Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Double D ... One for the Boys!

Happy Wednesday All!
It's time for a new, fun challenge at the 

Today's theme is:


and here's a peek at our Inspiration Board ...

Now, I grew up in the country on a small farm and today's theme
made me think of my Dad!  He's been gone for this world 25+ years but
I think of him often ... especially when I'm doing my outside work!  

Actually, there are two white butterflies that ALWAYS show up when I'm mowing and I figure they are the spirits of my father and my father-in-law.  Both men were outdoor people who weren't afraid to get their hands dirty!!  So with that in mind, here's my creation for today . . .

Yep, my dad had a red Farmall tractor!
Even though we had a small farm, over the years we had cows, horses, chickens, geese, sheep, pigs,  dogs, cats and everyone once in awhile a stray goat or something, LOL!

Of course we had a huge garden which meant my sisters and I learned early on how to plant and do home canning for the upcoming winter.  With no boys in the family, we girls had to help out with all the outside work as well as the house cleaning & laundry.  I'm sure we complained endlessly about always having to work ... but we were thankful later in life because it sure made us 'well rounded' adults.  

There not much a man can do that my sister's and I can't do just AS WELL if not BETTER!!  LOL

REMEMBER:  We have a fun prize to give away to one
lucky player which will be chosen by
ALL are welcome to enter, we will ship international!

Today's prize is this fabulous Cheery Lynn Designs 'Chicken Wire Frame' (like the one I've used on today's card creation).

So be sure to come join in the fun!  YOU could be our winner!!
See you there!!

Challenges to share in:
Double Click Skittles Challenge - Man Card
The Male Room Challenge - Father's Day
Scrapy Land Challenge - Masculine
Die Cuttin Diva's Challenge - Father's Day
Digi Choosday Crafting Challenge - Just For Men
Scrap Creations - Father's Day / masculine
Inky Chicks Challenge - Father's Day / Masculine
Try It On Tuesday Challenge - All About Him

Thanks for stopping by today!
Wishing you a fabulous day and week ahead!
As always . . .

Papers:  White cs, Red cs, Kraft cs, DCWV dp
Accessories:  Image from Pinterest, Tim Holtz 'Tea Die' distress ink, large sponge dauber, dimensional tape


Donna Phelan said...

Oh isn't this fantastic! Love the different heights on your pretty picket fence, the fabulous tractor and that wonderful sentiment! That chicken wire die is awesome too! Love the 2 white butterflies....I have a red cardinal--I know it's my Dad! xo~

Diane said...

Well ya know the hubby here would love this card (he has a Farmall and it's red too of post and card my friend...enjoy your cruise!!

Vicki robertson said...

Fabulous card, Darlene! I love the pop of red from the tractor against the fence and chicken wire background. Farm themes are a favorite of mine!

Kathy Krug said...

Love that sentiment and how you layered the card with the chicken wire fence and tractor. The red tractor reminds me of the small farm we lived on when my kids were little. They learned like you did and have become well rounded adults too.

Leslie Miller said...

Love it, love it, love it! Cute and farmy and comfy. The fence, tractor, and chicken wire are all great together, and then with the sentiment panel -- awesome! That's so sweet about the two white butterflies. Kinda tugged at my heart strings.

Andreja L. said...

What a fantastic card for Father's Day :-))
Thank you so much for joining us at The Male Room!
Hugs, Andreja

chrissie said...

Terrific male card and I love the red dcut out

Thank ypu for joining us at Try it on Tuesday

Love Chrissie xx

froebelsternchen Susi said...

Fantastic project! Thank you for joining Try It On Tuesday! oxo Susi

Nancy Hill said...

Super adorable card and the sentiment is perfect for my husband. Just gorgeous. Nancy Hill, Scrapy Land Design Team

Meggymay said...

A wonderful male card, its a super die cut tractor. Thank you for joining us at Tiot's

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Love all the layers! Great man card~ Thanks for joining us over at the DoubleClick Skittles Challenge! DT Member Carri~Abusybee Skittles!

DIANA L. said...

What a wonderful card Darlene Have a blessed day

DL.ART crinkle ribbon

Amelia Breytenbach said...

Lovely male card Darlene! The farm scene is gorgeous and I love the red tractor.

Daffodil Cards said...

What wonderful memories this card has risen for for you. I love all the farm related items on your card and the great sentiment. Thank you for joining us at The Male Room Challenge.
Faith DT

L.B. said...

love the fence so cool. Thanks for joining in at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.

Anonymous said...

Fab design, lovely memories of your Dad. Thanks for joining us for the 'Just For Men' challenge at Digi Choosday.
Gail Digi Choosday DT

Conniecrafter said...

I think I picked up that chicken wire, love how you have used it here, fun with the tractor and fence. Yes I think it is great when we learn good work ethics when we are young, makes us stronger adults that's for sure!

Patricia Chalas said...

Great card Darlene!!! love the layout. Thanks for joining us at Scrapy Land Challenge!!

tanya miller said...

fabulous card and great sentiment too. Thanks for entering the Digi Choosday Just for Men Challenge (DT). We look forward to seeing your makes each week. Good luck xx

Maryvonne COUSSE said...

Stunning card !
Thanks for joining us at Scrapyland Challenges blog and Good Luck
Maryvonne DT Member