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I have been stamping and scrapbooking for the past 10 years. It is my favorite hobby and I sure do miss it when life gets way too busy. I have 3 amazing children, and a wonderful, supportive husband.

Friday, June 19, 2009

A Dutch Father's Day!!


I was not very certain on today's challenge on Splitcoast Stampers. It was to make a card with an international flair. I was stumped on what to do..Then I thought about it and since Father's Day is Sunday I thought I would do a card from my stepson to his dad. My stepson (who lives with us) spent his first 8 years of life in the Netherlands. My stepdaughter lives there with her mom. My husband lived in The Netherlands and in Germany for over 10 years. So this challenge worked out perfect he got a card that says "Happy Father's Day" in Dutch. He will be so touched by it.. So this is for challenge LSC225. Hope you guys like it and thanks for stopping by and visiting. Have a wonderful weekend everyone!!
Image from the Greeting Farm
I colored cute Ian in copics and added a star eylet to his already stamped star.
Stamped Image in Momento Black Ink
Bermuda Bay Cardstock
Soft Suede Cardstock
Whisper White Cardstock
DP from Basic Grey Archaic
Bermuda Bay Ribbon
Soft Suede Ribbon
SU Oval and Scallop Punch
Marvy Scallop and Circle Punch
Gold Stickles to match his star
Setiment typed and printed

20 comments:

Danni said...

What a great card!! You did awesome on this!!

Cindy Haffner said...

Oh my goodness, so daring, super job.

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Great job! Darling image!! Great Dutch card!! My parents immigrated from Holland when they were in their teens so I have a lot of Dutch traditions that we follow.

Have a great weekend!!

Kimberly said...

What a wonderful idea Crystal!! That is just too precious!! Very nice work!! I'm sure he will just LOVE it! :)

Have a wonderful and blessed weekend!! :)

Hugs!!

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

Fabulous card, Miss Crystal! He will love this! :)

Denise Young said...

Turned out perfect. I love the coloring on the hat (definately looks like suede). FABULOUS!!!!!!

Kim Y. said...

Nice, Crystal!! I love your color combination. You always have such good color choices. I am not as daring when it comes to colors.

I think I should check the challenges you join because they all seem so awesome. This particular one is perfect for me because I have a set of Japanese and Asian dolls.

Kristyn said...

I think this card is just too cute! I love TGF stamps :-) Great job!

TeresaW said...

Crystal, thanks for visiting me, it was such a fun card to do, you should pop over and pick up the freebie, you never know when you might want to use it.

I'm glad you translated the sentiment on your lovely card, I was trying to figure out what it would say. I got it wrong though I guessed it would say happy birthday.

Bethanne said...

Crystal, this is so adorable! My husband is Dutch and would love something like this! XO

Teri said...

I love it Crystal! The image is fab .... but the whole card is just gorgeous!

Teri xx

Lynn Mercurio said...

What a great card Crystal, and such a nice thing to do for your stepson!

Allison said...

this is great Crystal, love the colours
AllisonX

Allison said...

this is great Crystal, love the colours
AllisonX

ChristineCreations said...

Great coloring! But I really love the sheriffs star :) Very sweet of you to create too!

Jacilynn said...

soo super cute! Love the star brad

Beth said...

Super card! Great colouring, cute image!!!

Debs said...

Beautiful card, love the little finishing touch with the star brad. Debs xx

Allison said...

Terrificly cute...love your Ian and those color choices!

It's Me, Nikki! (aka NCSUnikki) said...

EEEEK! I LOVE this! So cute!