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Saturday, 9 June 2012


Hi friends, and welcome to my blog. Todays card is another for my FIL. This time it's a Father's Day card and I know I'm safe to share it on here ahead of the day as he definately isn't a blogger! I have used another Digistamp Boutique image, this one was a freebie from ages ago. here's my card:
I made a 6x6 kraft cardbase, and Dovecraft Masculine papers, which I've had in my stash for ages. I embossed a panel of card using a cuttlebug folder, and layered it with a Martha Stewart punched border and bakers twine. I coloured the image with Promarkers and layered it onto a nestie cut circle of kraft card and DP, and some tiny gems.
I printed the sentiments in blue ink onto kraft card, then cut and inked them. I really like the effect of printing onto kraft, and will definately use it again, especially for those masculine cards.
I decorated the inside to match.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

Digistamp Boutique - June Customer Competition.
Di's Digi Designs - Male Inspired Creations.
Little Claires #21 - Male Theme.
One Stop Craft Challenge #186 - Father's Day.
Secret Crafter #189 - Happy Father's Day.
Cardmad Fairy's Digi Days - Father's Day/Masculine.
Cardmakin' Mamas #47 - Fathers Day.
Delicious Doodles #21 - For the Fellas.
Jellypark - Boy Crazy.
Phindy's Place #109 - Fathers Day/Masculine.
The Poodles Parlour - Fathers Day/Male.
The Stamp Man - Make it for a Man.
C.R.A.F.T. #158 - Male Card.
Digi Doodle Shop #111 - Male Card.
Paperplay (week #23) - Back to Kraft Basics.
S J Papercrafts #5 - All About the Boy.
Penny's Papercrafty #81 - I love You Dad.
Sassy Cheryl's #118 - Dads & Grads (I chose Dads!)
Cards for Men #12 - Father's Day.
Kaboodle Doodles - All Manly Men.
Love to Create #18 - Father's Day or Special Guy.

Thanks for looking.


Trimgym said...

Great project, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week and good luck! Don't forget to check back with us again on Thursday for our new challenge and to check if you have won or made our Top3.
Don't miss out on the regular freebies at Trimgym's Digistamps and Images and the current challenge there. Hope to see you there as well!

Jo and Tigerlover.

Pia S said...

That image is definitely perfect for any man! Great card!

nancyparker55 said...

Great Father's day card. really like the word DP you've used. Thanks for joining us this week at Kaboodle Doodles.

Crafty and Green said...

Super Cool Card! Love it!! Thank you so much for Joining us at Love to Create Challenge this week!! Please Come back and play with us again soon!

Many Blessings,

Kathleen (Kath) B. Hernandez said...

Such a fun loving and masculine father's day card! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ “Manly Men” Challenge!

Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz

downrightcrafty said...

What a gorgeous masculine card, just perfect for our Father's Day Challenge this week at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge, thank you for joining us
Hugs Kate xx

Wendy L said...

Great card and I love the papers. Thanks for joining us at Love to Create

Dawn said...

Ali, those papers are to die for! Your FIL will be soo chuffed!
Great card I love the layout!
Dawn xx

Annie said...

Gorgeous the image and papers! Perfect male card! Thanks for joining us over at Cardmadfairy's Digi Days challenge. Hugs Ann xx

Céline said...

gorgeous male card
thanks for playing with us at paperplay this week

Sassy Cheryl said...

Oh, I just love it! Great detail and definitely PERFECT for a man. :)
Thanks for playing in the Sassy Cheryl's Grads & Dads challenge this week.

Krista said...

Thanks for joining us at Love to Create Challenge.
DT member Love to Create Challenge

lalkygirl said...

what a fab male card ,love the beer image and fab papers
thanks for joining us at the digi doodle shop and good luck.
tracey x

maxine said...

Great card thanks for joining us at little claire

Michelle B. said...

Now that's a perfect Father's Day card! Love the papers and the twine is the perfect touch. So glad you joined us for our Father's Day challenge at Cards for Men!

ps, try white puff paint on the beer foam, works wonders!

Karen said...

what a fab male card ,love the beer image and fab papers
thanks for joining us at the digi doodle shop and good luck.
tracey x

Sheryl said...

This is a lovely card. The colours are gorgeous.
Great to see you at CRAFT this week. Hope we see you again soon.
Hugs Sheryl xx

uksharon said...

Love it - great card.
Thanks for playing with us at Phindy's Place this week.
Best wishes, Sharon

Karen said...

WOWZERS What an awesome card, thanks so much for playing along with our Krafty challenge at Paper Play

Sylvia x said...

Thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenges this time with your super card. what a great layout you have chosen

Good luck

Sylvia x

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

Cool card!! Thanks for joining us at Love to Create Challenge!

Ani said...

Really cute card! Thanks for joining our Father's day challenge at OSCC this week! Ani

Susan Flynn said...

Brilliant male card! Thanks for joining us at Card Makin' Mamas hugs Susan x

Jennifer Grace said...

Perfect for father's day! Great digi stamp. Thanks for joining in at SJ Crafts! x