Sunday, June 7, 2009

Father's Day Card - New Release & another Challenge Sponsorship :)

Hi everyone! First off, let me just say yippee!!! I went to my first scrap store garage sale this weekend at Scrappin Great Deals and did I ever score :) I got over 250 pieces of paper for an average of $0.15 a sheet... he he he... I needed paper in a bad way so I'm tickled pink. I couldn't find the "just right" paper for my card and I'd been looking for the past week flip flopping between papers that weren't what I was looking for and finally, the garage sale...

So, without further ado, I'm going to show you my newest card (simple, yet suitable) and one of The Character Cafe's new releases! We had been holding off until we assembled our design team, but father's day is in 2 weeks and so we decided we'd just get the couple images we thought would be good for that out there!So, this is not a new character, but something I did a while back and for some stupid reason, just never uploaded to the site... Buster and Willy are there, but the sentiment image is not... hmmm Well, we've changed the digi stamp of Buster and Willy to include this one with the sentiment as well at no additional charge! If you can't read the sentiment, it reads

"He didn't tell me how to live, he lived and let me watch him do it - Clarence Buddington Kelland".

I think it's perfect for this image as well as a Father's Day card! I'm going to give this one to my dad and I think my girls are making their own edition for my hubby (on top of the "cards" they stole my stamps for today... boogers).

Card details - Buster & Willy coloured with crayola pencil crayons and mineral spirits, ribbon from my stash (can't you tell, it's a bit wrinkled LOL), a caterpillar button also from the stash, some hemp string, Deja View Sharon Ann Timeless Collection paper (yay), Bazzil cardstock, some eyelets and Tim Holtz distressing ink.

I was just over to The Cafe Blog and I have to tell you that if you haven't been there already to check out the card Kelly made, well, you've just got to go take a peek. It's gorgeous! She really outdid herself on this one.

I also wanted to let you all know that The Character Cafe if sponsoring another challenge! We are sponsoring the Sketch and Stash Challenge #12 starting tomorrow, June 8th. The winner will be able to pick 3 of our images for free so head on over there sometime this week and enter, what have you got to lose (except a bit of your stash... he he he, couldn't help myself!)?

Well, gotta go update The Cafe to reflect the new releases before it gets too late!
Happy crafting :)

P.S. If you haven't thought about throwing your name in the hat for our design team, what are you waiting for?????? Check out the details and e-mail us... get going :)


  1. These are such cute characters!! I really like the sentiment also!!! Nice work :)

  2. Love the card! too cute!

    I sold a bunch of paper at the SGD garage sale... I wonder if you bought any of mine!? I'm gonna be on the look out now :)

  3. Hi Kendra, Thanks for your lovely comment on my blog your characters are so creative. The flowers on my card are made using a stamp that came with the hope and Grace set. I Layered them to give them depth, hugs Pascale

  4. Buster and Willy are so cute and perfect for your Father's day card along with the sentiment.

    Gill x

  5. He is adorable!!! Great blog!

  6. Kendra,

    Well I am finally finding my way out to all the CC DT blogs.

    I love this card how adorable is that image??

    I see you have one of my good friends Jessica D. in your blog role!!!

    She is such a sweet Heart and I love talking to her on the phone. I will get to meet her in person in mid July.

    I am on her daughters Twinkling Tuesday DT it is the most fun doing sketches little kids have drawn!!!


  7. I love Buster and Willy. It's so hard to find Boston Terrier stamps.


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