Postale Favorite

Hi friends!  Welcome to another week!  Time seems to be flying by lately and I'm trying to get ready for the big father's day - mom's birthday - father-in-law's birthday card making extravaganza, since all of those things fall within a few days of each other.  Knowing that was coming, this week's Mojo Monday sketch was designed with clean lines for a little jump start on masculine cards.


I pulled out the new Wonderful Marvelous and an old favorite paper pack from 7 Gypsies to start in on this masculine birthday card.  I basically let the papers do most of the work, adding some sponging with antique linen and vintage photo distress ink, then a few piercings around a couple of the elements.  I built the sentiment Happy Birthday to my favorite Dad using four stamps from the set in Night of Navy and Cherry Cobbler inks.  The Dad is stamped on the largest cut out from the Starry Die.  I finished off with a few wooden stars that I sponged with vintage photo ink and a sahara sand card base.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  If you're making Father's Day cards with a little Verve this week, be sure to link them up to our A Man's World Diva Dare for a chance to win a Verve gift voucher!



Mojo Monday 349
Enabler's List
Stamps: Wonderful Marvelous (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Postale (7 Gypsies), sahara sand (SU!)
Ink: night of navy, cherry cobbler (SU!), vintage photo, antique linen (Ranger Distres)
Accessories:  Starry Die (A Cut Above by VERVE), mat pack and piercer (SU!), Classic Circles Nestabilities (Spellbinders), wood veneer stars (Studio Calico)

11 comments

  1. Love your card Julee. The papers and design work together really well.

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  2. Julee, I have to say, I think this is my favorite of all the cards I've seen of yours. The antique looks really lends itself to this well.
    gorgeous. I may have to CASE for my hubby's birthday next month.

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  3. Really great card today, Julee! I love all the stripes and the vintage feel!

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  4. Oh I love all the stripes on this wonderful card. I love the way you placed all the sentiment phrases. The addition of the stars is perfect.
    Darbaby on SCS

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  5. Way to make the stripes sing :) Love the mix of them and the dad on the star is perfect. Wonderful use of all the phrases too.

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  6. Really like this card. Great balance of color and embellies.

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  7. Oh my gosh! I just love the vintage look of this card. Stripes and stars are always a favorite of mine. Beautifully done!

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  9. what a neat card. Love the Birthday sentiment. great layout.

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