Monday, 11 June 2012

Deckchair Dreaming

Yesterday I managed to get my dad's Father's Day card made, so for once I won't be on the last minute to get it posted ! :-)

I decided to go with a theme of relaxing and chilling out, based primarily on this darling LotV stamp "Deckchair Dreaming" which I have had since last year ... and is another one which has never seen ink!! The concept of the deckchair put me in the mood for some co-ordinating paper, so I downloaded me some nice fresh stripy paper from Pink Petticoat which I am sure I will use many times in the future.  Here's the result of my efforts.

I have to say that I did struggle a bit with this stamp ... I have quite a lot of LotV stamps and most give really good impressions, but I do have a couple that don't stamp a very good image and unfortunately this is one of them. It took quite a few attempts but I got there in the end!

Stamps: LotV "Deckchair Dreaming"; Fizzy Moon "Special Dad";
Media: Promarkers and Flexmarkers;
Papers: Pink Petticoat "Stripes" printed in "quartz";
Supplies: Papermania star gems; raffia lace from Hobbycraft.

Secret Crafter #189 - Father's Day
OSCC #186 - Father's Day
Penny's Paper Crafty #81 - I Love You Dad
Lili's Little Fairies  - One For The Boys
Dream Valley #34 - For That Special Guy
Sentimental Sundays #106 - For A Special Guy
Creative Inspirations #166 - Card For A Male
Crafty Catz #136 - Summer Time

Let's hope we will soon be having some weather so that we can sit out like that cute bear!


  1. Such a gorgeous card! Love it!!!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "I love you dad" challenge & good luck in the draw…

    (DT Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges)

  2. What a gorgeous card Pauline.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  3. 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

  4. A gorgeous Fathers Day card. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty challenges and Dream Valley.

  5. Oh this is soooo gorgeous Pauline

  6. gorgeous card. Love the image. So sweet
    Many thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays this week

  7. this is such a lovely card thanks for joining us over at crafty catz challenge hugs sassyx

  8. A lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays. Olivia

  9. Gorgeous and perfect Father's day card Pauline. Love the fresh and crisp colour scheme.

    I didn't think to tell you about the PM class as you are the last person who needs colouring classes!!! Your colouring is always fabulous!

  10. Thank you so very much for Joining us at Crafty Catz Challenge, with this absolutely gorgeous creation,

    Have a lovely day,
    Good Luck with the challenge,
    Hugs Bridget Crafty Catz DT :0) x

  11. Thank you so much for joining us at The Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge with absolutely amazing creation its just perfect,
    I hope you will try to join us again next week,
    Have a lovely week,
    Hugs Bridget SCSC DT

  12. What a lovely card, pauline. That is such a cute image and your papers are fab too! Kx

  13. So gorgeous and such a cute image! Lovely papers too xxx

  14. Hi Pauline, hope your keeping well and looking forward to the weekend! Great to see you at Totally Gorjuss this week, hugs Samantha :0)

  15. What a great Father's Day card! I love the two sizes of stripy paper, and the raffia ribbon adds such a great touch of texture! Thanks for joining in at Dream Valley Challenges.

    love Mags B x


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Pauline x