Sunday, 9 May 2010

Birthday Cards

We have so many family birthdays in April that making cards for them all has kept me quite busy! So here are a couple of examples of cards that I have been making.

First is a 50th Birthday card for my husband who was born on St Georges Day and is quite proud of the fact! The knight, castle, princess and castle wall are all from a set of Woodware stamps that Scrapbook Sisters ordered in for me. The gold 50 was cut on the Cricut, the shield I cut myself and the dragon was cut from a St Georges Day card!

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The second card was for my sons 19th Birthday. It was taken from an idea that I saw in Making Cards magazine and I have used an image from a comic book and downloaded an image of a brick wall. I love these big Happy Birthday peel offs they look great on a bigger card.

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I made this birthday card for my nephew using one of my favourite House Mouse stamps which I have had for many years but gets used again and again, the backing paper is Basic Grey and the image is coloured with Copics.......but then I realised that it was actually his 30th Birthday this year, so...........

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.........I made this one instead! I used Woodware Chippies as templates for the 30 and the frame shape and cut the stars on my trusty Cricut, the backing papers are Doodlebug glittered cardstock and Basic Grey.

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There were also another couple of Birthday cards but in my card making marathon I forgot to photograph them!

4 comments:

Julie said...

Oh my,Jeannie,haven't you been busy! Great cards! x

Sue Upson said...

Wow! How do you do it?!? And why are there months where there seems to be a birthday every other day?? Anyway, thanks for sharing these amazing cards, they are all stunning, Sue xx

vicky said...

Fabulous cards Jeannie love them all xx

gayle said...

Fab cards Jeannie! You have been busy. I'm sure they will love all the hard work you have put into them. x