Sunday, 11 May 2014

Fine Feathers For Father's Day CTD291

Wow! There are some super colour challenges this week! Usually, it is a sketch that sparks my enthusiasm, but this time its the terrific colours. These are courtesy of The Color Throwdown, why don't you click on the link and take a look.

It's Mothers Day in Australia this Sunday, so I made a Fathers Day card! Not really as silly as it sounds, both my parents have passed on, so there isn't a need for me to make either card actually. These colours and the inspiration picture seemed more masculine to me, so that's the direction I went.

Fine Feathers was a recent acquisition to my collection, so I'm using it a lot, especially as it now seems that it might be retiring. The thought process went like this: - feathers - writing quills- ink - slatters.  Gorgeous Grunge was a perfect partner, after all that thinking!

Delightful Dozen is the stamp set with 12 varied greetings, including Happy Fathers Day , Mothers Day, Easter and so on. Look for it on the retirement list shortly too. I've used the Banners Framelits to cut a couple of coloured banners to introduce a little more of the colour.

If you do happen to be celebrating Mother's Day, I do hope it is a perfect day for you, 
I'm pretty happy getting inky!!!


  1. Oh, I love the grungy card you created using the throwdown colors! So happy to have you playing along with us this week!

  2. Fun card!! Love the grunge and feathers!! Thxs for playing at CTD!


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