Sunday, 20 June 2010

Happy Fathers Day!

We have just been to a church service/ cub parade for Father's Day. It was held on the green outside the church and was great fun, but a bit cold!
We started off the day with coffee and warm croissants all made for 'Dad' and cards and presents too. Both children made their own wonderful cards this year and decided on the designs completely independently....
DD went with a footie/England theme
and DS went with the more than merrier approach when it came to stickers!

I made a card for my dad and hopefully it will have reached him by now, I followed the great sketch from stampin with the dragon challenge blog and the stamp is a charity digi image that I bought after reading the story here. He's called 'relaxing Ronnie' and I thought he was a perfect image for a male card and reminded me of my dad!

I used a new MS punch, my largest scalloped circle nestie, I coloured with promarkers (I am such a beginner with this but hopefully will get better... they are still on offer in Hobbycraft in packs of 5 for less than £5!) and used a couple of stickers from my stash (I think they are PM).

I would like to enter into the following challenges:-

Stampin with the Dragon sketch challenge

Creative Inspirations one for the boys

Magical Crafts something for Father's Day

Fab n Funky just for Dad

Cards for Men Fathers Day

DaisyDoodles Fathers Day

Incy Wincy Designs one for the guys

Crafty card makers cards for men

Cupcake Craft Challenges one for the boys

Creative Craft for the men in your life

Pear Tree Designs Fathers Day

I may be too late to enter some of these challenges as I found them all a few days ago and thought I would try and enter them all as I finally got round to making a card!

Wishing all the Fathers everywhere a wonderful day wherever you are and whatever you do xxx


  1. Love all the cards. The England flag looks great, very effective yet very simple.

  2. fab cards,thankyou for joining us at fab'n'funky

  3. Wish you happy Father's day 2010 and also for all my friends.

  4. Fab cards Ruth - Congrats on your MSE win too

  5. Cute Card! I love the patterned border that you made with the MS border punch! I'm sure your dad is going to love the card! Thanks for sharing your talents with us at Stamping With The Dragon!

  6. wow what lovely cards, the ones from your children are soooo good!! love your card for your dad xx

  7. some very cute cards there. Thanks for joining us at Pear Tree Designs. ClareX

  8. Great cards the ones your kids have made are great. I love the stamp on yours and for such a worthwhile cause.
    Thanks for joining us at Stampin with the Dragon & good luck.
    Jenny x

  9. Love the pig, he's so cute!
    You asked about a poppy stamp on my blog - well its from A Stamp in the Hand and it's called Tall Poppies. I got it a couple of years ago though, so I don't know if it's still available.

  10. What great cards Furry, very creative! I love the image on your card, I have him too and the colours you've used are lovely. Thank you for joining us at MCFC, good luck with all the challenges xxx

  11. Fab cards! Love the colours you have used! Your card may just be outshone by your kids creations - they are FAB!!

    Thanks for joining us over at Incy Wincy for our "One for the guys challenge"

    Sarah x

  12. Great work! Thanks for joining us this week at Wednesday's Creative Inspirations Challenge Blog! xxx

  13. Sounds like a great day, and what fab cards :-)

  14. Fab cards by the kids hun and yours isn't too shabby either lol x. Thanks for joining us here at SWTD.
    Sam x

  15. Such a terrific looking card, super image. You've done a super job colouring Ronnie

    Thanks for joining us this time at Magical Crafts and good luck in the draw.

    Mel X

  16. Well you've been busy with all those cute cards.

    Thanks for joining the Magical Crafts Challenge

    Hugs Renate

  17. All 3 cards are lovely. Thank you foe the tip on the promarkers, have got several colours still to buy so think I will be taking a trip to Hobbycraft

    Thanks for joining us in our latest challenge over at Crafty Cardmakers :)

  18. all 3 are lovely, nice to get the kiddies involved, well done on such wonderful creations and thanks for playin with us at crafty cardmakers xx

  19. Great Father's Day cards and the middle one made me giggle out loud. Jaqui x