Saturday, 18 June 2011

Quick and Easy!

Hey!

Happy Saturday! Hope you're all having a super duper weekend so far... We're doing the rounds of visiting our dads to celebrate Fathers' Day so they'll be lots of yummy food and family (and maybe, just maybe I'll get to collect some gifts for my own special day on Tuesday *wink wink*)

I thought I had until Sunday to make my usual cards for our dads this year. However, my guy had suddenly decided late on Wednesday night that he needed a card to post the NEXT DAY! So it's late, I'm tired, my mojo has gone to bed - what's a gal to do?

Well use a pre-patterned card blank, a pre cut-star, some felt letters and a couple of stamp sets already out on my desk for one super duper quick and easy card:

dad

Sorry for the poor pic - this was taken very late at night by one inky gal who needed to be up early for work the next day!

I'm kinda happy with the result. Nothing like a tight deadline to wake your mojo up a little! The 'you rock' sentiment was a partially inked sentiment from Signature Greetings if you're wondering. I love getting more inky goodness out of my sentiment stamps :)

So if you've left it to the last minute to make a Fathers' Day card, there's still hope!

Before I dash, I got some happy, inky news that this card was selected for What's Hot over on the Embellish Text Challenge. Thanks so much to the super talented designers over at Embellish for picking my card!

Thanks so much for stopping by to visit!

Catch ya later!






Card Deets
{Dad, you rock!}
Stamps: Star Prints, Signature Greetings (Papertrey Ink)
Ink: Rich Cocoa (Memento)
Cardstock: Green Argyle Patterned Card Blank (A Muse) Kraft (Papertrey Ink)
Accessories: Brown Felt Thickers (American Crafts)/Star Punch (SU!)

19 comments:

Agnieszka said...

less is more! :) Great card!

Emma said...

Oooh what a saweet card - such a clever background on this esp :D Have a fabby time at your Dad's (cough* hopefully a little package is there for you too).

Kathy Martin said...

Perfect Father's Day card! :)

Marisa said...

Love it :) Congrats on the shout out at Embellish :)

Maureen said...

hmm....LMH...little miss hotness :) and this card just proves it over and over :) Yes, your little celebration...well, unfortunately, your little 'surprise' is stuck in Canadain postal strike limbo...don't think it got out of the country fast enough :( So you may have to celebrate again in July...hope that's okay :D hugs and have fun visiting :)

Debby said...

Great for a guy card. Simple and to the point!

Lynn said...

Great card...all the elements are balanced so perfectly. And...ummmm...I hope you do pick up a few little goodies for you too. Enjoy your father's day with your dad. I am sure it will be an extra special one.

Cammie said...

Even when you're tired and say there' no mojo, you make a great card! Congrats on the Embellish recognition

Carol's Ink Spot said...

Super card! Used that same partial phrase on my father's card. Have a great weekend!

Jenny said...

Love the CAS design Aimes.
Are you a mid-summer baby too?? SNAP. Isn't it great we get all those hours of daylight on our birthday :)
Enjoy your weekend.
Jenny x

Karen B. said...

A few supplies created a stunning card!

Jen W. said...

Love how our guys think we can just conjure up a card in no time flat! Thank goodness for handy supplies and CASness. :) Have fun with all your visiting tomorrow!

Katiejane said...

You sure do work well under pressure Aimes! This is another unique Miss Wanford creation!
Thank you so, so much for your comment on my blog post it really cheered me up.
Am I right in thinking it's your bday on Tuesday? I'd love to send you a card, if you don't mind email me your addy and I'll get an am-i-a-dreamer creation off to you :)
Hope you have a great Birthday!

Katie xx

Kate Lewis said...

Haha, I bet he was popular lol! It turned out to be a great card in spite of the lack of time you had...have a fab birthday week hun! K x

Stephanie said...

Looks like your mojo's just fine....although I wouldn't be surprised if it wanted to hide in a corner every now & then what with all the pressure of being the mojo of a bona fide 'celebrity' crafter ;) x

Vicki said...

It's true what they say, the simple ones are always the best!

Hugs
Vicki x

Sue Kohler said...

can't seem to see any missing Mojo in this one, it is awesome!! I am sure your dad would have been very impressed!! :)

Arlene said...

Perfect guy card...simple and to the point. Great card Aimes. :)

Arlene.
http://waterdots.blogspot.com/

Andrea M said...

Man-tastic!!! Great masculine card Aimes!!!!

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