Sunday, 15 June 2014

Father's Day

Hi all,

Finally got my Tomatillos and first lot of tomatoes out on the allotment today - after a busy weekend visiting OH's parents. I am now utterly knackered and wish I had tomorrow off work lol.
I managed to get a picture of my fuzzy little mousey today when I was cleaning him out also - here he is!


For my crafting challenge this week I made a Father's Day card - with the main idea being to enter in into the Ribbon Weaving technique at FB Crafting techniques.


I weaved a black polka dot ribbon and a silver ribbon together to create a background strip and mounted this onto silver mirri card, mounted onto black patterned paper. I then added a yellow motorbike topper, a winners cup and a #1 Dad speech bubble to finish the card off. I wanted the ribbon weaving to be the focalpoint of the card.

This is being entered into the following challenges:
Male themed cards - artistic inspirations #95craft your passion #217ooh la la #158papertake weekly challengecute card thursdayglitternsparkleaud sentiments #108country view

Anything Goes - (with ribbon) Crafty Ribbons
Celebrate (Number 1 Dad) - Suzybee

Also here is an update on the fish tank, which is now over 55 hours.

5 comments:

  1. Just goes to show you can use ribbon on things for men! Great project. Thanks for joining our challenge at Crafty Ribbons.
    hugs
    Dawn xx

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  2. How fab is this - beautiful. TFS over at Crafty Ribbons this week and hope to see you again in future challenges
    Elaine DT Crafty Ribbons
    Eclectic Ellapu - Owner
    Altered Eclectics - Owner
    Handcrafted by Ellapu

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  3. What a clever way to use your ribbons! Super card for a chap
    Thanks so much for playing along at Ooh La La this week for our Father's Day/masculine challenge
    Anne
    Ooh La La Designer

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  4. Great use of ribbon on a mens card.

    Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiment with our sentiment for a guy challenge. Tracey DT x

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  5. Fabulous card, love the polka dot ribbon ! Thanks for joining us at CVC. Sue C x

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