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Monday, June 16, 2014

My Boy

Hello!  Another week is kicking off here now, but I hope everyone enjoyed their weekend!  We had a wonderful one full of family and celebrating my dad for Father's Day.  I used my custom image from Saturated Canary to make a card for him.  This is My Boy and Krista drew it for me as a prize from a contest she had a while back.  She captured my small man to a "T", right down to his favorite blankie and Teddy!  I colored the image with Copics and then cut it using Labels Seventeen Nestabilities (Spellbinders) and added some Shabby Blue Frantage.  I used one of the Fancy Tags dies (Spellbinders) behind the image.  Papers are My  Mind's Eye - Lost & Found: Portobello Road.  The current Sweet Sketch Wednesday (HERE) is my base and I added a few elements like the Flag Banner from La-La-Land Crafts and the sentiment from a Cornish Heritage Farms Mona Lisa Moments Father's Day Centers set that was in my physical stamps stash.  I finished up with gold metal brads from Tim Holtz and a length of blue gingham ribbon.   

And, here is the inspiration for the image:

 We took my dad out to breakfast with one of my brothers (who actually paid for us all!  Thanks, Jay!) and then spent the rest of the day at my parents'.  Kayne made his papa a special gift and I snapped a photo of the two of them.  He painted the rock himself and was very proud of his handiwork.  The gift was a big hit!

I am so lucky to have such a wonderful dad and it makes me so happy to see the great memories he's building with the next generation too!  Thanks for stopping by and check back for another Father' day card to be blogged before the week is out.

Markers used: Copics (E00, E04, E11, E21, E23, E25, E31, E39, E79, N0, N2, N4, N6, R20, R32, R35, Y61, B00, B32, N34, B37, BV000, BV02, BV13).

- Bearly Mine Challenges: One For The Boys
- Digi Galore: Nautical or Blue
- Creative Corner Challenge: Just For Boys 
- Jo's Scrap Shack: #54-I Love You Dad
- Pattie's Creations: #94-Father's Day or Wedding
- Crafty Ribbons Challenge: #93-Anything Goes with Ribbon 
- Milk Coffee Challenges: For a Dad/Special Male



knitmachinequeen (KMQ) said...

OMG!!! I LOVE IT! The image, the Frantage, the coloring, the sketch. It's all perfect and the gift your small man made for his Grandpa is simply fabulous!

Lori aka lorib117 said...

Regan, this card is fabulous! So very sweet. Wow, little man is getting so big...what a handsome boy!

Joanna M. said...

What a GREAT prize to win! I think Krista did indeed capture your little guy. Really cute. Thanks for sharing this with us over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2.
~Jo, SSW2-DT

Sandra DeFalco said...

Thanks for playing in our "Father's Day OR Wedding" Challenge #94!
Sandi ♥
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

Kathie said...

Wow what a great prize from Krista, both your card and your son a so cute. Love your card very well done and such a masculine card for your Dad, great colours and added embellishments. Great card and thanks so much for sharing it with us over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 thanks week and good luck.
Kathie SSW2~DT

Robin said...

So adorable! Hugs, Robin

Anke said...

lovely creation. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons
hugs Anke

Sharon Basel said...

It truly is a fantastic image and a really beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!

Unknown said...

Great work, I love what you have made! Thanks for joining in at Milkcoffee this week, Good luck, Lou DT x

Unknown said...

Great work, I love what you have made! Thanks for joining in at Milkcoffee this week, Good luck, Lou DT x

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

What a gorgeous card you have made here. It fits our challenge this month well of “One for the boys”. Thanks for taking part and good luck. Best wishes, Kym (Bearly Mine Challenge Blog Design Team Leader)

Lozzy said...

What fabulous card, love your design..Thank you for joining us at Bearly-Mine Challenge and hoping you would like to join us again soon. Good luck in draw..Hugs Lozzy x

Anonymous said...

great image and what a cute little inspiration :)

thanks a lot for taking part at CREATIVE CORNER CHALLENGES Love Mel xxx

Cindye Wile said...

Beautiful card!!!! Love the design.
Thanks for joining us at Digi Galore
Cindye DT

Pulsatilla said...

WOW - your card is very sweet!!! Wonderful creation!!! Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine Design!!! hugs, ANDREA