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Dear Ol' Dad contest  

Sunday, June 14, 2009

Well Father's day is fast approaching. It is time to show our gratitude to the special men in our lives. Our own fathers, our children's fathers, fatherly figures...all of them. They play a special part in our lives and bring joy to many of us.

Our challenge is sponsored by the one and only lovely Jennifer McGuire from Hero Arts. Go by her blog and check out all the fabulous things that this giving and creative genius creates. You won't be disappointed!

The challenge is a simple one. Make a layout, project or a card all about/for our special guys. It can be a layout of a father with a child, a father's day card, a layout all about dad, a gift that you are making for dad..whatever works. Surprise us! This challenge starts today June 14th and end on June 28th. Winners will be announced on June 29th! This only is a 2 week challenge so hurry and get the goods in fast! ;0)

Link the project here and tell us what you are doing/or did to celebrate father's day. Three lucky winners will be selected! And here is what you could win :0)

Easy enough right? So have at it!

Illyse's Layout

Christine's Father's Day Card

Jenn's layout

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7 comments: to “ Dear Ol' Dad contest

  • Liz
    June 16, 2009 at 10:12 AM  

    I made 2 cards for our fathers. I have yet to make one for my husband. We don't live near our dad's so we will celebrate my husband. Its tradition that I make him an M & M bow tie for church. We will probably just hang around the house pampering him with love and a nice dinner.
    Here's my card:

  • easytravel
    June 18, 2009 at 6:33 PM  

    great card. I like it. Thanks for share. I hope you visit my blog and share some information. I'll wait your coming. cheers...

  • Cheryl Kosakura
    June 23, 2009 at 6:41 PM  

    Everyone came over for Father's Day dinner. It was a very nice evening!

    Here is a mini book that I made and a card that my son had made for his Dear Old Dad.

  • Nicole Laird
    June 23, 2009 at 6:56 PM  

    Well, I made hubsters a card and some chipboard dogtags with our pictures on one side and desert cammie paper andmagic mesh on the other....but I forgot to take pictures as he left to go back to Kuwait Father's Day morning. So, they are now with him. :0)

    Best of luck ladies!! Awesome stuff!

  • ....................
    June 24, 2009 at 9:13 AM  

    Ohhh...I love that paisley stamp!

    My Father's Day card:

    A layout about my husband:

    And a birthday card for my Dad:

  • Tracy
    June 24, 2009 at 10:43 AM  

    We had a very low key fathers day. When it cooled down in the evening, dh and the boys went fishing down at the pond. Here is the Word Book I made for him for fathers day.

  • Megan A.
    June 25, 2009 at 7:55 AM  

    I had a busy father's day, like every holiday. First we celebrated with DH, then with my family, then with his family.

    here is a page that I made about my grandfather.


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