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.


  • 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.



  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.

  2. Love it - perfect birthday card!

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

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

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

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

  7. WOW this is stunning and so it!!!!!!!

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


  9. FABULOUS card how you cut and raised the dragonfly's wings!

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

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

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

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

    Lesley Xx

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


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