Monday, June 15, 2015

Father's Day for My Dad!



My dad was an amateur astronomer.  He actually built his own observatory where he had a really cool telescope with a roof that slid off with a garage door opener!

When I saw this paper from CTMH, I knew I wanted to do something with it for Dad......what better than a Father's Day card?

CTMH Cardstocks:  Colonial White, Flaxen, Timberline (retired) & Colonial White envelope

CTMH Inks: Flaxen, Twilight and Honey

Other Inks:  Tea Stain Color Bloom Spray from Prima

CTMH Stamps:  Unicorn Dreams and Illuminate

Cricut: Cartridges in DS:  Father's Day - Dear Old Dad, Star Shape, and Home Decor; Cricut Pen to write sentiment

Embellishments:  CTMH Gold Sequins; Darice Twine; button from stash; Wahsi tape

Misc:  Gel pens, adhesive, and white paint pen; Flourish embossing folder

This card is off to the following challenges, as well as my dad!  ; )

Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge:  Sketch

 Fantabulous Cricut Challenge:  Father's Day

Heart 2 Heart:  Man, oh Man!  Project for or about a man in your life!



14 comments:

  1. Adorable card! I love how you used the twine and star embellishments!

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  2. Beautiful combination of challenges! Thanks for joining us at AHSC and H2H!

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  3. I loved reading the story of your dad's observatory and the stars fit right in! And that's a great use of scraps. Thanks for playing at H2H! -- Cynthia

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  4. Great card! I still have to make my dads card.... I never know what to do because he doesn't wear ties, he doesn't hunt or fish....lol...and he gets so many golf cards! Something like this would be perfect...

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  5. Lovely card, Katrina! Great use of various embellishments - Fab textures and colours.
    hugs, Asha

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  6. You have done an awesome job putting all those peices together!!! That's one of my favorite Ctmh paper packs too! Great job!! Thanks for joining us at FCCB!

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  7. Oh wow! How Fabulous! Great designs and papers! Have a Crafty Day! :)

    Theresa
    Scrappers Anonymous

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  8. I love the stars. What a great way to personalize your card. Thanks for sharing with us at Heart 2 Heart.

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  9. This one is awesome too! And the matching envelope! Thanks for joining us at the Fantabulous Cricut challenge blog

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  10. What a great card. I'm sure your father loved it!
    Thanks for joining us at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge.

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  11. Perfect paper and combo of elements for your astronomer dad! It is a fun card and the bits of bling make it even better!

    Thanks for joining us at AHSC!

    Linda
    AHSC Design Team
    www.scrappytherapy.com

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  12. Great card! As always, your designs are great! I love how used the bakers twine and the double star, awesome touches! Thanks for playing along with Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (AHSC)!

    Brandi R
    DT member AHSC
    crzy4scrapbooking.blogspot.ca

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  13. Hello,
    Good to see you over at FCCB!
    Thank you for sharing your card!
    Lilian
    The Leaf Studio

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