Pickle Post #42 - A Muse Studio Challenge - Hot Diggity DAD!

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Hi there! How are you today, friends? :)

I am a little behind on my post for the current A Muse Studio Challenge, but I always say better late than never! The challenge theme is Father's Day. I have said before that masculine cards are NOT my forte', but I like the challenge. It makes it that much harder because my dad is not the easiest to create for. I aim for humor when I create for Dad and I thought my card turned out rather cute... *ahem* FUN. :) Here is what I created!

My Father's Day Card:

So my dad is a 'grill king' - this is what I call all men who master the art of the grill! He is not a hot dog eater, but 'Here's To The Burger King' isn't an A Muse sentiment YET. :) Still - isn't it fun? Gotta love the ketchup red and mustard yellow chevrons! I stamped this on kraft because it is eternally masculine AND I didn't have to color the hot dog buns. There is a method to my madness. :) The yellow pennant seemed to fit in perfectly. Since A Muse doesn't have 'Dad' as a sentiment, I took another stamp that said Happy BirthDAy and used the letters to create it as well as the exclamation point. Ah, the art of crafty improv!

Here is the inside of the card:


See the beer foam? That's Le Pouf, a dimensional 'paint' that puffs when you heat it! LOVE that stuff - great for Santa hats and snow on Christmas cards, too! :)

Stuff I Used (All A Muse Studio Products):
Stamps - Hey, Man!, Say It With Style, Birthday Greetings (letters used for DAD)
Cardstock - Kraft,Buttercup, Cherry
Ink - Papaya, Cherry, Memento Tuxedo Black
Copics - hot dogs Y17, R24 beer E33, E37
Other Stuff - Cupcake Toppers Dies, Le Pouf Dimensional Paint

I hope you will enter your Father's Day creations into the challenge - you don't have to use A Muse products, but if you do, you get two entries per link! So come on over and join in the fun for your chance to win some A Muse goodies of your very own!

Thanks so much for stopping by! I really appreciate you being here! :)

6 comments:

kasia c. said...

I totally agree, better late than never. :)
What a fabulous card! I love the "frothy" beer on the inside!!
Hugs,
Kasia

Delo said...

Cute, cute, cute! Love this card.

makingcardsisfun said...

Such a fun card! Love it ,Cathy!

Jan Hunnicutt said...

This is CUTE!

Hey my friend, Dagmar and I were on the phone earlier today talking about you :)

We went to Las Vegas last weekend for a Copic Intermediate certification class, wished it was in Phoenix so we could meet up with you again!

Hugs, Jan

Peta said...

so cute and it is so hard to do masculine cards. a sense of humour is always a good thing. xxxp

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Super fun! Great beer foam!

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