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Happy Dad's Day!

Hi Everyone! I'm back to show you the card I made for my Dad for Father's Day. I was inspired by Lucy's challenge, Betsy's challenge and my Dad's new bird watching hobby. I love when so many bits of inspiration come together! :)

Lucy's challenge was to use light blue, kraft and white. I opted for a little darker blue so I hope that is okay. ;)
Betsy's challenge was to create a masculine card inspired by men's clothing. The first idea that popped in my head was the fun, funky and oh so traditional argyle socks for Dad!

Have a great day!

Stamps: Papertrey Ink Bird Watching Addtions, A Little Argyle; Hero Arts
Happy Dad's Day
Ink: ColorBox Chalk Ink, Ranger Distress Ink, PTI White Ink, VersaMark
Paper: Papertrey Ink Kraft, Ocean Tides; Neenah White
Other: PTI Twine, Jane's Buttons


Lin said…
This is a wonderful Father's Day card, Ashley! Love the colors and your design!
Barb said…
Love that three different things inspired this beautiful card, Ashley!! The birds are so lovely! :)
Betsy V said…
What a great card, Ashley! You can never go wrong with argyle! :-) Thanks for playing along!

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Sarah J Moerman said…
Fabulous Father's Day card, Ashley! Love it!
Kryssi said…
super sweet, ashley! i just got that birdie set too!! cute cute!
Alice said…
beautiful father's day card! love the argyle background!!
Tiffany Ervin said…
Love the serene and gentle look on this, definitely perfect for a masculine card!

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