Monday, June 11, 2012

Dad, You're A Star

I have a hard time when I'm asked to create outside of my "comfort zone".  But it wouldn't be called a "challenge" if it weren't truly challenging for you to accomplish, right?  So, when I saw the challenge at Lily Pad Challenges when it was first posted, I decided right away to really "challenge" myself with this one, and make my project ON a star.  I knew I could get away with just "putting stars" on it, but I knew that in order for me to consider it a true "challenge", I needed to push myself.  This star, covered in red polka dot paper, sat on my work space for weeks with nothing other than the Father tag on it.  I finally got my "mojo" going on this STAR, and finished it.  This is what I came up with for my "Star Project".

Click on image to view more closely:

Close up showing my little "blunder":
p.s.  GORGEOUS vintage buttons
View of my Kraft Tag and wooden button:

Here is a link to the Lily Pad Star Challenge I mentioned: - Lily Pad Challenge Blog - Simon Says Stamp Presents a Star Challenge
VERY cool blog with lots of challenges. - Paper Play Challengs - Back yo Kraft Basics Challenge
I just LOVE using Kraft items on my projects.  VERY fun challenge for me...

Obviously, I think my dear old Dad is a star.  He is very precious to me, and I thank God that I have such a wonderful, loving Father.  I am also thankful to my Heavenly Father for all the gifts He has given to me.

Have a blessed day,


  1. very cute TFS!

  2. Well worth persevering with this one, Karen.

    I miss my Dad more than ever at this time of the year but I still have my FiL to make a card for :o) At 87 he's showing very little signs of slowing down lol He lives to sing and he's wonderful. He sang at our son's wedding which was very special

    Margaret xx

  3. Woohoo Karen this is wonderful!

  4. Well done Karen! I think you've done a wonderful job at creating this star! Love the buttons, especially the wooden one!

  5. Wonderful Father's Day card - so glad you shared it with us at Lily Pad Cards!!

  6. ooooh mais que c'est

  7. I found your beautiful blog and was hoping to find an email that I might contact you.