Dad You Make The World A Better Place

by Joanne James8. June 2014 21:36

This has been the busiest of weekends, with so much going on: we bought Ben a new bike as an early birthday present yesterday - it has become quite apparent as we've been cycling since this year that he had outgrown his previous one and the middle of August was such a long time to wait - and he doesn't seem to have been off it since, along with the usual homework, swimming and a special golden wedding anniversary party today. Not much time for crafting although I did make a quick card using this week's Mojo Monday sketch layout and Pals Paper Arts colours, so a really quick post from me to share it with you:


I haven't played along with Mojo Monday for a while and saw this sketch and had a few ideas of what to do with it and thought that this week's PPA colours would work well for a brighter masculine card. I must confess that things didn't come together quite how I planned though and with limited time I eventually settled on this card:

Some simple layers and patterns in So Saffron and Baked Brown Sugar and a pop of Pacific Point in the stamp from Starburst Sayings, echoed in the mat for the So Saffron panel with 'Dad' in a double-layer of sketched and outline alphabets. I made this card with Father's Day in mind and the thing I like most about the card is the sentiment - there are two James children in this house who absolutely would agree with this statement.

Back tomorrow with another project; until then, happy stampin'!


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Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.


Comments (4) -

Cindy Hall
Cindy HallUnited States
6/9/2014 1:24:02 PM #

I love this Father's Day card!  The design, sentiment and details are PERFECT!  Thanks for sharing with us at Pals Paper Arts this week!


Joanne James
Joanne James
6/9/2014 8:40:53 PM #

Thanks Cindy - so glad you liked my card. I thought these colours would work out easier to use than they actually did; might need to play with these another time!


Susan Itell
Susan ItellUnited States
6/10/2014 6:16:13 PM #

Perfect for Fathers Day! This is a great layout all the way around! Thanks for playing with the pals this week!


Joanne James
Joanne James
6/10/2014 8:07:50 PM #

Thanks Susan - masculine cards are always useful and this one is timed just right for Father's Day.


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