Sunday, 28 February 2016

Dads Decorators Ltd.

Morning -
I'm posting another card today that I've made for the other man in my life... My Dad. Its his birthday at the beginning of March so obviously I had to use a Dr Digi image and I've gone for Dunderton Decorators Ltd. Since he retired both my Sister and I have kept him busy with lots of jobs and decorating. He is our Odd job man, maintenance man , dog walker, even the 5th emergency service when I had a tyre blow out recently on the motorway - After all ... what else does he have to do to occupy him??! Luckily for Dad - he and Mum go away on his Birthday to tropical climates so at least he will get some rest.

I used my new stamps from My Favourite things - distressed patterns to create a paint effect stripes on the background and also to do the paint splatters on his clothes. I die cut the 3 tools from silver mirri card and matched these with the letters to spell out "Dad" using American crafts Thickers. I used some glaze on the paint and glasses to make them look wet and finally some Silver pen to the metallic areas.

I used these promarkers and Flexmarkers to colour the image -
Skin - Antique white, Blush, Soft Peach, Coral & Spice.
Shirt - Red, Poppy & Burgandy
Boots - Ice greys
Dungarees - Powder blue
Roller - March hare & Grey squirrel. Sky blue & Egyptian blue.
Paint - Pastel green, Oasis & Ocean teal.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges -
My Time to craft - One layer only
Chocolate coffee and cards  -  ATG
Simply Papercraft - ATG
Addicted to Stamps - Make your mark.
Crafting for all Seasons - 3 of a kind
Simon says stamp - ATG
The Crafty Addicts - Stripes.


So hope you and He like this card.
Have a lovely day,
Liz (:(|)x

6 comments:

  1. Hi Liz, this is a wonderful card - your colouring is gorgeous and your card design is sheer genius - I love it.
    Sue...xxx

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    1. Thanks Sue. Picture isn't the best though - Can't wait for the light nights!! x

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  2. Fab masculine card. A wonderful image coloured beautifully, and I love the attention to detail with the splatters and gloss.
    Thanks for sharing at ATSM this week, Anita x

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  3. Your card is very beautiful !
    Thank you for joining us at The crafty addicts!
    Good Luck and hope to see you again.
    Bad Kitty's Craftroom
    >^.^<
    Fiki

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  4. such a fun image and your coloring is amazing - thanks for sharing your project at ATSM

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  5. Love your fabulous card, brilliant image and love those stamped paint lines.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Luv
    Debby

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