Shreddin’ Birthday Boy

I pride myself on being a very organized person. I am well known for being able to plan events and gatherings well. So today I sat down and started to plan out the next few months of Birthday cards I needed to make to ensure that I (a) actually have them made in time to mail and (b) so I can make another if I’m not please with the way one turns out or I get a better idea.  I find that I am so organized sometimes that I wait until the week of or the day of a friend or family members birthday to make the card and it arrives late if I put it in the mail.  For the next few months that will not be the case! Plus I have to start thinking about Christmas cards soon!

I made this card following the Split Coast Stampers Wednesday Sketch Challenge (SC396) for this week. With the exception of the retired SU papers and the brads everything I used on this card was brand spankin’ new! I went to a LSS on Tuesday (while my puppy dog was at the groomers) to check out what was new and to see if I could be inspired by anything I saw. I was wandering through the open stock paper when I found this Doodle Bug Designs paper called Boys Only. I love the bright colors and directional arrows appear to be trending in the crafting world right now. I certainly wont use this paper just for boy cards, but this little snowboarder was the perfect image for my first card with this new paper.


Doodle Bug Designs Patterned Paper Boys Only-Decked Out and Anyway

SU: Tempting Turquoise, Only Orange (R), and Brilliant Blue (R)

MFT: Blu Raspberry Grosgrain Ribbon, Pure Innocence-Snowboard Boy, and File Tab Die-Namics

Brads, Foam Dimensionals, Momento Tuxedo Black Ink, and Sharpie Poster-paint Pen


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