Hi, my name is Carmen. Welcome to Beyond The Fringe!

I love sewing, crocheting, paper crafts, drawing, doodling and more. I also like to create digital stamps and sometimes offer vintage graphics, many for free. I am a mom and a grandmother of 8 adorable grandkids whom I love to make things for.

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Jun 13, 2010

A Proper Gentleman for Father's Day

I've been making Father's Day cards and wanted to try out some Graphic 45 papers I've had around for a couple of months now. I love the old cars in this collection of papers. It's so vintage in a masculine way!

 Here's the first card I made:


A close up of a few of the elements:


And here's the inside:


Here's the second card I made:


 A close up of some of the elements:


And the inside of this one:


I so enjoyed working with these papers, that I made a third card as well:


I used two different heights on the card:


And here's the inside of that one:


Here's the three of them together--believe it or not, I think this was the only bit of space I had left on my table at the time!



Father's Day is going to be here soon. I hope these cards provide a little inspiration.

I can't believe how quickly this year is flying past--we're half way through the year already!! Before we know it, it'll be Christmas! Which reminds me...I need to start on some Christmas cards soon. :)

Have a wonderful day!


5 comments:

  1. love the cards, very masculine. Can't wait to see your Christmas cards!
    Carolyn

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  2. oh wow I love your style!!!! BEAUTIFUL!!!
    hugs, Janiel

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  3. You are so talented Carmen! I love looking at your work.
    Renee

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  4. Oh! These cards are amazing! What a fantastic job you did!

    You need to post them on Graphic 45's Ning site:

    http://graphic45.ning.com/

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  5. Thank you ladies!! :)
    Christie, some of the projects in that gallery are just AH-mazing!!

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Thanks for the comments!