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Friday, 15 June 2012

Commissioned Birthday Card

Sorry I've been missing this week.  I had my dental surgery on Tuesday.  It wasn't pleasant and I'm glad it's over with.  I've still only got about a third sensation back in my mouth so I can barely say "yes", "no" etc so it's a bit of peace and quiet for hubby and the boys.  Not back to work until next Wednesday so plenty of time for my face to be less swollen and to be able to talk!!

I was asked to make a humorous 40th birthday card for a customer as her brother was turning 40.  I thought a CraftsUPrint image I had seen by Gordon Fraser would do the trick.  I also purchased a Happy 40th Birthday image for the front of the card from CraftsUPrint as well - well there was going to be no hiding for recipient in the fact that he has turned 40!!!  I just did some simple matting and layering as I wanted the images and verse to do the talking.  The customer loved it.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Dream Valley - For that special guy
The Crafty Pad - Let's hear it for the boys
Craft Your Passion - Anything goes
Make my Monday - Father's Day/Masculine
The Pink Elephant - Masculine
There's Magic in the Air - One for the boys
LEJ Designs - Daddy dearest/male projects
Charisma Cardz - Male cards

18 comments:

Abbie721 said...

Great card, love the image and great colors. Thank you for joining us this week at LEJ. Abbie DT xx

Mamma Mia said...

Hi Kym - this is a great humourous card ... love that image! Thanks for joining in the fun at The Crafty Pad this week for our "Let's Hear it for the Boys" challenge. Helen x (DT)

Dawn said...

Great card for a guy! I love the verse inside!
Thanks for playing in the Let's Hear It For The Boys Challenge at The Crafty Pad this week!
Check back on Thursday to see if you're a lucky winner or one of our top picks!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx

Vicky said...

Simply fabulous sweetie..:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

sue - aka bearhouse said...

fabulous card, I love the images you have used and the layout you have used is great

Sue

Twinkle Star said...

Fab card, with a great image! Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week. Estelle xx

DianeMoneyGoolsby said...

Kym: These are wonderful for our Challenge #15 - "Happy Father's Day [or for a Male]" Challenge. A big thank you for joining in at Simply Create Too.

Diane
Simply CreateTooDesign Team Member
http://DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com/

Bubbles said...

Really great cards. Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz.
Joanne x

Cazro said...

Super card. Thanks for sharing with us at Make My Monday. Caz

Leah the Orange said...

what a fun little creation! love the embellished envie, too! thanks for sharing with the Charisma Galz this week, and good luck! :)

NGCARDS said...

A wonderful creation hun! Thanks for playing along at PTW! xxx

Michelle said...

Great card, really good for an men.
Thank you for playing with us at Craft your Passion.
LG Michelle

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Really fab, I love the main image and the pint mug looks fabulous too, brilliant design. Thank you for joining in with the LEJ Designs challenge
Lindsay xx

Fabiola said...

trop trop cool, si fun et sympa, biz

Fliss said...

Really gorgeous card and thanks so much for entering our masculine card challenge at Make My Monday.
Hugs, Fliss x
PS: Hope your face is a bit better now.

Tameko said...

Such a fun card. I hope that you get to feeling better soon. Thanks for playing with us at Sentimental Sundays!

melsanford said...

Fab male card! Thank you for joining us at Dream Valley :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

Susie said...

Oooooh, dental surgery sounds painful, but you've, made a fantastic male card! Thanks for joining our For A Special Guy challenge at Dream Valley. Susie x