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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


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

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

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

  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

  5. LOVE this ~ especially the burlap!

    Thanks for joining our challenge at Eureka Stamps this week.

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

  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

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

    Cathy DT

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

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

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

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

  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

  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

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

  16. 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.

  17. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  23. 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

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

  25. how fabulous and stylish!

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

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


  27. 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

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

    Caz CSD DT xx

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. Such a nice card for your Dad! Love the burlap..great touch! Thank you for joining us at Cuttin' and Stampin' Challenges!

  32. Great the addition of the burlap Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments!

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

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

  35. 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!

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

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

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

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


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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