Sunday, July 15, 2012

MIM #74, MFW, Crafty Month

This is a birthday card for a special young man who is turning 25 next month. 
It seems to fit three challenges - soooo, YAY! 


Make It Monday #74 - Stamp on Texture
 See Heather Nichols video for this great technique


Moxie Fab World - Tuesday Trigger
I chose the colors in this inspiration photo and a little bit of the diagonal lines design :^)
Use something at least one year old:  
This striped patterned paper ( purchased in 2009)
Use something new:
Peaches & Creme twisted yarn and Studio Calico's Cardstock Stickers


My Card ~ click on the photo for more details

Cardstock:  Base card is Stamper's Select White from PTI; patterned paper if from  DCWV-Citris Stack (which is actually a  striped sheet that I cut to look more like the design in the MFW photo); yellow and aqua blue are from my stash

Stamps:  happy happy happy, etc from Doodlebug Designs; 
Long Writing Background from Hero Arts

Ink:  Bright Yellow is from  Ink It Up; Black is from Whispers

Tools:  Banner Borders from PTI; Happy Birthday embossing folder from Cuttlebug; Tag punch from Marvy; Corner Rounder from Zutter 

Embellishments: #25 cardstock stickers are from Studio Calico; green/white yarn is from Peaches & Creme Twists

11 comments:

  1. Great card! Some of my favourite colours. Love how you put it together.

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  2. This is so perfect for a young man!I find it hard to make cards for this Trigger! You make it look easy, Helen! Beautiful job you did with the colors and pattern paper!

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  3. such a great guy card, helen!

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  4. Wow - you are cookin' with challenges (but I think the last one has expired). Great take - love the colors and the texture. Great for a guy!

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  5. great job with the challenges - love that you created a chevron pattern out of the stipred paper

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  6. I love your card! What cool paper! Thanks for visiting my blog and for your kind words! So sorry for your loss too! Blessings to you my dear! :)

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  7. This is a super fantastic take on the Trigger... this one truly has me stumped.

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  8. Hey Helen! Thanks for linking this up to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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  9. What a great take on the photo. Love the paper and distressed background!

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  10. hey lady, thank you for stopping by today. My posts are getting a little closer together. How cool that Cath from Moxi Fab stopped by and left a message.

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