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Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Quick Father's Day Card........D

Hi everyone... 

Unusual for me to post mid week however I had to make a Father's Day card for my Dad.  This was a simple project for me.  My Dad likes his gardening so had to root about through my stamps.  I used Kraft card for the base and layered distressed cream card, burlap and Kraft card for the top layer.  I stamped the wording and little pics of frog, seed packet, pebbles and butterflies all heat embossed using a very fine gold embossing powder.  I used DI and lightly shaded the images.  I finished it off with a hairy twine (can't remember what it is called lol).  All items are from my stash.





That's about it really, such a simple project and write up! 

Hugz to you all

Elaine xxx

This has been entered into the following challenges

Anything goes - Fathers Day 17j
City Crafter - all about him 18j
Crafty Sentiments - Project for male 18j
Creative Craft 2 - we love you Dad 23j
Cuttin and stampin - Fathers day 28j
LEJ - Something for the men 18j
Papertake weekly - hello boys 18j
TTCRD - anything goes 17j
Use it Tuesday - Masculine 20j
Artistic Stamper - Makes for men 30j
 Ladybug crafts - for the men 30j
Crafters Cafe - Fathers/male 30j
Crafting cafe - here comes the boys 30j
Cards for men - boys will be boys 23j
Craft your passion - fathers day 18j
Eureka stamps - Fathers day 17j
get inky - card for men 21j
Lexis creations - fathers day 22j
MIM - anything goes 17j
MIM with Kraft Outlet - Just for him 17j
Tammy's Scrappin Corner - Fathers day 17j
Pile it on - for father 20j
Craft lovin - Fathers day 14j
Crazy 4 challenges - fathers day 16j
Crafts 4 eternity- for the boys 16j
Paper crafting journey 12j
Creative Belli - fathers day 18j
Lady Anne's - anything goes 6july
paper pretties weds - fathers day 12j
Simon says stamp - fathers day 12j

43 comments:

  1. Lovely masculine card. Thanks for joining us at Anything Goes.
    Hugs, Janine xx

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  2. I love the burlap, and design! Thanks so much for playing along this week at CCCB :-)

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  3. Great little masculine card. Love all your details, esp the burlap! Top class creation, Elaine!
    hugs, Asha

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  4. Thank you for entering the LEJ Designs Challenge #57 'something for the boys/men'.

    What a lovely Father's Day card. The texture in the different elements looks wonderful. Love the string.

    I hope to see more of your entries in our future weekly challenges. There are always great digis up for grabs as prizes.

    Hugs Lisa xxx DT Member

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  5. LOVE this ~ especially the burlap!

    Thanks for joining our challenge at Eureka Stamps this week.

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  6. Great colors and texture!!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!

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  7. Hi Elaine this is so clever what a super man's card.
    Thank you for joining us at Through The Craftroom Door Challenge this time and GOOD LUCK .
    Hugs Elaine

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  8. Fab masculine card with lots of lovely texture. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Paper Crafting Journey.

    Hugs
    Cathy DT
    xxxxx

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  9. Very nice! I like the burlap! Thanks so much for joining us over at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog!

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  10. Fantastic card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

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  11. What a great guy card ... love the textures ... Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!

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  12. What a fab card ,love the colours and all the texture
    Thanks for joining us at MIM and good luck
    Tracey x

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  13. Gorgeous card Ellapu! Love how you embossed all the little pics. Great card!!

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful creation with us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner!! Have a fantastic day!! Hope to see you again next week. Hugs, Gloria DT

    http://purpleglocreations.blogspot.com

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  14. Such a very wonderful card! I first saw it in Simon Says Stamp Challenge. i love the color and layout you use. Simply love it.

    Cheers to all!
    Happy Fathers Day Messages

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  15. Very nice! The burlap is a great touch. Thanks for joining us a Craft Lovin' Challenges. Julie O, DT member

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  16. This is a wonderful creation with great details. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Would love you to visit my blog and join my 600-Follower Give-Away. Thank you so much if you already have entered and good luck.}
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Tammy’s Scrapin Corner Senior DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  17. Elaine, you clever woman! I love this card. The texture of the background, the embossing, and the twine is awesome. I really like the contrast between the rough burlap and smooth paper on top. Great to throw in the gardening themed stamps for your dad. Thanks for joining our Father's Day/Masculine card challenge at Craft Your Passion. It's always a treat to visit you.

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  18. Such a great card for a male Elaine. Unfortunately the rules of Lady Anne's Stamp Anything Goes Challenges asks that you link up to no more than 10 challenges in total. I really am sorry.

    Sue Pxxx
    DT member Lady Anne's Challenges

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  19. This is lovely Sweetie, a real male card x
    Thank you for joining in the Crafting Café Challenge, good luck x

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  20. Fabulous card Elaine :-) your Dad will love this am sure :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Papertake Weekly and Simon Says Stamp Challenges
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  21. Great little card Ellapu! I love all the details on it! Thanks so much for playing at The Crafting Cafe this time!
    Good Luck
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  22. Very masculine ! Burlap is such a wonderful texture for your garden theme. Thanks for playing along with us this week at The Kraft Journal !!

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  23. Thanks for sharing your work, i loved it! and with a nice Fathers Day Quotes Messages, your card will even be more cool.

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  24. This is so sweet Elaine! Love what you've done! Thank you for joining us at The Crafting Cafe this month!
    Claire xx
    CC DT

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  25. Fab male card, I love all the textures! So glad you joined us for our challenge at The Crafting Cafe!

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  26. how fabulous and stylish!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi (GD this week on lexi's creations challenge)

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  27. Great card for fathers day Ellapu you should be proud
    thanks for joining us at Cards for Men

    CAZ

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  28. Wonderful card.You've used some of my favourite things - kraft,bulap and hairy string! - to create a textured and unique project.How lovely to add in some gardening themed stamps for your Dad.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week :D
    Lisa x

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  29. This is lovely..Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments and good luck.

    Caz CSD DT xx

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  30. Love the texture and colors of this masculine card!!! Awesome!

    Thanks for joining us at Eureka Stamps this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

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  31. love the burlap!!! thanks for joining us at Pile it on... we have a new sketch challenge this week - hope you are able to join again - kimberly DT

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  32. Such a nice card for your Dad! Love the burlap..great touch! Thank you for joining us at Cuttin' and Stampin' Challenges!
    Teresa
    www.CreateEnjoyShare.blogspot.com

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  33. Great card...love the addition of the burlap Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments!

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  34. Lovely card! I love the burlap and pieces of string. Thanks for joining CCCB this week. Hugs and happy day, Wendy

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  35. I like your mixing of textures here. Thanks for playing along at Use It Tuesday!
    Tracy

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  36. Awesome textures and such a great masculine theme! Thank you so much for playing along at Crafty Sentiments Designs! We hope that you will play along with us again soon!

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  37. Fab card, love the burlap & twine! Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations this time & good luck!
    Jo x

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  38. wonderful card. thanks for joining us at Cuttin and Stampin!
    Janet

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  39. Great card. Thank You for sharing with us at Lady Anne's Challenges. I hope we see you again soon.
    Sharon
    Lady Anne's Stamp Challenge
    Lady Anne's: NanaVic's Challenge

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  40. Fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Cards for Men and good luck! Hugs, Anne (DT)

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  41. A beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at the Crafting Cafe xx

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Thank you for your comments. I really do appreciate them and they make my love of crafting much more worthwhile.
Hugz Elaine xx

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