For Dad

It is Monday today and time for another challenge over at Cute N Crafty. This fortnight our sponsor is Polkadoodles and I got to work with this image called Relaxing Dave. The theme of the challenge is Father’s Day or make a card for a man.

I printed the image out onto Daler-Rowney drawing paper and colored him with my Prismacolor colored pencils. I had already chosen the papers that I wanted to layer on my card and so I matched the chair and the footstool to the orange and the lime green. Once he was colored, I cut him out with a stitched hexagon die from my stash.

The papers that I layered on the dark blue cardbase are pieces out of my scrap box. I cut them to size with my paper trimmer and then used a border die from my stash to add some interest to two of the layers. I completed the card with the word Dad that I cut from a set of Quickutz alphabet dies. I cut the letters in both white and black cardstock and stacked them. Though not really a shadow, the white layer is slightly visible under the black.
Remember to head over to Cute N Crafty and enter your manly cards there for a chance to win some Polkadoodles images.

Supplies Used
Digital Files
Polkadoodles Relaxing Dave digi

Daler-Rowney Drawing paper
Recollections White cardstock
Recollections Black cardstock
Paper Studio cardbase with coordinating envelope
Papers from my stash

Coloring Medium
Prismacolor colored pencils

Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue
1/8 inch Scor-Tape

Epson Expression ET-2650 Ecotank Printer

Stitched hexagon die from my stash
Border die from my stash
Quickutz Alphabet dies
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Entered into the 613 Avenue Create Anything Goes/More Than One Fold Challenge #222
Entered into the A bit more time to Craft Anything Goes Challenge #93
Entered into the A Perfect Time To Craft Open Anything Goes Challenge # 6
Entered into the Classic Design Team June Challenge #6
Entered into the Crafty Cardmarkers Masculine Challenge #235

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10 thoughts on “For Dad”

  1. Great card…just what Dad's should be doing on Father's Day. My husband had me buy him a Hawaiian shirt for Father's Day. He's retiring in January and says he's going to wear Hawaiian shirts everyday. I can't even imagine that. He's bought fourteen so far. We'll see if he ever wears one!

  2. Perfect card, especially for a retired Dad! Love the colors and that cute image! Thanks for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create!
    Chana Malkah, Owner/Designer
    613 Avenue Create Challenge Blog
    A Place To Start Challenge Blog

  3. A super Father's Day card, Monica. Love how you co-ordinated your papers and colouring – it makes for a really interesting design. I wonder how many dads will spend the day with their feet up? 🙂 xx

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