Friday, June 19, 2009

My g.d.spent the night & wanted to make a card for her dad. Last Sat. we learned a fun new technique from a friend. So simple/easy & boy she did a good job ( yes, this grandma has "braggin rights". ).

You cover a pc. of cardstock with foil ( we used a cheap brand), then run it thru the cuttlebug ( can use any type of embossing machine) with the "distress" embossing folder.( I am finding that the simple ones like the "distress" or the "swiss dots" turn out the best, altho she did one with "hearts" & a "thanks " that turned out pretty good too. )"Color/pounce" some A.I. on the foil piece. Stamp an image onto clear acetate with Stazon ink.
Put the pieces together for a card. Easy/Peasy.

I think her dad will like his card for Fathers Day...

Stamps used: Vintage car by Stampabilities

Building stamp above the "car": I have no idea.


Mary started a yahoo group called stampingbloggers & posted a question for us to "blog" about; asking us what our favorite stamp company is ( besides the one we sell for, if we are a consultant).

My answer is:

I can't really say I have one or 2 favorites. There are way too many. I am finding out that I like the "vintage " looking stamps -see above photo that my g.d. made. I also love the "collage look, but I can not get "it" to make my own collages, so I find stamps that are allready "collaged". I think in some of my past post I shared a few cards that I did. I also like some of Tim Holtz stamps as some of them are pretty easy for me to put together witthout them looking too sloppy.

Anyway... thats my story(for now)....

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Jen said...

very cute! you can brag about your g.d anytime! :)

Betsy said...

Wow Jo you and your granddaughter did a fabulous job on the card.. a card to be very proud of!!! Shes going to be our youngest stamper in our group isnt she!!! Were taking her under our wing for sure.. hugs to both of you!!

Mary said...

Love your GDs card - perfect for Father's Day!

T said...


I love that tech! Very cool..will have to try it out..need to pick me up some cheap foil...Great card and a BEAUTIFUL GD!!!!

Love ya!

The Mama Monkey said...

Your granddaughter is darling! She is a great card maker too! What a wonderful idea with the foil...I bet that was fun to make!


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