Friday, June 10, 2011

Father's Day Tickets

Supplies Used:

Cricut Expression, Cricut Cartridges(Create A Critter, Doodlecharms, Simply Charmed), Bazzill Cardstock(Kraft, Red Devil, Rope Swing-Dotted Swiss), Chatter Box Paper(Statue Plaid), Jillibean Soup Paper(Minestrone - elbow macaroni), WhimsieDoodles Digital Image(Father's Day Tickets), American Crafts(button), Jillibean Soup Twine, Signo White Pen. Finished Card Size: 4.5" x 5.5"




This week's challenge over at Fantabulous Cricut is all about DADS! Simply create a special project for the #1 DAD in your family and you will be entered to win a $10 Gift Certificate to the Whimsie Doodles Online Store.

Whimsie Doodles isn't only sponsoring FCCB's Challenge Me Monday #63, but they have also provided the DT with wonderful images to work with. And today I'm back with my 2nd DAD card using some of their Father's Day Tickets.

Part of this card was inspired by this month's Magazine Challenge - Make It Your Way, over at the Cricut Circle Blog. When I saw Aphra Bolyer's #1 DAD Wallet, it gave my initial idea a final touch. I love the way she combined a star with ticket-shaped die-cuts and how she embossed the "wallet" for more texture. I wish I could link/show you her project, but's limited to Cricut Circle Members - sorry.

I used the Postage Stamp(pg. 67) image from the Create A Critter Cartridge and welded two pieces together in Design Studio to make a card base.

The larger star is from the Doodlecharms Cartridge cut at 3".

The smaller star is from the Simply Charmed Cartridge cut at 1".

 The Father's Day Tickets from Whimsie Doodles were slightly modified to fit what I had invisioned in PSE 8. They were sized to 3.5" x .893" strips and hand-cut.

The larger star from Doodlecharms was cut out twice and popped with dimensionals.

I've been loving all the color challenges at ColourQ. Arielle picks the best color combinations! And this week's combination is no exception. I just loved the neutral palette with a touch of red.

The inside has the same large star from Doodlecharms, in white for a small message.

Now, its YOUR TURN! Create a special project to show DAD how special he is. Don't forget to link up your #1 DAD project by Sunday, June 12th at 11:59pm EST for your chance to win a $10 Gift Certificate to Whimsie Doodles.


This card will also be entered into the following challenges:

*My Craft Spot Monday Challenge #11 - Tie It On!


  1. Very nice card, love tickets! Thanks for playing @ CTO!

  2. Sorry about your blog blues! However, that ticket card sure is cute! TFS

  3. What an awesome card! thanks for playing along with us this week at CTO

  4. What a fabulous card! I love the browns and the tickets! Thanks for playing at CTO!

  5. Marlene, I LOOOOVE your awesome card! I may CASE it, if I do I'll be sure to link it back here:) That big bold star and stamp shaped card are great and all those fab patterns! Thanks for playing at CQC this week.

  6. I love this card- great papers and overall design! Tickets are cute! TFS Amy :)

  7. Oh Marlene, this is such a beautiful card, I really love how she is original and happy.

    Thanks for sharing

  8. Marlene, this card is THE BOMB!!! Girl, I love it ALL! Thank you so much for joining us this week at the colourQ, it's a pleasure and inspiration to see your work!

  9. Beautiful card!! Love the colors you used and the tickets are darling! Thanks for joining the fun at My Craft Spot!


  10. Great card, love the colours and just everything about it. Thanks for joining in the fun at My Craft Spot.

  11. Love this card !! Great colors and matting and doodlin and I love the tickets...too cute ! Thanks for joining us at My Craft Spot this week!

  12. Wonderful card, Marlene. Sorry about you computer problems! Thanks for joining us at the colourQ this week.

  13. Super cute card Marlene! Thanks for sharing at TPV ;) Consider taking a look at our DT call!

  14. Great card! The tickets are such a nice touch.
    Thanks so much for playing along at My Craft Spot!
    Small Bits of Paper

  15. WOW...this is amazing!! Thank you so much for playing along with this weeks Whimsie Wednesday Challenge!!
    Sheri-WD DT

  16. OOh, this is just super cute, inside and OUT! Thanks for playing the CQC with us this week!

  17. Cute card! I love the color combo. Thanks for entering your card in this weeks challenge at My Craft Spot.


  18. Absolutely fabulous Father's Day card, love the colors and the tickets are a perfect touch! Thanks for joining us this week @ CTO :)

  19. So cute .. love your card.. is adorable..

    thanks for sharing and playing with us at CTO...


  20. Oooo! What a great card! Thanks for joining us this week at CTO!


  21. WOWZERS!! This is SO beautiful!! I absolutely LOVE it!! :)

    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

  22. Very cute, I just love the colors and you did a great job with the Challenge! Thanks for Celebrating the Occasion with us!


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