Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Make It Monday: Flagged Borders Take Two + Simon Says

Looking at the calendar today I realized I needed to get a card in the mail for my dad if I had any hope of it arriving before Father's Day. I really liked the simple card I made with the wood veneer people for my husband and decided to expand on that idea for my dad.

It's a good thing there are a lot of pieces in the pack of people!

I included my mom in the top row, but decided to cut my husband and the other "in-laws" out of the family for this card. The middle row represents me and my siblings and the bottom row represents the grandchildren (birth order from left to right). My son ended the streak of female grandchildren and he is very happy that the next and final grandchild was another boy.

The card need a little something to balance all the wood pieces, so I followed Dawn's advice in this week's Make It Monday tutorial and added a flagged border using the PTI Sketched Shape flag and arrow dies. The banner is cut with a die from the PTI In Stitches die set and I used a sentiment from Wplus9.

As Simon Says . . . Masculine/Father's Day this week at Simon Says Stamp, I am linking this card up to their challenge.

We are in our final stretch to summer vacation - dear son is done at noon tomorrow and dear daughter has to tough it out for one more week!

Thanks for stopping by,



  1. Jacquie, love how you matched your sentiment banner to edge banners. What a great keepsake!

  2. This is fabulous Jacquie. So creative!

  3. This is so cool--I love all those little people, and how they each represent someone. Lucky for your kids--they are on the home stretch. Both of mine have till next Friday, and they are truly suffering.

  4. Oh what a fantastic idea, Jacquie! I wouldn't have thought to use the potty people to represent actual people ... so very smart of you. Love how it turned out!

  5. What a wonderful card Jacquie! I love al the dimension. And your dad will love that it's so personalized :) Great job on the MIM flagged borders - my favorite card so far!

  6. This is your best card all month! I love it to pieces. Very inspired!!! Love those little wooden peeps!

  7. Jacquie, this is the BEST Father's Day card ever! The wooden people are fabulous :)

  8. Oh, this is fabulous,Jacquie! I love all of the little people and your flagged borders along the sides!

  9. This is definitely my favorite of the MIM cards so far! Your idea was brilliant! Love the wooden pieces and the banners on the sides. Great job.

  10. Wonderful card! Love how you represented your family! :)

  11. Fabulous card Jacquie, I love that you've made it so personal, so cute.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp
    Mandy xx

  12. That's one of my favorite card that I saw in Simon Says Stamp challenge. Very stylish and yes, manly. Cheers to you!

    Find some happy fathers day quotes for your card if you need.

    Thanks xxxx

  13. What a great card! I run across to many entries of Simon Says STamp and they are truly amazing. This is one of the best I think. Congratulations.

    Fathers Day Poems


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