Thursday, September 5, 2013

Fall Fluffles - Thinking of You

Hello, everyone.  I made this card for my father, as a fall card to let him know I'm thinking about him.


I kept it pretty CAS with no embellishments since it's for a man (Dad).  I started by embossing Fluffles in gold and colouring with watercolour markers.  I outlined the panel in gold and mounted on brown, orange, and gold cardstock.  For the base of my card, I covered a white card with brown cardstock and added an orange panel that I stamped repeatedly with leaves in brown.  Lastly I embossed the sentiment in gold.  Here are the supplies used:
  • Stamps:  Fluffles (Stampendous), sentiment (The Old Island Stamp Company), leaves (Stampcraft)
  • Ink:  Versamark Water Mark, Ancient Page Chocolate
  • Embossing powder:  The Artful Stamper
  • Watercolour markers:  Tombow
  • Gold marker:  Pilot
  • Cardstock:  Orange (Walmart), gold (Dollarama), brown (unknown/unmarked from my stash)
I would like to enter the following challenges:
4 Krafty Girlz Challenge #1 Anything Goes 3E #1
A Little Bit Crafty Clean and Simple 3E #2
Aud Sentiments #88 Any Sentiment 5E #5
Baffies Creative #23 Dog, Cat, Mouse UE
C...is for Challenge #5 Lots of Layers 1E
Card Crafter's Circle #90 For the Boys (for my father) 3E #3
Challenges 4 Everybody #28 Anything Goes 3E #3
Craft-Room Challenge Trees and/or Leaves (I went with leaves) 3E #1
Crafty Little Fairies #1 Cute and Cuddly Critters 3E #1
Crafty Sentiments Favourite Fall Colours 3E #2
Creatalicious #54 For the Boys (for my father) UE
Creative Inspirations Paint Inspired by:  Anything Goes UE
Digi Darla Anything Goes UE
DL.ART September Linky Anything Goes UE
Fairies Challenge Blog Animals UE
Great Impressions Fall Colours 3E #1
Just B Creative Crazy Sept. Linky Party Just Because UE 1 per day
Just for Fun Colours of Autumn 3E #1
Just Inspirational Challenges September Animals 4E #4
LEJ Designs #69 Something Shiny (gold paper) 3E #3
Loves Rubberstamps #68 Anything Goes UE
MFP Speedy TV Frame It 5E #2
My Mum's Craft Shop #9 Boys Only (for my father) 3E #2
My Sheri Crafts #118 Fall Colours UE
Natalie and Amy's #12 Embossing 3E #2
Papertake Weekly Anything Goes 5E #2
Robyn's Fetish #175 Add Some Leaves 3E #1
Ruby's Rainbow #62 It's a Male Thing UE
Sarah Hurley #84 Autumn Glow UE
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Stamping All-Stars (mine is Versamark Watermark ink - I couldn't emboss without it) 5E #4
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Animal Antics 5E #4
Sister Act Card Challenges Cards Only Anything Goes UE
The Corrosive Challenge #182 All About Fall 3E #1
The Male Room #3 Masculine Projects Only - The Great Outdoors (for my father) UE
The Scrapbooking Queen September Anything Goes 3E #3
Whimsy Stamps #63 Masculine Cards (for my father) 3E #2
Word Art Wednesday #96 Anything Goes Uplifting Sentiment 5E #3

Thank you for looking at my card - I enjoy reading your comments.  Have a wonderful day!

50 comments:

  1. Horray for leaf piles! Thanks for sharing with us at Card Crafter's Circle!

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  2. He's a cute looking cat and I love the colours in this card. Thanks for joining us at The Male Room.

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  3. Such a fun image, fab card. Thanks for playing at PTW

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  4. Fabulous card, love that image and beautiful colours
    Thank you for taking part in the Papertake Weekly Challenge this week
    Sue xx

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  5. Love this card! I know your Dad will, too - did he used to rake a pile of leaves only to have you jump in them? I remember those days! Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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  6. Such a fab card, love the colour tones and the stamp is adorable. Thank you so much for taking part in the 4kraftygirlzchallenge blog and good luck. Tina-Maree DT x

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  7. Wonderful masculine card! Fluffles is too cute! There's nothing more fun than leaf piles in the Fall! Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge!
    {hugs}
    Regan

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  8. I love fall, so of course I love this fall card too! I'll bet your father was so happy with it. Thanks for joining us for this week's Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

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  9. Beautiful fall card. I love the image - such fun - and the leaves look fantastic embossed with the gold. Wonderful stamping to create your own DP - love it! Thanks so much for joining in at Creatalicious.

    Hugs, Dawn

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  10. So adorable, love how you embossed those leaves! Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

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  11. Love this image of the kitty and your embossing is beautiful
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes September Linky Party. Have a great day
    DIANA L.
    dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  12. Fabulous image and love the background too. Thank you for joining us over at LEJ Designs, good luck

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  13. Hello again Kitty, love the embossing, and that cute little cat is having so much fun. Thank you for joining in the Just for Fun Challenge, good luck

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  14. Love your choice of colours and that amazing cat stamp! Perfect embossing, just right for our Great Outdoors challenge at The Male Room, thanks for joining in

    Louise xx

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  15. Kitty this is brilliant, I love all your embossing, great card for your Dad hun xxx

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  16. Truely beautiful, love all the leaves embossed stunning, thanks for joining us over at Robyn's Fetish Challenge Blog ~ Denise DT ~

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  17. Love that you embossed your image in gold. It's unusual for this type of image and really, really looks great.

    Mary Anne, Great Impressions DT

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  18. Really well done !! The leaves and the gold ~~ all great details!! :) :)
    Thanks for joining us @ Loves Rubberstamps for "anything goes" ~~
    :) :) xo
    ~~Nicole~~
    Nicole's Craft Nook

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  19. Such a beautiful card, love the image and those fabulous colors. Thank you for joining us at 4 Krafty Girlz this fortnight. Abbie xx

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  20. Thanks for sharing with us at crafty sentiments
    Hugs Kelly GDT

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  21. They fly through the air with the greatest of ease...... What a great image for this time of year.
    Thank you for taking time to post this beautiful artwork with us at WAW.
    Blessings,
    Carole Robb Bisson
    Word Art Wednesday

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  22. great card/project thank you for joining in the 4 Krafty Girlz challenge and good luck xxx

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  23. Oh how cute!!! I love how you embossed this image! Great card! Thanks for joining Speedy Fox and Friends this week!

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  24. SWEET. Another adorable card. Thanks again for joining us at JIC!
    Cindye(DT)

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  25. cute card, lovely colours, thanks for joining in JIC Monhthly challenge & good luck x

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  26. Great card love the rich colours and thanks for joining us at crafty sentiments this week

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  27. This is sooooo cute. I love the image of the kitty jumping into the leaves. Perfect colors and leaves stamped on the orange cardstock. This card would be a great addition to my Manly Monday post. May I share a link to your card with my readers? And to think I came by to tell you thank you. Your kind comment on my blog warms my heart. I appreciate DT members leaving comments but you would laugh at some of the crazy words people "say"-more like copy and paste on my blog. I have a pure B&W card and someone said nice color combo-really? Then I have this red, black and cream/vintage card with a measuring stick on it and some hearts and a person said nice Christmas card. So thank you for your nice comment about liking to visit my blog-I love that and do LMK about the card for this Monday's post. Hugs

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  28. Love the colors and the embossing!
    Thanks for joining us at Digi Darla’s

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  29. Cute card and it is that time of year again. This image is so cute. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments for our any sentiment challenge.

    Billie A http://stampinwithinkonmyfingers.blogspot.com/

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  30. You certainly went with leaves here, sure your Dad will love this card! and many women will as well. thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge XOXO Zoe

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  31. Looks like Fluffles is having a blast here -- Hee!!! Fun card, sure to bring a smile to your Dad's face. Thanks so much for sharing with us @ My Sheri Crafts!!!

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  32. very very pretty

    thank you for joining us at 4 Kraft Girlz

    Kerrie DT x

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  33. What a fun creation, I just love Fluffles, he's so cute. Thanks so much for playing this week at Crafty Sentiments!!

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  34. HA HA what a great card love it thanks for taking part at the JIC monthly challenge
    Dannii DT

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  35. Wonderful image and embossing! Thanks for sharing with us at My Sheri Crafts!

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  36. Great card. Thanks for joining us at JIC.

    Hugs Rossi (DT member)

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  37. What a cute card! I love the leaf effect and those beautiful fall colours. Thanks for joining us at Sister Act Card Challenge :)

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  38. Gorgeous card...Thanks for playing along with us at A Little Bit Crafty his month...good luck
    Wendy xx

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  39. I love your super cute card, thank you for sharing it with us at Craft-Room Challenge.
    xxx Hazel.

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  40. very sweet and delightful!

    thank you so much for playing along with us at ruby's rainbow challenges!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

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  41. This is so joyful and funny! Love the fall colors. I would like to thank you for entering my 'C... is for challenge' blog and I wish you good luck in the draw.
    Hugs,
    Anna xxx

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  42. Very cute image great colours

    Thanks for joining us at fairies challenge
    Tracey dt

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  43. Gorgeous card... so simple yet so elegant! Wonderful job with this

    Thanks for sharing with My Sheri Crafts

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  44. What a fabulous fun card . Thank you for joining in over at just for fun and Lej designs . JFF and LEJ DT

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  45. Stunning and very unusual. Love it. Thankyou for entering the challenge. Michelle DT

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  46. Such a fun card - I love it! thank you for playing along at Whimsy stamps challenge this month hugs Judith x

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  47. Hi Kitty, I love this image! The embossing on the leaves really makes the image pop!!
    Great to have you with us at NATALIE & AMY’S Hugs Sheryl xx

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  48. Very pretty card! Thanks for joining our Colours of Autumn challenge at Just For Fun!

    Elaine xx

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  49. I love the humour in this card - very cute . Thanks from the Just a For a fun DT xx

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  50. brilliant card, it certainly made me smile. Goodluck at Sarah Hurley Challenges

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