. Even though they are very much alike, they look completely different! The only major differences between this and the previous card are the backgrounds (embossed vs. stamped), and an added element (the doily die cut).
On this card, I embossed the background, then added some Inka Gold to the embossed areas. The doily was cut from kraft cs, colored with Gathered Twigs Distress Ink, then spritzed with Heirloom Gold Perfect Pearls Mist. The image is colored with Copics, and I add some highlights with a white gel pen. The round "metallic" embellie, just to the left of the hat is made from clay, then I used Inka Gold to give it a nice finish.
The inside is the same as the Mother's Day card, just in a different color palette.

Slowly, but surely, I'm getting caught up, posting my cards! :D

Thanks for stopping by, and have a wonderful day!

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday: Father's Day/Masculine
TCP Tuesday #267: Anything Goes
Paper Issues: The World is a Circle
Chocolate, Coffee, & Cards Challenge #66: Embossing
Crafts 4 Eternity Recipe Challenge R#179: For the Boys
Polkadoodles Challenge Week 23: Men On Our Minds
Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge #96: Masculine with Ribbon or Trims


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Leslie Miller said...

A great collage card! I have the hardest time putting these together, but you did a fabulous job. Makes a super Father's Day card!

Mandy said...

Fabulous card Cheryl, I love the embossing you've embellished it beautifully.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
Mandy xx

Heather Jensen said...

Great mixed media design. I like how you rubbed the metallic sheen on the embossed cardstock. The burlap adds great texture too. :)

michele said...

Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

Eve's Been Reading said...

What a great vintage card, perfect for Father's Day, thanks for joining in with our theme 'Men on Our Minds' at Polkadoodles Challenge. Yvonne (DT)


Bonnie Garby said...

Great card! Thanks so much for participating in our Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge.

Teresa said...

Love your card and really love the embossed backround that you did. Thank you for joining us in the Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge this time :)

Unknown said...

Great project!

Thanks for joining us at RRR!

Jenn DT