Thursday, June 6, 2013

Day for Dad

It is once again that time of year when we honor our Dads.
 This month I am thrilled to be a guest designer at SweetStamps.
I love their variety of stamps and dies.
This is a particular favorite image and the watercolor worked well with the silhouette.
I think there are lots of creative possibilities for this fabulous stamp.
The Creative Details
Image: SweetStamps
Colors: Water colors
Embellishments: bakers twine, buttons, black ribbon, stickers, clothespin
Technique - center stair step fold

The Challenges:
Challenges 4 Everybody - anything goes
Corrosive Challenge - I've been framed
Craft Lovin  - Fathers Day
Crafting Cafe - one for the boys
Crafty Musketeers -use a stamped image
Craft Your Passion - Haberdashery items
Crafty Creations - one for the boys
Crafty Sentiments - something fishy
Creative Craft Challenge - for the fellas
Creative Inspiration Paint - Fathers Day
Cupcake Craft - summer scene
Digi Darla - Dad
Glitter n' Sparkle - "B" (used buttons)
Here Come the Boys - use ribbon
Lady Bug  - for men
Loves Rubber Stamps - anything goes
Love to Create - special guy
Love to Scrap - use a rubber stamp
Ooh La La - inspired by nature
Papertake Weekly - anything goes
Partytime Tuesday - Dad
Pumpkin Spice - Fathers Day
Mema's Crafts - anything (used twist of Father's Day)
My Craft Spot - Dad
My Sheri  - Father's Day
Really Reasonable Ribbon - men
Simon Says - fathers day
Sweet Stampin - Fathers Day
Victorine - male cards

Stay Warm Harted,


  1. Beautiful summer scene Elizabeth, love the colouring.

    Thank you for sharing with Cupcake Craft Challenges this week.

    Warm hugs

  2. This is gorgeous. Love the silhouette image and the background you've created. The tiny clothes pin is a great touch, too. Thanks for joining the "You've Been Framed" challenge at the Corrosive Challenge blog.

  3. You did a great job with this stamp on this card. Lovely colouring in to of the background getting the water just right under the line.
    Thanks for joining in in time over at My Sheri Crafts this time.


  4. gorgeous creation thanks so much for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx

  5. Fantastic male card, I love all the little details on it!
    Thanks so much for playing at The Crafting Cafe in our Here Come The Boys Challenge!
    Good Luck
    Dawn xx

  6. Wonderful job on the water coloring with the stamped image! Lovely card! Thanks for sharing it with us at My Sheri Crafts! :)

  7. Beautiful. Love the scene you created and design of the card.
    Thank you for joining us at Love to Scrap!


  8. Beautiful Elizabeth, love the silhouette stamp and the watercolor background is fabulous.

  9. A wonderful masculine card! Thanks for joining us this week at Crafty Sentiments! Susan x

  10. Thanks for joining us this week at Sweet Stampin'. Good Luck. DebbieX

  11. Elizabeth this is fabulous, stunning in fact, thank you for playing along with us at Crafting Musketeers this month, good luck xx

  12. Wonderful masculine card, great job with the sky colors. Glad to have you join us at SweetStamps this month.

  13. Great card for Dad.Love the colors you used. Thanks for playng at Love to Scrap!!!

  14. Gorgeous father's day card!!! I love silhouettes!

  15. What a gorgeous scene for a Father's Day card! Thankd for joining us at Love to Scrap! Challenge Blog-Tina

  16. Hello Elizabeth,
    The water colour work on this card is incredible. Just a stunning job overall. Thanks so much for joining us in our current challenge over at Digi Darla's. Although, it was last week's challenge that was for Dad's, you're still safe this week because the theme is masculine cards which yours definitely is. I hope to see your entries again in future challenges.

    Lisa D., Digi Darla's Challenges, DT

  17. Beautiful card! Love your technique and embellishments. thanks for joining us at My Sheri Crafts!

  18. Great card, love that image. Thank you for joining us
    at Sweet Stampin'.

    Pam x

  19. Lovely card - perfect for that angling guy :)

    Thanks for joining us at The Crafting Cafe and good luck!


  20. This card is so tranquil. I love the feeling it embodies. Wonderful Father's Day card.

  21. What a fabulous male card!! Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us at Crafty Sentiments. Lotsa luv, hugs xxxx

  22. Congrats on the GDT, Elizabeth! :^)
    I love this card! The image is just beautiful--love the colors you chose for it! Really wonderful design, and the papers and embellies are perfect! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  23. Beautiful! LOVE the watercolor background!!! So glad you joined us this week at My Craft Spot!!!

  24. A beautiful card for a father! Thanks for sharing it with us at Ooh La La. Good luck, from Lisbeth

  25. Lovely card, thanks for sharing with glitter n sparkle

  26. I love the fold on your terrific card!
    Thanks for joining us at Digi Darla’s

  27. This is such a wonderful Father's Day card. I love your beautiful background and image.
    Thanks for joining us at Party Time Tuesdays. Hope to see you next week.

    Kim - PTT DT

  28. a beautiful card thanks for joining us at OLL.
    Chris x

  29. Gorgeous! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Craft Your Passion!
    Hugs, Adina

  30. Just lovely Elizabeth, love the whole design !! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Crafty Sentiments Designs !!

    hugs Diane xx

  31. Such a beautiful scene!
    Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Cupcake Craft Challenges :o)

  32. Super card.

    Thanks for sharing at Love to Create this week.

    Susan x

  33. Gorgeous card and what a prefect scene for a Dad! Thanks for playing at My Craft Spot!

  34. This is such a striking card. Your sky looks amazing with the silhouette stamp. Love the buttons and beautiful colour palette. Thanks for joining our Haberdashery Items challenge at Craft Your Passion. I hope we see you again soon.

  35. Fabulous card and perfect for our "For the Fellas" challenge. Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Craft Challenges and good luck. Hugs, Gale DT

  36. Lovely scene, it is so peaceful. Thanks for playing with us at Mema's Crafts. Come again soon.

  37. Lovely card , thank you for joining us over at the Crafting Musketeers , Fran (DT) xxx

  38. What a fab technique for the background- love the play on color- Beautifully done! So glad to have you join us at Sweet Stamps this month!

  39. What a beautiful card for Dad! Thanks so much for joining us for the Creative Inspirations Paint challenge! :) hugs, Kimberly

  40. Loving all the vertical lines and different layers of Dp on this card, not to mention the perfect use of the buttons embellishing your work! Thanks for joining us at the RRR challenge this time, hope to see you play again soon!
    Tammy Louise

  41. Super card for a guy! Love the layers too Thanks for playing at Here Come The Boys Woo x

  42. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at the Crafting Musketeers, Nicola X

  43. I love your watercolored card. Just complement the image you used. So glad you played along The Crafting Café challenge.
    xx Ria