Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron
Great Blue Heron

Sunday, June 29, 2014

The grillfather

Hey friends, hope your enjoying your summer weekend!  Warm enough were you are?  It's suppose to reach 100 again with the humidex - way to hot for me.  Thanks for all your concerns regarding my root canal.  All is well, no more pain. :)

Before I head out to my gardens to do some weeding I thought I should post my 3rd fathers day card as I mentioned in my last post.  Although, I guess you could use this for a birthday as well.

Here you go:

I stamped the image (Art Impressions) on 100lb cougar white c/s using black memento ink.  I coloured the image using copics, and I'm sorry I never kept a list of the colours.  After coloured, I added some grass using prisma colour pencils, then I cut out the image using the largest square nestabilities, left the die in place then sponged some SU soft sky and memento new sprout around the image.  I then layered this onto a piece of SU soft suede.  

Designer paper is from Basic Grey - Bowties. I used a piece of washi tape from Little B as a divider between the 2 pieces of paper.  I have a fair bit of washi tape but never think to use it.  I then layered this onto a piece of soft suede then a dark brown for the card base.

Finished off with a couple of stars use a star die from the MFT die-namics set - sun, moon & stars. I added a bow made from twine and then held it all together using a gold star brad.

There you have it  - an awesome 'masculine' card for that special guy in your life.  

Thanks for stopping by today, hope you enjoyed my card.
Til' next time,



Leslie Miller said...

Oh, tee hee! This is great! Fabulous image with your awesome coloring! Love those papers with the bugs and stripes. Perfect for the Grillfather image. The little gathering of stars is super cute, too. I have admired your cards for so long and always look forward to them -- ever since you were doing Stampin' Bella. Those were always so cute with the most amazing coloring, and always made me want to buy some. They started carrying them at our local stamp/scrap store and I snatched one right up on my last trip. Have yet to use it... you know how that goes. It's on my "catch up" list, though. Thanks for always inspiring and just plain having something delightful to see when I visit!

Katie Sims said...

Ha! I have one of these in my own home, in fact he was at it this weekend,....and this would be PERFECT for his next! Your coloring looks awesome, Pauline and I love that you kept the layout simple to allow this mighty grill warrior to shine! Filing this one to memory for future reference! Absolutely adorable!

Tracy said...

This really is an awesome masculine card. I flipped when I saw the new fellas. Fabulous coloring Pauline. :-) Hugs!