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Friday, November 9, 2012

Happy Birthday to my Dad!

Today is my Dad's 63rd Birthday and I made him a special card I want to show to you on this special day.  My day is an avid golfer so I decided to make him a card that shows off his favorite sport!
Here is a look at the inside of the card....
* 6.5x5 Kraft Card & Envelope (from Michaels)
* Copic Xpress Paper
* Copic Markers
* Outside image: Digi Stamp Boutique Golf Alf
* Outside Sentiment:  High Hopes, Golf Saying
* Inside Image: High Hopes, Golf Cart
* Inside sentiments: two separate sentiments from the Michaels $1.50 bin
* Patterned Paper: Fancy Pants 6x6 Paper Pad, Little Sport
* Red & White Cardstock:  Michaels 8.5x11 Paper Pads
* Cuttlebug Embossing Folder:  Tiny Bubbles (to create a golf ball look)
* Creative Memories Custom Cutting System Circles
* ColorBox Chalk:  Chestnut Roan
* Memento Inks: Tuxedo Black, Rich Cocoa & Bamboo Leaves
* Golf Ball Brads from my stash
* Glossy Accents

Here is a closeup of the outside image....Copic colours used for both the iside and the outside of the card listed below....
* SKIN:  E11, E00, E000
* HAIR:  C3, C1, C00
* VISOR:  BG78, BG75, BG72 
* SHIRT:  R39, R37, R35, BG78, BG75, BG72
* PANTS:  E42, E41, E40
* SHOES:  C5, C3, C1, C00
* CLUBS:  C5, C3, C1, E27, E25, E23 + Glossy Accents
* BAG:  BG78, BG75, BG72, C1, C00, C7, C5 + Glossy Accents on the wheels
* TEE:  C5
* GOLFBALL:  C3, C00, 0
* GRASS:  YG63, 0 - using a tutorial from Shelby @ "Color of Happy" under Tutorial Links
* SKY:  B0000, 0 - using the same tutorial listed above
* GOLF CART IMAGE:  E44, E43, E42, E41, E40, R37, R35, BG75, BG72, C9, C7, C5, C3, C1 & YG63

Be sure to pop over and check out the tutorials at "Color of Happy" and also check out Shelby's blog while you are there, she is VERY talented and you will not be disapointed!

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
* Cards For Men - Anything Goes (Ends November 18th)
* One Crazy Stamper - Anything Goes (Ends November 28th)
* Cupcake Craft Challenges - Get Krafty (Ends November 11th)
* Kaboodle Doodles - Anything Goes (Ends November 12th)
* Anything Goes Challenges - Anything Goes (Ends November 12th)
* Digi Stamp Boutique - use Digi Stamp Boutique image (Ends November 30th)

I hope that you enjoyed today's post and be sure to come back on the Monday November 12th for another post and also for the winner of my Blog Candy that I have up right now -  Enter before it's too late!

Until Next Time, Keep Crafting!


  1. Happy Birthday to your Dad Shari! Hope he had a great day and surely he loved this card!

  2. What a great card. Thanks for playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles this week.

  3. what a great card Shari! Love the CAS style. Thx for joining in on the One Crazy Stamper challenge for Nov. Looking forward to working with you on the DT in 2013.

  4. This is a wonderful Male Card and Happy Birthday to your Dad hope he ha a great day. Hugs Denise xx

  5. What a cute card! Hope your Dad had a great day!

  6. Fab male card :) Thanks for playing along with Cupcake and good luck - Jane

  7. what a fun image and i love the Dp
    Thanks for joining us at Cards for men this fortnight
    Lisa x

  8. Happy belated birthday to Dad. Great card for an avid golfer like he is. It did turn out GREAT! Great way the two inside sentiments are combined. Socks!!!!!

  9. Fantastic card, Shari! Great image and I love the inside too! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake and good luck! Hugs Delphine xx

  10. Wow great card love that image.

    Thanks for joining us at cards for men

    Ps visit my blog for a chance to win some free candy


  11. Fab card! Your dad will love it. Beautiful coloring on such a fun image! So glad you joined us for our Anything Goes Challenge at Cards for Men!

  12. Oh this is so cute! Happy B day to your dad. Thanks for joining us at One Crazy Stamper.

  13. Thank you for joining the December Challenge at One Crazy Stamper! Cheers, Lora Sinkler-Lake

  14. Wow - fantastic Shari! I love the little cart image. Thank you for joining in the Digi Stamp Boutique competition....Sally-Ann x


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