Monday, 2 July 2018

Always Fun Challenges - Challenge 65 - Patriotic

Hello My Crafty Blog Friends and Visitors

How was your weekend? We have made good progress with the wedding makes. There isn't too much more to do just that table plan.

Being Monday that is the time for the new challenge at Always Fun Challenges this time the theme is Patriotic. So what better to do than make a birthday card for my father-in-law. He just loves shaped cards. These colours are just what he likes.

I decide to make one of those impossible cards. I found a tutorial and apart from changing the measurements a bit I followed the instructions. It really wasn't too hard to make. I have a pack of nautical papers in my stash. That ribbon my mother-in-law gave me a little while ago. 

Come and join in the fun at our latest challenge. 

The fun bit was the decorating. This is a Tattered Lace die it was just the right size for this project. All my nautical dies come out when I am making a card for my father-in-law. 

I cut the anchor and ship's wheel in blue and red to give a shadow. 

This is Creative Expression die it fitted nicely in the corner. 

I know my father-in-law will love this card. He is always so pleased with them and he lets me know. Which is sweet. 

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Hugs Jackie

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Wendy L said...

Looks amazing Jackie, wonderful card, xxx

Janette said...

Looks amazing Jackie and I think your fil will love it..x

karenlotty said...

Your FIL will love it Such a perfect card for the theme of the challenge and a really unusual shape I will take a look at the tutorial

Alison59 said...

Jackie, this is fabulous :-)

Helene Siermans said...

This looks gorgeous Jackie, I have seen those card fold but never tried it, I think I must have a go.

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous card Jackie
Gr Karin

Em Louise Fairley said...

Fab xoxo

Janis Lewis said...

Adorable! Thanks for sharing with us at Always Happy Birthday.
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ALI said...

This is fantastic I love it x

Linda Simpson said...

This is fabulous Jackie, love the card design.
Linda xxx

Laine said...

Fabulous male themed card Jackie. Sure to be treasured.

sandy's crafty bits said...

Hi Jackie … wow what a super card … super for a man and yes I did think of your father in law … I know he likes his boats … well ships as my dad would have corrected me lol … hope you have a great week … happy crafting and love sandy xx

Jenny L said...

Hi Jackie,
what a very super make and it's so beautifully created.
Stunning design and that Happy Birthday is great font die.
Love this wonderful shape and design.
I bet FIL loved it too.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Lilly said...

A brilliant card Jackie, I've never made an impossible card before but maybe I should given how impressive this looks! Lilly x

Stamping Bubbles said...

Brilliant card Jackie, I love the colours you have used - very patriotic. Also loving the kinetic element too.
Enjoy your week.
Crafty hugs

Hazel (Didos) said...

Oh this is brilliant ans love the double layers of the dies, really effective. Love Hazelx

Kate M said...

Fabulous impossible card, love the red white and blue - really patriotic! Your Father in law will love this - anyone would love this - it's great!!

Donna Ellis said...

Your impossible card is gorgeous, Jackie! I love the patriotic theme. It’s beautiful! XXOO

Kathy said...

Fab Impossible card, what a great theme. Love all the layering too said...

Great colors and die cuts Jackie

Lori Kobular said...

Wow Jackie!! This is stunning! I love that ship die and your card is just amazing!!

Catie Cuddles said...

A fabulous card.
Thanks for joining us at Craftyhazelnuts patterned paper challenge. Happy crafting! Catherine x DT

Janice said...

Your nautical card is stunning Jackie!
Janice x

Shabneez said...

Super impossible card Jackie - I've yet to make one.....Shabneez x

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at AHB, good luck!!! Amy DT