Friday, June 6, 2014

Father's Day Feathers with MOJO348 & PPA206

Good morning!  Its Friday, Friday, Friday!  Time to get this week over and get this weekend started.  I have such a jam packed weekend its not funny.  First up and early Saturday morning, I am running in a Wounded Warrior 5K (and oh my gosh, is there a nasty, wasty wittle hill-Wish Me Luck!), second I have to head back to across the mountain for a family graduation and celebration party to follow.  Then come Sunday, I need to get groceries, do a little cleaning (I did say "little") and get set up for my stamp club ladies to come over.

Some how or another, I found some free time this evening to create a card for the sketch with MOJO Monday and put it with the color combo challenge over at Pals Paper Arts.  I hope you will enjoy my creation....

At first this sketch stumped me and I didn't know what I wanted to do with it.  At first I thought flowers, but I'm so sick of flowers right now I could.....well you know!?  But then it hit me, "feathers".  I had never created cute little feathers before.  And what better thing to use feathers for, than a Father's Day card creation.  I used the hardwood background stamp on a layer of baked brown sugar, added a side strip of chevron embossed so saffron.  I inked up lightly my paper doily in so saffron and pleated it into a smaller circle for my feathers to "nest" on.  Get that?  Birds of a feather, nest together?!  Yea I know, how lame, but I just had to say it!!  I used a piece of burlap ribbon for my strip across the front.  I was going to use a wooden button with my baked brown sugar twine, but forgot, they retired.  So I whipped out the next best thing...antique brads.  This I think worked out even better. 

On the inside, I stamped at an angle the hardwood stamp, and created two more feathers.

Supplies Used
Cardstock ~ baked brown sugar, so saffron, pacific point and whisper white
Ink ~ baked brown sugar, so saffron, pacific point
Stamp sets ~ Hardwood, sentiment stamp from the June My Paper Pumpkin Kit
Misc. ~ antique brads, circle framelit, baked brown sugar twine, burlap ribbon, paper doily, chevron embossing folder, natural chevron ribbon
Any of these products I used and more can be purchased HERE!
I hope you have enjoyed my take on both these challenges.  Leave some "love", and go have a wonderful weekend!  Come back Monday morning to see what our design team members have created for our Sketch challenge over at Stylin' Stampin' INKspiration.  Maybe you will get INKspired and want to join us with our challenge.
PPA206 June 5


Susangail Powell said...

love, love, love this!! So much to look at and it's all wonderful!!

mamichelle said...

Wow, this is a fantastic masculine card!

Patti MacLeith said...
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Patti MacLeith said...

Cynthia!! SUCH an awesome card!! Thanks for playing this week!

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

How fabulous! Those little feathers are just wonderful!

Michelle Gleeson said...

The feathers are awesome! Such an eclectic look, it is just smashing.

Sandie Conner said...

Very nice, the feathers are refreshing, a great way to change it up. Thanks for having fun with the PALS this week!