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Fathers Day Card

Class designed by Karen


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A quick and easy card to make for Fathers Day.

Class Supply List:



Step 1


Cut a piece of heavyweight Bazzill Bling cardstock into a rectangle measuring 29.5cm x 20cm. Score and fold into a card (this card is an A5 size).


Save the leftover Bazzill, we will need that later.


Step 2


Draw the tie below as a template and trace onto three different coloured paper.  The template used here measures 7cm in height.



Cut out the ties. I used scraps of Basic Grey paper. Run a gold pen along the edges of the ties to eliminate white edges and provide a very subtle shimmer.




Fold over the top flap of each tie. Using a bone folder will ensure a nice clean fold.



Step 3

Take the Bazzill left over from when you cut the card and trim the width to fit the opened card.


Ink the edges with dark red ink. Use a dry paintbrush, lay the strip down onto some paper and brush the ink onto the edges.


Step 4

Fold and score the strip.

Fold the strip so that you have the front facing up.  Hook the ties over the edge of the strip, turn the card over and stick the back fold down onto the  back of the strip (do not stick down the front of the tie yet) - one in the centre, one in each middle of the other two halves.


Step 5


Punch or cut out 13 1.25" wide shapes - Cut seven circles and 6 squares




Ink and decorate the shapes as you wish. Leave the centres plain as we will be adding letters on each one. I used Sakura Gelly Roll Glaze pens and Tim Holtz Distress Inks.



Step 6


  • Wrap a length of ribbon/fibre around each tie. Leave a bit hanging down each side. 

  • When you are happy with the look attach with a little glue dot between fibre and tie.

  • Attach each tie to the card with a Glue Line in the middle of the tie; leave the rest of  the tie "unstuck" to give a more natural 3-Dimensional look.

  • Mark the card strip on each side of the ties and in between the ties, and make a little hole where marked.




Push brads through the fibre and card.




Step 7


Glue the strip onto the card, positioning 5mm down from the top.




Glue the fibre to the ends of the card and trim with sharp scissor. Test on another piece of fibre first, if the scissors are blunt the fibre will fray.




Step 8


Add the letters "DAD" to the ties. I used Basic Grey letters here and went over them with a black Sakura Gelly Roll Glaze Pen.


Add letters to the 13 shapes you prepared earlier to spell out "YOU ARE THE BEST". You can cut the letters using different sizes and font, bold and italic, or you can use different types of alphabet stickers or rub-ons.


Arrange the letter shapes on the card. Do not stick down until you are completely happy with how they look. You can elevate some of the shapes on foam pads to raise them off the card (not done here).





You can leave it like that, or you can add a few extra embellishments as I have below. I use a Boy Image Grand Adhesion from the K & Company Hopscotch collection and sparkly stars stickers from the same sheet..







We hope you enjoyed the class.

Class designed and created by Karen from Charmed Cards & Crafts


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