Sunday, June 20

Don't Wear stripes on Screen....


Happy Father's Day to all the father's out there, hope they have a very special day :) Here's one of the father's day cards I made (you know how it is... as a cardmakers you need to make at least three to cover the father figures in the family)...


So the fabulously talented designer Betsy Veldmen has set a challenge to find a piece of men's wear that inspires you and to create a project based on that piece. I just had to have a go...

This is the shirt I picked as inspiration, the patterns are fab, but what I really love is the subtle white embroidery of flowers! I tried to mimic this with a little heat embossing...
The stripes and arglye have been stamped in distress inks and I created the sentiment based on the shirt label on the back.
 Supplies: Patterned Paper: look no patterned paper (shock); WRMK: textured cardstock;
Stamps: Papertrey Ink: father knows best; a little argyle; background basics: retro; in bloom;
Ink: Ranger distress inks: stormy sky; tumbled glass; clear embossing;
Other: Embossing powder: white; PTI: buttons; stitch tracer; 3D adhesive foam; 


The colours were perfect for the PDCC #34 challenge this week and the design was inspired by Get Sketchy #43


Thanks so much for stopping by, have a wonderful day BiG HuGs Kim :)


15 comments:

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Hi ya darlin

Hope you are OK ?

Wow, such a gorgeous card, bet it looks even more stunning in real life. Just love the papers you have used and the subtle embossing. Gorgeous !

Have a great Sunday.

Hugs,

Jo xxx

Laurel said...

What a fabulous card! Great take on the challenges.

Macpurp said...

what a great idea, i can see all the elements in the short on the card.
love the embossing.
love tina x

CraftCrave said...

Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [20 Jun 02:00pm GMT]. Thanks, Maria

Sue said...

What a fabulous card, the embossing is beautiful x

Amy said...

Wowzers Kim, this is fantastic! I love the heat embossed flowers on the stripes, so cool!

Betsy V said...

Kim, your take on the challenge is amazing!! I LOVE how you took the elements from the shirt and incorporated them into your card...right down to the tag sentiment! Awesome! Thanks so much for playing along!

Paper Crafts Go-to Gal
Betsy Veldman

Jo said...

Beautiful card and I love your take on the challenge! Have had a great time looking around your blog...some really beautiful projects here :)

Jo

Lisa Somerville said...

Great mix of patterns, the flowers look wonderful. Thanks for playing at the PDCC.

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

What a great idea--and that shirt is the perfect inspiration for this color combo! Love that you stamped white flowers on it:) Great job!! Thanks for joining in the fun at the PDCC:)

Georgia said...

This is fabulous Kim, I love the simplicity of it and the papers are so gorgeous! :) Love, Georgia xx

WickedPixie said...

Kim, I love your chosen inspiration piece, and even more - your fabulous card from it! :-)Traci

Stephanie Kraft said...

This is wonderful, Kim! Love the embossing.. subtle yet stunning! Thanks for playing with the Play Date Cafe!!

Suzanne C said...

Love the stripey background with the overlaid flowers. Great take on all 3 challenges. thanks for joining us at PDCC this week!

Julie Ranae said...

Wonderful entry for this week's Color Splash in The Play Date Cafe :)

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