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Sunday, 27 November 2011

Commissioned Birthday Card

I was asked to make an extra special birthday card for a gentleman's 80th birthday from his work colleagues - yes he's still working some hours aged 80!!  For my card I decided to use Joanna Sheen's Times Gone by CD.  As quite a few members of staff needed to sign I decided to make an A4 card.  I used backing papers and images off the CD and used card from my own stash.  The card is finished off with lots of buttons, peel-offs, rope, metal anchor charm and sentiment off the computer.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Crafty Sentiments - We want to see metal
Rainbow Lady's - Cards for Men
Papercrafting Journey - Anything goes
Craft Your Days Away - Buttons or bows
Mark's Finest Papers - Make it masculine
Fab n Funky - Happy birthday


jordiegirl said...

What a fabulous card sure he'll love it.

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Gorgeous, stylish male card, love it
Lindsay xx

Lesley said...

Great card, love the blues and the image! Thanks for taking part in the CYDA challenge xx

Winnie and Patty said...

Oh my Kym, what a fabulous masculine birthday card!! Just love it!!!! Thanks for playing along with us at Speedy the Cat's Friend challenge this week!

Designing with Debbie said...

WOW this is stunning. Your coloring is amazing. Love the card. Thanks for playing along with us here at Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge this week. Hope to see you again next week.

iReneM said...

This is very impressive, Kym. Isn't it satisfying making A4 size!!
I love all the images and decorations.
Retiring at 80! Good for him, I hope he enjoys being a gentleman of leisure


Rainbow Lady said...

Super card again Kym... lovely images. Thanks for sharing
Love Cynthia x

Caroline Rawcliffe said...

A brilliant card, Kym. for joining us at Rainbow Lady.

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Fab card, love the LO!

Thank you for sharing with us at CES Challenge & Crafty Sentiments this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Vicky said...

Awesome card sweetie love the design of it.

Thank you for joining us girlies over at CES Challenges, good luck hun.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Janeen said...

absolutely fabulous. lots of creative work in this. Thanks for sharing with us at friends of Speedy the cat this week.

alethea said...

This is a lovely card!! Thanks for joining us at PCJ! Hugsxx