Hi Crafty Friends,
Today I am sharing a card I made for a good friend who celebrated her birthday last week. My friend loves playing golf, and for as many years as I can remember I have created a golf themed card to give to her for her birthday. After all this time she more or less expects it.
Here is a quick video to see my card in action.
It's been a while since I have been able to find any new golf theme stamps to use on my card, so I pulled out some of my older stamps to create this card today. However as I am enjoying making Slimline cards I decided to use that format to create my card.
I used Trinity Stamps Slimline Card Panels and Windows die set to die cut the background panel for my card. I cut one from white cardstock and used Catherine Poolers It's A Boy Ink Pad to add the sky to the panel. I die cut another panel from green cardstock and then used MFT Stamps Slimline Grassy Hills to create the grass area.
The golfer and flag stamps are both from Magnolia Stamps.
I added the speech bubble to the top of the card which is from Whimsy Stamps, then stamped an older golf themed sentiment from Paper Pretties.
For the inside of the card, I created a pop-up card using Karen Burniston's Pop 'N Swap Pop-up die set. I had to do a little alterations to the pop-up die as it is larger than the width of the slimline card which is 3.5 inches x 8.5 inches. But altering this die is pretty easy. I added a sentiment to the main panel which is an older one from Rubbernecker Stamps.
Here is another view of the inside of the card, you can see how the two images behind the main panel alternate moving up and down. I had a little trouble finding something golf themed to fit in these places, especially since I had shortened the width that was behind the main panel. The golf ball is from a stamp from DRS Designs, and the golfing peanut is an old stamps from Cornish Heritage Farms.
Golf Tilda Rubber Stamp - Magnolia Rubberstamps
Golf Flag Rubber Stamp - Magnolia Rubberstamps
Tom Fun Golf Nuts - Cornish Heritage Farms (discontinued)
Live, Laugh, Golf Stamp Set - Paper Pretties (discontinued)
Fore! Three Two One ... - Rubbernecker Stamps (discontinued)