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Thursday, June 11, 2009

Father's Day is on the Way!

I thought i'd get a head start on creating my Father's Day Cards. I just have two to make, one for my Father and one for Jonathons' Father. This is Stan one of the cool Retro Images that you can find at In Style Stamps. He is currently on sale, which is a bonus!

I decided to keep the theme of this card Monochromatic, using Basic Grey, Bordering Blue and a little bit of Black for emphasis! The DP is from SU, but for the life of me I can't remember the name, but I know that it's retiring or is retired!!!


I coloured Stan with Copics................Three Shades of Cool Grey for the pants adding a 4th (cool grey 7) for the shoes. The sentiment is from Classic Cars (retired SU set) and the Father from Everyday Flexible Phrases. I created the base for the sentiment with the Small and Large Tag punches from Stampin' Up! Well one more card to go and Father's day will be taken card of........hmmm now if only I could come up with an idea for presents as easily!

This is my second post for the day, don't forget to scroll down to see more!
Have a great weekend!
*****Vicki~~~~~

15 comments:

  1. Great card Vicki! Love your Stan!
    Hugs~ Kim

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  2. I love this, the grays with the touch of blue are perfect for any man card.

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  3. This is such a cool mans card, love the monochromatic look and the image is fab!

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  4. Awesome card Vicki! I love the monochrome colors and Stan looks fantastic!
    hugs
    Risa:)

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  5. This card is Totally Fabulous!!...love the colors...your coloring and this perfect image!!...Hugs, Ila

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  6. I love the colors you used for him, he looks so well dressed with them.
    Great layout too!
    Hugs
    Jodi =)

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  7. This is so cool Vicki, I love the shadow... Hugs and happy day!

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  8. Hey Stan is kinda cool!
    He totally is retro - he reminds me of the dads in the cartoons - like the Archie and Jughead dad's
    I love the colour scheme too.
    I love that you keep your mojo going all the time...I need to get some mojo pills next time I see you!!!
    What's Marlin doin' for Father's Day!!!
    Luv ya
    Jax

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  9. A fantastic masculine card. Love it!

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  10. Oh my gosh, how cute is this guy! Love how slick he thinks he is... haha! Definitely a fun image to play with, and I love the blues you've used on your card!

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  11. Oh gosh, that is one cool dude! Love it!

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  12. Very cute!! Love the colors, very "Manly"!! LOL Hugs,Cathy

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  13. TEE!! I love the fun image and colors on this Vicki!! ;)

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*****Vicki*****