Monday, June 11, 2012

What cha' lookin' for?

     Wooo!  Did ole Hollis scare you with those binocular eyes?  LOL  It's nearly Father's Day and this week at The Kraft Journal we want to see "cards for him".  My pop gets Father's Day AND a birthday in June and I'm not sure yet which card this will be.  Hollis is a rubberstamp from Art Impressions and he is actually a two part stamp cause I have his backside too.  Maybe I'll make the second card for his birthday from that view.  LOL
     I started the card with a base of Brown Kraft Cover Weight cardstock matted with dark green and camouflage DP.  The next panel is Light Kraft Cover Weight cardstock with some stitching.  More green and DP and a panel of C Flute Corrugated Kraft Paper.  Both of these panels are wrapped with Earthy Hemp Cord which I also used for tying the buttons.  The DP panel also has some Canvas Fringe Ribbon wrapped around it.  The sentiment was printed on a Scalloped Grungy Prim Tag.
     Hunters orange is a requirement for hunting around here and if this was my dad he would be in camo from head to toe.  I think his hunting days are numbered though.  He had a knee replacement last summer and is about to get the other one done.  Traipsing through the woods with all those roots and vines is just not such a smart idea.  He'll really miss it though.
     Hope you'll join in our challenge with your guy cards.  Just remember to use kraft paper or a product from Kraft Outlet.
     I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Cards for Men--Father's Day
Tammy's Scrapin Corner--for the boys
Dream Valley--for that special guy
PanPastel UK--boys/Father's Day
Pile It On--let's get outdoors
Sentimental Sundays--for a special guy
The Crafty Pad--let's hear it for the boys
Di's Digi Designs--male inspired
One Stop Craft--Father's Day
Secret Crafter--Happy Father's Day
ATC"s and Cards with Attitude--Anything goes/Father's Day
Card Makin Mamas--Father's Day
Phindy's Place--Father's Day or masculine card
Poodles Parlour--Father's Day/Male card
Stamp Man--make it for a man
C.R.A.F.T.--male card
Digi Doodle Shop--male card
Dutch Dare--just for dad
Sassy Cheryl's--dads and grads

     Happy Monday!

Other Supplies

  • Paper:  The Paper Studio, Copic XPress-it Blending card
  • Stamp Art Impressions "Hollis"
  • Tools:  sewing machine
  • Miscellaneous:  American Crafts buttons, Glossy Accents


Tracey said...

Tracy this is fabulous! Your Pop is gonna love it I am sure. What a great image, perfect for any hunting enthusiast.

Sheryl said...

Tracy! I love this card! Just look at all of those layers and wonderful textures! The image is adorable! You did such a beautiful job making this fun card! I love it!
Warmest Hugs, Sheryl

Sara H said...

haahaaa That´s hilarious =D
Art Impression stamps are one of my fav =) They are soo funny!
Love your card!

Nancy said...

LOL...YES!! Hollis did scare me! haha What a hoot! I love this card, Tracy! You did a fabulous job with it! I think he was the guy who came to check out our bear! haha I love to see the back of him! :o)

Sassy Raggedy said...

How funny this card is. Great job...You should enter it over at Tammy's Scrapin Corner where the theme today is For the Boys/Fathers Day. We would love to have you again. joann sassy raggedy

Unknown said...

Wowzer Tracy! What a fun card for your dad, he's going to LOVE this! Those backing papers are awesome and your beautifully coloured image sooooo cool! Hugs, Ira

Audrey Pettit said...

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this card, Tracy! Totally gives me a chuckle, AND I'm in awe of your design.....all rolled into one! You are amazing, my friend!

Carla S. said...

Fantastic card, Tracy! Love the layers and the fun image! Awesome coloring and design!

Allisa said...

Awesome masculine card, love those binoculars!

Queen Mary said...

This is such a fun card! Oh. My. Gosh! What a great image and your coloring and paper selections are wonderful! Thanks for sharing this with us!

Lisa Minckler said...

You mean to say that bright orange is only for hunting??? I need to re-evaluate my wardrobe then...being from the country n' all, I thought it was just a sign of fashion trends. Who knew!

Your card is sensation H and I LOOOVE those eyeballs...hee hee.


heidy said...

Oh he,s so funny Tracy,thanks for your sweet comment,means a lot to me!!
Big XXX Heidy

Unknown said...

Oh my goodness. Your card definitely has me smiling this morning.. I just love that image.. Perfect for a fathers day card. I just love it..


downrightcrafty said...

What a gorgeous masculine card, just perfect for our Father's Day Challenge this week at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge, thank you for joining us
Hugs Kate xx

cotnob said...

I love this card, fab image and lots of lovely layers.
Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week.

Sharron aka Sharrahug said...

What a FABulous card for your dad, Tracy! Love all of the male stuff going on.......hemp, camo, corrugated cardboard, cool it all.
I really need to make my hubby a card. My dad & Frank's dad have both been gone since the 80's so the only daddy around our house is Frank.
Have a great week, GF!
Huggies ~

Daniele said...

pefect Fathers Day card, love all the textures that you have used Tracy

Mau xx said...

What a brilliant card... what is he looking for I wonder..maybe looking to see what his birthday will bring or fathers day.. which ever comes first. Love it all the texture and colours are Superb.
Hugs Mau xx

Trimgym said...

Great project, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week and good luck! Don't forget to check back with us again on Thursday for our new challenge and to check if you have won or made our Top3.
Don't miss out on the regular freebies at Trimgym's Digistamps and Images and the current challenge there. Hope to see you there as well!

Jo and Tigerlover.

Heidi said...

Great card!
Lovely image and fantastic colouring:)
Hugs, Heidi:)

Marlies said...

What a fabulous card! that image is so funny! The papers go perfect with him. A great card!~hugs, Marlies

An Occasional Genius said...

I love it! A great guy card & I bet the back of him is funny!! xx

amanda stokes said...

Hi Tracy,
Amazing male card,love everything about it :) x

Unknown said...

Thanks for joining us this week with your Fathers day card.I really love everything about this one and an added bonus it made me giggle lol.

Kerry DT Leader Panpastel Uk

Sassy Cheryl said...

OMGosh. . . .what an adorable card. Those eyes just crack me up through the binoculars. LOVE it. Super adorable.
Thanks for playing in the Sassy Cheryl's Grads & Dads challenge this week.

Unknown said...

What a great card for father's day. I love this image it is awesome.

Thanks for Entering the Challenge
At Tammy's Scrapin Corner.
I hope to see you enter next week!!
Hugs Owner Tammy Ortiz

Unknown said...

Very funny card, thanks for entering our challenge at Tammy's Scrapin Corner. We hope to see more from you in our challenges.

Marc ^_^

jkreucher said...

Oh! this is a hoot! what a whimsical, fun card! your dad is going to love this!
thanks for joining us for the
Sassy Cheryl Grads or Dad's challenge this week1

G8country life said...

Wow love all the paper, the colors, the embellishments. I love how you added everything yet is so clean looking.
Wonderful job : ) Thanks for joining us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner- Elisa DT

Natali said...

Beautiful card. Really love this image with "pop up" eyes ))) Great idea!!! Lovely imbellishments.

Ivonne said...

Hi Tracy! This is fabulous, great card for a father. LOVE the image!! Hugs, Ivonne

Alyce Kit and Clowder said...

LOL I am sure your dad is going to absolutely love this Tracy. Super great project...I love the camo and the kraft. Perfect as always :D

Nikbee said...

A wonderful card. I love the texture. Thank you for joining us at CRAFT.
Nikki x

Doreen said...

this is stunning. Gorgeous image and papers
Many thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays this week

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is awesome. Love the image and I adore the different textures you have used. I am sure your Dad will love the back view for his birthday. Lol!!! Thank you so much for joining us this week at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges and good luck.


Jenny said...

Wow this is such a fab card, I love it. What great layout and image. Jenny x

Elaine aka Ellapu said...

Brilliant card. Thank you for joining us over @ Poodles Parlour this week.

Sheryl said...

I love this! Great colours and image.
Great to see you at CRAFT this week. Hope we see you again soon.
Hugs Sheryl xx

Sylvia x said...

Thank you for joining us this week with your great "card for a male". It is just so perfect for your challenge

Good luck

Sylvia xx

Jinny Newlin said...

LOL! LOVE those binocular eyes, Tracy! This is so fun and such a great, guy card!

Renee B. said...

Hollis would fit right in around here! He might even spot some wild creatures with those binoculars!! What an adorable card Tracy...your Dad will love it! Perfect papers for it too.

Anne said...

What a fun image, fab colouring too. Thank you for joining us for the Father’s Day Phindy’s Place Challenge, do hope you’ll play again this Friday!

Ros Crawford said...

Goodness this is so amazing ... just perfect Tracy ... beautifully done as always

Curly said...

Thank you so much for joining us at The Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge with absolutely amazing creation its just perfect,
I hope you will try to join us again next week,
Have a lovely week,
Hugs Bridget SCSC DT

Diane Louise J said...

Oh this is one of the best Fathers Day cards I've seen, its is just so funny... the image is great, I have to get one and use it for a card for my husband :o) Thanks for the inspiration. Love all the different papers and the layout. Thanks for joining us at POODLES PARLOUR Challenge. Hope to see you again for our next challenge.
Diane x

Laura said...

Brilliant card Tracy! I love the image you've chosen, it's fab! Great blog too, your creations are stunning.
Laura xx

Dawn said...

lol! I love those eyes!Your card sure has got it!!! Thanks for playing at The Crafty Pad this week in our Let's hear It For The Boys Challenge!
Good Luck
Dawn xx

aqualeiga said...

Hey Tracy, what a fab card! LOVE the stitching AND corrugated card, it's all perfect for our Let's Hear it for the Boys challenge at THE CRAFTY PAD this week, thanks so much for joining us this week.
Hugs, Ali x

Bettina L. said...

This is a gorgeous card Tracey. Love the design with the military papers, currogated cardboard and buttons. Thanks for playing at Dutch Dare Card Challenge and good luck. Hope to see you back thursday for a new challenge. Bettina xx

Jennipher said...

What an awesome masculine card! Thanks for playing at SS.

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

WoW! I love this, the image really made me smile, the camo papers are brilliant and the layout and textures are fabulous. Thank you for joining in with the PanPastel challenge blog
Lindsay xx

Audrey Ernst (hippieaud) said...

Awesome creation Tracy, especially love the google eyes, so cute and perfect masculine creation! Thanks so much for playing at DI'S DIGI DESIGNS this time:)

Claire said...

Gorgeous card, love the backing papers and all the texture. Thanks for joining us at PanPastel UK this week
Claire xx

Kathleen said...

Great fun card! Lovin the image!
Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley
Kat xx

Tameko said...

Fabulous card design. Love those eyes. Thanks for playing with us at Sentimental Sundays!