Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Happy Happy Birthday

Today we are celebrating my Father-in-law's birthday and I had to throw this card together very quickly.  Yeay for a fun, easy and simple sketch to start with.  Here's the inside.  Sorry it's so dark.


Challenges:
CRAFT Challenges #209--Father's Day/Male
Southern Girls--There's always time for tic-tac-toe (I chose Ink/paint, stars, chevrons; the center vertical row)
Make It Monday #119--Flagged Borders
Brown Sugar #44--masculine birthday
Technique Time Tuesday--Faux Chalkboard technique

Supplies:
Stamps: SU! "All Occasion Greetings"; Verve "Celebrating You"; PTI "Distressed Stripes" used to create chevron pattern and "Boy Basics: Out of this World" stars and "Big Birthday Wishes" inside sentiment; Sweet and Sassy Stamps "Celebrating Milestones" numbers
Dies: sizzix star dies and Verve "Pennant Trim" die

16 comments:

Adrienne Crist said...
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Adrienne Crist said...

Very cute card, you chose the perfect stamp for the chalkboard technique and the sentiment inside is really lovely! Thanks for sharing with us at Technique Time Tuesday this month! Blessings, Adrienne DT

Rhonda said...

Fun card Heather. My Pennant die should arrive in the mail today. Happy Birthday to your father in law.

Hayley Kew said...

Very cool card! LOVE the bright colours mixed with your chalk board effect. The little bullets along the main panal ROCK! Thanks so much for playing along with us this month at Technique Time Tuesday, we sure hope to see you back again :)

artful-notions said...

What a great masculine card. Love the flags all lined up on the edge. So handsome. Checking out all your badges, WOW! Plan to visit often!

Mynnette said...

LOVE this, Heather! The faux chalkboard strip is totally awesome and I adore the sentiment on the inside! Thanks for joining us at TTT! :)

Julie Fields said...

Totally diggin' this card Heather! Love the stars & flags on the side! Plus your faux chalkboard is fantastic! Thanks for joining us at Technique Time Tuesday! :)

Scrapaddict said...

Love the chalkboard mixed with the bright colors. I'm sure your FIL loved this. Thanks for playing Brown Sugar Masculine Birthday challenge!

Chris said...

Great masculine card with it's bold colour scheme and design! Very striking! Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls challenge!
Chris
x

Kathy Mc said...

The perfect masculine card ~ I'm sure your FIL loved it. The faux chalkboard is a fun technique. Congrats on your win on PTI's MIM!

Niknak said...

Great card! Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls Challenge!

Katy said...

Super cute card! Great colors and design! Thank you for joining us at Technique Time Tuesday! Is it ok for me to show this on our Facebook page? :)

Julie Fields said...

Hi Heather!
Check it out! Your card was chosen to be CASEd! http://mynnettestechniquetuesday.blogspot.com/2013/06/caseing-faux-chalkboard-technique.html

Thanks for the inspiration!
Julz :)

Rocky said...

Love the splash of colour to brighten up the chalkboard, thanks for joining us at Technique Time Tuesday.

Ellen said...

That is a great sketch. Love your colors and your beautiful chalkboard technique! Thanks for joining us at TTT this month!

Louise van Vuren said...

Great card for Fathers' Day! Love the splashes of colour- they set off your chalkboard perfectly. Thanks for playing along with TTT

Louise xx