Tuesday, June 11

Love You Dad!

The challenge this week at TWISTED TUESDAY is {clothes make the man}. Create something for a male and show clothes is some way. Here's mine.

Thanks Dad

I totally made this card with my dad in mind. The striped shirt, it's what he ALWAYS wore (or plaid). And, of course, he always had a pencil in his pocket (along with his notebook). Being a carpenter and a cabinet-maker, he was always measuring, calculating and writing down things he needed to remember.
Sadly I haven't been able to give my dad a Father's Day card for 14 years. He died in a vehicle accident back in October of '98. But he's always with me in some way. And I miss him.

Don't these shirts look like the card!

This one even more, and sadly that's the last picture that was taken of him, just a couple of days before he died.

Love you, Dad!!!

~Crafts 4 Eternity-for the boys
~Simply Create Too-Father's Day
~Wags N Whiskers-Father's Day
~Craft Lovin'-Father's Day
~Crazy 4 Challenges-Father's Day
~Catered Crop-for the boys

(¨`•.•´¨) Hugs
  `•.¸(¨`•.•´¨) from the
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´ Heart
 `•.¸.•´ ~DEANNE~
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Lori Turner said...

Deanne...firstly, I am very sorry on the passing of your Dad {HUGS!} I totally love how you made the card background like your Dad's shirts :) My Dad ALWAYS carries a pen/notebook in his pocket also.

CuteNCrafty Mommy said...

Great matchup :-) Love it!
thanks for joining us over at Craft Lovin Challenges!!!!
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Anonymous said...

Fabulous job! Cool stitching! Thanks for playing along at Craft Lovin' Challenge!

Mian said...

Hi Deanne, I just love your card! Great detail with the stitching and the buttons.

Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us this fortnight at Simply Create Too.
Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

Hugs Mian
Simply Create Too Design Team Member

Melina said...

I love your card and love that you took inspiration from your wonderful Dad's style. Thanks for sharing :)

Lynne said...

Deanne, I'm so sorry for your loss! I love that you made your card in honor of your Dad!! Love all of the little details that you've added!

Nana said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us over at Craft Lovin.

Have a great day.
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michele said...

Fantastic card! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

Anonymous said...

Deanne, love your card and love the way you have incorporated your dads shirt. Lovely design. Thank you for joining us at Artistic this week. Abbie (owner) xx

Deloris said...

Neat card! Thanks for joining the challenge at Wags 'n Whiskers!

Kimberly S said...

So clever! Love that you matched the shirts, and the stitching is fabulous! Thanks so much for joining us for the Wags n Whiskers challenge, hope to see you again! hugs, Kimberly

Anonymous said...

beautiful card. Love your take on the Male theme. Thank you for joining us at Glitter n Sparkle this week. Hugs Shelly

judith@poppy cottage said...

Great card, it's a fabulous design. Thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations this week, Judith xx

alethea said...

OMG that paper is exactly like your dad's shirt!! he would have loved his card!!! Thanks for joining us at CYP! HUgsxx

TRACEY MO said...

Very cool idea for a card

Thanks for joining us at stamping dragon
Tracey dt

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