Balloons and dragon

Father’s day is approaching fast in the UK. Here we don’t get it until November! The card I made is for my boyfriend’s dad. I wanted to avoid the usual colours of blues, greens and browns, but still keep it from being a girly card. It turned out to be easier than I had anticipated.

I used a balloon patterned paper in red, yellow and black, so those were the natural colour choices for the card. I decided to use a dragon stamp from Wild Rose Studio as they can be coloured in any colour. It was coloured in with copics. As it is a father’s day card, it had to be reasonably plain, so I decided to use a lot of white. The elements were framed with black. In the end I couldn’t help myself and added some red circular rhinestones.

This card has been entered into the following challenges:

Cards for Men – Father’s Day
One Stop Craft Challenge – Father’s Day
The Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge – Happy Father’s Day

2 thoughts on “Balloons and dragon

  1. Kate says:

    What a gorgeous masculine card, just perfect for our Father’s Day Challenge this week at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge, thank you for joining us
    Hugs Kate xx

  2. Patricia St Martin says:

    Such a cute card and your image is so darling. Love how you stayed with the theme. Thanks so much for joining us at Cards For Men Challenge. I love seeing your creation. Good luck on the challenge. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Patricia

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