Sunday, June 13, 2010

Grill It UP!!

I love summer BBQs! And it seems that I also like BBQ stamps. In the last couple of week I have added four to my collection, a collection that I never knew I had or was developing. However I have found that they are quite useful for masculine cards! I made this card using this weeks sketch from Mojo Monday! It also happens to be their contest week but unfortunately I miss the cut off time by about two hours. Oh well one Father's Day card down, three more to go!

The Card
To make the card I started with Old Olive CS for the base. I then matted with Real Red CS and the scalloped bottom border is made with More Mustard CS. The PP is from the Reminisce Line "The Great Outdoors". I stitched around the edge of the paper with my sewing machine and some green thread. The stamp is from Stampin' Up in the current mini. I coloured him using my copic markers. (Sorry it was late and I forgot to keep track as I was colouring). I made the sentiment on my computer and punched it out with a 1 3/8 circle punch. I matted it with More Mustard CS. I distressed the edges of the Whisper White CS with More Mustard ink. I finished of the card with two pewter photo anchors and two larger pewter brads.

The BBQ Gift Card Holder

This was a very cool find. I purchased this template from Lorri Heiling at Confessions of a Stamping Addict. She has tones of great templates for sale. You should check them out! I loved, loved, loved this BBQ from the moment I saw it. I decided right there that everyone was getting gift cards for Father's Day! LOL! The instructions were great and simple to follow. I love how it turned out in the end. Unfortunately after I took the picture I realized that I forgot to add the brads on the front of the doors. Good thing I caught it before I gave them away. Thanks Lorri for the great template.

1 comment:

  1. Fab card! I especially love that BBQ! so cool! Cheers,
    Shanna :)