July 13, 2013

Birthday Wishes

Hola y'all!

I hope you've had a wonderful Saturday, and that the weather is being nicer to you than it is to us here in NW Iowa.  I've got three teenage girls who have been at the pool for most of the day, and they're headed back for the midnight swim around 9pm.  I'm glad they're keeping themselves cool, and entertained. lol

I needed a birthday card for a friend, and this is what I came up with.  It's not too girly for a guy, is it?

If you know me, you know I have a difficult time with masculine cards.  I have taken on the approach that if I keep it simple, it works out better.  This is a good example of that, I believe.

I've combined the following challenges in my card:

Creative Belli #173 - Stars
Color Throwdown #250 - Bermuda Bay, Crumb Cake, Melon Mambo & So Saffron (I used colors I thought were close)
Freshly Made Sketches #94 - Sketch
CASual Fridays #109 - Polka Dots
Annabelle Stamps #167 - Polka Dots

I'm going to take the girls to dinner, then we're having shaved ice, before they head back to the pool.  I'll be back soon with another something fun.  I know Monday I've got two really cool posts going up for some new DT work.

Hope you'll check back soon!


Cindy Hall said...

I think that this is a GREAT masculine card! I really love the embossing... perfect for a guy, especially on that color. The star embellishment is really a great addition, too. Thanks for sharing with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

Kim44 said...

I wanted to let you know how cute this card is. Great job!!!

Allisa said...

Love your embossed background! Thanks for playing with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

Pat K said...

Great masculine card Steph. Love the embossing.
Thanks for joining us at the Belli Challenge. Pat K x

Sue W said...

Great to see your card in the mix at AnnaBelle Stamps this week......Thanks for joining in :)

Wanda Cullen said...

Hi, Steph! It's so good to see you joining us for this color throwdown milestone! This is a fabulous masculine card and a great use of the colors! Stay cool!

Stacey Schafer said...


Deb said...

Polka dots, stars and kraft...awesome! Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

Lindsay said...

What a fun card Steph! LOVE the texture and the perfectly placed polka dots! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

AnnaBelle Stamps Blog said...

Great CAS card Steph, perfect!
TFS with us this week :)