Saturday, June 14, 2014

Super Dad Blog Hop

Welcome to the Super Dad Blog Hop

We Love our Dads!
We are here to honor and celebrate all our Super Dads this weekend the best way us crafters know how, with a blog hop showcasing some amazing projects. We hope that our projects will show Dads everywhere just how special they are to us all.

Connie Can Crop is the first stop on this Blog Hop.

This is a one day blog hop and we appreciate your leaving a comment for all of these talented friends who are here sharing their ideas and creations. 

We have an awesome sponsor and giveaway for this hop!

What do you need to do to win? Easy... become  a follower of each of the fabulous blogs in this hop and leave each of them a comment letting them know what you like best about their projects. Then stop by our sponsor's page and be sure to like her on facebook!! 

You will have until 12:00 am Monday to finish the hop and leave your comments. 

Winner will be announced on Wednesday at Connie Can Crop.

Be sure to follow everyone and leave a comment along the way!

My parents split and remarried so I have a card for my dad and for my stepdad to share today!
I found this sketch on Pinterest that Sketch ~N~ Scrap ( posted and it turns out this is a card challenge that ends June 30 so I'm entering it in the challenge! They also have a layout sketch challenge that ends June 30 as well, so check it out! Now for my card that I made for my dad: 
 I didn't follow the sketch completely, but it's close enough. The brown paper or card base I got from one of my crop nights from Debbi. The blue paper is from Colorbok Deluxe Texture Cardstock. The red paper is from DCWV Love & Wedding Scrapbook Kit in a Stack 8x8 pad. The striped piece just below the yellow circle is Studio G's version of washi tape. The yellow circle paper is from Martha Stewart Punch Pad and I used an EK Success circle punch of Vicki's. I made this card last Friday night at my crop night. The red checkered pennant and the green pennant to the right of it is Pebbles Lakeside 6x6 pad. The next blue pennant is Recollections Textures & Animal 12x12 pad. The last green pennant is Recollections Bright and Basic 12x12 pad. They all reminded me of masculine colors and different shirt patterns. The Happy Father's Day stamp & star stamp (I stamped the star twice) is Studio G i clear plus gems stamps. I don't wanna use the gems because they're pink. I don't know too many men who like pink! I'll use them somewhere else in my scrapping I'm sure!  I used Versafine Onyx Black Pigment Ink to stamp with. I didn't put anything on the inside of his card since it took so long to make the front! Now for my stepdad's card:
 The card base is a piece of white paper from my stash. I glued the orange on top that is also Recollections Textures and Animal 12x12 pad. I used the Happy Father's Day stamp and Versafine ink again. The flags, stars, and car stickers are Sticko Race Cars stickers since he loves NASCAR. The football I cut off Vicki's Cricut using Boys Will Be Boys cart on the same brown paper that I used for my dad's card. I wanted it to shadow, with the middle not showing, but it didn't work out so I colored over the middle with my Copic Sketch .Too 100 Black and later decided to add Trendy Twine ( Watermelon Sorbet. He loves football and watermelon. Yes, his favorite team is Washington Redskins. I wrote Washington with EK SUCCESS Zig Memory System 0.5mm Ballpoint pen and Redskins with a black ink pen. The athletic sticker is Me & My Big Ideas Soft Spoken Word Embellishments. He used to be very active in softball, but he's getting older and worn out so he's not playing any sports anymore. He still loves to be a spectator and will holler like a ref!
He loves to take his son fishing any chance they can get. This fishing pole/fish is also from Boys Will Be Boys cart and I used a piece of 8.5x11 paper that Vicki brought. I used Elmer's Washable School Disappearing Purple Glue stick on everything. That's all I have to share today. Please come back Sunday as I participate in a Wedding Ideas blog hop!
 Up next is LORI's blog and I'm sure she has an amazing project to share!
Here is our complete line up in case you get lost along the way:


Golden Goddess Designs said...

great cards! I made many cards for this holiday, too. I made one non "father" card for just a great man in my life! I hope he likes it. I am sure all those men will love yours, too

Sarah Biswabic said...

Your cards are awesome! They will love them!!

Hillary Harris said...

Both of your cards are great! Love how you interpreted our sketch! Great colors too! Thanks for joining us at Sketch N Scrap!

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sue k said...

Two wonderful cards. Great choice of colors and elements for both of them.


Melanie Rozwood said...

Great cards. It's nice being in the hop with you.

Klite3 said...

Your cards are great! Like your explanations, although your cards tell the story of the men receiving them. That is awesome. Thanks for sharing.

Lisa in Texas said...

Love your cards! I always find it hard to do masculine cards and these are both awesome! Thanks for joining us at Sketch N Scrap!

Amanda said...

Thanks for all the comments! :)

Lori Apgar said...

Great cards!!! Love the patterns on the first card - they remind me of men's shirts!!

Rhonda Helm said...

your dads will love these cards. love the variety in them.

Connie Wallenbrock said...

What great cards! I know your dad and step dad will love them! Thanks for hopping with us! Scrappy hugs, Connie

Pamela Lash said...

I know the cards will be treasured - lovely papers and colors - TFS! New follower!

Solange J. said...

Love your take on the sketch, beautifulmasculine color palette! Thanks for playing along with us at Sketch-N-Scrap.
The other card is very pretty too.

Kerry said...

This card you made is delightful and stylish, thanks for sharing it with us at Sketch N Scrap. xx

Sura said...

Great cards!!! Thank you for joining us at Sketch N Scrap!

Heather Hall said...

Lots of fun! Love the card you made for your dad, thanks for sharing with Sketch-N-Scrap

Brandi Matos said...

So very wonderful!! Nicely done!

Thanks for joining us at Sketch N Scrap :-)