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Wednesday, 13 July 2011

21st Birthday Card



G'morning all...it's gone a bit chilly here...very windy last night and very difficult to get a piccy of this card without it being blown all around the garden lol! I've straightened out the slight crease on the bottom right hand corner of the card...glad I spotted that before it went in the envie!

I made this card for a neighbour of ours...I didn't want anything cutesie on it so thought I'd blow the dust of my Cricut Expression and cut some numbers...quite pleased with the way it turned and hopefully suitable for a 21 year old lad!

I'm gonna enter my card into the following challenges...
A Gem of a Challenge...Let's Hear It For The boys
Allsorts Challenge...Free & Easy July
Wags 'n Whiskers...Birthdays


Numbers : Cut on my Cricut Expression
Design Papers : The Digi Chick (Boyish Basics Papers)
Card Stock : SU! (Certainly Celery)
Embellishments : Buttons & Jute Ribbon from my Craft Stash!
Tools : Quickutz Corner Die & Cricut Expression

27 comments:

Emma said...

Gorgeous...love the colours.
Hugs Emma x

sari said...

Wow Donna! What a fantastic card! perfect for a young man! Love the papers! Hugs & sunshine!

MARY B said...

Gorgeous card, Mary x

coops said...

stunning card donna.i love the fab design and gorgeous soft colours :D

xx coops xx

Catherine said...

Your neighbour will love it Donna ! The colours and layout are just perfect ! Hope you are well my friend ! Hugs and love from Catherine

Maria Matter said...

oh I like it Donna! very smart card, love the netting & these colors!
hugs & blessings

Saskia said...

Great card Donna!

Janette said...

Lovely card Donna, lv the colours you've used. Janette x

Suzie McFloozy said...

Hey stranger - how are ya ? x
Great card - I would struggle to make a card for a 21 yr old lad but not you - this is perfect !
Hope you are keeping well, thinking of you x
((hugs)) Suzie xoxo

The Little Stamper said...

Hi Donna. I love this card - it's so clever as there is no image but you still know it's for a boy.

I hope you can pop over to my blog if you have time as I have left a well deserved award there for you.

Sharon x

Wishcraft said...

It's perfect Donna, fab card :o) Lisa x

Donna Mosley said...

Hi Donna, fab card hun, love the scrim and fab design. I am smiling with the image of you chasing the card round the garden. What a genius idea to take the pic outside though, will definately try it.

Donna x

Carrie said...

Defo perfect for a guy!!
Don't you just hate making men cards lol.. I want to pretty them up lol xx

Fleur said...

A fantastic card Donna, love the subtle tones.
Thank you so much for entering our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!
Hugz Fleur xXx

debby4000 said...

Fabulous card Donna and perfect for a lads 21st birthday.
luv
Debby

Molecraft said...

Perfect male card Donna, love the layout!
Helen x

Faye said...

Well, I think you nailed this one. Gorgeous papers and they let that number do all the talking! xxx

Marion said...

Gorgeous card Donna and I think it is very suitable for a 21 year old male.
hugs
Marion

Sue said...

Hi hun
fabulous card, great papersm luv the design, sue,x

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Fabulous creation~ Thanks so much for joining our Birthday Challenge at Wags 'n Whiskers! We certainly hope to see you again next challenge! Fabulous creation!

Darlene
WnW DT

Nicola said...

Great male 21st card, love the neutral colour combo and fab finishing touches!
Thanks for entering our Free and Easy challenge over at Allsorts this week and good luck!
Love Nicola xxx

Terry Oulboub said...

This is gorgeous. The polka dots really bring the numbers through with the stripes! Great patterns - loving the gingham, Donna. The mesh is the best. Great texture! You always make great cards, my friend. I love the simplistic look and how the mesh makes it a super extra touch. Your neighbor will be stoked. Have a lovely weekend dear! :-)

Jennifer said...

Hey hun! This is fab. Love the design muchly! Thanks for playing at AGOAC this time xx Jenny xx

Riet said...

So gorgeous card Donna.

Hugs Riet.xx

Lisa said...

Hi Donna, FAB male card!

Thanks for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge.

Lisa x

Juls said...

gorgeous!! such a great mix of DP's and textures!! Hugs Juls

Angélique said...

Great card! Love it!
Thanks for playing with us at Wags'nWhiskers :)
Hope to see you with the next challenge!

*hugs*
Angélique