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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Dad, You Rock!

Coffee of the Day - Moon Pie

Today starts a new challenge over at Top Tip Tuesday. in honor of the upcoming Father's Day holiday, we want to see your masculine projects. Our sponsor this fortnight is Birdie Brown. gosh, does she ever have some cutie images! you can also find some great freebies and a fun challenge on her blog.

my card uses her latest freebie, Rockin' Doggie, and his matching sentiment. I made this card for the guys to give to David, as it goes pretty well with part of his Father's Day present. shhhhh..... can't tell you what that is just in case he peeky peeks over here before the big day! ;)


Papers are some digital ones called Celebrate Today from Design House Digital, star border is a MFT die, linen thread is SU!, buttons are from my stash, as is little black grosgrain ribbon snippet under metal clippie.  the guitar is covered in rock candy distress stickles and silver metal portions are painted with shimmerz. frets are accented with my clear spica glitter gel pen. the bg of the main image is actually a pale blue, but I couldn't get it to scan no matter what I tried. 'Dad' stickers are Melissa Frances. his sunglasses are covered in crystal effects.

Posts are going to be a bit sporadic for a while. lots of medical stuff coming up. ick. cancer really really stinks. and y'all are weary of hearing about it, I know. but not half as weary as I am of typing it all out. just glad I can craft when I'm feeling up to it. I am very blessed in that regard - well in lots of ways actually. :)

Challenges:
Birdie Brown - June freebie challenge
Twisted Tuesday - clothes make the man
Papertake Weekly - hello boys
Creative Card Crew - metal (file clip)
The Kraft Journal - just for him
Loves Rubberstamps - masculine
Tuesday Throwdown - you're the man
City Crafter - all about him
Craft Your Passion - Father's Day/masculine
Creative Craft - we love you, Dad
Country View Crafts - die cuts
Ladybug Crafts - for the men in our lives
Really Reasonable Ribbon - masculine plus ribbon or trim
Crafter's Cafe - father or for a male
Heck of a Challenge - bingo: yellow, die cut or punch, green
Eureka - Father's Day
Get Inky - boys and/or men
Lexi's Creations - Father's Day or special male birthday
Tammy's Scrappin' Corner - manly card or Father's Day
Clear it Out - male cards with metal (buttons are from old stash, as is shimmerz paint. metal is an old file clip)
Crafty Sentiment - card for a male
Going Grey with Scrap Creations - Father's Day

43 comments:

Stef H said...

this is just way too cool!

hugs :)

Vickie Y said...

Adorable card; love the image! Thank you for playing along with us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.

Michelle said...

This one is so lovely. I like the dog with his guitar. And the sentiment is great too.
Thanks for joining us at Craft your Passion.
xxx Michelle

McCrafty's Cards said...

Brilliant card, I like the fun image and the design,Thanks for joining in with us at Heck of a Challenge this month, Good Luck.
Kevin xx

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

This is so adorable! Love the image and the fabulous card design. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

Penny said...

Hang in there, Jennifer!
Your card is just fabulous! Love the darling image, coloring, die cuts, design, papers & great embellies! I imagine your hubby will cherish this! :^)
Hugs, Penny

craftjunkiesc said...

Fab card! Hope you know you're in my prayers. Feel better soon. Look forward to hearing from you soon.

Diane said...

One cool card Jennifer !! love all the little details !! Keep your chin up and thanks so much for playing at Crafty Sentiments Designs !!

hugs Diane xx

chrissy xx said...

A FABulous fun image! LOve your colours and design..Thank you sooo much for joining us at
Tammy's Scrapin Corner.
Chrissyxx

Charlene said...

Hi Jennifer! Great card! Has me smiling!! Thanks so much for playing along this week at CCCB :-)

Susan Kennedy said...

So cute!! Love that image!! Great colors and sentiment!!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Tammy’s Scrapin Corner!!! Good Luck! I hope I see you again for our next challenge :)

- Susan, Senior DT @ Tammy’s Scrapin Corner
{Scrap A Thousand Words}
{Sentimental Susan}

Rhonda Miller said...

Oh my goodness, this is so cute.

Glenda Atkins said...

Wonderful card, love the multi coloured button at the top and all the other wonderful details you added to the card. Any dad would be proud to receive such a card! Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations!

Kathleen said...

Girlfriend you write all you feel like about what you're going through. I promise you I will read every word. Please know that all of your crafty friends are behind you 100%. I wish you well with your treatments and I will keep you in my prayers.

Cheryl said...

So adorable!!

Thanks for joining our challenge at Eureka Stamps this week.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

How cute, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

KraftyKoolKat said...

So cute sweetie. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Creative Card Crew.

Hugs
Cathy DT
xxxxx

ThePurplePlace said...

What a sweet and fun card! I am so behind and have not made one for Hubby yet...but MUST get moving on that today!!

Hugs,
Lisa

Ros Crawford said...

What a fun card this is ... Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!

Hillary Harris said...

Too cute! Love your colors and image! Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday!

Torico said...

Such a fabulous card! Love how you embellished the card. Thank you for using my freebie for your DT work!

Desire Fourie said...

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}

Dewi Lestari said...

Awesome father's day card! Thanks for joining at Heck of a Challenge: Bingo
Hugs
Dewi

Pia S said...

What a cool looking dog! Great layout and choice of embellishments for a masculine card!

Julie said...

Love this card an the image!

Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown, hope you can join us again soon!

Hugs

Julie x

PaperDaisies said...

What a fun card. Fabulous design. Thank you for joining us over at Ladybug Crafts. Hugs Nina

Lori said...

What an awesome, fun image! Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesdays this week :)

Jess said...

I love this card, so funky! Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew this fortnight :)

Basslady said...

what a super-cool card! love it!

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

Sharla said...

Awesome card Jenn, so cute! I love that image and need to play with it soon!! :)

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

Your card is sweet!!! I used the same digi today and made a father's card!! Thanks for participating in our TWISTED TUESDAY challenge!! Hope to see you again next week!

~DEANNE~
A Little Bit O' Paper

Shanna Shands said...

Adorable Father's Day card. Thanks for playing with Loves Rubberstamps!

S`andra V. said...

Jennifer, Love the adorable Rockin' out pup. What a fantastic Dads Day Card. I love all the added elements. Way to cool.
Thanks for sharing! ~ Sandra V. ~ http://OhMyScraps2U.blogspot.com

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

That's a totally fabulous Father's day card! I'm sure that he totally loved it!!!

Thanks for joining us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

jessica said...

What a fun Father's Day card!! Love the cute image and great card LO!
Thanks for sharing and linking this up over at The Kraft Journal for our "Just for Him" challenge! Hope to see you play again in our new challenge that begins tomorrow!
Jessica
TKJ~DT

Carol said...

Such a lovely card! Thanks for sharing it with us at Crafty Sentiments. Lotsa luv, hugs xxxxx

Wendy AppleApricot said...

Love it! Cool and funny image. Fabulous card. Thanks for joining CCCB this week. Hugs and happy day, Wendy

Kaylee Snyder said...

That sentiment font is so fun! Thanks for sharing last week at CYP. Hope you join us for this week's challenge.

Gale said...

This is a great Dad's card. Just perfect for our "We Love You Dad" challenge at Creative Craft Challenges and good luck. Hugs, Gale DT

Jacqueline Smith said...

Fabulous card, love the coloring job and all the details! Thanks for playing with us at Loves Rubberstamps!

SueNJ said...

WOW!!! This is such a creative card. Great job! So glad you joined us for this Challenge.

Happy Scrappin'

Sue B, DT Member for Get Inky
http://getinkychallenge.blogspot.com

Tracie said...

You did a great time with this job. Very cute. Thanks for playing with us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.

inkypinkycraft said...

I really like the offset die cuts behind your image x
thanks for joining us at country view crafts challenge x Trace x