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Thursday, November 26, 2009

Happy Birthday Uncle Paulywog!

Second of my birthday cards for this weekend. Uncle Paul (BIL) is having a birthday too! The kids will call him Uncle Paulywog sometimes which I think is funny. He is a great uncle and the kids love to see him. (He has 3 dogs which doesn't hurt his fun factor either)

Paul's birthday sometimes falls on Thanksgiving. Don't know how that was a child... We always get birthday cake at Thanksgiving which is alright along with the pie.

This card was so easy to create as the paper I used is from My Minds Eye Bohemian. The background was this lovely washed out background and the dragonfly was part of the pattern. I decided to use that as my focal point and just add some branches and leaves.

I cut up the edges of the dragonfly to give it dimension. The stamped leaves where accented with a touch of color pencil. The dragonfly wings and body have some stickles (rock candy) on them.

Products:

  • My Minds Eye - Bohemian
  • Versafine - Vintage Sepia, Habernero
  • Watercolor Pencil
  • Ranger Stickles - Rock Candy
  • Twine, Buttons
  • Inkadinkado - 98793-MM
  • Penny Black - Japanese Maple
  • Stampers Anonymous - U1 - 1334

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you are spending the day with family. Special blessings and hugs to you and all your family near and far.

Suzz

15 comments:

  1. Uhauu!!, Esta es impresionante, el fondo que le has puesto al papel, ya de por sí ya es decorado y la libélula, que parece real, es un gran trabajo, lleno de creatividad.Cada dia te admiro mas.
    Bss.

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  2. Love it - perfect birthday card!

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  3. Suitable card for a man. Happy Thanksgiving to you, Suzanne...

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  4. Wow, you made another gorgeous card!! You are soooo good at this style! Happy Thanksgiving, and hope you have a lovely family day!!

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  5. Awesome card Suzz. Love how you utilised the PP- a real man's card. Happy thanksgiving to you and your family.

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  6. This is so elegant! beautiful composition!! I love it!! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your loved ones!!

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  7. WOW, love this dragonfly card!

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  8. WOW this is stunning and so creative...love it!!!!!!!

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  9. Gorgeous!!! I first thought this dragonfly was from the HA digi kit! I think Paulywog is a fun name!

    Hugs,
    Vanessa

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  10. FABULOUS card Sue...love how you cut and raised the dragonfly's wings!

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  11. Another beauty! Hope you had a great Thanksgiving!!!

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  12. Another gorgeous example of your amazing talent for thinking outside the box and creating something new and different!

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  13. Wow! This card is amazing! I would never have thought of doing that to the butterfly, and it is so gorgeous.

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  14. Brilliant idea you've used on the dragonfly wings Sue. The whole card is lovely and I bet it was well appreciated.

    Lesley Xx

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  15. Love that big dragonfly, wow, really brings out the natural beauty of the background, so pretty!

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