Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Football Dad's Day

I needed another card for Father's Day so I went with a purple, gold and white color arrangement and finally made it into a card for a dad who is a Vikings fan. I am entering this in the Crop Stop Linky Party #17 and Double D's  Blog Challenge.


I used glossy card stock for the whole card design. First I stamped the ties randomly all over the white base to make a background. I used images and the sentiment from the Lawn Fawn Dad's Day stamp set for the background. The inks I used were Gina K. Designs Wild Lilac and Prickly Pear.

The football player image is from an old stamp I purchased year's back and it is from L. A. Stampworks. I am not sure if they are in business anymore or not. I colored it with Zig markers except for the sky which was sponged in with Gina K. Designs Ocean Mist ink with a small make-up sponge dauber and then I die cut it with a Die-Namics die from the My Favorite Things line called Wonky Stitched Ovals MFT-843. I also cut another oval using the die from the white glossy card stock and colored it by using a direct to paper inking of the Wild Lilac. This way it was a match to the background colors. This was the layer then for the focal image and once together I popped it up on the card.



Well, I think I will get these cards for the dads in the family signed and addressed this afternoon so they get into the mail tomorrow. And, if time still permits I will maybe do another card design.

You have a great afternoon and thanks for visiting.

God bless,
Verna

9 comments:

  1. He's a super cute little guy! Love the ties and bow ties background too! Fun Dad's day card.

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  2. FABULOUS creation and love the design! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘One for the Boys’! We hope you’ll come back often.

    Darlene
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  3. Oh wow! this is cute! I love the Viking colors you used and your sweet little player is colored perfectly!

    Patti

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  4. What a super card for a football person. Love it.

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  5. How adorable, and what a great idea to do the Vikings colors. Really cute layout, and that image is just the sweetest thing. This just makes me smile!!!

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  6. Super cute card for a 'guy'!! Thank you for joining our challenge at Double D!
    Diane DD DT

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