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Friday, October 9, 2009

Elly & Friends Birthday Card - MMSC22



 Today is my Grandson's first Birthday and my daughter & I are leaving in two hours for a 5 hour road trip with a 3 month old & a 2 1/2 yr. old. YIKES!!!  We are going to Pittsburgh for Kolton's Birthday Party. They guys are coming out tomorrow. SMART!!!

So, here is one of the cards I made for him. I used the Midnight Madness Sketch 22 Challenge for the base of this card. The stamped image turned out too big to follow the sketch exactly. But, it's close.

The paper pack and the Happy 1st Birthday stamps are from Close to my Heart.
I used dew drops in the corners and matching embroidery floss for the hand stitching around the card.

4 comments:

Lovely Linda said...

Hello Nancy!! How exciting - a 1st birthday - what a gorgeous card you have made for Kolton - he is going to love this! I love the way you have made it a little boy's card - perfect colours!! Drive carefully! Thanks for playing the MMSC Sketch Challenge this week and we look forward to seeing you again next week. Be sure to check back for the Blog Hop on October 16 with 25 amazing prizes to be won!
Linda MMSC Guest Designer

Priscilla said...

awww HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the little guy :) Your card is CUTE CUTE CUTE:)Gread card and wonderful take on the sketch. Reminders.. you can get an extra entry for the MMSC22 Weekly Bonus Prize just for adding the Blog Hop logo to your side bar. Thank you so much for playing the Midnight Madness Sketch challenge this week.
Priscilla
MMSC Hostess

Carol said...

What a great Birthday Card for your little Grandson...it's sure to be a keepsake with all the cute details and embellishments you have used. It is just adorable. My oldest son loved elephants...still does really. It makes me feel warm and fuzzy inside looking at it. Thanks for playing along with us at MMSC this week. Be sure to mark your Calendar for Oct 16 for our blog hop and your chance to win one of 25 prizes.

Lisa Hjulberg said...

Another super sweet card using one of my favorite stamp sets! Again, your color choices and design are spot on!

So how was the loooong ride with the little ones? Hopefully they slept most of the way! I remember those days...