A Happy Father's Day!

A Very HAPPY FATHER's DAY to all the wonderful DADs out there!! :)
This card is in honor of YOU - to thank you for guiding us along the way in LIFE.
Stamps: Inkadinkado - Happy Days #98628
Paper: MM Textured CS, Stampin' Up! Blue
Paper Size: 5x7
Ink: Brilliance Coffee Bean, Stampin' Up!
Accessories: Sue Wilson Embossing Folders, Creative Expressions Pierced Flags Craft Dies by Sue Wilson, Sizzix Thinlits Cardfront Arrows , Hole Punch
Techniques: Dry Embossing, Sponging, Layering

This fun arrows Sizzix Thinlits Card Front Die (used as background here), is awesome because it does most of the work for you. I even kept some of the arrow cuts that cut out from this die and embossed them, then replaced them in their corresponding cut areas. Ive used a hole punch for the Brown corner dots.  The bottom layer is Dry Embossed for added texture and all edges are Sponged to finish the fun grungy masculine look.
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I'd also like to enter this card into the following challenges;
Creative Moments - Anything Goes/Man In Your Life/Father's Day
Crazy 4 Challenges  - Masculine
De-Stempelwinkel Stamper Challenge  - Men
Fresh Brewed Designs -  Anything Goes
Frosted Designs - Summertime Blues 
Little Claire's - Father's Day
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
Mod Squad Challenge - Happy Father's Day
One Stitch At A Time  Anything Goes with Men
Pattie's Creations –   Father's Day or Graduation
Scribble and Scrap - Always:  Anything Goes
Sentimental Sundays - Happy Father's Day or Manly Card
Sister Act Card Challenge - Always Anything Goes
Stamping Sensations - June - Dies and/or Punches
My Sheri Crafts  - Masculine
Scrappers Delights - Always Anything Goes

Thanks for looking and hope you'll enjoy your day with DAD!


  1. Hi America what a great card and the die cuts and the design are wonderful.
    Debs xxx
    {Debs Cards}

  2. Very nice! The arrows are a great idea for a masculine card!

    Thank you for participating in the OSAAT "Anything Goes with Men" Challenge!

  3. Beautiful design. Thanks for sharing with us this fortnight. Lisa DT Scribble and Scrap Challenge

  4. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Creative Moments, good luck!!! Amy DT

  5. Wow! This looks awesome! I haven't seen that arrow thinlits before. You used it perfectly on your card! Thanks for playing along at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers!

  6. This is absolutely gorgeous - love all the elements. Very well done! I have never seen that card front die, it's really cool. Great take on the challenge, thanks so much for playing along this week at the Mod Squad Challenge

  7. I really love the colours and all the dimension on your card! Great for Father's Day. Thanks for joining the fun at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers!

  8. What a Unique and cool looking Father's Day card! Love the inking around the edges for the wonderful look! Thanks for sharing it with us at My Sheri Crafts! :)

  9. This card is fantastic!! I love it!!! Great work!!! Thank you for joining us at Sister Act Card Challenge, good luck!!!

  10. Lovely card! Thanks for joining is with our Dads challenge at Crafts 4 Eternity hugs x

  11. Hi America I love your name and blog I also think your card is awesome such a fantastic design thank you for choosing to enter your card into Lil Patch of Crafty Friends unfortunately we have a limit of 10 challenges so it will not be eligible for the prize draw, please feel free to enter another of your amazing creations.
    lorraine x

  12. Love this card - I thought it was all made with wood at first! very effective design - Thanks so much for sharing with us this week, over at Patties Creations, for our Fathers day / Graduations challenge this month - Vic, DT x

  13. Great looking masculine card! Thanks for sharing with us at My Sheri Crafts!

    Glenda's Cards

  14. Awesome card America!! Thanks for joining the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers for our "D is for Dudes" challenge!!

  15. This is brilliant masculine card. Love what you did with the arrow background. Blue and brown is my favorite color combo. Thank you for sharing your wonderful card with us at Stamping Sensation.
    Eret x

  16. Gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with Frosted Designs!!!!

  17. woahhhh this is super cool!!!
    Thanks for sharing this at Sentimental Sundays. Good luck!
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  18. This is superb sweetie!!

    I love everything about it! Smiles.

    Thank you so much for joining us in our challenge at Scrapper's Delights and Good Luck!

    Karen. DT.xx

  19. Another WOW creation America !! So glad you could play along with us at Little Claire !!

    hugs Diane xx


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