Tuesday, 8 June 2010

My Dads fathers day card.

My Dad is a Leeds United supporter (Who are they I hear you shout? Exactly!) Anyway I found this image which was sent from the lovely Rainmac, I thought it was perfect for my dad! I coloured him in Promarkers in the Leeds colours then went from there! I decided to dig out the nesties and cuttlebug to shape the image, then I cut another one which was slightly bigger in blue and another in yellow. To try and change the effect I mounted the image on the blue which was turned 90 degrees, then mounted the blue on the yellow which again was turned 90 degrees, I quite like the effect! The Net I made from an old washing tablet bag! (amazing what household bits and bobs come in useful!!) It is the first time I have used staples!!





Not sure if I need to print out a sentiment which says fathers day? I was thinking something in the form of a ticket, maybe one saying fathers day and the other saying admit one? I will have to have a look and see if I can find something suitable. 

Edited to add: 

Found what I wanted to find, thanks to Melissa for the nudge in the right direction! I edited 2 ticket tags which were found on a different blog and then printed them out and added them by stapling them together then hiding that under the mounted nesties!! I think it looks great now, hopefully my dad does too as it is now in the hands of good old posty to deliver it to Bulgaria! 







Card blank - Craftwork cards
Card Candy - Craftwork cards
Net - Old washing tablet bag
Card stock - From stash (possibly from the paperterie)
Papers - Smirk for him
Image - Penny Johnson? (from my lovely friend Rainmac)
coloured in promarkers. 
Punch - MS lattice punch around the page


Edited to add the pictures with the tickets now attatched! 

I would like to enter it into the following challenges please. 

Simply Doodles - Just for you Dad
The Shabby Tea Room - Just for Dad
Cards for men - Fathers Day
One stitch at a time - Boys to men

26 comments:

flourgirl said...

WOW!! How brilliant is that!! What a great idea for the net! Its amazing how we can spend loads on spensive stuff and then find something in the kitchen cupboard that we were going to throw away thats a perfect embellishment :)Well done, its FAB! xx

qwiksave said...

Yay! That's really creative! Love it! Very mse too, using the washing net.

Marg said...

Brilliant idea Tams! I love the way you've tilted the nestie labels to give more impetus to the colours & the net is genius. As you say, Leeds Who???? They pinched our manager & I wasn't happy but now I'm glad all over.

Scrappy Scatty said...

What a fab card - love the way you have used the netting
xx

hassy said...

Fab card... love the net improvisation... :D Christine x

dragonllew said...

that looks great love the net.

Susan (aka TomsMom) said...

Fabulous card, love the idea with the Nesties labels and the net is fantastic.

Antonia said...

Love your nestie stack idea, and the net! excellent (shame about the club:):):))

Ali said...

That looks great xx

craftygranny said...

oooh that's fab it looked good to start with but the tickets added look good too.

Chocolate Orange said...

Fantastic !!! I love it and im sure your dad will too. I love the tickets,they really finish it off

Choccy xx

Rainmac said...

Oh what a brilliant card, love all the lil touches such as the net and the tickets, it's a fantastic card, you must be really pleased with it xxx

hassy said...

Back again, the addition of the tickets is genious... brill... :D Christine x

Angie said...

Fab card - those tickets looks great. Off to print some out!!!!

leia said...

Gorgeous card - so personal & the addition of the tickets is fab x

alee81 said...

my hubbie would love this card, and i do too x

The Wife said...

What a fab idea for a footie fan and putting the tickets on just finished it off perfectly.

Debbie said...

Super cute! I {heart} how you included the netting for the soccer theme! Thanks for sharing with us in the Tea Room :)

Cheryl said...

oh great card hun love the image,and great colurs too thanks for playing at OSAAT this week love hugs cheryl xxxxx

Rose said...

how cute! love the net and the tickets are the perfect thing :) thanks for playing with us on SD

Donnas Den said...

Love this card, Rusty. Good luck in the challenge over on Cards for Men.

Donna x

Patricia St Martin said...

This is really cute. Wonderful job coloring you image. Love your layout.Thanks for playing with us at Cards for Men. Good luck on the challenge.

Audrey Pettit said...

cute, cute card. The addition of the tickets for your sentiment was perfect. Love the touch of mesh that looks like the soccer goal. Thanks for joining us this week in the Tea Room.

stitchy said...

what a cute card, love the netting, thank you so much for sharing your wonderful talent with us at OSAAT - hope to see you again - good luck

stitchy xoxox

The Wired Angel said...

Super creative.. and great inspiration. Love your card. Peggy x

PepPop said...

Great card. I bet your dad loved it. Love the finishing touches with the net and the tickets. Really clever idea. Jaqui x