28 May 2020

Father's Day Card

A fun and interactive Father's Day card

Welcome to Made For Ewe by Kristen and my first cardmaking blogpost! I invite you to grab a cup of coffee or tea and join me for a preview of this adorable---err, manly--- Father's Day card. It is just in time for the upcoming holiday! 

This card features a pre-designed Cricut Access Image (#MF0310B) that you can find by searching under the image section of Cricut Design Studio while on the canvas. You will just need to type in Happy Father's Day Card. It is meant to be a standalone card, but as time goes by and we get to know one another, you will find I can't do any project without putting my own spin on it. To use it as an element of the card, you will have to resize the toolbox. However, I'm getting ahead of myself...

Let's take a look at the front of the card:

Front of the card with the toolbox unopened.

I designed this as a 5" x 7" card. For the base of the card, I went with black cardstock. Next, I wanted to mimic the look of sheet metal. Since I did not have any in corrugated gray cardstock, I opted to use my Fiskar Paper crimper. I love that thing! It has so many practical uses. The tape measure was meant to hold the original card together, but I decided to add some foam dots and use it as a  separate piece to give it a bit more interest and dimension. In hindsight, I should have added some metal rivets to the toolbox instead of leaving the "mock" screws. It would have dressed up the card even more-- next time! 

Finally, let's look inside the card:

Interior of the card

I decided to double-mat the card with yellow and white cardstock. I used the excess tape measure piece and the other elements that were part of the original card design to decorate the interior. I created my own sentiment because my husband is the original Mr. Fix-It, which I printed off on my Epson Workforce ET-3750 using Word. The two fonts I used were Hello Honey and Haettenschweiler. 

Wow, can you believe it? We are already at the end of our first blog post! Before we go, don't forget to read the supplies list. It will help you in case you decide to make the card.

Thank you for joining me today. I am so excited to have you here and I hope you will join me on my next project. 



Black cardstock, 2 pieces, 8.5" x 11" 
Black cardstock, 1 piece, 10" x 7"
Gray cardstock, 2 pieces, 8.5" x 11"
Gray cardstock, 1 piece, 4 7/8" x 6 7/8" 
Yellow cardstock, 2 pieces, 8.5" x 11"
Yellow cardstock, 2 pieces, 4 7/8" x 6 7/8" 
White cardstock, 2 pieces, 4 3/4" x 6 3/4"


Rivets for the top corners of the toolbox. 
Tear tape in 1/4" and 1/2"

If you haven't used the Bearly Art glue, it is amazing! Especially if used with the fine tip accessory. I recently purchased this item direct from Bearly Art's website, and now I use it non-stop. A little goes a long way, and it sticks! I did a test and once I let it dry, I tried pulling the two pieces apart. I did manage to separate the two with some effort but I also ripped the paper in doing so. It definitely passed my test. I highly recommend it. 

#CricutAccess #BearlyArt #MasculineCards


  1. This is SO cool!! Love it! Beautiful work too... thanks so much for stopping by my place and following me! I am definitely going to do the same.

    1. Thanks, Lisa! You are my first official comment! Woohoo! Thanks for bringing some blog love to my site. I'm just getting back into cardmaking after a long hiatus and I am loving it! Now just to get the creative juices moving again.

      I look forward to seeing more cute designs on your blog as well! Thanks for visiting!