Father's Day Memories

Wednesday, June 17, 2015


Tonight I got a little idea -- get messy!  I've seen so many projects using stencils and paste and ink and totally love playing with this technique so I decided to take out my stash and see what happens!  

The background was made with a new stencil from STAMPlorations as is the car stamp.  The label is a (half) die cut from Papertrey Ink.  The car actually looks like an old jalopy my dad had when I was a little girl (we had old jalopies til I was in high school!) My dad's been gone for many years now, but this actually brought back a flood of wonderful memories!



Thanks to these challenges for the inspiration:














 Last but certainly not least....Simon Says - Favorite Technique




Kathy

16 comments :

  1. That's a fantastic card. Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.

    Leslie

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  2. A stunning card Kathy, fantastic colours with the stencil, I love the fabulous vintage style car along with hessian - gorgeous!!

    hugs
    Heather xx
    Thanks so much for joining us with Simon Sats Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

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  3. What a great card, I love the colour scheme and that background is marvellous. I'm sure if your Dad was still around he'd have loved this card. Thanks for sharing at Cardz 4 Guyz.
    Jane

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  4. This one is very COOL!! Very masculine! Has Masculine style as I like to put it! Great Card! Have a Crafty Day! :)

    Theresa
    Scrappers Anonymous

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  5. Cool, cool, cool! I love the stenciled background! Thanks for joining us at Colour me!

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  6. If this is what happens when you get messy, you should do it all the time because I'm drooling over this card! It's perfectly masculine, but still vibrant and gorgeous!

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  7. I think this is just fabulous! I love these colors and the stencil and old car make a perfect Father's Day card! LOVE IT! XX

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  8. I love the background you created, and the wonderful colors! A well thought out card with a great design. Thanks for sharing with us this week at Loves Rubberstamps, hope you'll join us again for more of our weekly challenges.

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  9. What a fabulous Father's Day card, Kathy. I love the elements you've included, and I can't thank you enough for sharing your art in our challenge this week. I hope you will join us again soon.
    Blessings,
    Karen
    The Kraft Journal

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  10. Great card! I love that wonderful textured background and burlap ribbon. Thanks so much for sharing at the Colour Me challenge this week :)

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  11. Love the colored blocks...very cool look. Thanks for playing with Die Cuttin' Divas this week

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  12. Awesome card! Love the background! Thanks for joining us this week at Loves Rubberstamps!

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  13. Oh my gosh, I am in LOVE with those colors!! And I love that you did some stenciling with the paste - very clever and so effective. Great take on the challenge, thanks so much for playing along this week at the Mod Squad Challenge

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  14. The colours have worked so well together, love the stencil work. An awesome result, great card. So pleased you joined us for our challenge at Cardz 4 Guyz. Caz

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  15. Great colour choice and I love the textured background

    Thanks for playing along at Cardz 4 Guyz this week and hope to see you again soon x

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  16. Neat background! Thank you for joining our “Masculine” Challenge this week at Die Cuttin’ Divas.

    Stay Creative,
    Georgiana
    • Carson's Creations •
    Die Cuttin’ Diva DT

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