Tuesday, May 10, 2016

World's #1 Dad...Addicted to Stamps and More #193~Holiday, Addicted to CAS Challenge #87~Plaid

Hello!

Time for my marvelous DT and I to welcome you to Addicted to Stamps and More Challenge #193~Holiday.



For some odd reason, I had a heckuva time deciding on my direction for this challenge. Christmas, Halloween and Valentine's Day were just not calling - or even whispering - my name. Finally, I narrowed the field, choosing Father's Day, because that will be upon us in a blink of an eye.  Then, I couldn't figure out what to make, given my dad isn't with us any longer (sad face), BUT I was bound and determined to forge ahead.  We have 'another' dad in our family - my brother - so I pulled out some of my niece and nephew's favourite colours (which is justification for the maybe-no-so-much "typical' guy palette), which just happened to correspond with a sheet of plaid paper I have, and went to town with the sentiments *grin*


I'll give it to them to give to him...or maybe I'll just send it from me.  I rather like this jazzy number and my brother is an amazing, fantastic, five-star dad, too!

This week, we're sponsored by

who have some wonderful gifts for the winners.

Okey-dokey...Your turn!
Looking forward to seeing your holiday themed cards in the gallery!

Also sharing at:
Addicted to CAS Challenge #87~Plaid


Winnie & Walter~Join in to Win

Thank you for spending time with me today;  your visit brings me immense joy!

 

26 comments:

Vicki Dutcher said...

That plaid paper is fabulous -- love all your "matching" sentiments too :)

ps Thanks so much for all the love! You really are a super STAR in my book! :)

MaryH said...

Thanks for your recent visits. I've hit publish, but not seeing them on the blog, so dunno why not! When I checked on blogger, to see if I had any unpublished comments, I see your comments, but don't have the option to publish again. Who knows what went wrong! ANyway, appreciated all your lovely words, and glad if you enjoyed the cards. I admire the thought process that resulted in the creation of this pretty card. Actually I think the plaid colors work great for a guy...very happy feeling. Love the slanted sentiment with all the sweet attributes and also the fact that you've replicated the colors in the plaid with the words. Hope blogger & posting is coming along nicely for you. Looks like you are gaining some new followers! TFS & Hugs

Marybeth said...

Oh... your Father choice was a good one! I love that plaid paper it was sold out by the time I wanted to buy!
I hope you had a felt special on Mother’s/ Aunt/s Day , I know you are very special to your niece and nephew!

Barb Ghig said...

What a great sentiment, and I love how you stamped it, Carol! I'm really crushing on this plaid patterned paper, too...it's perfect on your card!
So sorry that you'll be missing your dad ~ I think it's really sweet that you created this fabulous card for your brother, though...and so thoughtful to use your niece and nephew's favourite colors! I'm sure he's going to love it! Hugs, Barb

Barb Ghig said...

Oh, and I meant to add: Thank you so much for playing along with us this week at Addicted to CAS! We always enjoy seeing your beautiful creations in the gallery!

Anja Curvers said...

Wow great design and lovely card. Thanks for joining us at ATCAS.

Pop's Cards said...

This is perfect as always sweetie :0))

~amy~ said...

Such a fun masculine card...LOVE the plaid!

Jeanne said...

Awesome card guaranteed to make your brother smile very big when he receives it! It's bright and festive and oh so fun. I adore the plaid and the great colors that perfectly coordinate. You are so very good at what you do, Carol and that is to make others feel like a million bucks (as well as making some pretty awesome cards). Hugs!! :)

Petra Swart said...

That plaid paper is so beautiful, Carol and the stamping in the matching inks was so perfectly done!!!! This is such a cute FD card and it is going to make your brother's day - for sure he is going to love it as much as I do!!!!! Really lovely!!!
Hugz

*Vicki* said...

Really fun card Carol!! I just love the plaid papers and colors! :)

Susan said...

It is a jazzy card...very nice and fun! Thanks for sharing at ATCAS!

Pam said...

I love this! That plaid and those colors make one fabulous card, my friend.

Susanne Vargas said...

What a great layout and those colors are so fun!

Shelly said...

...sigh. I know exactly how you feel...I still manage to make my husband father day cards, though he understands if don't. No doubt it's hard. You made a WONDERFUL father's day card and I'm sure your brother will LOVE it! And I love the colors and plaid! ;) Hugs, my friend!

Valentyna Komisarenko said...

WOW!!! Awesome card!!! Love the layout and lovely sentiment.Thank you so much for joining our plaid challenge at ATCAS!

Monika Reeck said...

did you made the PLAID miss C
wooooww looks tidy and adorable
and the sentiment in this colors so beautifully look
Any dad will love this
sweet manly card not so hard like my manly card its sweet love this
see you on my DT card teamie
miss you Miss C
hugs
Monika

Julie B said...

Love that plaid paper Carol and a fab selection of sentiments! :)

Bobby said...

Stamping that sentiment so perfectly in so many colors requires way more patience and skill than I have, Carol. It is terrific set off by that fabulous plaid.

Melissa L. said...

OOOOO, oooooo OO! Love that plaid and the very cool stack of sentiments. Love the colors too. :)

Kim Heggins said...

Wow...what a fabulous and fun card! I love how you used all those incredible sentiments, what a wonderful look!

Anita in France said...

Fabulous plaid, Carol ... and wonderful sentiments to go with it ... fresh, bright and so fun! Hugs, Anita :)

EdenLand Designs said...

This card is fantastic!! The sentiments really get the point across...:) And it's amazing how well the colors in the fabulous plaid paper match the ink for the sentiments!!! Great idea to make it for your brother, since your dad is no longer with you....I may do the same - as my dad has been gone for a while, too :(
Susan - ATSM teamie

Greta said...

Such a fun card for your brother, Carol! Bet he won't mind the non-traditional masculine colors, either!

Taunya Butler said...

This card just oozes coolness and fabulous-ness!!! Love it - that plaid is awesome and I love how well matched the inks are to it!!! Have a beautiful day!!

Lilian YF said...

Very cool Father's Day card! Fun design!
Lilian
The Leaf Studio