Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Birthday Card For A Fisherman, or in this case, a Fisherboy

I  am making up some birthday cards for a Thank you gift. Three boy, and three girl themed cards
 I will show the rest of these cards over the next couple of weeks. Here is the first.

The tied fly hook is an image I picked up at the thrift shop. I cut it out with a Lawn Fawn stitched square die and matted with a snippet of Bazzill heavy weight card, cut with the larger stitched die. I pop dotted the image off the mat for some depth to the card.



I covered the white card base with some snippets of DP from my stash.  The party hat DP is a snippet of Crate Paper, Party Day. The bottom piece looks like cork strips and was the perfect colour to go with the snippet of birthday party hats. I think it is another Crate Paper selection...this time, Party Time.

The HAPPY banner was left over from a set of cards shown in a previous post. I pop dotted it forward too. The BIRTHDAY word sentiment  was left over from that same set of cards. It is stamped on a Stampin' Up  word punch.

My NBUS item today is the tied fly image.

I am entering this card in the following challenges:

1. Allsorts Challenge Blog - Birthday theme

13 comments:

  1. So lovely is your card the image reminds me of the flies my hubby used for his fishing x

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  2. A fabulous card Maureen, a super image and your little 'Happy' banner is perfect.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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  3. Great card, Mo. I love the colors.
    Hugs,
    Em xoxox

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  4. Such an unusual card, but beautiful. Cara x

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  5. I love this...lots of fishermen in my family would like this one.

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  6. A really super image and love the super colours, a great background too.

    Kath x

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  7. Hi Maureen,
    what a wonderful card, and I really like that image.
    Lovely banner and wonderful snippets of paper used.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  8. The image is gorgeous.
    I didn't even realize the pattern paper had party hats on it until you mentioned it!!

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  9. It's lovely to see you at Allsorts 8th Birthday celebrations Mo, thank you so much for joining in with your lovely creation.

    Hope all is well with you.

    B x

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  10. Absolutely fabulous Fisherboy card, Maureen!

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  11. Great card.
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts 8th Birthday challenge and good luck x Susan x

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  12. I like how you used red on this card, it makes the image stand out. Great masculine look!

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  13. What a great masculine card Maureen! I so love that tied fly hook and I love the way you made it into a birthday card. Fabulous! Hugs, Brenda

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