Monday, 15 July 2013

Another big Birthday

Hi Friends.
Hasn't the weather been gorgeous? Hope it stays a bit longer, though the gardens could do with a drink! I have been making the most of the sunshine in between everything else on my "to do " list, but the clear blue skies forecast for today are somewhat cloudy here in West Yorkshire. It's still hot though - so time for a quick post, a few chores and then a cuppa in the garden!

It's a male Birthday card for my hubby's friend who is reaching that big 60 this week. Men's cards are always difficult unless they like the usual football, golf etc. so I am really pleased with the large everyday sentiment stamps (set 43) from LOTV as they are good for male or female.
So here we are! --again!!

I cut an A5 card in half across the middle to make two landscape cards with the fold to the left and die cut a circle with a Spellbinder die. I also cut the same circle from black card. I then stamped the birthday wording with Versamark and embossed with black WOW embossing powder. I have a box full of embossing powders that I have had for years but I always seem to reach for the Wow ones at present. 

I then closed the card and stuck the black circle on to the back through the front aperture to be sure it lined up and finished with a die cut 60 and some bakers twine.
I also made one in red as I wasn't sure which hubby would choose for his friend -- he went with the  black and white, so I have left the circle blank on the red one to be personalised at a later date.

Which do you prefer?
I promise to bring you something different next time!
Stay safe in the sun friends and enjoy your week.
Carole xx


  1. OoOH these are so FABULOUS! Love how it opens up like that! Way cool! I actually love them BOTH! :)

    Big Hugs,

  2. Fabulous card hunnie, sorry I haven't been sooner, just really busy :)..