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Sunday, September 16, 2012

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAD!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAD!

My father's Birthday was yesterday, Sept 15.  He is a father of 5 with 6 grandchildren!  He loves babies and little  children so with a 3 month old and 2 five year old's among the 6 he is pretty happy right now.  The other 3 are mine, ages 10, 14 and 16 and they love their Papa very much.  I made this card for him using lots of Tim Hotz Distress Inks and an older "Close to My Heart" Stamp set that I was given a few years ago.

I used VersaFine in Olympic Green for the trees in the background and the onyx black for the fishermen.  The Fishies were stamped with VersaFine in Vintage Sepia. 
Here's the inside:

I stamped the inside with an American Crafts "Tent" Collection stamp (the trees) in the VersaFine Olympia Green and the Relax & Unwind semtiment is from Inspired By Stamping

My Dad enjoys Camping and has been an avid Fisherman all his life.

I will be entering this card into the following challenges:

Sweet Stamps Blog - Challenge #82 - For the Guys

Creative Craft Challenges2 - All about the Boys

Hooked on Craft Challenges - Challenge 24 - Cards for Men

Make it Monday

Lastly,  I received a Challenge Badge from Mynettes Technique Tuesday Challenge Blog  for their Re-inker on Baby Wipes technique challenge.  It is a really neat way to create some beautiful images with stamps that have a more solid or blocked stamping image...here's a pic of my "Showcased" Card:





Thanks for stopping by and if you would be so kind as to consider subscribing to my blog it would sure put a smile on my face :)  I will be giving some blog candy away soon and I can assure you it will be worth entering (I have a bad habit of hitting quantity 2 upon ordering stuff online and I really dislike returning items
! LOL!


Have a Blessed Sunday!

Adrienne

6 comments:

  1. Thank you for joining in with Creative Craft Challenges2 this time. "All about the boys" Brilliant card!!! Fantastically thought out!! Colours are brilliant!!! Good Luck Annette cccDt xxx

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  2. Those are great silhouette stamps which make up into a really great man card. Thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Challenge. NancyD

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  3. Great projects, love the use of the flags on the second project for 365 Cards, thanks for joining us.

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  4. Love the silhouette stamps & your card is just fantastic! Thanks for playing along with us at Perfect Sentiments!

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  5. Love your stamped scene. Thanks for playing along in our masculine challenge at the perfect sentiment.

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  6. Great project. I like those stamps and are so cute. Also love the CAS style designs like Clear Cards. Thanks for sharing.

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