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Monday, 13 June 2011

Ooh La La - Guest Designer - Challenge #82 - Father's Day/ someone special

Welcome to this week's Ooh La La Challenge, which is to make a card for Father's Day or for someone special.  This card is for my father-in-law who has had several holidays to the Yorkshire Coast, so when I saw this scene on the Ooh La La Watercolour Memories CD I had to make it for him.  I printed it onto heavyweight watercolour paper which makes it look even better.  My printer doesn't like such heavy card so I printed the scene out a little way down a sheet of thin copy paper, then I used spray glue to attach cardstock cut to size.  Somehow this kids the printer into co-operating:).  I extended the picture using my Hobby Art Scene-It stamps, computer generated a sentiment and used a backing sheet from the same CD that goes with a different scene, Aldborough I think.
My card is for the following challenges:
Mark's Finest Papers - Father's Day
Delicious Doodles - Father's Day
One Stop Craft- Father's Day
Secret Crafter - masculine card
Stamp Scrap & Doodle - Father's Day
Polkadoodles - something for Dad
Simply Create - all about you Dad
Fussy & Fancy - man cards
Crazy 4 Challenges - masculine cards
Stamptacular Sunday - Dads or Grads

15 comments:

  1. This is a lovely stamp, Anne. I bet your FIL loves his card. BTW I've already rescued that LIM card - in just the way you've suggested today. Hazel x

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  2. I recognise this, Anne, it looks like beautiful Robin Hoods Bay to me.
    What a beautiful card for your FIL, I'm sure he'll love it and the memories it brings back for him.
    Hugs Lisax

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  3. Oh, just take me to this beautiful spot. Thanks for playing with us at Speedy's Friends. Good Luck in the drawing, Anne.

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  4. This is a beautiful scene!!! It will make such a wonderful Father's Day card, and your coloring is fantastic! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge!

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  5. What a beautiful card!!
    Thanks for sharing your card with us at Speedy's Friends.

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  6. Super Father's Day card, thanks playing along with Delicious Doodles this week
    hugs
    Ildiko

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  7. Thanks for joining our "Male Card" challenge this week on SECRET CRAFTER SATURDAY CHALLENGE :)

    Hugs Jane x

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  8. Anne this is an amazing masculine card. It looks like a beautiful water-colored painting. Just fabulous. Thanks so much for playing along with Speedy's Friends this week. It is a pleasure to come to view your work. Hope you can play with us again next week.

    Bear Hugs,
    Carol :O}

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  9. Perfect Fathers Day card hun!
    Thanks for playing in the Delicious Doodles challenge this week, and good luck with the draw!
    Hugs,
    Teri x

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  10. Ohlala, so beautiful ♥ A wonderful motiv and so fantastic coloured.

    Thank you for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday this week :)
    Hugs, Nina.

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  11. amazing card, so beautiful scene!
    thanks for sharing with us at stamptacular sunday
    hugs
    céline SSC DT

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  12. WhWow! This is excellent! Love the pretty colours.
    Thanks for sharing it. ~~darling Ho~SC-DT

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  13. great idea, lovely card. Thanks for joining in the polka doodle challenge

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  14. Love how you've used your stamps to extend the picture. This is brilliant. xx

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  15. This is absolutely stunning Anne. Really love the effect you've gained here.
    Great project for Polka Doodles Something For Dad challenge. Thanks for joining in and good luck.
    x

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