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:
http://www.lilypad.inlinkz.com/2012/05/25/simon-says-stamp-presents-a-star-challenge/ - Lily Pad Challenge Blog - Simon Says Stamp Presents a Star Challenge
VERY cool blog with lots of challenges.

http://www.paperplaychallenges.blogspot.com/2012/06/12-week-23-back-to-kraft-basics.html - 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,
Karen

8 comments:

  1. very cute TFS!
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  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

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  3. Woohoo Karen this is wonderful!
    Blessings
    Maxine

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

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

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  6. ooooh mais que c'est emouvant...biz

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

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