Sunday, 18 June 2017

A Surprise Request

I was surprised when Steven, my partner, asked me to make a Fathers' Day  card - his dad died when Steven was a young adult.  The card is for his mum's husband - they've been together for over 30 years and this is the first Fathers'Day card Steven has given him!

This request was given to me after work on Thursday - so needed to be in the mail on Friday  - so I needed to get it together quickly. Luckily, the recipient's hobby is koi carp, and I've just bought the Hero Arts Koi layering set. The circles in the background are by Neat and Tangled - I stamped them in grey, then in white (slightly offset) and embossed them in holographic ep. The sentiment is Stampin Up .

I'd like to enter:
Tuesday Throwdown  for the men
Come and get it  father's day
Glitter n Sparkle  fathers day
Addicted to Stamps  anything goes
The Male Room  off the edge


  1. What a super card and how kind of your partner! My hubby has 3 grown up kids and only one ever sends him a card even though he does so much for the other 2...

  2. Fab card Marina, love the Koi fish ! I'm ashamed to say I got those stamps in April and not inked yet!

  3. What a fantastic card!! Thanks for joining us at the Come and Get it challenge. ~DT Dana

  4. Oh Marina loved reading your blog post...fancy after all this time your partner asking you for this card...x Absolutely perfect, love that stmap and teh little orange circles frame the Koi beautifully x

  5. Super card, Marina, perfect for your partner's step father. I'm sure he was thrilled to receive it. xx

  6. What a super card. Love how the fish is swinmming off the edge. Thanks for playing at TMR.

  7. Fantastic masculine card,love the colors...thank you for joining us at ATSM CHALLENGE this week,hope to see you again
    Željka DT xx

  8. love the card design - thanks for sharing your project at Addicted to Stamps and More

  9. What a darling card! . Thank you for sharing your wonderful project with us at Come And Get It challenge.Neva