Friday, 9 June 2017

Gardening Granddad

It has been a mixed bag with the weather this week - sunny one moment then torrential rain and heavy wind the next! I am just hoping that it is a little nicer for this weekend as I am going to the Think Parrots show down in London!

I have a card to share with you which I have made for hubbies Granddad for Father's Day:
I used a heavily patterned card blank to give the impression of  a full garden in summer. I then added a strawberry panel to this using the Papermania Country Life patterned paper, and rounding the edges, after first adding a blue flower ribbon pennant to one side. I then added a strawberry panel from the same paper range and added some gardening stickers from out of my stash. I also had these carrot stickers left over from when I bought my ovo cage for the mice. Finally I added a tag to bring a mmore masculine element to the card and wrote Granddad on it in gold pen.

I would like to enter this card for the following challenges:
AHS #215
 
Cute Card Thursday #481 Boys/Men
 CCM #190 For a special man
Crafty Calender - Boys will be Boys

I alos have some random pictures from up by where we have a little dyke. I was looking for dragonflies and damselflies, but I did find these:




I would also like to share an update on my fishtank - 146hr34
Thank you for looking,

Hugz Tinz

7 comments:

  1. Such a cool card! I love the way you used the papers to give the feel of a full garden... really cool! He'll love the card! Thanks so much for playing along at Atlantic Hearts!

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  2. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Crafty Calendar, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  3. This is such a cute card! Love the little gardening tools! Thanks so much for sharing with us at AHSC! -Lori DT

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  4. I like your gardening thought process! Thanks for playing along with AHSC!

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  5. I like your thinking about the full garden impression-and it worked-love all the elements and the nature pics-the fish tank is going to look amazing when finished
    Carol x

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  6. A lot of creative thinking for this lovely card. Thank you for sharing your design in our "For a Special Man/Boy or Father’s Day" Challenge at Crafty Cardmakers!
    :) Pam

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