Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there---even if your “children” are furry, I think we all have that mothering instinct! I am going to be a rebel today, because I have a distinctly masculine card to share!! Ann has given us a rich color challenge:
so I pulled out a set I haven’t used for a while, Totally Tool, to make a card for my dad:
My dad is quite a tool collector! He probably has thousands of plumb bobs, planes and other assorted doodads! I think he’ll get a kick out of this! I had lots of fun making it; I used some “recycled” materials: a piece of corrugated box as well as scraps from a Nestie punchout; some “heavy metal”: jumbo grommets and vintage trinkets; and I loosely watercolored my images and cut them out. The Woodgrain background stamp was a perfect choice for my Early Espresso panel. By the way, this uses sketch #149 from Create with Connie & Mary:
(Yes, I was a rebel again and turned it on its side!!) Here are some closeups:
If you need any details, let me know! I hope that you’ll scoot on over to the Paper Players blog to play with us this week! Can’t wait to see what you create!
(Insert singing baby voice here!)