Make Your Own Happy Fathers Day Cards!

Making your own Happy Fathers Day cards can be fun. Just be creative and you can come up with some unusual ideas.

Here is one of the two happy fathers day cards I have created. To view the other more complicated fathers day card, just click here..

This is a simple handmade card and you can easily finished making it within an hour. If you don't have the words stamp 'You're Special, Dad', just use 'Happy Father's Day' instead or use your computer to print the words.ay, here are the two cards and the items needed to make these Happy Father's Day Cards followed by the step-by-step instructions.

One of the Happy Father's Day Cards - a Shirt and tie cardYou're Special, Dad!

Card Making Supplies Used

  • White card stock
  • White scrap card
  • Words rubber stamp : You're Special, Dad
  • Hero Arts rubber stamp : tie image
  • Dark blue ink pad
  • Clear embossing powder
  • Heat gun
  • Knife
  • Steel Ruler

Card Making Instructions for Making These  Happy Fathers Day Cards

  1. Trim white card stock and fold to make a basic blank card.
  2. Mark center of the card front and score a line from the top to the bottom of the card.
  3. Use your knife to make a half inch cut from the top on the score line.
  4. From the cut mark half inch to the right and also to the left.
  5. Score and fold to make collar of shirt.
  6. From the center bottom, make a one inch cut from the bottom on the score line.
  7. Mark lightly about 3/4 inch to the right, score and fold.
  8. Ink tie rubber stamp with dark blue ink and stamp on white scrap.
  9. Pour clear embossing powder on the stamped image. Shake off excess powder and heat.
  10. Trim the embossed tie image.
  11. Ink words rubber stamp with dark ink and stamp on right side of white card front. Heat embossed with clear embossing powder.
  12. Glue top of tie to the collar.

Optional: Colour stripes of tie with blue and brown markers.

Here's how it looks when coloured with the blue and brown markers.

Go here to check out more masculine cards.

Card-making Tips

  • Clean clear stamp immediately with dish washing detergent after use. For stubborn stain, use a dish cloth to rub off the ink stains.
  • Use clear embossing powder on coloured stamped images. If you missed any stray powder, it's not noticeable. 
  • Click here to read more card making tips.

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