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Monday, June 10, 2013

DT Card for Lexi's Creations Challenge #92 Father's Day or Special Male Birthday


My DT Card for Lexi's Creations    Challenge #92 Fathers' Day or Special Male Birthday. The challenge will run June 10th - June 22nd, 2013. 

I no longer have a father or father in law, but I do have a fabulous brother and this card is for him. He is retired and to keep busy mows the greens at a local golf  course and keeps the lawns mowed for his neighbours when they are away in the summer. He lives along the shore of the lake we were raised at and I love to think of him busily mowing away the summer hours , outdoors and near the lake he loves. When I saw this stamp by 'Art Impression' I knew it was the perfect stamp for his birthday. I added the Fairy Dust Crafts butterfly  for an embellishment  It is a male card so did not want to make it too fussy. The sentiment cracks me up! I added the birthday Number digitally as the sentiment was rubber stamped.

Please join us, I'm so looking forward to seeing your creations
 and while there be sure to check out the work by my team mates  at Lexi's Creations, they are a very talented group!! 

Sponsor:    Our sponsor  this fortnight   is 'Joanna Sheen'  

                                                      Joanna Sheen
Winner will receive a gift certificate  worth £10.00



Card details:
Stamp:'Fairy Dust Butterfly' Digital stamp from Fairy Dust Crafts   Art Impressions   rubber stamp "The Lawn Ranger"
Die Cuts: Spellbinders Nestabilities  deckled rectangles die  & a spellbinders corner  die ,; Cherry Lynn Designs ' grass border'  (thanks Dawn)
Punches:  Stampin Up's  'photo corner' punch  
Colour medium: Prismacolor markers, Copics for the flesh tones- E000,,E00 ,E13, R22
Embossing:  Stampin Up's 'Cloudy Day embossing folder

Won the draw for the Kitty Bee Designs Challenge!
Won the draw for Simply Create Too challenge!


Challenge:
1. A Gem of a Challenge: #83 Emboss it ( I embossed the clouds)
2. Kitty Bee Designs: # 1 Fathers' Day/Masculine (mine is a masculine  BD card)
3. The Hobby House: #1 Anything Goes
4. Crafts 4 Eternity: R127 For the Boys
5.Simply Create too: #39 Fathers' Day or for a Male
6. Sister Act Card Challenge: #10 Anything Goes
7.Aud Sentiments: Anything Goes plus DT call
8. Delightful Challenges: Here Comes the sun ( summer theme or add a sun)
9. Milk Coffee Challenges: Fathers' Day and/or Male Inspired 
10.  Paper Crafting Journey: Masculine Cards