Sunday, 29 December 2013

A Card For Dad

Hello Everyone,
I hope that you are all enjoying the festive period with your families.
Yesterday we had a family party for my pops, there were 28 people gathered for his 64th birthday, but he swears he is 63 hee hee!!!

I made this little soldier based card for him and as we are English I added lots of English embellishments to the card too! He loves hand made cards and keeps each one that he receives from his family. Two of my little nieces make card too, ages 5 & 11 and he keeps every single one!!!

So here is my card...

I also used the Castle background from the Tilda prince and Princesses Range.

I didn't have any suitable backing papers for the base layer, so I printed a union jack onto decoupage paper and then sanded it and run my gold paint pen around the edge. The top layer is nautical magnolia paper, I liked it as it sort of suited the design, if not the theme hee hee!

The red taffeta ribbon is from the ribbon girl and I managed to find the beefeater guards ribbon on ebay. All the other little embellies are from my own stash off goodies and I made a removable tag, from poppy type paper ...

Anyway, my pops had a wonderful day and so did all of our family.

Good luck and all the best, to you and yours in 2014.


  1. Stunning card as always, i bet your dad loved his card and family gathering. We had lovely Christmas with family. Thank you so much for card and surprise inside, she is gorgeous. Would you send me your address to my email address as i have a small surprise for you to. I,m back at RVI on Friday.
    hope you have a lovely New year, were going down to Michaels for new years dinner with him and harry.
    lots of love to a good friend
    Caroline xx

  2. Beautiful. I love the combination of stamps.
    I wish you and your family a Happy New Year!
    Thank you for taking part in the Tilda's Town challenge blog this week. Hope to see you again soon!

  3. Stunning love the way you have masked the two stamps together. Thank you for joining us at Marvelous Magnolia this time.
    Happy New Year!
    Hugs Charlotte

  4. What a wonderful card for your Dad, I am sure he will treasure it! Love the scene and all the wonderful embellishments you have added too!
    Gina x

  5. Wow what a great Male Card! Bet your Dad was very proud of his Card! Thanks for joining us at Marvelous Magnolia!

  6. VERY VERY FUN AND BEAUTIFUL!!! I had to come have a peek at this.. LOL... I love how you have made all of the little fun things around the image instead of pp.
    FUN!!! hugs, Janiel


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