Handmade Card – Number 1 Dad!

With Father’s day around the corner it’s the perfect time to spoil dad with some special handmade goodies, treats and a special card. Today I am sharing a card made using the gorgeous new Kraft Essentials paper.
Handmade Card - Father's Day

Step 1

Cut a piece of kraft paper to measure 11.5 x 11.5cm square. TIP: I cut the paper to fit into my embossing folder.

Handmade Card - Step 1

Step 2

Open your embossing folder and ink the top edge of the folder using a dark brown ink pad.

Handmade Card - Step 2

Step 3

Insert the paper piece into the inked folder and then emboss it by putting it through your embossing machine.

Handmade Card - Step 3

Step 4

The pattern on pattern effect looks amazing. The printed pattern on the paper is still visible while the embossed pattern adds extra interest and texture.

Handmade Card - Step 4

Step 5

Die-cut a circle element out of black patterned paper. Cut a small piece of Kraft cardstock to add behind the die-cut circle element and fill in the open spaces.

Handmade Card - Step 5

Step 6

Die-cut a small curly element out of coloured patterned paper.

Handmade Card - Step 6

Assemble your card by adhering the embossed paper square to a folded card. Adhere a project life card to the front of your embossed piece. Add the circle element and die cut curly element to your card as per the sample image. Add finishing touches by adding brads and sequins to your card.

Handmade Card - Limited Edition

This is a quick and effective card for your macho man – perfectly manly with a few colourful elements just like Dad. Go on and make him a special handmade card to show him how much you love him.

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