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Saturday, April 9, 2011

My brother's birthday card


I am finally finished with a well overdue birthday card. I made this for my brother for his birthday. Didn't start out as an easel card....only ended that way because after I got the front all decorated, I realized the card would open from the top. lol So after quickly cutting off at the fold, it soon became and easel card. I was telling my sil about how dumb I was and she said that was a good thing as easel cards are my brother's favorite. So with that being said, I hope he will forgive me for being so slow and hope he likes this little fisherman!

I used the cute little Hanglar fisherman as fishing is one of my brother's favorite pastimes. I also tried my hand at quilling again making the cattails on the bottom part of the card. I dug thru my old old stash of stickers and found the campfire one and decided to use it. I used chestnut roan ink to distress all the edges. Would have used my Tim Holtz distressing tool too but seamed to have misplaced it once again! lol And of course, I just had to use stickles! lol

Creative Belli- sewing

Little Miss Muffet- sewing

Card Making Mamas- embellish it

Samuel Taylors Crafts-distressing

Your Next Stamp
- stitching

Thank you so much for stopping by. God bless.

8 comments:

  1. Beautiful coloring -- what a wonderful card you created. I'm sure your bother will appreciate it! Thanks for participating in the Creative Belli Challenge.

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  2. Hello lovely lady :) I hope life is treating you well.
    Your card is gorgeous Diana, the image is adorable and your quilling looks fab, I'm sure your brother will love it
    hugs Mandy xx

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  3. I love happy accidents...this became a fab easel card! Beautifully done :)

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  4. This is a gorgeous card! I'm sure your brother will love it! Great save with the easel creation... I must remember that trick. The stitching framing looks fab! Thanks for joining us in the Little Miss Muffet stitching challenge!

    Arabella

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  5. Love it. The colors are great and I like the story of how it came to being. That duck is precious!! Nice work.

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  6. Wow I just love tThanks for playing along with the Your Next Stamp's "stitching" challenge!his card perfect for any kiddo!

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  7. The card is gorgeous! You have done GREAT job!
    Thank you for playing with Little Miss Muffet Challenge. Hope to see you again!
    With best regards,
    Viktoria.

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  8. What a fabulous card and quilling too! It's perfect for a guy and I love the distressing too. Thanks for playing along in the "Stitching" challenge at Little Miss Muffet Stamps. :D

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