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Saturday, 24 May 2014

Its Not a Tie

The Second Card I have created using Deedee's Digital Stamp Set "Not a Tie"



is a father's day card for my father in-law. After all the mother's day cards I made it was nice to make one for the guys this time. My father in-law worked in an office all his life and now that he is retired and won't be receiving anymore ties for father's day I thought this was great for him.
Of course you will notice a  slight difference here - I have created a bear out of a panda!!!

Deedee's Digis Its Not a Tie, Lyra watercolour crayons


Deedee's Digis Its Not a Tie, Lyra watercolour crayons


Deedee's Digis Its Not a Tie



Card Tip:

Bakers twine is great for the times where you want to add something more but ribbon seems to feminine.

Card Ingredients:

Card Stock: 
white card base, white card stock, Creative brown card stock
Papers:
Papercraft paper pad - masculine
Stamps:
Deedee Not a Tie digital stamp set.
Inks:
Memento rich cocoa for edging sentiment.
Dies:
Spellbinders  standard scalloped square.
Other:
Lyra watercolour crayons used with a water brush, blue gems, Ranger glossy accents

Challenge List:


6 comments:

  1. I didn't look at the thumbnails too closely and already commented on this great card along with your other card. Your FIL will really get a kick out of this card and all the effort that went into it. Thanks for joining us at Deedee's DOM.

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  2. Cathie: Your Father's Day card is PERFECT! Thanks for entering our "Father's Day/For a Male" Challenge#62 at Simply Create Too. We'd like you to come back for our next challenge too.


    Diane
    Simply Create Too Design Team Member
    http://DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com

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  3. What a fab project. Thank you for joining us at Crafting At The Weekend for our first challenge we hope you will join us again soon. Tracy DT

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  4. Fab card Cathie, love how we can adapt our crafting so personally to those who will be recieving :) Thanks for joining us at Ditzie digi design. Joey x

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  5. Your 2nd card with this digi is fabulous and I love the creative liberties you took in making this a regular bear! Great coloring and embellishments, and I'm sure your FIL is going to enjoy this one - especially since he no longer has to wear a tie to work! Thanks for playing along (again) with Deedee's May challenge! See you next month!

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  6. Another fantastic card! Beautiful coloring on the bear -- he looks wonderful as a regular bear! I'm sure your father-in-law will be tickled by this. Hooray for retirement and not having to wear ties anymore! :-)

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