Thursday, 10 June 2010


I'll do all the chatting at the top of this post, so that if Dad's having a snoop on my blog (he does that, you know), he'll realise NOT TO LOOK at this card - it's my card to him for Father's Day!
I've used a House Mouse image called "With all my heart" to fit in with their latest Sweets challenge, coloured with Promarkers. The sentiment was from Charmed Cards & Crafts - I thought it was perfect for a Father's Day card. Both the stripy & spotted blue & white paper are from Papermania's Henbury Lane collection, with the spotted paper backed onto a strip of card punch with the MS scallop punch. I added a ribbon, 3 brads & a peel off to embellish!

So, here's the picture - last chance to look away DAD!!!

And a close up of the image:

Challenges I'm entering:
Cards For Men #12 - Father's Day
Creative Craft Challenge #15 - For the man in your life
Simon Says Challenge - 1 image, 2 patterned papers, 3 types of embellishment
C.R.A.F.T #54 - Father's Day
Charisma Cardz #23 - Spots & Stripes


Carol said...

Your card is so gorgeous Esme! Luv house mouse and your colouring is great. Hope Dad didn't have a nosey on you hehe. Thanks for joining us at Charisma and good luck. Lotsa luv xxxx

Nannieflash said...

bulous card, love that image. Thanks for joining us at Cards for Men, good luck with the challenge. With hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Tammy said...

What a great take on this card. Thanks for playing this week over at OSAAT.
smiles...Tammy~ Hope to see you next week too!

Sue said...

Hi Esme
a beautiful easel card, fantastic colouring, lovely sentiment, your Dad will luv it, thank you for joining us at House Mouse & friends this week, hope to see you next time, sue,x

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That's a really wonderful sentiment. The whole card makes me smile :) I bet your dad will love it! Want to make one for mine, too? hehe

Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!!!


Suzi said...

Hi Esme, what a fab card this is, love the image and the design. Thank you so much for joining in our challenge over at C.R.A.F.T. this week.
Suzi x

Faye said...

Hi Esme. This card is awesome, jope your Dad like sit as much as I do. Thanks for playing at Charisma. x

Rose said...

Gorgeous card Esme, lovely image and colouring.

Thanks for joining us at C.R.A.F.T and good luck.

Rose x

Patricia St Martin said...

wonderful card. Love your coloring. Thank dor playing with us at cards for men. Good luck on the challenge.

issy said...

Fantastic card, I love everthing about this card.. great work.

Thank you for playing along with Cards for Men this week, and good luck in the challenge.


Rica said...

Hi Esme, looked up the name of the image, but couldn't find it in my catalogue (old catalogue it seems) but I see you found it anyway.
Gorgeous card, love the colours, papers and gorgeously coloured image.....that sentiment is precious.
Thanks so much for playing along with us at HM&F.
hugs Heather xx
ps Still stamping - nearly there!!

Lorraine A said...

Fabulous card Esme :-) your Dad will love this ,, very cute :-)

thanks for joining the HM&F Monday Challenge and hope you join us again next time too :-)

Lols x x

Lorraine A said...

oops ,, meant to add ,,,

thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp Challenge too :-) xx

Curt in Carmel said...

What an awesome card for Father's Day. And a great image to use this image for our challenge this week! Thanks for playing with us! Best, Curt

Lisa said...

Super image for a Father's Day card! Love it! Thanks for playing along at HM&F Challenge!

Sue said...

Aw, Esme, that is so sweet. Love your color combo and the image is colored so beautifully. Hope your Dad doesn't peek. Thanks for joining us this challenge at House Mouse and Friends. Hope you can come back for our next one.

Natascha (nata1984) Germany said...

This is so great. Love your fathers day creation. Love all the papers and this sweet image. Thank you for joining us at House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge.

Hugs, Natascha

Susie Sugar said...

Fantastic card darling real cute and I love the shades of blue
Hugs Susie xx

Christine said...

Hi Esme love this stunning creation gorgeous colours fab image & colours.. great take on the chall.. thanks for sharing & joining us at House Mouse and Friends Monday challenge..

Hugs Christine xx

Sue from Oregon said...

Hi Esme...this is just a very creative way to use this stamp! I am sure this card will be treasured! Thanks for playing along again with the HM&F's Monday Challenge!

The Wired Angel said...

what a cute card.. I love HM and you did a fab job. Peggy x

Hope Jacare said...

Fab project - gorgeous image! Thanks for playing along at C.R.A.F.T. in our Fathers Day/men's project challenge! Cheers Claire x

Jane said...

Oh this is so sweet! love it! thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp, hugs, Jane xxx

Sammy said...

This is so sweet. I love House Mouse too.
Thanks for joining us at CCC

Hugs Sammy x

Elke said...

thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Challenges. Love the card, what a cute image to use. Good luck with the challenge.

Elke XX