Aberavon Sands

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It’s Father’s Day today, so I get to make a card for my other half’s dad (only two months after his birthday. In keeping with the developing theme of making South Wales landscapes for him, this is a view of the beach by Port Talbot (technically there should be some buildings on the grass, but it looks prettier this way).

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Father’s Day: Bear on deckchair

Father's Day

I didn’t have anything in my stash that was inspiring me to make a Father’s Day card for my other half’s dad so I went on the hunt for digi stamps; unfortunately my usual sources weren’t sparking my imagination. A quick search later and I came across Di’s Digi Stamps which looks like it will be a good source of images (I’ve already spotted a likely candidate for my mum’s birthday, if I can wait that long to use it). More importantly, I found a relaxed bear that would work well for Father’s Day.

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Card: Father’s Day

Father's Day card


Father’s Day card

Inspired by:

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  • stamps:
    Paula Pascual – all year round
  • dies:
    Sizzix – framelits – circles 2
  • stencils:
    That Special Touch – chicken wire mask
  • colour:
    Distress ink pad – peeled paint, old paper, tumbled glass, shaded lilac
    Cosmic Shimmer – embossing powder – silver shine metallic
    Cosmic Shimmer – embossing powder – arctic black aurora
  • embellishments:
    Papermania – sparkling stars – assorted brights