A father is someone you look up to...

Happy Monday!!!
Time to start a new Digi Makeover challenge and this week we want to see buttons on your creations!!! 

I've sort of fallen in love with adding buttons to my cards.  They add a lot of bulk, which discourages me from using them sometimes, depending on the destination of the card...but I tend to reach for them more often than anything else.  So this challenge was right up my alley :)
I adore this image from Paper Makeup.  It's Me and Pops and it's just so perfect!  The excitement in the little monsters expression, the look of admiration from pops...so cute!  I pulled out my ShinHan markers and started coloring it up..but the first round didn't go so well.  So I printed it again and started over, with a much better end result that second time.

I don't remember right off the top of my head where the sentiment is from...I'll have to look that up when I get my craft computer booted later today.  But it fit so well with this image and it's so true!  I will always look up to my dad...he's always been there for me through the good times and the bad and I love him so much for all the support he has given me!!

The card is finished off with some twine wrapped buttons, which is also an addiction of mine :)

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
    Deconstructed Sketch #141
    Divas by Design-Let's hear it for the boys
    Nutcrafters #63-Boys, boys, boys
    Sentimental Sundays #197-Cards for Men/Boys
    Word Art Wednesday #122-Anything Goes

I'd also like to thank my sweet husband for helping me come up with an awesome watermark to now add to my cards!  I've gone so long without one...and I still get a little nervous adding it to my card images because I don't want it to interfere with the details of the card...but I know it's important...so we worked something up together...and I love it :)

I've also had Matthew help me get the social media buttons added at the end of each post, so now it's super easy for you to pin, share, or recommend my cards on your social media outlets!!  Or you can just follow me on Facebook, Bloglovin, or by adding your cute little image under My Friends over there on the right :)

Thanks for stopping by!!!  <3


  1. Fun and colorful. Thank you for sharing this wonderful art with us at Word Art Wednesday today. Blessings, Carole DT

  2. AMAZING! so much fun! the image is super cute, love the sentiment!!! thank you so much for joining us in our Cards of a boy/man challenge at Sentimental Sundays !
    Mirella DK
    DT Sentimental Sundays (Cute and Crafty Cards by Mirella)

  3. How cute! Thanks so much for sharing with us.
    God bless your week!
    Word Art Wednesday

  4. what a fun card, thanks for joining us over on divas by designs

  5. lol so stunning emily.brilliant fun design and image and i love the sentiment ;D

    xx coops xx

  6. great card, love the image, thanks for joining us at sentimental sundays, good luck
    caroline dt

  7. Wonderful lay-out and great DP's used! We are so blessed that you joined us at our challenge last week at Word Art Wednesday. I hope you join us again at our new Challenge starting today. Leaving you with inspiration from Galatians 5:1 which says, "It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery." Hugs and blessings...

    JO ANN

  8. This is a lovely card.Really fun image and sentiment.Thanks for joining in with us over at Nutcrafters.Good luck.hugs Debbie x