Friday, December 21, 2018

December Birthdays

     I have a dear friend and a DIL who each have late December birthdays, late enough in the month to get lost in the Christmas rush, so each year I make it a point to do birthday cards for them in addition to the Christmas cards I send.  The friend's birthday is on the 21st (shortest day of the year here in the northern hemisphere) and this year I used the DT card I did for QKR Stampede as his birthday card.

     Our new challenge starts today and our theme is always "Anything Goes."  I used a QKR image called "Puppy Eyes" and a sentiment called "Dog Years You're Dead."


     I used ProMarkers to color the image, then fussy cut it with scissors.  The embossing folder is from Couture Creations ("Tied Together") and I used it on CS which I had already run through my "Linen" folder.  The Happy Birthday at the bottom was made by cutting letters with an alphabet die from Memory Box.  I had to adhere each letter by hand and it took some time to get them lined up as well as they are.  lol

     Challenges:
Crafting from the Heart
Crafty Creations
Crafty Gals Corner
I {heart} ProMarkers
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends
Paper Shelter
Scrappy Land
Simon Says Stamp
That's Crafty!
Word Art Weds.

     Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

10 comments:

  1. That is one sad looking puppy!! CUTE card and it's going to be loved. The sentiment is so funny. Love that!!! Great embossing on the background too.
    Lynn

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  2. LOL! And what a silly card this is! Sure to bring a chuckle and smile to your friend. So cute, Connie! xx

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  3. Aw such a sad little puppy but sure made me chuckle. Love the embossed background and I am sure your friend will love it.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  4. What a great card! I love the embossed background on your card and that dog image is so stinking cute! Perfect for any guy!

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  5. Great card, hope for a more happy birthday.

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  6. Hi Connie, a lovely birthday card for your friend, thank you for joining us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends... good luck in the prize draw... Megan DT LPoCF

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  7. Beautiful card ! The dog is so cute ! Thanks for joining us at Scrapyland challenge

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  8. This is so adorable!! That little guy is so sweet!! Thanks so much for playing along at Scrapy Land!!

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  9. The linen folder adds great subtle texture to the background. You have far more patience than I do to line up all of those letters!

    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner for our Anything Goes challenge.

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  10. Beautiful creation and sweet image!
    Thanks for playing at I Love Promarkers Challenge and sorry for the late comment.
    Ileanaxx

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