Sunday, 16 March 2014

40th birthday card


My stepson was 40 the other day - this is the card that I made for him using a Docrafts candles stamp (it is a long stamp with 25 candles on it, so I stamped twice and cute 5 off each image). I can't remember where I got the text card from, but I've got lots of it in different colours. The piece on the shape at the top was in my offcuts box - I used another piece to print our message on the inside of the easel strut.I coloured the candles with spectrum noir pens and promarkers.



I'm entering this into these challenges:

As you like it: favourite colouring medium and why - alcohol markers - have lots of copics, promarkers, flexmarkers and spectrum noir (my favourite now)
Graph it week 11: male colours
Hiding in my craftroom 141: colour it - markers
Sunday stamper 299: happy
Dream valley 77: big birthdays
Craftin desert divas 26: birthdays
Whoopsi Daisy: birthday
Paper pretties 301: birthday cards
Seize the birthday: anything goes birthday
Fussy & fancy 109: birthdays
Bloggers challenge: they say it's your birthday
Amusing challenges (stamped blessings): fancy folds
Totally papercrafts 210: shaped cards
Hobby cutz 39: shaped card
Cardz 4 guys 9: typography - words
Pile it on 11: for a guy
Nutcrafters 63: boys, boys, boys - male card
Stempelsnne 110: boys/men birthdays
The artistic stamper creative team blog March: letters, words and numbers
A creative romance: seeing double - I used the same stamp but cut five candles off different ends so they didn't look quite the same
Fairytale 87: an old stamp (one of the first I bought ages ago)
One crazy stamper March: anything goes
Little red wagon 228: truly dimensional
Treasured times 14: anything goes with layering
PumpkinSpice 63: anything goes
Sister Act 48: anything goes

28 comments:

  1. Happy birthday to your son!
    Good luck!
    Bravo- Awesome card!

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  2. Happy birthday for your son. Thanks for sharing your wonderful card with us at Cardz 4 Guyz. Loving the candles, I too have the stamp. Caz

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  3. great card. thanks for joining us at whoopsie daisy, good luck. hope to see you again xx

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  4. I see the daffodils are out in your garden too! Great card Hazel, thanks for joining in at Cardz4Guyz. :)

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  5. Great card for your SS, thanks for joining in with the Sunday Stamper x

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  6. Great card! I must try the easel technique. :) Thank you so much for joining us at Sister Act! -Alycia

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  7. Great card! I must try the easel technique. :) Thank you so much for joining us at Sister Act! -Alycia

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  8. Love this, Hazel - a really striking design.

    Thanks for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz.

    Helen x

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  9. Another great card. I love the easel style to showcase that great candle stamp. Thanks again for playing along with Little Red Wagon's Truly Dimensional challenge.

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  10. Wow what a fantastic easel card...I love it! Love all the candles and layers you have, he will surely treasure that card forever! Thank you for linking it up to Seize the Birthday!

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  11. Wow! What a wonderful easel card! Thank you for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz.

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  12. This is fabulous Hazel. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Totally Papercrafts.

    Hugs
    Cathy DT Member
    xxxxxx

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  13. A great masculine card and I love all the candles

    Thanks again for playing along at Cardz 4 Guyz this week x

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  14. Great card...Thanks for playing along with us at Totally Papercrafts this week.
    Wendy xx

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  15. Great card Hazel...Loving how they fit all those candles on it!
    Great design and shape too.

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  16. Great card Hazel. Thank you for joining the challenge at Whoopsi Daisy.

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  17. It's my birthday today and all these candles on your card ......it looks like they're just for me - aren't they? Beautiful card, love it!!
    Thank you for the nice comment you left about my christmas card Hazel, and perhaps you would like to send me a little card with froggy ;-)....
    Rosi x

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  18. what a wonderful birthday card for your step-son! I'm sure he loved it!

    thank you so much for joining our 'For a Guy' challenge over at Pile it On! hope to see you again next week. we love it when you pile on the challenges! :)

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  19. Fantastic card dearie.Thanks for joining in with us over at Nutcrafters.Good luck.Hugs Debbie x

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  20. That´s such a lovely card! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

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  21. Great card! Perfect for our shaped card challenge at Hobby Cutz. Thank you for playing. Hope to see you next challenge.

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  22. Amazing stamp image for an amazing card. Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge.

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  23. FANTASTIC card!! Happy Birthday to your Son!!
    Thanks for joining us last week at PIO!
    Have a GREAT day!

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  24. What a fun card! So creative and perfect for a guy! Thanks for playing along with Seize the Birthday!

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  25. Fabulous creation! Thank you for joining in with The Artistic Stamper Challenge this month

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  26. Great card, TFS with us at OCS!

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  27. What a fun cute card! Thank you for joining us over at the Treasured Times Challenge!

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