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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Dad's 80th Birthday

Two posts in one day, but I'm getting ready to leave for a bit and need to get several birthday cards ready.  This one is for my dad's 80th.





Love the inside sentiment!  I'm turning 50 this year, and I SOOOO relate!  Here's a better shot of the balloons.  I used colored pencils and decided to stay with primary colors.  The strip of green was run through my Cuttlebug using a Stampin' Up! texture.  The buttons, sentiment, and balloon stamps are all CTMH.  I stamped the balloons then x-acto knifed around the edges where I wanted to tuck the sentiment.  After double checking the challenge sketch (see below), I then x-acto knifed around the left side of the red and yellow balloons to slide the green banner through.
I am entering this in the following challenges:
 
CAS(E) this Sketch: #21  (Ooops, guess I was too late to link up!)
 
I did outline the sentiment square with a thin line of gray.  I saw this on someone's blog who took the recent online class, Pattern Play. 
 
I hope my dad laughs!!
 
Until next time,
Becca

6 comments:

  1. Becca, I'm sure your dad will get a good chuckle from your card and its sentiment...I know I did! I love the balloons and the subtle texture on the green panel. Great geay outline tip, too! Thanks so much for joining us at CASology this week!

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  2. Becca that is so fun and I am sure your Dad will love it. Thank you so much for sharing with us this week at CASology!

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  3. LOL! What a fantastic sentiment! I know I'm wondering what happened! I still feel 21! Love the bright colours on this! Thanks so much for playing along with CASology this week!

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  4. Great sentiment and fabulous shading on the balloons! Thanks for playing along with CASology this week.

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  5. So cute! Love your pics on this post. :)

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  6. Very cute. Love the balloons.

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