When I looked at these photos, I immediately thought of all the craft projects that these photos could be used for. I decided to use one of these photos to make a birthday card for my father. This card can also be adjusted for Father's Day, or any other occasion when you would like to make a card for a man.
Note: If you can't find a matching envelope, use a light tan sheet of paper and make your own envelope. You can find some templates for envelopes at: http://desktoppub.about.com/library/weekly/xenvtemp.htm.
Editor's Note: You will want to measure your photo choice and adjust card and envelop sizes accordingly.
By BessieBessie from Pretoria, Gauteng
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Yes, Shelyn, I absolutely agree, a certain charm has gone lost when we switched to color photography.
My Father was a photographer and he loved black and white photography and so do I! On my Facebook account I have an album of B&W pictures around the areas where I live and other places. Plus I have some framed on my walls as well. There's just something that B&W has that color doesn't.
Really great idea and your card turned out beautifully.
The photo wouldn't necessarily have to be of a vintage automobile, but it might be of you and your Dad playing ball or him rocking you to sleep when you were a baby. Use whatever photo you have that will bring back sweet memories, and that lets him know that you remember too.
Just the other day I found a photo of my Dad holding me on a 1946 Ford.Although my Dad is no longer living this is a great idea for my scrape book. Thanks for the easy to follow directions and including the"photoscape"download.
Keeper North Carolina, USA
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