Dad’s train

Hello crafty friends. Another Father’s Day card today, this one commissioned by a friend for their train loving dad. I’ve only got one stamp with a train on it (obvious shopping need there!), which is CI-404 from Crafty Individuals. I haven’t used it in ages (how often do I say that…?!), so it defintitely needed to come out of the sidings. I’ve picked up the sketch from Atlantic Hearts and the new colour palette of green, cream & kraft from Color Throwdown. I flipped the sketch because of the way the train stamp faces.

I found this old paper in my stash (no idea where it originally came from!), mounted it on a lare of cream card and then onto a 6x6x kraft card blank.

I added a piece of cream card to pick up the sketch, then stamped the train onto a piece of kraft card using ‘rustic wilderness’ Distress Oxide. It’s part of a lartger rectab=ngle stamp, so I fussy cut to it just leave the train image and gled it onto the card front. I stamped the sentiment (from Lawn Fawn) in ‘pebble shore’ Archival ink, and finished with three co-ordinating Glossies.

This one really is a mash-up of different products – what do you think? Hopefully the recipient will really like it.

7 thoughts on “Dad’s train

  1. What a fun card. I love all of the elements you have included–it really makes it so unique and amazing. Thanks for joining us at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge this week and look forward to seeing you again soon.
    Anna, Design Team

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  2. Fabulous card, I struggle with masculine cards so I always love to see others takes on them, this is great! Thanks for playing along with Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (AHSC).

    Brandi R.
    DT member AHSC

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