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Wednesday, 8 June 2011

Father's Day Card

I was asked to make a Father's Day card for a friend, but I don't have a lot of typical 'men' images, and I don't think he's an entirely typical man anyway. So, I decided to go with this.
The image is one from Dover Books - it came as part of their weekly sampler quite a while ago. It's coloured with Promarkers. The sentiment and  background paper were generated in Photoshop Elements, the backround using a piece of the peacock tail and adding some shading. I've kept the rest of the card fairly simple - just some matting - as I don't want it to be over-fussy.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Crafting for All Seasons where the theme is Father's Day,
The Paper Variety where they want something 'for the guys',

Passion for Promarkers where they want blue/brown or pink/brown.
Stamping Boutique where the theme is 'Men Only',
There's Magic in the Air where they want something masculine.

6 comments:

Cheryl said...

oh this is gorgeous hun think its just perfect,brilliant image,and love the layout hugs cheryl xxxxx

Nannieflash said...

Hi Josephine your friend is going to love your card, its not only suitable for a man but its beautiful to. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Dawn said...

Lovely card! Thank you for joining in at CFS!

Gloria Westerman said...

So Pretty!!!thank you for playing with us at Paper Cupcakes/TMITA

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Josephine, what a gorgeous card I love the sweet image and your colouring is perfect. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

Emma said...

Such a beautiful card and gorgeous colours.
Thanks for joining us at PFP.
Hugs Emma x

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