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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Father's Day Banner Anchor Card

Created this Father's Day card with inspiration from Mary of Cardz TV. You can click here to see Mary's Anchor's Aweigh card.  Used Cricut cartridge Art Philosophy for the Banner. Used a couple different Kraft cardstocks. Used a Martha Stewart punch for the Anchor. Punched a couple of Anchors for 3D look. Used Tim Holtz Distress Crackle Paint on the Anchor for wet look. Stamped Stampin' Up sentiment.

Supplies List 

Cricut cartridge: Art Philosophy 4 1/2" Banner2 Layer
Martha Stewart: punch - Anchor
paper:  Paper Pizazz Navy Blue Stars, cardstock - Kraft,Kraft Americana, white
Stampin' Up: ink - Night of Navy, punch - Modern Label, Word Window,
   stamp - Teeny Tiny Wishes - sentiment
Tim Holtz: Distress crackle paint - clear rock candy

Entering this into the following challenges:

6/11 C.R.A.F.T. Father's Day/Male 5E(#5) 6/5

6/14 Craft Your Passion Ch217 Father's Day/For the Boys 3E(#2) 6/9
6/14 Kraft Journal Ch#175 Just For Him 2E(#2) 6/9

6/14 Pile It On #23 Use some Pattern Paper UE 6/8
6/14 Simon Says Stamp Mon Paint 5E(#2) 6/9

6/15 Bitten by the Bug 2 Father's Day Ch UE 6/9
6/15 Fantabulous Cricut FCCB Ch#214 Celebrate Dad 3E(#2) 6/9 6/15 Stamped Blessings Amusing Ch - Dies 2E(#2) 6/8
6/17 More Than Favors Wacky Wed #91 Father's Day UE 6/4 

6/22 Craftin Desert Divas Craft it Up & Link It Up Linky Party #33 Your Fav Color UE 6/9
   fav colors - red,white & blue 

6/30 DL.ART Jun Linky Ch UE 1perday 6/1 


  1. Great card, Melissa! LOVE the banners and your anchor is perfect for a Father's Day card! Thanks so much for sharing with us over at BBTB2, FCCB, and Craftin' Desert Divas!

    Have a great day!

    Mollie's Motif

  2. Love the polka dots, this is a great masculine card, thanks for sharing at Pile It On!! :)

  3. This is really great!! I love the anchor
    Thank you for entering the Bitten by the Bug 2 with the theme “Fathers day” for this challenge. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

  4. I love using banners in my artwork and your large banner works fabulously for a Father's Day card especially combined with the anchor. Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Tracy x

  5. Love your Fathers Day card!! I like the banner and the papers you chose as well as the design. Great job! Thanks for joining us at BBTB2.

  6. Great papers you chose-the card reminds me of a medal my Dad got in the Navy-thanks for joining us at FCCB!

  7. Another great entry Melissa!

  8. I really like this, I like the banner and where you placed the anchor. The boat loving men in my family would also really appreciate this!!

  9. Fabulous card Melissa!! Love the banner and the papers you used. The anchor is great! Thank you so very much for joining our 'Father's Day' challenge at BBTB2!!!! :)

  10. Lovely clean design, Melissa. The anchor is a great accent and the layered banner looks so striking. Thank you for joining our Father's Day/For the Boys Challenge at Craft Your Passion this week. I hope we see you again soon.

  11. Fantastic male card and I really love this nautical theme. Thank you for joining our challenge at Pile It On and please come back for a brand new one.
    Anna xxx

  12. Awesome nautical card! Thanks for joining us at The Kraft Journal this week!♥

  13. Love the nautical feel of this design! Thanks for sharing with at BBTB2 this week!

  14. Love the nautical feel to this card Melissa and your papers are wonderful! Sorry I'm late with my commenting, hoping to be more timely from now on. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2 ;-)