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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Happy Father's Day - Classic Car

I'm back again! Tuesday is my day to visit Shirley and Doug and Fran and I make 3 fab cards that Shirley makes up for us. We always have a fun time together, lot's of laughter and chat, pats for the two dogs and Shirley makes us a cappaccino as well.
We also had a meal at a little eatery before heading back home and then I had to do a couple of loads of washing. It wasn't a good drying day today and it was too late to hang them on the line so back to using the clothes rack in front of the fire again!!!
I tidied the kitchen a bit and then found a bit of time to do some commenting on a few blogs. I made tea for us and then had to rush off to choir practice. We have a concert coming up at the end of the month so we only have a few practices left now.  I take a friend home and by the time I left her and got back here, it was rather late.
Thought I had better sit down and come up with a card for today and here is the end product.
The card is a top fold and I used diagonal panels to form a pocket for my tag.

front of card
inside of card
 tag on front of card

The basecard is SU Early Espresso with a top fold
The Plaid DP is fromWeRMemoryKeepers 6x6 paper stack TRAVEL light
I cut another piece of Early Espresso and then cut it in half diagonally
The striped DP (cut diagonally) is from DaisyD's - Vintage Stripe Patchwork
The Tag was made using SU Sahara Sand cardstock
Black and white gingham ribbon from stash - attached with a staple.
Sentiment is from Creative Expressions - Classic Cars
Car is from the same set, coloured with Copic Markers
Diecut - Sahara Sand backed with a piece of Early Espresso - car was popped up with foam dots.
Tyres on the tag and on the inside are from Kaiser Stamps - On the Move
SU Basic Black Ink
SU Light Grey Ink

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Do You Stack Up - Challenge 76 ~ Boys/Men
Sundays with Crissy - Tags & Tickets
2Sisters Challenge - #96 Plaids & Stripes
Delightful Challenges - For the Boys

Well, I had better get off to bed, hubby is fast asleep, not snoring at the moment, but, LOL, I bet as soon as my head hits the pillow, he will start!!!
Thanks for stopping and for those who left comments, thankyou very much, I enjoyed reading them.
Sandy

13 comments:

  1. Love the diagonal panels, makes a perfect pocket for the tag! Great card!

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  2. Love the diagonal panels, makes a perfect pocket for the tag! Great card!

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  3. Fabulous image and colouring Sandy, love the papers too and the fold...great card.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  4. Great card & tag!
    Like the plaids & colors!

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  5. Love the tag on your card Sandy and great car image

    Anne

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  6. Beautiful creation sweetie ♥♥ hugs Pops x x x

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  7. Hi Sandy .great masculine card .love the card design .Love the image and the inside with perfect paper as well .

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  8. Great pocket card...Love the tag. Thanks for joining us at DYSU.

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  9. Great male card,contrast of papers and colours, like inside too.
    love Mum

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  10. oh this is one,super male card Hun just love the tag,idea its super hugs Cherylxxxxxx

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  11. Great masculine card!!Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up. Hugs, Joan

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  12. Fab card, love the tag in it! Thanks so much for sharing with us this week at Delightful Challenges for our Male Themed Challenge! Hugs Susan x

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  13. What a great guy-card! A guy card can be hard to do but you did exceptionally well with this theme! Thanks for joining in my challenge too at Sundays With Crissy!

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