I haven’t done as much stamping for my blog as I would like to this year. But I have liked the cards I have done. And I like using a suite of products for a whole week’s run. Using the True Gentleman Suite this week has been fun. Let me know what you think about seeing cards from the same suite all week!
And this card, I really liked. Maybe because of the colors and maybe because my Dad was a Pipe smoker. I have taken some of this paper and created a scrapbook page with him. Its unusual to see pipe smokers today, but in the 50’s and early 60’s it was almost iconic to see Dads relaxing after dinner with a pipe. Maybe not a good habit, but a great memory.
The design was centered on the rather large sentiment. I wanted to keep it really masculine and bring in some of the houndstooth design paper. Everything I tried looked to busy until I came up with the small squares topped with the wood look True Gentleman buttons! That sort of brought the whole card together for me. I added some Linen Tread behind the sentiment and the card was done!
Products Used For This Card