Hey, it’s Andrea here! This Father’s Day, I wanted to give my Dad a special card to let him know how much he means to me. I usually just buy my Dad a card, but this year I wanted to make him one. I generally do a lot of mini album scrapbooking and not a lot of card making, but, lately I have been making more of an effort to create cards. I love that cards are a quick, easy and fun way to share one’s papercrafting with loved ones.
I decided for my Dad’s card, I wanted to use the Little You Collection from Crate Paper. I know the collection is supposed to be “baby themed", so you might think it’s just for kid’s cards. However, I thought the sweet collection would also work for a card given from a child to a parent. After all, I will always be my father’s daughter...his baby. I thought the Little You bear would be perfect for my card. It lets my Dad know that he will always be my Papa Bear and I will always love and appreciate all that he does for me!
As I started to make the card, I thought it might be nice to mix in some papers from Bloom by Maggie Holmes. I framed my sweet little bear with the pretty blue triangle patterned paper and the gray gingham one from Bloom. I attached this to the card I folded out of the black and white aztec patterned paper from Little You. I added little details to the card such as banners and some decorative stars from the Little You ephemera and sticker pack.
I added the words, “Hey Dad”, to the card by spelling out “Dad” with some alpha letters from the Shine Collection by Maggie Holmes. To spell out the “Hey”, I cut out the phrase from the Little You ephemera pack.
I decided to decorate the inside and the back a little bit, too. On the back, I added the chipboard piece that says “love you to the moon and back” because I really do love my father that much!
Happy Father’s Day to him and to all fathers who are so loved! I hope this has inspired you to make a card for your “Papa Bear” too!
Product Used: Little You Cut Apart Sheet (LYPPR-80370), Little You Loved Paper (LYPPR-80377), Little You Adorable Paper (LYPPR-80373), Little You Sticker Accents Sheet (LY680392), Little You Ephemera Pack (LY680390), Little You Chipboard Stickers (LY680388), Maggie Holmes Bloom Afternoon Paper (680415), Maggie Holmes Bloom Hello, Hello Paper (680426), Maggie Holmes Bloom Gold Glitter Thickers (680432), Maggie Holmes Shine Thickers (680318)