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Monday, 2 April 2012

For my Dad

Today my card is my Dad's Birthday card:


 Here is a close up of the sentiment:


I saw this sentiment on bluebirdsflats blog and thought it was perfect as both my Dad and my husband were born in April-2 of the most important people to me. I have already made Callum his card so I decided to use this for Dad. And as the sentiment says, Dad really is the best-always there when I need him to give me a boost, a supporting hand and a whole lot of love! I hope this card can go some way to showing him what he means to me.

I embossed the black card stock and used a woodware punch for the sentiment. Added some bakers twine and a few black gems. I wanted to keep it CAS, especially after making all those frilly Easter cards!!

I will be entering this into the Play Date Cafe colour challenge of 'Black, white with a splash of brown'. This really was a challenge for me as brown and black just don't seem right to me but my little brown button solved that for me-plus I inked up the edge of the sentiment with Tim Holtz 'burnt corduroy' for a little more brown.

I will also enter this into the following challenges:

Annabelle stamps -a sketch challenge
Lexis creation -focus on the sentiment
craftyribbonschallenge. Black, white and one other colour

Enjoy your week x

12 comments:

  1. Hello Sandie. I love the embossing on your card, its a very effective background, and really shows up that fabulous sentiment.
    Thanks for taking part at Lexi's Creations and good luck.
    Love Sandra xx

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  2. Gorgeous project. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons.
    Pinky

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  3. Fun text - except I was not born in April and I always thought I was among the best...

    Anyway, like your card and appreciate your participation at Crafty Ribbons Challenge this fortnight!

    La Vikinga

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  4. Fantastic masculine card, and such a totally fun sentiment!
    Thanks for sharing with us at AnnaBelle Stamps this week!

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  5. Adore your masculine card! My daughter's b-day is in April! Your Dad is going to absolutely LOVE it!

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  6. I love the sentiment on your card...I'm sure your dad will LOVE it! Pat would agree with it too...his birthday is Thursday!

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  7. Love that sentiment! You've created a perfectly manly card. Thank you so much for giving the splash a go at The Play Date Cafe.

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  8. I think your dad will love the strong, masculine lines of this CAS card. Love that button!

    Thanks so much for playing with us at THe Play Date Cafe!

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  9. Simply amazing!Thanks so much for playing along with us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

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  10. Great card, fab idea for a blokes card too. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Ribbons this time.
    Hugs
    Dawn xxx

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  11. Lovely sentiment here (I would say the best people are born in March but that's just me, haha!) ;)

    Thanks for playing along with us at AnnaBelle Stamps this week!

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  12. Love your card, perfect for a guy!
    TFS with us this week :)
    Andrea

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