Sunday, 16 June 2013

The Lone Ranger

Good morning to you all, I hope everyone is happy and well!  How is summer going for you?  There was thunder, lightening and hail here in Norfolk yesterday!  Good day for making cards...

This is a very simple card I made for my Dad for Father's Day.  I always like to keep cards for men really simple, most of the men I know don't seem to appreciate 'stuff' on cards.  I was running out of ideas for cards for the men in the family, I have done cars and golf and football and trains and gardening, but I suddenly remembered that I had got these stamps and Dad likes his westerns..job done!


This is really easy to do.
I used the Forest Ridge and Lone Ranger stamps from Clarity
On a piece of linen effect card, I stamped the forest ridge twice in black archival ink, leaving a bit of a gap between the images.
Tear a bit of paper to make a mask for the path
Mask off the area above and below the image and sponge in the sky with Stormy Sky distress ink and the ground with Old Paper distress ink.
Remove the masks and stamp in the Lone Ranger
Using a black fine line pen, draw a straight line along the top and bottom of the strip
Stamp your greeting
Mat onto a very thin layer of black and stick to the base card
How easy is that!!
Hope you like it!
Thank for stopping by, hope you have a wonderful day x

19 comments:

  1. Very nice card and thank you for the reminder that it is Father's Day! I had forgotten!!

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    1. Oh no! Lucky you saw this in time!

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  2. its lovely Janet, wish my dad was still here so i still could make him one xx

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    1. Thanks Pauline, I guess Father's day can be hard for some people x

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  3. A beautiful card Janet. Clean and yet interesting. I'm sure your Dad will love it. The path makes you want to look over the hill to see whats on the other side.

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  4. Great minds think alike Janet! I love the simplicity of it and the sky looks great. x

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  5. Like this card a lot Janet! Would be a really good card for any man for any occasion.

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    1. It could be adapted for all sorts of things - it may start to turn up a lot!!

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  6. Lovely card Janet. We have a daughter with a 40th birthday soon and she is having a cowboy theme for her party. It would be lovely to use your card as inspiration. x

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    1. Thank you Sue, it's very easy to do, so give it a go! I can even lend you the stamps if you haven't got them x

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  7. Great card Janet, especially when men can be so hard to make cards for....
    Your card is just perfect for Fathers Day...hugs. Jo. X

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  8. Great card Janet men are a pain to make for xx

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