Thursday, 29 October 2015

65th Male Birthday Card

Hello, here's a card I was asked to make recently for a 65 year old male
 who had no particular hobbies. I played it safe and used just the numbers of 
his birthday as the focal image of the card.


I first attached the blue patterned paper to card, stamped both numbers,
carefully cut them, then edged each number with black Promarker as I had used white card!
I attached the square of co-ordinating paper to a piece of dark blue card, which I had first punched each corner using a photo corner punch, so the paper could be easily slotted in.
I then used 3D foam pads to attach the numbers, die cut the banner,
added a peel off sentiment and some punched circles of paper across each corner.

Items I have used are:-
Papermania large number stamps, 
Spellbinders Shapeabilities - Ribbon Banners
EK Success Corner Adorner punch - Photo corner

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-
Crafty Gals Corner - Anything Goes
Cardz 4 Guyz - Numbers
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
Aud Sentiments - Birthday
Brown Sugar - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking in.
Janice x

10 comments:

  1. Nice card! Thanks for playing with us at Brown Sugar Challenge this week!
    Good luck!
    Giada DT

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  2. Great card! I always find difficult to make male cards. This is very well done. Thank you so much for joining us at Craft Your Passion. Good luck!!!

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  3. Love it. Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Brown Sugar Challenge. We look forward to seeing you again.
    Hugs
    Berni,DT
    brownsugarchallenge.

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  4. Beautiful card, thanks for sharing it with us in the Brown Sugar Challenge, Karen DT

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  5. Fab masculine card, using the numbers was a safe bet for a guy with few hobbies and perfect for this weeks challenge. Thanks for sharing at Cardz4Guyz. :)

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  6. I love this card. It is such a perfect male card. May I post a link to your card on my Manly Monday blog post? It's a post where I showcase masculine cards for my readers. Email me link to your card so I can find it at grohcm at gmail dot com. I will send you an email when the post goes live. Thank you.
    Cindy at Cre8ive Cindy Blog

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  7. A very definite male card - well done! I like the two matching blue papers - and that you covered the large numbers with one of them. The photo corners are a really nice element - and the punched small circles are perfect "bling"! Thank you for sharing your project and creativity with us at Aud Sentiments for our Birthday Sentiment challenge!
    ~ginny, Aud Sentiments DT
    Owner: RubberMAD (GettyCollection.com)

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  8. I think the card is great. It may be a "simple" card but it works out fantastic.
    Thanks for playing with us at Craft your Passion.
    Hope we see you again and good luck.
    xxx Michelle (DT)

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  9. A wonderful CAS card, loving the colours and the neat design. Thanks for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz. Caz. DT.

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  10. How fun! Those big numbers are great. I like the different patterns to the papers. Thanks for sharing this with us at Aud Sentiments, hope to see you again next challenge!
    Jennifer, DT

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Many thanks for taking the time to leave me a comment.
Janice x