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Tomorrow is DAD's Day!!!

We will be celebrating Father's Day with my father-in-law... we always take him to breakfast or make one of his favorites at home.  He knows what he is getting... a homemade card and a stack of vintage postcards!
His card this year is a simple one made with a sentiment from Altered Pages collage sheet "DAD's ARE GRAND" and a GYPSY SOUL LASER CUTS hot air balloon!
 Dad a couple of years ago at breakfast on Father's Day!


A few day ago I shared how I cover chipboard with embossing powder.  Today I am using Gold Leaf.  First, cover the chipboard with adhesive, today I used a very thin coat of Tacky Glue... let it set a minute or tow so it is just tacky.
Cover the glued chipboard with Gold Leaf and burnish gently with your fingers... using a soft paint brush gently remove the excess.

If there are any sections missing Gold Leaf, apply Tacky Glue to the section and repeat!

Cut the sentiment from Altered Pages collage sheet "DAD's ARE GRAND"

Adhere the GYPSY SOUL LASER CUTS hot air balloon with Tacky Glue!

Add a  bit of ribbon and you are finished...


  1. WOW - that gold leafing makes the die cut gleam like ... well, like gold!

  2. Lyneen, fabulous card for a fabulous Dad! Quick but beautiful!

    1. Thanks Jean! I know Dad will love the card!

  3. I think the simple background and sentiment image make the balloon stand out perfectly! Great card.

  4. I am sure your Father-in-law is waiting to see this years card! He will not be disappointed!

  5. A great card Lyneen, I am sure your dad loved it! The gold leafing of the balloon looks fabulous! xx


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