Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Simple Birthday Greetings

It was Glenn's birthday last week, and this is the card I made for him. I did make the mistake of leaving it till the day before to make his card, so I was after something pretty quick and easy. I chose to copy a card from p120 of the SU! catalogue, although I ended up copying it more than I had intended! Initially I was working on copying just the layout, but after a bit of shuffling to make things work I ended up using very similar colours in much the same positions. The card base is textured Bashful Blue and the stars have all been coated with Crystal Effects, both adding some subtle interest. I did add a wee bit of black grosgrain: it's ribbon but it's black so it works for a guys card (Glenn at least said nothing about it... maybe he's learning? wink).

All supplies by Stampin' Up!
Cardstock: textured Bashful Blue, Brocade Blue, Whisper White, More Mustard, Riding Hood Red
Stamp set: On Your Birthday
Inks: Basic Black
Accessories: Star punch, Clips Assortment, Basic Black 1/4" grosgrain ribbon, dimensionals


Jayne Mercer said...

Love this card Carol.

Tracy said...

love the take on the card - actually I like yours better but dont tell SU! lol...oh and yeah, the simpler the card, the more the males seem to like 'em. ;)