Hello everyone. It’s been a week since I last posted, as I have been busy, busy, busy. You know I went to the Altenew day in Daventry last Saturday, especially if you follow me on Instagram – I sent a couple of photos of that day. Absolutely brilliant, and great meeting at the team and fellow enthusiasts.
When I arrived home, I still had my Ikea purchases to put together, and then sort out my craft room – I’m nearly there – but then I was at work the rest of the week. As most of the stuff I had to sort out was on my craft table, it wasn’t until today that I had even a little smidgen of space to be able to create…….that table is still a work in progress – but I had to put this card together for my dad.
He is 80 tomorrow……80……which means I am getting older too……time flies…..! He had some health issues this year, but he is brilliant at the moment.
I thought I would add a little quirkiness with the elephant, and a little glitter with the embossing powder, just because I can.
I followed the current sketch challenge from CAS Colours and Sketches for the layout, though I did flip and rotate the sketch.
The little red balloon was attached to the elephant with a drawn blue string. The word ‘dad’ is die cut several times using the Altenew bold alphabet die (my capitals set is with my sister in Canada until she arrives here with them……goodness knows when!!!), then stacked together for some dimension, with the top letters embossed with glittery white from WOW!.
Hopefully, I can continue to sort out my craft room, and craft at the same time, as there is a lot of inspiration out there I am wanting to use for cards.
Challenges I shall be entering with this card:
CAS Colours and Sketches – sketch
Seize The Birthday – anything goes birthday
Aud Sentiments Challenge – anything goes with sentiment
10 thoughts on “Birthday card for dad”
I like all the texture and dimension in your card. That elephant image is terrific! Thanks for joining us at CC&S!
Thank you Patricia. 🙂
Nice masculine card. Love the background texture. Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday.
Thank you JoAnn. 🙂
Wow! Love the way you’ve combined the elephant and the birthday balloon. And the tecture on the background is awesome, too. I believe your dad must love it! Thanks for playing along with us at CAS Colours & Sketches this week . Please come back with us again.
Thank you Wei. 🙂
This is great! It is really stylish 🙂
Thanks for playing along with us at Aud Sentiments,
Thank you, Tinz. 🙂
Wonderful card – great use of the sketch! Thanks for playing along with us at CC&S!
Thank you Karen. 😊