Happy Father’s Day Paper Wallet


Don’t these odd birds remind you of your husband?  Look, it’s taking three odd male birds to fix one leaky pipe.  Admit it, our husbands pretend that they can fix something around the house, but we all know who tells them how to do it!  Us. Yes, us odd bird ladies certainly know how to keep things under control in the household.   Sheesh, and our husbands think we are only rubberstampers!  Ugh!  I have a great story to tell you, but I’ll save that for another day as I have lots to share.  But, I might add, I would love to hear your funny story about your Mr. Fix-it.  You will find the tutorial at the end of my post.


Odd Bird Planet is having a Father’s Day special for that someone special.  Stamps are 25% off and can be found on the website store.  The following is a long list of stamps that are up for grabs in this special.

1402G  Happy Father’s Day
1434I  U-pipe
1420B  S-pipe
1243Q  Pipes
1427E   Toolbelt
1411D  Ladder
1423BB  Bucket
1230M  3 Pipers Piping
1416C  Bucket Plumber Bird
1415D  Coffee Plumber Bird
1281E  Piper Piping With Faucet
1283J  Pipers Piping in Shower
1287E  Pipers Piping on Bench
1282G  Pipers Piping Under Sink
1424E  Tattoo Plumber Bird
1417B  Tool Belt Plumber Bird
1432N  Barn
1433I  Barn Stall
1435C  Lunchbox and Thermos
1400E  On Father’s Day
1474F  Carlos the Bull Left
1473F  Carlos the Bull Right
1560H  Brawny Strong Bird
1500J  Larry Strong Bird
1559H  Mr Wilson Hat and Tie Bird
1513I  Ringleader
1620J  Work Van Left
1237J  Work Van Right
1547I  Woodrow Western Duckie Left
1546I  Woodrow Western Duckie Right
977C  Theodore Left
976C  Theodore Right
1920C  Karrie’s Casey Cowboy Owl
1958N  Kelly’s Gnome Carpenter
1939G  Kelly’s Gnome in PJ’s
1871Q  Kelly’s Gnome on Branch with Birds
1957W  Kelly’s Gnome Train
1943I  Kelly’s Gnome with Workbench
1730E  Kelly’s Gnome Man Left
1731E  Kelly’s Gnome Man Right
89J  Scooter
1300F  You Rock (jj mix)
1299C  You Rock (whimsy)
1280A  Max Rocker Owl
1271K  3 Drummers Drumming
1270L  3 Drummers Marching
1268O  4 Drummers Drumming
1419E  Brody No Drum Left
1418E  Brody No Drum Right
1269D  Drum
1316E  Rock and Roll (gothic)


The tutorial for the paper wallet comes from the very talented Jerry Kay, of A Touch of Grace.  I sew on all my cards, which made this card so much fun to create.  If you don’t sew, don’t worry, you can piece your wallet together with double sided tape.   My photos don’t do justice for how awesome it looks in real life.

For Jerry Kay’s tutorial click here.

Hope you enjoyed this post as much as I did putting it together.  Have a great weekend everyone!

For a complete list of my tutorials, click on the Tutorial tab on the top of the page.

Posted on : Jun 12 2009
Posted under Tips & Tricks, Tutorials |

9 People have left comments on this post

Jun 12, 2009 - 07:06:37
jeanette said:

Very cute card. I love the stamp. But, the wallet really impresses me. It looks really nice and it’s just paper. Wow!


Jun 12, 2009 - 01:06:10
Godelieve said:

Wow Beth! That wallet is “perfect in a lot of ways” Sorry, couldn’t help using an OBP sentiment 😉

Jun 12, 2009 - 01:06:02
Ila said:

This card is Super Cute!!…and the wallet is just Fabulous!!…I thought it was real!..I totally agree with you Beth….without a good women behind him …Mr fix-it…doesn’t get a thing done…lol.
We are off to the lake for a week…..all our kids are meeting us there…it will be fun…as even the weather is suppose to cooperate!!…Yay!..Have a Great Weekend!!..Hugs, Ila

Jun 12, 2009 - 06:06:18

this is a great project!

Jun 12, 2009 - 09:06:44
Jerri Kay said:

Your card is adorable Beth, thank you for link to my tutorial. I hope you had as much fun with your creation as I did with mine! Jerri

Jun 12, 2009 - 11:06:51
Risa said:

Your card is a cutie Beth and that wallet is fantastic! Thanks for sharing the link, I will definitely check it out!

Jun 13, 2009 - 10:06:04
margie said:

How adoralbe!!!
and I LOVE this wallet card!
Thanks for sharing! Going to try it out 😉
{Try is the key word here, lol!}

Jun 14, 2009 - 02:06:30
emilia said:

This super super FAB! I love it!

Jun 14, 2009 - 07:06:02
beth said:

Awesome Beth love your wallet card.

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