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Saturday, November 17, 2012

Happy Birthday to my Husband!

Today is my husbands 49th Birthday and I made him a very special card to celebrate this special day.....Back in the day my husband played 1 season for the CFL (Canadian Football League) Hamilton Tiger Cats (Ti-Cats for short).  His jersey number back then was 39, however since he is turning 49 today I deceided to put his age on the jersey instead.

Here is a picture of the front of his card.....
The background paper is from Michaels Recollection 8.5x11 Animal Print Paper Pack. The paper was originally Zebra but I coloured it with my Y19 Copic marker to make it like a tiger tomatch the colours of the Ti-Cats jersey.  I used the My Favorite Things Die-namics Jersey Die & Stamp Set to create the team jersey and I stamped the numbers & the Happy Birthday sentiment in VersaMark ink then embossed them with white embossing powder from Michaels.  I printed the Ti-Cats logo off of the internet to attach to the jersey.  The "Game On" flags Ipurchsed at Michaels andthought that they would be a perfect addition to this card.  I also used the My Favorite Things Die-namics Jumbo Fishtail Banner STAX behind the jersey die to try to make it look like the jersey is hanging from the rafters at a stadium.

Here is a look at the inside of the card.....
Again I used the Zebra paper coloured with my Copic marker. The inside sentiment is also from Michaels.  Now I know you may be thinking that I am kinda mean telling my husband he is old, but it is an on going joke around our house as my husband is 10 years older than me, so he is always teased of his age by me and he is alright with it cause he knows I love him no mater what =) 

Here is a close up of the My Favorite Things Die-namics Jersey Die to get a better look at it.

I am so happy with how this card turned out, and I can not wait to see his face when he opens it =)  It was so fun using all the My Favorite Things Die-Namics on this card and I can not beleive that the only thing Copic product on here is the background paper lol.  I almost made a whole card with out Copic markers, can you believe it!!!???
 
I would love to hear from you to let me know what you think of this card.  I love reading all your comments as it brightens my day to hear from friends =)
 
I sure hope that you enjoyed todays post and I hope to see you again soon!
 
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
 
Until Next Time, Keep Crafting!
Hugs;
Shari

9 comments:

  1. What a fantastically cool and personalized card! Love your creativity and I'm sure your husband will absolutely fall in love with it!

    Shelby

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  2. Happy birthday to your hubby from his princess. Your card is amazing....I love everything about it! Socks!!!

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  3. Happy Birthday Bill!!! Your card is FANTASTIC Shari, I am sure Bill loved it :)

    Hugs,
    Mary

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  4. This card is awesome,I am sure your husband is going to love it!

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  5. Fabulous Shari!!! it's a perfect birthday card for him!! Love how you customized the patterned paper for the cat colours!!!

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  6. Terrific card for your special guy in your life!! I bet he loved it! Like how you colored the dp to match the Ti-Cats colors! Thanks for playing with us at One Crazy Stamper.

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  7. WONDERFUL, thanks for playing along with One Crazy Stamper.

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

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  9. cute! Thanks for entering the OCS challange! =D

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