Friday, 14 June 2013

Daddy Will Always Be Her King

Hi all,

Father's day draws near, and of course, I'm again last minute shopping (unsuccessfully, I might add) to get the man in our lives something special. This is where you can see me frantically browsing the web for ideas. Hopefully, I'll be able to get something by tomorrow. Miss C will no doubt be making something for her daddy to accompany the gift(s).

One thing I am on top of is my Father's day layout.

My King
I love this photo so much. It's so poignant as it shows some quality father/daughter bonding time together. Just that image against the waves make it a little teary eyed.
The fabric flowers, leaves and meshing really add texture to the page and lends a girly  juxtaposition  to a predominantly male layout.
I raided my stash for all things "crown". Didn't find many, but this was one of them.
For the background, I sprayed and inked through a "cracks" stencil. I then spread molding paste through a harlequin stencil, before spritzing and outlining some of the diamonds. I really like the burlap and raw cardboard. Such a masculine feel.
I found this quote online (author unknown) and it just hit a cord.

Products Used
Papers and die cuts from Pink Paislee Bayberry Cottage collection
Crackle stencil from Prima Marketing
Harlequin stencil from Crafter's Workshop
Glimmer Mists in various colours from Tattered Angels
Fabric flowers and metal gears from Prima Marketing
Mini Daisy Color Me Crazy flowers from Petaloo
Remnants rub-ons from Tim Holtz
Burlap from Canvas Corp
Paper crown from Kaisercraft
Clear acrylic clock, leaves and black chipboard shapes unknown source
Cardboard and meshing from stash

Hope this will inspire you to do a father's day layout for that special dad in your life.

Thanks for looking,

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