Sunday, 12 September 2010

U Rock

As if by magic, I'd already printed and coloured this Tiddly Inks image in preparation for Samuel's Birthday (which is tomorrow) but I'd not got round to making a card with it. So I was pretty pleased with myself when I saw the Tiddly Inks challenge which is:

Birthday - Create a Card

And you'd think that I wouldn't have left it to the day before his Birthday to actually make the card. Well I have, but its finished! So all is well that ends well!

I've used the U Rock image, coloured with Promarkers and layered onto various card from my stash. The sports paper is a freebie download from a magazine, I think Papercraft Inspirations from a few years ago. One of those that I print and then forget I have!

The lettering has been cut using my Cuttlebug Baby Face alphabet set and also the number is from the Sizzix Round-a-Bout alphabet die set. A bit of inking along with some garden twine and a random button that I found, and its complete!

What's the betting that I actually forget to write it and give it to him tomorrow morning?! If I do, I'll have a good excuse as its Jacobs first day at school and I still have to name his shoes, wellies and coat. By the time I get back home at 9:10 I'll be calm and looking forward to the two hours of peace (almost) before I go and collect him. I was thinking that I could do with doing some cleaning up, but my time would be better spent trying to make a dent in the Christmas card orders that I already have - its only September!!!!!!

First Day at School photos will follow tomorrow! That I CAN guarantee!

  • Image: Tiddly Inks, coloured with Promarkers
  • Printed Papers: Papercraft Inspirations freebie
  • Other Papers: My stash
  • Dies: Cuttlebug Baby Face alphabet, Sizzix Round-a-Bout alphabet
  • Everything else: My stash

8 comments:

  1. Cool boy birthday card! Great job x

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  2. super cute!! i love how crisp and clean it is yet so fun at the same time!!

    crafty hugs!
    meredith

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  3. Darling! We never seem to get that many boy cards and this one is perfect! Thanks for joining the Tiddly Inkers this week! xxD

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  4. awww ruth he came out cute and i love the freebie papers you have there too.hugs Lou xxx

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  5. Very cute Birthday card!
    Melissa

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  6. Such an adorable card! Love the papers you used. Thanks for joining us at the Tiddly inks challenge this week. Hope to see you again next week.

    Hugs,
    Larissa

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