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Celebrate Today for the Man in Your Life

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So, who is the man in your life that is celebrating a birthday?  For me, it was my Dad...his birthday was this last Saturday...Happy Birthday, Dad!  I didn't get to celebrate his special day with him in person, but he did receive a wonderful sing-a-gram from me.  I definitely am not American Idol qualified, but I think he enjoyed it nonetheless.  He's such a good sport!

Today's share comes as the 2nd card project from my "Celebrate Today" stamp class last week.  This card was inspired by Jenny Peterson's creation I found on online (I think Pinterest).  The card sketch remains the same, but I did a bunch of switch-a-roo's with the color palette, designer series paper and embellishments.  The color palette originates from the Birthday Bash Designer Series paper (except the Sahara Sand)...Crushed Curry, Mossy Meadows, and Whisper White.

 

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Here are the fine details....

  • The Whisper White card base measures 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" with the fold at the top.  Layered with Sahara Sand (4" x 5-1/4"), then topped with a piece of Birthday Bash Designer Series paper measuring  3-1/2" x 4-3/4").  I just love the pattern of this Crushed Curry paper...YUMMY!
  • The Mossy Meadows circle was die cut using the Circles Collections framelits...3rd from the smallest of the set.  I inked the decorative banner stamp from the Celebrate Today stamp set with Mossy Meadow Classic ink and stamped onto the circle...tone on tone stamping.
  • All topped with a strip of Whisper White that is banner cut using my paper snips, stamped with Crushed Curry and Sahara Sand Classic ink, and embellished with some Sweet Dreams Washi tape and a Sweet Dreams Designer (Sahara Sand) button and Basic Gray Baker's Twine.
  • To give the card some balance, I added some banners die cut using the Bitty Banners Framelits and the Banner die from the Circle Card Thinlit set of dies. Oh, and a little bit of bling of Rhinestones Jewels, which really isn't a 'manly' thing, buuuut....it's a 'just because' addition.  WOOT!

I really enjoyed this sketch...I hope you will give it a try, too.  All of the supplies to create this gem can be found at the bottom of this post.

 

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