Sunday, 27 May 2012

Happy Birthday To Someone Special


It is my dear dad's birthday in 2 weeks time, and as there are so many male-themed challenges around in the run up to Father's Day I thought I'd get a head start and make his birthday card early (I'll then have chance to make him a Father's Day card to enter a few more challenges later on :-)  )!!

I'm sure this cute Fizzy Moon bear is another one I got with a store voucher I won .. he just looks so relaxed snoozing in his chair! This is another 8" * 8" card, and these Fizzy Moon images work very well as they are quite big (see my recent Fizzy Moon 8" * 8" wedding card here)


Stamps: Fizzy Moon "All About Him"; Fizzy Moon "dad" sentiment; LotV birthday sentiment;
Media: Promarkers and Flexmarkers;
Papers: Pink Petticoat (gingham) and sei (large check);
Supplies: pearls from The Hobby House; ribbon and button from my stash;
Tools: Martha Stewart "iron gate" edge punch.

After I had taken the photo I realised I've forgotten to colour his darling little nose lol!! I'll be sure to do that before I post it! (the card that is, not the nose!!)



Challenges:
Allsorts #156 - Happy Birthday to Someone Special
Crafty Catz #134 - Card For A  Man
OSCC #184 - For The Boys
Really Reasonable Ribbon #48 - Father's Day / Masculine + ribbon
Try It On Tuesday - Father's Day / Male (sponsored by The Craft Barn)
Simon Says - Father's Day / For A Special Male
Crafting For All Seasons #27 - Celebration With Buttons
Ooh La La #105 - Ribbon Or Twine

That's all for today ... it's so hot here I think I'll soon be snoozing in my chair like that bear!!

16 comments:

  1. oh this is so stinkin cute! and you colored the image beautifully. thanks for joining us this week at Craft Your Passion Challenges!
    ~Cely
    CYP May GD team

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  2. Hi Pauline
    A gorgeous card just love the image (great minds think a like LOL) thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz
    Hugs Dianne xx :)

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  3. Your Dad will love this, Pauline. The colouring of that cute bear is fantastic. It would grace any top-notch children's book.

    Jennifer. x

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  4. Oh this is just gorgeous hun! Your colourwork is just amazing. Love it. Sxx

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  5. What a gorgeous card Pauline.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  6. This is so cute! Wish I could have a snooze right now too! Thanks so much for joining us for this week's PFP challenge.
    Jane
    x

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  7. AAAH this looks fabulous, love the papers and layout, thanks for sharing with CRAFTY CATZ x carol

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  8. Fantastic Pauline! Great image and perfect colours and papers. Lovely!
    xx

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  9. Awwwwww so cute love the papers and love the way you have done the gems too! hugs me xx

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  10. Great card! Thanks so much for participating in our Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge.

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  11. This is gorgeous, love the cute image and colours...Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week.
    Wendy xx

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  12. Fab card Pauline. Love this image, beautifully coloured.
    Hugs
    Caz x

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  13. This is fab Pauline I love your colouring!

    Thanks for joining in our 3rd birthday celebrations this week at Allsorts...

    Emma xxx

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  14. This card is sooooo adorable! I love it! Thanks for joining us at Really Reasonable Ribbon!

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  15. Just so cute and fantastic colouring, I just love that bear! Love the papers too, fab card xxxx

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  16. Awww...so cute! Great card Pauline...fab colouring!
    Helen x

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Thanks for looking, and for taking the time to leave a comment - I really appreciate it.
Pauline x