Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Always and Forever my DAD

This coming Saturday it will be my Dad's Birthday so I made this card for him using a wonderful Unity stamp that I heat embossed in gold.  I made the background from from taking Watercolor paper and swishing it through Distress Oxide inks.  I added some ribbon, twine and a rose.




Cardstock:  Bazzil
Watercolor Paper:  Strathmore
Stamp:  Unity - First Love, First Hero (see above for direct link)
Inks:  Distress Oxide:  Broken China, Faded Jeans, Vintage Photo
Flower:  Recollection
Ribbon:  Offray
Twine: Pebbles
Versa Mark
Embossing Powder:  Hampton Inks

Challenges
Sweet Stampin' - Heat Embossing
Dragonfly Journeys - True Blue
Crafting from the Heart - Ch. 173 Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday -Ch.298-299 Anything Goes
Brown Sugar - Ch. 266 Anything Goes

11 comments:

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Oh this is beautiful Lisa Lynn! I LOVE the gold embossing and that sentiment and image really are special. A beautiful creation. Thanks for sharing your fabulous creation with us at Sweet Stampin' for our 'Heat Embossing' challenge. So glad you did. Hugs, Wends xoxo Sweet Stampin' DT

Chrissy said...

Beautiful Lisa Lynn...just perfect.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Lisa said...

Oh wow, what a beautiful card this is!! I love the image and sentiment embossed in gold!! Happy birthday to your Dad!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Brenda's Card Corner said...

WOW...love, love, love your card Lisa Lynn! The gold embossing really pops on your fabulous background! The rose and ribbon are perfect embellishments, too! I'm sure your dad will love it:)

Brenda

crafty-stamper said...

Great image and sentiment-love your distress oxide backgrounds
Carol x

Betty said...

What a beautiful card for your Dad's Birthday. Love your Distress Oxide ink watercolor background and the embossed gold is lovely.

Fiki said...

Beautiful!

Loose Stitches said...

Oh wow Lisa Lynn, your card is so very beautiful! I love your background, perfect stamp, sentiment and rose!
Hugs, Sherry x
Loose Stitches and Unraveled Threads

Jeannie said...

Hi Lisa Lynn! This is absolutely beautiful and he's just going to love it! Thanks so much for joining my 100th True Blue Blog Challenge :)

Jeannie T.
https://dragonflyjourneys.blogspot.com/2017/09/challenge-no-100-true-blue.html

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Daffodil Cards said...

OH! this brought a tear to my eyes, what a truly wonderful card, I'm sure he will LOVE it. I still miss mine after nearly 40 years of his passing.
Faith
x