Saturday 15 June 2013

Fathers Day

I made this recently for my Dad - for fathers day.
I knew what I wanted to do with this (freebie) stamp, as soon as I saw it!
I have stamped the image onto a chalked background:
 I used a cotton wool ball and some dovecraft chalks, which I have had FOREVER! :)
I embossed around the image, onto kraft card, then added a stamped deckchair...
which also came on the freebie stamp set.
I would like to enter this in the following challenges...
Chalk n stock -GDT anything goes  (ends 28th June)  
DL.Art blog - fathers day (ends 26th June)
Addicted to stamps  - addicted to CAS (ends 18th June)
Crafting by design - fathers day (ends 18th June)      
Crafting for all seasons - one for the guys  (ends 29th June)
Belli challenge - fathers day (ends 18th June)
The sisterhood of crafters - men / boy (ends 23rd June)
The stamping chef - for dad (ends 19th June)
Anything challenge - fathers day (ends 17th June)
Creative craft challenge - we love you dad (ends 23rd June)

I made this card in a very similar way -
this was a commission for a friend, for her children to give to their dad.
My friend has just had a baby, so I had to play about and jiggle to size this pram so that
it would fit perfectly with the freebie stamp I had.
I made the sentiment on the computer, as she specifically wanted
the word "Daddy" on there.
This card is also a lot taller and slimmer than the first card I made (above).

I would like to enter this into the following challenges...
Scrap creations blog -  GGSC154 fathers day (ends 18th June)
Jellypark challenge - masculine (ends 27th June)
Kitty bee designs - fathers day / masculine (ends 21st June) 
 Polkadoodle blog - male (ends 23rd June)
Stamping with the Dragon blog - one for dad (ends 21st June)
Hobby Cutz challenges - masculine / fathers day (ends 22nd June)


sparklingblackrose said...

Really beautiful! Elaine-xxx-

Heike said...

These two cards are just great. A relatively simple layout, but beautiful and effective. Perfect for guys.
Heike xx

Unknown said...

Stunning background and that little buggy stroller is so sweet. The sentiment is beautifully added! Thanks so much for entering Kitty Bee Designs!

annesyme said...

Two gorgeous cards sure to be appreciated by the recipients.
Anne x

kel Acopan said...

This is so beautifully colored! Mahalo plenty for playing along with us at Kitty Bee Designs' Aloha Friday Challenge!

lovies, =o) kel
KBD DT Coordinator

alethea said...

Wow, I love this!! Thanks for joining us at Polka Doodles! Hugsxx

Bev said...

Simply gorgeous? Thanks for joining us at Polkadoodles

Alizabethy said...

Stunning - such special cards!

Anonymous said...

This is a nice card, lovely for Fathers Day

Anjie said...

Stunning cards. Thanks for joining us at Polka Doodles.

Kelly D said...

Love this for a male, I really like how it is not over the top and you can see the image. I think the image is a perfect image for a fathers day card and I am sure it will be very much appreciated.

Hopping on over from DC

Kelly x

Lizzies said...

Stunning cards love your layouts.

Darlene said...

This is just beautiful ... and PERFECT! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘One For The Boy’s’ challenge and please come back again soon!
one of the 'Sistahs'
The Sisterhood of Crafters

Unknown said...

I really love the chalked background you have made for both these cards. The colours are wonderful! I bet your friend was very pleased! Maddy x

sandie said...

Stunning, The chalk blending is so soft and subtle and on the Kraft it gives a card that is beautiful. The silhouettes really stand out against the background. Thanks for joining us at ATSM

sandy's crafty bits said...

hi vic two super little cards love that little image well done ... and just wanted to say thank you so much for visiting my blog ... have a great week ... happy crafting and love sandy xx

Jewelsmae said...

Love your silhouettes, they are very effective. The texture of your card blank is very nice too. Stunning masculine cards.

MissyG said...

Lovely father's Day card = great images
Linda x

xxcalamityxx said...

Stunning card thank you so much for sharing it with us over at Anything Goes for our Father's Day challenge xhugsx Nikki

Dips said...

What lovely cards, so beautiful done and even better that they were based on freebies!

Kylie said...

Just perfect. I love your scene! Thanks so much for playing along at ATSM xx

DIANA L. said...

Wonderful card
Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday #111 Father’s day/ or a card for a man!! challenge, Have a great day

Unknown said...

Lovely card.
Thanks for joining in over at Stamping with the Dragon.
Jo (dt member)


crafty-stamper said...

gorgeous CS card love the texture of the and love the fantastic free images-late hopping
carol x

Michele I said...

what a great card,very nice and simple, thanks for entering it The Stamping Chef Challenge, good luck

theCook said...

Great cards, love the use of silhouettes, and the integration of the pram is great! Thanks for playing with us at Hobbycutz challenge!

Cindy van Oorschot said...

What a wonderful card. like everything about it. great use of the images and the chalk. Thanks for playing along at CFAS for our male challenge this fortnight,
Cindy DT

Kim said...

love that stamp. Thanks for joining us at Polkadoodles! Kim x

Helen J said...

I love what you've done with the background on this.

lorby said...

Love both the cards and how you did them. The colors in the background are beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Chalk N Stock June Challenge.