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For A Special Dad

Whew! I got the Father's Day for my husband done in the nick of time.

I think I might have went a little nuts on the distressing but my husband always says he likes when I "rough up the edges so everything isn't all perfect." This card should be perfect for him.

I wanted to share one of my favorite pictures of my husband taken last year at our Halloween party / bonfire.

Thank you for looking!

Challenges for this card:

Supplies used for this card:

  • Images: Daddy's Heartbeat Sentiments digital stamp set by Raindrop Echo Designs on Whimsy Stamps
  • Papers & CS: All papers except card base are from my scrap bin. I think the striped paper is from My Mind's Eye
  • Ink: Stampin' Up Basic Black
  • Tools: CTMH edge distressing tool & sanding block, paper piercer
  • Embellishments: DMC floss, misc. brads


Karin said…
Great card and the distressing makes it super manly! Hope you have a great time celebrating tomorrow :)
Karen B. said…
Nice card, I forget how many distressing can be.
Oh I love this. Thanks for joining us this week at Wednesday's Creative Inspirations Challenge Blog! xxx
Donna said…
Superb card! Loving this...

Thanks for joining us at Pear Tree Designs and good luck

Donna xx
lovely card with such a great sentiment. thanks for joining us at Pear Tree Designs this week. ClareX
Fabulous masculine card!! Love it!! Thanks you so much for playing along with us at ACLP this week!!
Joanne Gilch said…
As close to the fire as he is...small wonder he has any hair on his head!! Great shot though! Your card IS perfect!
Cheryl I've always loved that sentiment. Your card is wonderful. Love the paper distressing. Thanks for sharing with ACLP.

Gwen DTC@A Crafty LIttle Place
Georgia Ehrmann said…
Your card is awesome! I love the colors and the sentiment and the layout! Everything is perfect about it! The distressed edges are just the right touch for your masculine card! (And your Hubby is a cutie too! lol!) Thanks for playing at AiFactory
so, do you think your hubby will check your blog and see the card? I posted mine yesterday too;) nicely done!
Joanne Gilch said…
Thank you so much for joining in on the Daisy Doodles challenge. Hope to see you on June 21st with some summer time fun! Fab card!
Pat (mspfd) said…
Awesome Father's Day card. Great picture of your hubby! Enjoy your day!!
Shanda Stirk said…
I love your stamped sentiment and your great design! Thanks for playing along with us at Stampin' Royalty.
Shanda Stirk said…
I love your stamped sentiment and your great design! Thanks for playing along with us at Stampin' Royalty.
LORi said…
What a superb card!!Thanks for sharing with ACLP this week!!
Little Crafty Hugs - LORi
Cara said…
Aww, what a sweet card and photo!! Thanks for joining us at ACLP!!
Carolyn said…
What a great card. Love the sentiment. Such a great card. Thanks for sharing it with us at SSC.
Hugs xx
Shelly Schmidt said…
I love your card- love the great sentiment and love the layout- rough edges and all! Hope you have a great weekend!
Erica said…
Great card, I love all the distressing and that is such a true saying! Thank you for playing in the Double Dutch challenge! Lovely picture of hubby too, did he have any eyebrows left after it was taken? ;o)

issy said…
Superb card, a little work of art.

Im sure he will be pleased when he opens it this morning.

Thanks for playing along with Cards for men this week, and good luck in the challenge.

Karen said…
Great card, love the sentiment, thanks for joining us at Pear Tree Designs.
Amber said…
Super card Cheryl!
Lovely card, great colours! Thanks for joining this week over at PTD, hugs Heidi (DT) xxx
Lou said…
Aw! I just love this card. It's really great.

Thanks for joining us over at Pear Tree Designs Challenge Blog.

Good luck.

Lou x
Rhonda said…
Cheryl, this is really fantastic. I love your sentiment cards. Great job! Thanks so much for playing with us at Daisy Doodles Creative Challenges.
~*Joni said…
Cheryl this is awesome! I love distressed edges, and it works just perfectly with your DP and wonderful sentiment as a focal point. Love that saying as I know men who took the spot of a father that was vacant. ;) Great job, thank you so much for joining us in our Guys challenge at ACLP!
~*Joni ACLP DT
raindropecho said…
Ooooh such a great card!! I love the distressing you did on this and I'm sure your husband did, too. And what a great picture!

- Ann
Nordicblogger said…
I love the distressing and the two paneled bit. Great card.
Micki said…
OMG girl, seriously I wish I could create cards like you! This is simply awesome!!!!
Sarah A said…
Great card, love the distressing and the quote melts my heart!

Great picture of your husband, what is with men and fires??

Thanks for joining us over at Incy Wincy for our "One for the guys challenge"

Sarah x
wow that distressing is fab, i bet he loved it, thanks for playing along at creative craft challenges xxx
Trisha said…
A lovely card! I love the all the browns and sentiment u used! Thanks for joining us at FFF this week! xoxo Trisha.P.S. If you're interested in some blog candy, swing by my site!!
Lindsey said…
Great card, thanks for joining us at Fab n funky this week xxx
Awesome card for a dad. I bet your hubby loved it!
Tracey said…
Hi Cheryl, love the distressed look on this gorgeous card. Great photo of your handsome hubby too :)

Hope you're having a great week.

ANOTHER WONDERFUL distressed creation Cheryl. LOVE having you playing along at AI FACTORY, come back soon:)
Mel X said…
Such a terrific looking card, fabulous sentiment.

Thanks for joining us this time at Magical Crafts and good luck in the draw.

Mel X
judie said…
a brilliant card, love the distressed feel to it, thanks so much for playin with us at crafty cardmakers xx

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