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Wednesday, 20 October 2010

Happy Birthday

Good afternoon ,Do hope your all wrapped up keeping warm and safe.Gosh it is bitter winter sure is on it's way or even here...lol
So i have been busy this morning making a couple of birthday cards.

The first one is for my friends birthday and must be in post in the morning if it is going to get there on time.Already had one belated birthday wish this week oops {Sorry Cheryl}
I have used magnolia Tilda falling in the leaves love this image.Well having her birthday right in middle of October Well surpose to be Autumn but the feel this morning winter has come early..lolAnyways i have used copics to colour in the image,Design Papers are my fav from Kaisercraft."Peachy Keen Collection"
Stamped her onto the top note die from Stampin up,fixed with 3d foam pads.
The ribbons are from an RAK and just love em!,the bow is Papermania .Buttons are from my stash.I have distressed the edges of the d/Papers with tim Holtz distressing tool,and also used Friskas patterened ruler to rip the backing papers and then used Tattered Angel Glimmer Mist added water and brushed the distressed edges with it.For a different look although doesnt show up so well in photo.Flowers Prima and leaves from Wild Orchard Crafts.


I am entering this card into the Crafty pad challenge this week is Distress
or Torn edges and i have bothSir Stampalot monthly Challenge: Autumn Breezers ,Buttons & Bows Crazy for you Challenge: Fall /AutumnStampin for weekend:Halloween /Fall


My second creation today also needs to get in the post tomorrow .This is a male 40th Birthday card.I have used the gorgeous image from Lilly of the Valley ans coloured with copics,Stamped with memento ink onto tope note die cut from Stampin up!


The Design Papers are from my crafty stash these where from Papercellar.Thought this goes well with the image.
I have added some beautiful ribbon i received in a swap not so long ago,with bead embellishements on.I normally hate doing male cards as dont realy want to put flowers on and use very little embellishments .as dont want it too look too girlie.B
I hope i have got a happy medium by using this ribbon and a few blue pearls to match the blue in the paper.
Also added peel off letters to make a 40th banner along the bottom.Now i think it looks bare...lol cant win!

Anywyas i am entering this into this weeks Cupcake Challenge
Which just so happens to be Boys and their Toys
Raise the Bar:Get a Hobby.
Cards for Men :Happy Birthday
CSE Challenge Blog:Male Birthday Card

Below is close up of the lovely beaded ribbon.

I hope you like my creations and thanks for all the lovely messages you peeps keep leaving.
If you pop by please take time to leave a message and i will pop by and say hi.
Have agreat day
Love n hugs

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16 comments:

rozzy said...

two fantastic cards Jude. Love them both, but little boy is just so cute.
Hope you are having a good day
Hugs rozzy xx

Shelly said...

Fab card, I love the image and ribbon! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake this week! Hugs Shelly ;)

pinky said...

Love the Tilda card, perfect colours and embellishments. Thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month.
Pinky

Carrie said...

Two fabby cards hun..but I do love the LOTV card...this is sooo perfect!! Thanks for playing at ces xx

Aussie Loz said...

these are both gorgeous cards Jude! I love that LOTV image ♥

brenda said...

Hi there

Two super cards, both so dufferent and equally lovely.

Thank you for sharing with us at Stampalot Challenge this month and good luck.

B x

melsanford said...

Gorgeous cards, Jude. Love 'em :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Nannieflash said...

A really gorgeous birthday card for a young lad, love your colour scheme. Thanks for joining us at Cards for Men, good luck with the challenge. With hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Julie said...

Such cute stuff!!! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at Raise the Bar.

Debbie said...

Two fabulous cards Jude. :) Love the colours in the first one and great distressing too. :)
Thanks for sharing it with us at our Crafty Pad Challenge. :)

xxDebbie The Crafty Pad Stamp Designs.

joey said...

Hiya Jude

these are gorgeous! fab images and I love the cheery yellow

Joey.xx

Donna said...

Brilliant card Jude and just perfect for our boy themed challenge this week...thanks for joining in the fun at Cupcake Craft Challenge :) Donna x

Donnas Den said...

Great cards Jude. Thanks for joining us over at Cards for Men and good luck with the challenge.

Donna x

Francesca said...

What a wonderful card , I love the colours
thanks for joining us at sir stampalot this month and good luck
Hugs
Francesca

Kate's Makes said...

What fantastic cards! The one for our challenge is particularly gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with our SFTW challenge and good luck :o) Kate x

Sally H said...

A beautiful Autumnal creation! Gorgeous colours and I love the papers. Thanks for sharing with us at Sir Stampalot and good luck!