Happy Memorial Day and thanks to all our veterans!
I dearly love Bugaboo Stamps and they had such a fun inspiration photo for their latest challenge on Catch the Bug - it brought back wonderful childhood memories of camping out and of fishing with my dad. My mom was definitely NOT into camping but she agreed to try it if Dad would build a trailer complete with beds and kitchen. She wasn't going anywhere without a stove for cooking. To her, campfires were only for enjoyment and the occasional toasted marshmallow. :-D
But I loved time spent fishing with my dad and a majority of our camping trips included creeks, rivers, and ponds where fishing was abundant. That meant lots of meals of trout, bass, and perch. I wasn't crazy about eating fish but it wasn't like you could camp in the middle of nowhere and catch peanut and butter sandwiches!
I started with the sketch from The Outlawz. I turned it
sideways to better fit the shape of my image.
I colored the image with ProMarkers, then used a QuicKutz die to cut it. The sentiment is also cut with a QuicKutz die. The kraft side piece is cut with a stitched, border die from Spellbinders. I dug through my stash until I found the kraft-colored jute cord, then tied it around the card front, knotting it into a small bow.
That seemed enough since this is not only a CAS card but a masculine one. Wouldn't this make a great Father's Day card for a man who loves to either camp or fish?
Enjoy the last of the long weekend, all my fellow US Americans, and remember to thank a veteran and say prayers for our active military. Happy Crafting. NanaConnie