Sunday, 2 June 2013

Happy Birthday To Dad!

 
Good evening everyone .... hope you are enjoying your weekend. Once again it's two cards in quick succession from me, as I had to sit down yesterday and make a birthday card for my dad so I could hand deliver it when we drove over to see my parents today.  His birthday is actually next week but I didn't want my effort getting bent in the post - it's an 8" * 8" card and they do sometimes get mangled in transit!
 
 
I bought myself a LotV sketch pad ... I don't have a lot of male cards to make so I thought this would be good value at the side of buying individual stamps. This is the first one I have coloured - the paper is very smooth and a good weight, though I have to confess I found I got rather a lot of bleaching and bleed with my Promarkers when trying to colour a large area (the chair).
 
 
Image: LotV "vintage boys" sketch pad;
Sentiment: LotV "Everyday Grungy Sentiments";
Media: Promarkers and Flexmarkers;
Papers: LotV "Country Gent";
Supplies: hessian ribbon and twine from The Ribbon Girl; ribbon from Hobbycraft; button and card candi from my stash;
Tools: lettering cut with Cuttlebug "Hippie Chick" alphabet dies.
 
 
Challenges:
 

Passion For Promarkers #200 - Add Ribbon, Lace or Twine
Divas By Design - Tie A Ribbon
Craft Your Passion #164 - Natural Materials (hessian and twine)
Cutie Pie #45 - 3-2-1
(3 bows, 2 papers, 1 image)
Joanna Sheen - Spots &/or Stripes
Pile It on #22 - Stripes &/or Plaid
ABC - O is for Open
Creative Inspirations #216 - Anything Goes with Option of Buttons
Simon Says - Anything Goes (2nd entry)
 
Thanks for visiting today.
Hugs,

12 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous i love the shading and colours x

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  2. Fab male card Pauline, adore the image. Hugs, Claire x

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  3. A lovely card and so beautifully finished. Those new LOTV images are adorable aren't they. Lovely to have you join us at Diva's by Design, Jx

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  4. This is gorgeous Pauline. I love the image, fabulous colouring and the papers and ribbon are beautiful.
    I am sure your Dad will be thrilled to receive such a special card
    Thank you for taking part in the Passion for Promarkers Challenge this week
    Sue xx

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  5. Fabulous male card Pauline, gorgeous image and details...Thanks for playing along with us at Joanna Sheen Challenge this fortnight.
    Wendy xx

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  6. Gorgeous card, sweet image and fab colours.
    luv
    Debby

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  7. Fabulous card for your Dad, Pauline. He is sure to love it!

    Hugs,
    Jennifer. x

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  8. What a gorgeous card,I love the image and the papers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  9. this is super Pauline, love the look of the ribbon against the hessian

    thank you for joining in with the cutie pies

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  10. Gorgeous card Pauline. The image looks fab, I love his red hat and socks. Great design too.
    Lorraine x

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  11. Gorgeous card Pauline, so cute and I love the embellies.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp
    hugs
    Mandy xx

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Pauline x