29 January 2015

Easel card for Dad

Hi Everyone, 

Happy New Year! Yup, I know, I know - it's a bit late for that now (it's almost February, at the end of the day!), but I guess better late than never? I owe you all a huge apology for my recent silence here - but, between the Christmas break and a lot of new year-related commotions (some good and some not so good ones) - there really was not enough time for being crafty or even for blogging... I am trying to get back on track now... The days should be getting longer, so I am sure that will help! Here's to hoping I'll be back here for good now! :o) I have recently had a few commission requests, and the mojo appears to be back, so I think I can keep the positive approach for now!

Today I would like to share a card I made for my Dad - a little cutesy easel card. Kind of Valentine-like (the image by The Greeting Farm is actually from a Valentine's set!), so I thought it would be quite apt for this time of the year! I planned to keep it "male & simple" - didn't succeed too much as you can see from the pearls, lace, glitter and some involvement of Glossy Accents, but my Dad loved it - he said my cards for him were always quite plain and he enjoyed a bit of a "busy" difference this time! 

Have a peek, hope you'll like it, too! I enjoy using stamps that were designed for a particular occasion for a different purpose - who would have thought that a Valentine image will be good for Dad?! ;o)

I am entering the card into the following challenges:
Inky Impressions  - Glitter and Gloss
I Love ProMarkers - Purples and Blues
(I have Lace, Pearl & the blue/pink combo with some bling and glitter)
QKR stampede - Shaped Cards

Hope your start of the year was great - I have some catching up to do on reading your blogs, too, dear friends! I'll work on all this, promise!



  1. Thanks for sharing your great card with us this week at QKR Stampede.
    Karal DT

  2. A beautiful card . Thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers challenge good luck Ginny x

  3. This is a beautiful Easel Card… the image is very sweet and I love the liquid pearl detailing! :-)
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week!
    Hugs, Sue B xx

  4. Beautiful design, thank you so much for sharing with us at Love to Create Challenge.


  5. beautiful easel card ...love your image and spatially small details ...gloss on heart ..thanks for joining us on inky impressions ..come back and see us soon :)

  6. What a clever card, it's a great use of the sketch. Thanks for joining us this week. Claire MAWTT DT


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