Saturday, April 10, 2010

SSSC63 Dad

Today I got to play the Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge (SSSC63) and I really, really liked the sketch this week!  I also got to use the two new sets by Our Daily Bread Designs called Happy Father's Day (for the image) and Dad (for the sentiment).  My Father-in-Law has his birthday this month and I was thinking of him as I made this card.

I started with a base of Chocolate Chip and layered with Kiwi Kiss and Very Vanilla.  The vanilla was embossed with Distressed Stripes EF and then lightly sponged with Close to Cocoa ink.  The horizontal panel is more chocolate punched on one side with the Fiskars Upper Crest Border Punch and layered with some MME Little Boy Blue DSP.  The toolbox is from Happy Father's Day and has been stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black and coloured with Copics (E21, E29, E31, E33, E35, E37, B93, B95, YG63, YG67, YG91, YG95, Y21, YR23, C1, C3) ) and cut out with Small Circle Nestabilities and then matted with Kiwi Kiss cut with Label 12 Nestabilities.  Finally I stamped the DAD sentiment from the Dad Set in Chocolate Chip, lightly sponged with Cocoa and cut with circle nestabilities and matted with more chocolate and popped it up on foam tape.

Stamps - Dad, Happy Father's Day (ODBD)
Paper - Chocolate Chip, Kiwi Kiss, X-press It Blending Card, MME Little Boy Blue DSP
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black, Chocolate Chip, Close to Cocoa
Accessories - Labels 12, Small and Large Circle Nestabilities, Fiskars Upper Crest Border Punch, Copics, Distressed Stripes EF, Foam Tape.

That's all for today, thanks for visiting!!!!  :)


Edna Morrisedie said...

This came together really nicely Kathy, like the use of black, and the image is looking great thanks to the copics!

A Consuming Passion said...

Lovely layout and colouring showcase this perfect male image!

Denise Marzec said...

Holy moly that's some AWESOME coloring!!

Grace said...

Kathy this is just fab! I love the dp you used... adds a lot of "pretty"! Your nestie layering and cuttlebug bg is perfect, and love how you colored the tool box! Well done my friend!

Leigh said...

Great male card Kathy.

Sandee Shanabrough said...

Kathy this is just so wonderful!!! Love the colors you used for this card!


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