Thursday, June 4, 2015

A Father's Boots

     When I found this "Western Boots" image at Pattie's Creations, I knew I needed to use it for a Father's Day card.  Since the theme for our new June challenge at Pattie's is "Father's Day or Graduation," I knew it would work perfectly for my DT card this month.

     The image and the sentiment were printed at the same time.  I used my ProMarkers to color the boots and then I cut the image with a die from Spellbinders.   I added a brown CS backing and hand cut it to the outside shape of the die.  I found those pieces of gingham check dp in the scrap basket and rescued them just for this card.  I layered those onto some red CS which I first ran through my 'Linen' embossing folder.  The twine was the final touch and I frayed the ends to make it more distressed looking.  All of that went onto the card front and everything was from my stash.

AAA Cards
Clear It Out
Crafting from the Heart
Loves Rubber Stamps
Love to Scrap
Mema's Crafts
Paper Girls
Paper Nest Dolls
Papertake Weekly
Quirky Crafts
Scribble & Scrap
Vintage Stamping

     You have all the rest of the month to play along with us so get going on those Father's Day or Graduation cards, then get your entry posted on the challenge blog.  See you there.  Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie.  


  1. Oh I just adore this! Love that sentiment! Thanks so much for playing along with Loves Rubber Stamps this week!
    Tons of Hugs, Dangina

  2. Fabulous image and CAS card Ginny x

  3. Hi NanaConnie,

    Gorgeous card, perfect for Father's Day, love the sentiment.

    Love & hugs

    Jacquie J xxx

  4. Wow! They're some spectacular boots, love them! Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

  5. Awesome coloring on the really caught my eye.

  6. Brilliant card NanaConnie, thank you so much for sharing with us at Vintage Stamping Challenge.
    Irene x

  7. Fab card love the sentiment! Thanks for sharing with us at Scribble and Scrap xxx

  8. What a really wonderful image and your colors are spot on for a masculine design!! Fabulous work my friend! HUGS

  9. Absolute perfection!!! WOW!

  10. Fabulous card and lovely sentiment. Thanks so much for joining us this week for our 'Anything Goes' challenge at Loves Rubberstamps. We're so glad you did! Hugs, Wends x Loves Rubberstamps DT

  11. Everyone loves a good pari of cowboy boots! Thanks for playing along at AAA Cards :)

  12. Awesome colored boots! Thanks for joining in at AAA

  13. Neat card! Love the gingham paper and the boots so much!

  14. Great card! Those cowboy boots are fabulous and I love how you colored them.
    And yeay for using up all those scraps on your card! Thanks for playing with LTSCB.

  15. Great card and image. Thanks for linking this up with our challenge at The Paper Girls!

  16. NanaConnie,

    WOW, I just love how you colored my image! These boots look so real, almost as if they are leather.


  17. What a great Fathers Day card! Thanks for joining us at Love to Scrap

  18. NC - awesome coloring of the Western Boots! Perfect saying for Father's Day too!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!


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