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Sunday, 10 June 2012

Father's Day UK

Good evening everyone!

It's almost Father's day here and in the UK, so I have been busy making Father's Day cards this weekend. This is first I would like to share with you, the other card is likely to follow later in the week. This card is for my FIL, who regularly likes a glass of wine with his dinner:


I'm not quite sure what you would call this fold, but it certainly makes for a more unusual card I think! Most supplies are from a decoupage sheet, but I like to start with the sheet without the example and then make my own card with the supplies. Always fun to see what someone else did with the same supplies and compare cards! I'm curious to see what you guys think, I know there's not much decoupage out there (or perhaps I am looking in the wrong places), mostly digis or stamps, but I like using decoupage just as much as other techniques and don't feel it's inferior to anything I can make with a stamp or digi stamp. Just different. Perhaps you want to give it a try as well ;) Enjoy the rest of your weekend guys!

Materials:
* Studio Light (decoupage) images and DPs
* Line peel offs and silver mirror card from stash
* Computer-generated sentiment

Challenges:
* Delicious Doodles (For the Fellas)
* Card Makin' Mamas (Father's Day)
* Saturday Challenge (Father's Day)
* One Stop Challenge (Father's Day)
* Poodles Parlous (Father's Day)
* Simply Create Too (Father's Day)
* C.R.A.F.T. Challenge (Male Card)
* Dutch Dare Challenge (For Dad)
* Card for Men (Father's Day)
* Creative Inspirations (Cards for a Male)

11 comments:

  1. Great project, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week and good luck! Don't forget to check back with us again on Thursday for our new challenge and to check if you have won or made our Top3.
    Don't miss out on the regular freebies at Trimgym's Digistamps and Images and the current challenge there. Hope to see you there as well!

    Jo and Tigerlover.

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  2. What a gorgeous masculine card, just perfect for our Father's Day Challenge this week at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge, thank you for joining us
    Hugs Kate xx

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  3. A perfect card for fathers' day. Love the colours and the image.
    Great to see you at CRAFT this week. Hope we see you again soon.
    Hugs Sheryl xx

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  4. Thank you for joining us this week with your great "card for a male". It is just so perfect for your challenge

    Good luck

    Sylvia xx

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  5. what a fab male card ,love the shape and all the grape bp
    thanks for joining us at the poodle parlour and good luck
    tracey x

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  6. Thank you so much for joining us at The Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge with absolutely amazing creation its just perfect,
    I hope you will try to join us again next week,
    Have a lovely week,
    Hugs Bridget SCSC DT

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  7. CiskaPerfect entry into our Challenge #15 - "Happy Father's Day [or for a Male]" Challenge.[Your FIL will love it!] I had loads of fun visiting, commenting and looking around on your blog. A heartfelt thank you for joining in at Simply Create Too.

    Diane
    Simply CreateTooDesign Team Member
    http://DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com/

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  8. Wonderful card. Love how you stayed with the theme. Thanks so much for joining us at Cards For Men Challenge. I love seeing your creation. Good luck on the challenge. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Patricia

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  9. thanks for joining us at cards for men in our fathers day challenge and good luck, be sure to check back to see if you are one of our winner or top 3's
    hugs sandra DTxxxx

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  10. What a super card for a bloke. Thank you for sharing with us at Delicious Doodles' "for the Fellas'" challenge

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  11. Great male card, its making me thirsty! Thanks for joining us at Card Makin' Mamas hugs Susan x

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