Would anybody believe that I have made a card without one bit of bling? I can do it when it’s for the very special man in my life, my husband Thom. I really appreciate his love, deep caring and responsibility he displays as a loving husband, father and stepfather! He leads our family like the man of God he is. When I first saw this Jeremiah 17:7, I knew that I had to get it for this Fathers’ Day! It is a perfect sentiment to describe this man of mine! Thank You, Lord, for the gift of a loving husband and father!
I used the Viva la Verve June 2014 week 2 sketch! I really love the off angle panels, but they are a challenge for me; I like how the panels turned out! I did take a little license with the sketch to accommodate the scripture’s size using the ovals with a mat, and the banner was moved to the back of the sentiment panel! My card is 4¼” by 5½” with a left side fold. I will be posting this to Splitcoaststampers, VLV June 2014 and the Verve Diva Dare, “A Man’s World”.
· Stamp set(s): Verve – Jeremiah 17:7 Plain Jane; Stampin’ Up! – Oh, Hello
· Ink(s): Stampin’ Up! – Night of Navy & Real Red
· Paper: Stampin’ Up! – Night of Navy, Sahara Sand & Real Red card stock; Denim Stars and Stars on Gray – from my old stash – I mean seriously old!! LOL
· Dies & Embossing folders: Verve – Starry Die & Banner Bundle; Lifestyle Crafts – Nesting Ovals; Stampin’ Up! – Square Lattice Embossing Folder
Once I decided on how to accommodate the size of the scripture that I chose for this card, I needed to up the color quotient from the navy and gray colors. I little pop of red for the banner really livened things up without one bit of bling! BUT, it still needed a touch of color and some embellishment. I pulled out the Stampin’ Up! Oh, Hello set that has a chevron oval stamp in it. I inked it up in Real Red & Night of Navy; they were stamped on the Sahara Sand cardstock and used the Starry Die to cut out the stars. I also cut out some stars in the Real Red and layered them as you see them.
I am very pleased with this afternoon’s time in my craft room, and it is done a day early! Even better! Thanks so much for stopping by and looking at my take on this week’s VLV sketch.