Sunday, 12 January 2014

Dad's Deckchair Dreaming

It' my Dad's 60th birthday in a couple of weeks time so I thought I really should make him a card for it. Totally Gorjuss' Challenge #218 was perfect - to make a man's card, so I used that challenge along with Lili of the Valley's Anything Goes challenge for January and Sketch n Stash's Challenge #130 (I found this sketch after someone left me a comment saying thanks for entering their challenge, which I hadn't done, but I guess the lady was on the DT for a challenge I had done!). I really liked their sketch and thought it worked very well for this card.


My dad's not a particularly fussy person so this sketch was ideal to keep his card fairly simple. My neglected stash on this card is both the patterned paper, which whilst is fairly new from October time I think I have used it maybe once or twice, and the yellow Sizzlits alphabet that I used for the numbers, which was one of my very first big purchases when I started cardmaking about 6-7 years ago. I don't even know what it's called as it's not in the original box either, but in a Ferrero Rocher box! 


Recipe:

Stamps: Deckchair Dreaming from Lili of the Valley, Everyday Photo Finishers from Papertrey Ink

Papers: Coastal Cabana, Basic Gray, Epic Day This and That DSP all from Stampin' Up, Copic X-Press It Blending Card

Inks: Coastal Cabana from Stampin' Up

Accessories: Circles Nestabilities, Spiro Circles from X-Cut, Buttons from Stash, Sizzlits Alphabet

Copics Used:
Teddy - C2, C3, C5, C7
Bird - C2, C3, C5
Chair - E53, E55, BG23
Sky - C00, C1, C2, BG10, BG11, Blender
Grass - YG25, G21, G99

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by!

1 comment:

  1. This is fab Vannessa, perfect for your Dad and I love the background you've added.

    Thanks for joining our Anything Goes challenge - good luck!

    Anne x
    Lili of the Valley

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