Saturday, February 22, 2014

Happy birthday Dad

Today is Dad's Birthday.
This weeks challenge at JAI #203 Just add a sketch.
 When I saw it, I though of the Apothecary Framelits.
Then I was thinking about colours, then remembered I still need to make Dad's birthday card.
The combo colour is Cajun Craze, Early Espresso, Sahara Sand and Very Vanilla.
I used Early Espresso Core'dinations Card Stock with the Stripes Embossing folder after running it through the Big Shot I sanded it with the Stampin' Sanding System, the inside Early Espresso Core'dinations is the same.
The stamp is a Sale-A-Bration Stamp Set 'See Ya Later', spend $110 and get me free.
The banner is Craze, I inked the Striped Embossing Folder with Early Espresso Ink then ran it through the Big Shot.
It shifted in the folder before running it through but I love the affect.
To finish the punched 2 3/8" circles, which is 1 of the 3 in the Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack.
I glued them on the sentiment, then added Cajun Craze Candy Dots on top.
I hope you are enjoying your Saturday it is very hot here in Christchurch we are heading for the beach soon.

6 comments:

  1. The effect you've achieved on the banner is fantastic, Helen. I love the distressed stripey panel, and your choice of colours, on this card. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.

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  2. Helen, this is a beauty! Great layering and embossing technique and perfect for a masculine card, l'm sure your dad will love it! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink.

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  3. What a terrific masculine card and I bet your dad just loves it. Love the sanding and sponging you've used on your card Helen. Thanks for joining the challenge fun at Just Add Ink this week.

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  4. Love all the stripey textures you added to this great masculine card Helen. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink.

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  5. Wonderful man card - great man colours and great shapes. Love the sanded card. Chantell JAI

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