Making cards for men can be a bit of a challenge but with this bench/bridge card die set from John Next Door it's easy to come up with ideas, here's another one. You will find John's basic assembly video here.
The base for this card was cut from white cardstock, approx 250gsm, but the shelf was cut from black card.
Before sticking it all together I covered the base card with sky backing paper and the long 'bridge' panel with grass backing paper.
Each side of the card has a small strip of black card added to make a shelf for the BBQ. The main shelf was cut down in height to give a gap underneath to show grass, it was then stuck on the outside of the main strip. Two tiny wheels and two small doors with mirri handles were added to the front, plus four tiny brads for knobs.
The coals on the BBQ were made using alcohol markers on white card, covered with a small die cut mirri grid and dabbed over with black acrylic paint to knock back the shine.
All the tools were cut from mirri card, those with wooden handles had the handles added from kraft card. The bottle of wine is the chopping board cut in green card and trimmed to look like a bottle, with a tiny scribbled label added.
There is plenty of space to add a greeting or more tools and bottles, adapt it to suit your recipient. If this is not quite for you then pop over to Not Just Cards to see what else you could make.
Materials List Available from your local craft shop
JND083 - Bench (Bridge) Card die
JND086 - Kitchen Tools die set
JND087 - Kitchen Tools stamp set
Strong PVA Glue
I would like to enter this project in the following challenges:
Southern Girls - Anything Goes
Creative Moments - Anything Goes/option Something to look forward to - BBQ with friends
A Bit More Time To Craft - Anything Goes
Love To Craft - Anything Goes