Monday, June 13, 2011

Heart 2 Heart Challenge – CTMH Father’s Day Card

This week, the Heart 2 Heart Challenge blog is bringing us another From Our Heart to Yours challenge - this time, sharing various ways to create backgrounds using ink. From there, they took their creative background papers and turned them into cards for Dad! So this week's challenge is to create your own background paper (using stamping/ink) and then making a card for Father's Day.

Here is my creation for the challenge using the ‘Lucky’ Workshops on the Go Kit along with the ‘Old World’ Alphabet to create a card for my dad.




Here is the stamp set I used to create the random stamped background…


See the quarter circle design next to the ‘LIVE LIFE’ stamp? I used that stamp to create a full circle design randomly on the card base in Desert Sand ink. I also used the set of lines in a diagonal pattern over top the random stamping. The fleur focal point is stamped in Desert Sand ink and rolled in Outdoor Denim ink. Another one of my favorite techniques is direct-to-paper to distress my random stamped paper. You can see a tutorial HERE for that technique.

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  1. This is a great card. I really like your background and the direct to paper distressing. I'm going to have to give that a try. Thanks for sharing at H2H

  2. Lovely card, Pam! I like the techniques you used. I hope the WOTG stamp set makes it into the new catalog - it's a great one!

  3. I was trying to figure out where that circular image was from - what a great idea to use that 1/4 stamp! Really lovely card, Pamela - glad you could join us at H2H this week :o)

  4. Very classy card!


  5. What a handsome card! I absolutely love any fleurs-de-lys. Your "circles" are amazing. Thanks for sharing with us at H2H!

  6. Amazing background! You did such an awesome job with the stamping, can't tell that circle stamp isn't one image. Thanks for sharing tis at H2H!

  7. Very pretty card! Thanks for joining us at H2H!


Thank you for taking the time to comment and have a blessed day! Pamela