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Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Father's Day Card 3

Hello friends,
By the magic of Blogger (I hope) this blog post should pop up on your screens today!
Another Father's Day card but this time something a little different - I created a fridge magnet, so a little keepsake too.  I typed out 'Happy Father's Day' on my computer to create the backing of the magnet,
layered two Classic Hearts and positioned a tiny crystal gem...
only to realise the front of the magnet wouldn't close!  
I had to punch a tiny hole for gem to fit into..fiddly but worth it.
Quite a bit of distressing and placing the image, papers and magnet at an angle..I do struggle with straightness!


I do hope while I'm away you are getting sunshine. 
Take care friends.

19 comments:

scottish crafter said...

Hi Christine hope you are making the most of you time in Turkey. The card is delightful great for the men in your life.

Wilma

Missmizog said...

Hope you are having a great time. Fantastic idea.
Sue

Susan Flynn said...

What a brilliant idea! We are being blessed with beautiful weather here but I'm sure its not as good as in Turkey!! Hugs Susan x

Elizabeth said...

Ths is a lovely idea and card Christine. Hope you are having a lovely relaxing time in the sunshine. It is beautiful and sunny here this morning and they say that it s going to be like this until at least the weekend...fingers crossed...!!!
Elizabeth x

hazel said...

Morning Chriatine hope your having a wonderful time. yes we have sun today start of a mini heatwave or so they say, we will just have to wait and see i guess. love the magnet very nice and a keepsake to keep xx hazel

Lucycat said...

This is a lovely idea so nice to have a keepsake. x.

nattyboots said...

Another great idea Christine,im glad im not the only one to suffer with getting things straight,enjoy your me time take care Elaine H X

Disco Queen said...

Hi Christine, Hope you are enjoying your vacation. Thankyou for planning ahead & arranging a few blogs for us. I like the addition of a little gift to the card. Little keepsakes, like magnets, mean so much when received but are so expensive to buy from traditional card shops.

Lydia Jordan said...

Hi Christine,
Lovely idea for today, alas I no longer have my Dad to make a card for.
Hope you are having a relaxing holiday.
We were supposed to have a sunny day today but at the moment it's very cloudy and very chilly. When will summer come!
Lydia
X

Sue Yorkshire said...

Hi Christine

Another fantastic card

Hope you are having a wonderful time in the sunshine, we do have some today so you must have shared it with us

xxxx

Cazann49 said...

Hi Christine, this is a fab idea, and cold be used for a nice card as well..:)..Enjoy your hols...xx

Cazann49 said...

Should have read could not cold...lol..xx

nmty said...

Hi Christine, hope the holiday is going well. I love this card, and all the projects which were featured in the magazine. I am in the planning stage of a similar card for my hubby from our son for fathers day, but a bit stuck on suitable backing paper. Now I am not thanks to you. What a great idea to create your own with the computer. will definately have a go when I get home this evening. Sun is shining lovely here,(north east) MAKES A CHANGE.

lv Norma

Redanne said...

Super idea, making the fridge magnet. Hope you are having a wonderful time, the sun is shing here anbd it is warm!! Anne x

Cinders said...

Hi Christine,
Love the idea of the fridge magnet, and love the card too!
Hope that your getting to relax and take things easy, enjoy!!!
Best wishes
Caz x

Anonymous said...

Hi Christine
what Father/Dad wouldn't be over the moon with this card on Father's day. Hope you're having a great time in Turkey, weather here in (Surrey) is absolutely beautiful.
hugs
Sandra (craftynan)

Anonymous said...

Hi Christine, Hope your enjoying your well earned rest. Love the Father's day keepsake, great idea.
Were enjoying good weather this week, lets hope there is some left over for your return! Love, Carolyn x

Carole Z said...

Lovely layout Christine, love that you are use monochrome photos so much, I think they really 'pop' in layouts...hope you are having a wonderful holiday, Carole z X

Craftychris said...

Another winner! Fabulous. I hope you are having a lovely time xx

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