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Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Father's Day

It was back to work for me today! Yesterday it was a public holiday here in Malta which I really liked, even though we didn't go anywhere. Kids spent the morning studying for their annual exams and then in the afternoon they had canoeing with the scouts.

As for me, I decided it was about time I planned our holiday and took this opportunity to do it. We are going to Orlando this year.. woo hoo :)) We've already been there three years ago but we all loved it so much that we decided to go again and visit different parks that we hadn't last time. Of course, there will be some shopping for me too.. ha ha ..yes craft supplies .. you guessed.. I can't wait! I've been told on places where I should go by some blogging friends but any more tips and advice on where else to go would be most welcome ..Michael's and Jo-Anns here I come!

Anyways... here is my card for today.


It's another Father's day card and again I'm using one of Karen's images which I coloured with my promarkers. I did some distressing today... using a foundation sponge !!! woops :) .. well I think it worked out fine! What you think? and can you notice something... NO BLUE... I was so tempted to use it but this to fit another challenge and I like it this way now! Ow and the circled sentiment.. I did that on a Word document.

So here are my challenges for today.

1 - Sew Many Challenges No 16 - FATHER'S DAY PROJECT WITHOUT USING THE COLOUR BLUE
2 - One Stitch At A Time Challenge No 16 - BOYS TO MEN
3 - Cards For Men Challenge No 12 - FATHER'S DAY
4 - Papertake Weekly Challenge No 42 - THE SKETCH.. this one here.



Thanks so much for looking today.
Hugs
xxx

23 comments:

scrappyjacky said...

I love the colours you've used,Dora..just right for a man..a lovely card.
Very envious of your Orlando trip...and especially all that craft shopping!

Donnas Den said...

Wonderful card, Dora. Love the image. Thanks for joining us over on Cards for Men and good luck with the challenge.

Donna xx

Kelly said...

What a lovely card. Great colors. perfect for Father's Day!

coldwaters2 said...

Dora this is fabulous what brilliant colours and image just loving your take on the sketch thank you so much for joining us at SMC this week.
Hugs
Lorraine x

DoubleClick Connections said...

Great colors! I love the pattern paper you used. ** See if they have a Hobby Lobby lots of fun craft goodies!!**

Anna said...

Fabulous dad card :o)

Kathyk said...

Don't forget to sign up on-line with both stores so you can print off a 40% dicount voucher to get your shopping started - there are two Michaels within easy reach of International Drive (one north and one south) both on Sandlake Road - no HobbyLobby in Orlando though.
ENJOY

Kathyk

carol said...

super card, great papers and image, thanks for joining in with SMC this week, x carol

kim.mom said...

Great card!!! Love that sentiment!!! TFS at SMC!

Susie said...

Fab card Dora, I love the papers you've used xx

Hugs
Susie xx

Cheryl said...

oh great card hun love the image,and great colurs too thanks for playing at OSAAT this week love hugs cheryl xxxxx

SuzanneK said...

Great card, the image brought a smile to my face, that is my hubby to a tee, thanks for playing along at SMC.

issy said...

A fantasic Fathers day card, youve captured it just right.

Thanks for playing along with CFM this week and good luck in the challengeust right.

issy

Kathy said...

Hey Dora,
Love this father's day card...perfect really and beautiful coloring! We have exams here too...almost over. Have a great weekend!
Hugs,kathy

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

What an awesome Father's Day Card! I love the layout, the image, the colors! Super cool!!!

Thank you for participating in Sew Many Challenges this week!

yvonne said...

Hi Dora
Great card!! Love the papers and your colouring is fab
Yvonne x

Anonymous said...

GReat card Dora and thanks for poppin to my blog, love to hear from crafters. Your blog is fab
hugs Carole x

Shelley said...

Fantastic take on this weeks sew many challenge, thanks for joining in. Hope you will join in the fun next week.
Hugs Shelley xx

Anita said...

This is a fabulous Father's Day card. Love the colors. Thanks for playing along with us at Sew Many Challenges. Hugs, Anita

Patricia St Martin said...

This is really cute. Wonderful job coloring you image. Love your layout.Thanks for playing with us at Cards for Men. Good luck on the challenge.

Jill said...

fantastic card Dora I love the image thanks for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx

Viv said...

It's a cracker of a card Dora! Your sponging turned out fab!
Thank you for joining in with us at Cards For Men. Good luck! Viv xx

The Wired Angel said...

Fab job on this card Dora... I had to stop by to say hello. Peggy x

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