Now on to my card. A couple of weeks ago I came across this card and wanted to try and duplicate it. However, I didn't know when I first saw it, that this talented lady only used stamps. Yes I said stamps. Something I don't have many of. But because I liked it so much, I decided to give it a try with my cricut instead. I used two cartridges: George and Basic Shapes and Create a Critter. So lets get started.......
This card is not your standard card. Your will need a piece of cardstock the size of 6 1/2 x 9. Scored it in half to measure 6 1/2 x 4 1/2. That will be your base card. You will need the following cardstock sizes: (1) 4 x 4 1/2 and (1) 2 1/8 x 4 1/4 - black; (1) 3 3/4 x 4 1/4 and (1) 1 7/8 x 4 - grey; (1) 3 1/2 x 4 and 1 5/8 x 3 3/4 - green.
For the hole, you will use George and Basic Shapes and cut (1) 1" circle in grey and (1) 1/2" in black. I then stamped white ink on the only one side to give it a shadow look. The glued the two together and attached it in the upper left corner on the green cardstock.
From there, using the same cartridge, I cut another 1/2" circle. This time in white and ran it through my cuttlebug using the swiss dots folder. This will be your golf ball.
For the golf shoes, I cut three ovals measuring 1 3/4" x 1". For this I used my gypsy. I cut (2) black, (2) white and (2) red. I snipped off the tip of the red oval. Pierced four holes and stuck white brads through each hole. Then drew black lines with my zig pen for the lace. With black ink, I highlighted the left side only of both the white and red ovals. The I glued all three together to form a shoe.
For the club, I used my paper cutter. I cut white cardstock at 1/8". Length doesn't matter since you will be sizing it before all attached. Used black ink to highlight the white. The black cardstack was cut at 1/4" x 1 1/4" and highlighted with white. Again you will remove any hang over if needed. For the tip of the club, I just hand cut a half moon out of white and highlighted in black. Attached everything together to form the club.
This grass was cut at 2" using the Create a Critter cartridge.
Since I liked the same sentiment that was used on her card. I chose to use the same. I used a simple font from my computer and did the best I could to center and yet make it large enough so you could read it. The inside of the card, I simply typed "Happy Father's Day".
Thank you all for spending a few minutes with me on this special day. Now, please return to your father's and enjoy the time you have with them.
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