I feel very flattered to have been asked to make a birthday card and specializing it to their needs of what they wanted in a birthday card. So, of course, I had to take on the challenge and hopefully make someone's day for their Dad's special day to celebrate 80 wonderful years young, as well as putting a smile on Dad's face when seeing his specialized one-of-a-kind card.
I felt slightly challenged with trying to put together a masculine card. I also felt a bit challenged with what was I going to do without having the photo that she wanted to include in card. So I decided to make a frame for photo and enclose instructions and several glue dots for her to add the photo to frame and then attach it in card.
Here is my creations that I am mailing out and hope this meets the requirements that the order specified. Can I complete the challenge with flying colors? I guess I will have to wait till its received and reviewed. Hope y'all like it too....Thanks for stopping in and viewing my latest creation.
I have used several embossing folders -- the fireworks folder, celebration, and Happy Birthday, and the stars frame folder. I customized the star frame for larger size photo opening and then layered it to match rest of the card design. I used glitter glue for fireworks background, Sharpie glitter gel pen on the celebration greeting and also used it on the Happy Birthday greeting. I ended up handwriting out the rest of the greeting since I did not have the right size letters for the rest of the greeting I needed.
Saturday, March 8, 2014
I have been having a crazy schedule and not finding much spare time for card making. I knew there was a special birthday coming up in which I wanted to make sure I had a card for. But all of a sudden, the day is upon me and I still haven't start it. The pressures of last minute make me go crazy and I find myself very unproductive and non-creative. I surprised myself with what I put together considering I could not find much creativity sparks in me today. I had my heart set on using the Yumi & Fumi Handmade stamps, and then found some papers I liked in my stash with some green in it. When I think of March, I automatically think green. Of course a girl's birthday must have some pink in it regardless of who or what age.....so pink it is. LOL. Yumi and Fumi stamps are colored up with colored pencils, and added a couple of stickers within my stash ....and Ta Dah......So, here is my creation......Hope you like it......