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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

GGSC117: Happy Father's Day

I have been enjoying a little time off and getting some things done of my "to-do" list.  I made a list of personal things I wanted to get done (catch up on Project Life, stamp, photography lessons) and some household things (clean oven, clean blinds, steam clean stairs).  I think I got more done yesterday then I have in a month.  Still have a few things to do, but was happy with getting all but one thing done on my list yesterday.

I missed last weeks challenge over at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations but today I needed to get this card done so I could get it mailed off to my Dad in time for Father's Day.  Today's challenge is "Father's Day" in case you couldn't guess :-)

I combined a few challenges for this card, the Lawnscaping Challenge this week is to use patterned paper (my new Simple Stories Year.o.graphy) and the Cards for Men Challenge is Father's Day as well.

Hope you will join us over at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations, would love to see what kind of Father's Day creations you come up with this week!
Card details:
Cardstock: Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake, Simple Stories Year.o.Graphy
Inks: Creamy Caramel, Perfect Little Black Dress
Embellishments: Earth Elements & Neutrals buttons from Stampin'Up!, Twill Ribbon from Clear & Simple Stamps (design mix)


Savannah O'Gwynn said...

OHHH! Fabulous card! I know your dad will love it! I love the papers--must get me some! Also---LOVE the challenges! I will have to check some of those out!

And I LOOOOOOOOVE that you took some time to do some personal things on your to-do list. LOVE that you got so much done! I should do that....but cleaning the oven? Not sure I like that idea! Maybe next month:)

Greetings By Chera said...

I am alittle jealous... I haven't accomplished nearly as much as I hoped to!!! I do love the card... I better get my butt to work!!

TenSGal said...

What a great card....I bet your dad will love it!
You sound so busy....I wish I could get motivated to do some household chores! :)

Laurel Beard said...

Oh so nice! Loving all those papers!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Great masculine card! And way to knock out that to do list!! Mine is a mile long! Thanks so much for joining us at Lawnscaping!!!!!!

Tamara said...

beautiful card!! Thanks for playing with us at Lawnscaping :)

sandra's crafty corner said...

wow what an amazing card, thanks for joining us at cards for men ,
hugs sandra dt

Christiana said...

Such a great masculine card. Your dad will love it! Thank you so much for playing with us at Lawnscaping!

Patricia St Martin said...

Wonderful card. Love how you stayed with the theme. Thanks so much for joining us at Cards For Men Challenge. I love seeing your creation. Good luck on the challenge. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Patricia

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