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Friday, 17 June 2011

More For Father's Day

Yay! At last I've made my first easel card and now I can't stop. I've liked the look of them for a while and thought I understood the principal of making one but needed to practise first! No need - the first one I made looked fine and everyone I showed thought it was ever so clever so there's no stopping me now.

I'd seen something similar to this but using circles on a recent challenge blog but I can't remember who made it. I was so impressed I had a go. The cute footballer image is Justin from Digi Boutique, coloured with promarkers. The greeting was made in Microsoft publisher using a basic shape (banners) and inserting a text box. The football used as the stopper is just a peel-off on card. Now that I have these sussed I need to start experimenting with different shapes and sizes.

My second attempt is using Drinking Jim again. The stopper this time is a clipart picture of a beer glass. The paper is very old - from the stash I must use up before I am allowed to buy any more.

I'm entering the second card in the following challenges:

Terrifcally Thrilling Thursday Challenge Card for a boy/man
Pear Tree Designs Father's Day
Sparkles Forum Challenges Father's Day

4 comments:

  1. This is a great card, I love the themes you have used
    Thanks for joining in at SFC

    Jackie x

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  2. Both cards are just fab, glad your enjoying making easel cards, I must say I love making them!

    Thank you for sharing with us at SFC, good luck!
    Hugs shell xx

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  3. Such cute cards! Thanks for playing along with us in our "Snakes, Snails and Puppy Dog Tails" challenge at Shelly's Images.

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  4. I just LOVE youe easel cards! The Beer one makes me smile (perfect for men!)
    Thanks so much for playin' along with us this week for the Shelly's Images "Snakes, Snails & Puppy Dog Tails" Challenge.
    We hope you'll join us again soon! Hugs & Happy Days! ~Min
    Kaymin Kreations

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