Sunday, 12 June 2011

Choo Choo

Good morning crafters!

Hope you are all well on this fine Sunday morning!
And yes it's Sunday! And do you know what Suday brings? A new challenge at Dream Valley!

Fathers Day

In the UK Father's day falls on Sunday 19th! Next Sunday.
So for these two weeks we would like to see your Father's Day creations!
We have TWO prizes up for grabs this week for you lucky people!

Up first is a £10 voucher for One Stop Card Crafts !
AND Karen's Doodles are offering 3 digi stamps of your choice!! WOWZER!!!!!

So It's worth it don't you think!
So here is my card for the DT.

I absolutely adore this stamp by the AWESOME Mo Manning! (See link below) and I coloured it using my new Coloursoft Pencils.... First time using them! Not too bad hehe
Here is a closer picture:

I also used these fabulous tickets that I had in my collection! They are so apt! (Unfortunately I have no idea where I got them from)

I distressed the edges a little bit as I did on the main image too!

I used a great sketch to compile this card from Inkspirations

So do come and join us! You have 2 weeks to join us and I know you must all have some wonderful creations to share with us :)

Onto the Card Ingredients

Stamps:The Engineer by Mo Manning

Inks and things: Coloursoft pencils blended with baby oil and tortillons
Papers: Starbrite collection from 2 Peas in a bucket

Odds and Sods:Fathers Day Tickets, Ranger Distress ink pad

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Inkspirations: Sketch 
C.R.A.F.T: Fathers Day
Craft Us Crazy: Fathers Day/ Masculine
Paper Play: Fathers Day
Crafting For All Seasons: Fathers Day
Sisterhood of Crafters: Special Man In your life/Dad
The Paper Variety: For The Guys
Celebrate the occasion: Fathers Day
Flourishes: Fathers Day
Stamp Scrap and Doodle: Fathers Day
Alphabet Challenge: F For Fathers Day
Delicious Doodles: Fathers Day
Simply Create: All about you Dad
Crazy4challenges: Masculine card/project
Marks Finest Papers: Fathers Day
One Stop Craft Challenge: Fathers Day


  1. Fab card! Love the image and the ticket :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

  2. Wow, Love the digi! Thanks for playing @ CTO!

  3. Jennie how fun and fabulous your masculine card is. What a cute image. Your layout and papers are superb! Thank you so much for playing along with Speedy's Friends! I love coming to view and enjoy your work.

    Bear Hugs,
    Carol :O}

  4. Very nice! I love the ticket! Thanks for playing at CTO!

  5. Billiant card, Thanks for joining in with us this week at C.R.A.F.T Challenge.
    Kevin xx

  6. Great card! I love the image and DP you used!


  7. Thanks for joining in with us this week at C.R.A.F.T with this great make.


  8. Thanks for joining us at OSCC with this great card.


  9. I adore this image! Funny, it reminds me of my old high school history teacher, Mr. Lush. He loved trains, and had a mustache just like the man in the image LOL

    Great job coloring him!

  10. So cute! Thanks so much for playing with the girls at FTTC. :)

  11. Fab card Jennie! Your colouring looks brilliant and what a great idea to use the ticket with that image! xx

  12. Jennie--what an adorable image for Father's Day! And your coloring is fabulous! You really did a fantastic job with this card! Thanks for playing along with us at Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge this week!

  13. What a fun card! Thanks for sharing at TPV ;)

  14. great Father's Day card
    Thanks for playing along with Delicious Doodles this week

  15. Love the train image! Great coloring.

  16. Fab!

    This is just fab honey! The image is so funky and I just love that ticket!
    Hope your well?
    Hugs M xxx

  17. Love it, Jennie! That is a brill image, and coloured just right too. Well done, I think you made a real cracker of a card. CoB

  18. What a brilliant card, that ticket is . . . well just the ticket, lol. Love this image, what man wouldn't love to play with a steam train!

  19. what a great card. Father's and trains just go together and the humor in this image is sweet.
    Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends. Good luck in the random drawing.

  20. Excellent colouring, especially with your new pens' first outing! Gorgeous card, perfect for Father's Day.

    Lin xx

  21. This is a super card! I love your image and your colouring is fab!

    Thanks for joining us at Craft Us Crazy for our Fathers Day/masculine colours challenge!

    Lynne x

  22. Amazing!!!!!!! I love this digi as well. I wish you good luck in all your challenges. I truly think it is a sign of talent when you can make one card work for a lot of challenges! Thanks for sharing your talent this week at CTO

  23. I love your DP's with your image, really wonderful Father's Day card! Thanks for joining us this week @ CTO :)

  24. Love your card so cute..

    thanks for playing with us at CTO..


  25. What a super Father's Day card!!!!!
    Thanks for sharing your gorgeous artwork with us at Speedy's Friends.

  26. WONDERFUL - love your colouring on this image. Thank you for joining us at SSDS.
    Ike xx

  27. Oh, what a cute image! Thanks for joining us this week at CTO!


  28. Love this digital designs. It is one of my favorites. And it is perfect for a Father's Day card. Thank you for playing along with us at Crafting for all Seasons.

  29. Jennie, this is too stinkin' cute! Love that image and you colored it so perfectly. Sweet Father's Day card for sure! Thank you for palying the FTTC with us! Hugs ~S~

  30. Love how you flipped the sketch! Great image and card! Thanks so much for joining us at Inkspirations this week.

  31. WONDERFUL card!! I just LOVE that image and the colors that you used!! GREAT job!! :)

    Thanks so much for sharing your talent at Celebrate The Occasion this week!! A new challenge starts tomorrow -- Can't wait to see what you create!! :)

    Amy :) at
    Celebrate The Occasion DTM

  32. Perfect Fathers Day card hun!
    Thanks for playing in the Delicious Doodles challenge this week, and good luck with the draw!
    Teri x

  33. This is just adorable, great job!! Thanks so much for Celebrating the Occasion with us!

  34. this is a great card, love that image!!! thanks for joining SC!!!


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