I got this idea a few years ago from a very talented downline, Cindy Lieberman–I copied her layout for this card, and updated the papers and colors (this is the new ‘Comfort Cafe’ designer paper I used on the last post–fabulously versatile prints)!
Here’s a picture of the set (click for actual size):
And the photo below doesn’t do the designs justice:
Below are the accessories that I used and this is a FABULOUSLY quick card to do… by the way I don’t thread the button, I tied the bow and then used a glue do to hold it to the button. These old eyes ain’t what they used to be. So now it is a toss up between this one and the boat one for dad… but he was in the Navy, so I’m still going with the ship!
Sets: Best Dad Ever (#120399 wood, #120681 clear)
Accessories: 5 ½ x 8 ½ Midnight Muse cardstock
3 ¾ x 2 ¾ Midnight Muse cardstock
3 ½ x 2 ½ Very Vanilla cardstock
2 ¼ x 4 DSP Comfort Café #126898
1 x 4 DSP Comfort Café #126898
2 1/2 x 4 Soft Suede Cardstock (for embossing with texture folder)
Stampin’ Write Markers: Soft Suede, Midnight Muse, Crumb Cake, Chocolate Chip, Marina Mist; Buttons Neutrals #119743; Linen Thread #104199; Glue Dots
Houndstooth Textured Emb. Folder #123134
Sizzix Die Cutting Machine, Multi-purpose platform, two clear cutting pads