Monday, 3 June 2013

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 93 - Father's Day

Hi everyone,

Welcome to our latest challenge, hosted by Feebsy, who has chosen the theme of a  'Father's Day'

As it's Father's Day here in the UK on 16th of June Feebsy would  like to see anything you've created for or have been inspired to make by an important male figure in your life. It could be anything from a card, a scrapbook page, a knitted scarf or a piece of altered art. It does not have to be specifically for Father's Day ( I don't want you spoiling a surprise for anyone) but let us know the inspiration behind your work. 

Please ensure you let us know the inspiration behind your work to qualify for a winner or Top 5 slot.

  PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE RULES BEFORE ADDING YOUR CREATION AND CHECK IT MEETS THE CRITERIA AS LAID OUT ABOVE - ANY ENTRY NOT COMPLYING WILL UNFORTUNATELY BE REMOVED


We are sponsored by 

THE PAPER SHELTER

with a $20 gift certificate for their fabulous store


And also by

Woodware Craft Collection
with a £12 voucher to be spent at one of their Retailers.




So, onto my creation:

This was quite a bittersweet challenge for me. My parents divorced when I was very young and so I have grown up without knowing my father. My Grandad was the main ‘father figure’ in my life until he sadly passed away 20 years ago. He was a real character and we spent every weekend with him and my Granny out and about in his old Morris Minor car! Happy memories inspired me to print a lovely old photo of myself (aged 2) and my Grandad onto some canvas and make into a wallhanging. I distressed the edges with Black Soot Distress Ink and added a wooden tag sentiment and bow. 

Now, head on over to the challenge and take a look at the fab inspiration of my fellow team-mates.

That's all for today, back again soon

Sharon x

3 comments:

  1. Sharon, I'm so grateful that you took part in the challenge even though it was bittersweet for you. The wallhanging you've created is wonderful, I think it's beautiful keepsake.

    It's exactly the sort of creation I was hoping the challenge would inspire.

    Feebsy
    xx

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  2. Beautiful Sharon what a lovely keepsake! x

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