Friday, April 24, 2009

Happy Birthday 2 You!

Thank Goodness It's Friday!

So, how do you like my new blog look? I made it myself...with NO help I might add...LOL!! I wanted a fresh, clean look....so I chose a white background with a colorful header. I really love it! I used digi papers and elements from Raspberry Road Designs.

Oaky, on to my card for today. My hubs celebrated his birthday the other day and I made him this card...oh and his favorite supper too of course...LOL!
The Cutting Cafe' has the most wonderful background stamps, so I chose this dotty one. I printed it on a cream colored paper and changed the color to dark brown. You can find out how to do that HERE. I also used a circle stamp as well...you can find it HERE.
I used my star burst Nesties (they look manly to me) and my new Cuttlebug dies for the love you and xoxo. I used the same Kraft card stock to cut these out as I used for the base of the card. Lastly, I used a Martha Stewart punch for the border (I think that looks manly too) and then added a bit of jute and I was finished.
I used to be so afraid to make guy cards, but now I feel like I've really mastered the art! LOL! My hubs really liked his card and his special supper I made for him.....so I guess all in all he had a good birthday! Oh and the boys each gave him a card too.....they are finally growing up enough to get there own cards....no help from Mama! I must be doing something right! LOL!


Thanks for the visit, have a wonderful day! HUGS!

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9 comments:

Brenda said...

I didn't think I "NEEDED" this nestie till I seen your card! LOVE it!

SmilynStef said...

What a great masculines card ... love the background and the touch of jute.

chelemom said...

This is such a great card!!!

Sharon Caudle said...

What an awesome card, DeeDee!!! I think it's PERFECT for him! Love all the details! Happy Friday girlfriend!
hugs!

Regina Easter said...

wow DeeDee, this is awesome, i love all the elements on this card, not to over the top, just the right stuff for the man in your life..perfect..hugs

ScrapMomOf2 said...

I love this! Happy birthday to your husband! I love the look of your blog! Very nice!

Jaspere said...

Your blog looks great and so does this great card. I have to say that I do get lost in your slide show from time to time. WoW!!

Bella and Aidee Mom said...

DeeDee,
Oh My goodness...Love the blog look and your projects...Something about apples and trees..Must be the teacher in me...Reminds me of school and Fall..Lol...I left you an award on my blog...Krista

Nancy said...

what a sweet card for your hubby.I really need to get some of those nesties. I don't have any yet, but you all make me want them. I love your vintage card you posted below to girl. You always make the most inspiring and creative cards. I jsut adore your work girl. Have a happy Saturday...

Hugs
Nancy

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