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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Son’s Birthday Card

Good Morning and Happy Wednesday to Everyone!  Today I wanted to show a card I created for my son, Travis.  Last week Wednesday was his 20th birthday.  I was unable to send him his card since he was still deployed in Afghanistan and was due back into the states.  As of Monday he has left Afghanistan is on his way back home to California.  Unfortunately, I will not be seeing him until he takes his leave in September.

For his card I decoupage a motorcycle image.  I used Black Jute String to weave around silver brads and 3/8” Gingham Orange Multi Grosgrain Ribbon underneath the jute string. 

Here is my card:

Travis 20th BirthdayImage:  Motorcycle – Decoupage from The Lilac Garden (Decoupage by Audrey).

Sentiment:  Happy Birthday sentiment (Digital Delights by Louby Lou).

Card Stock:  Orange and black (TAC), Black and Orange Flame and HD Bar Front (Harley Davidson).

Embellishments:  Silver Brads,  Black Jute String and 3/8” Gingham Orange Multi Grosgrain (all ribbons are from Really Reasonable Ribbon).

Challenges I entered:

Paper Cutz Challenge #56 – Using Some Type of Metal (9/2)

Thanks so much for stopping by!  Hope everyone has a wonderful week!

Hugs, Kym

9 comments:

Kerrie said...

You have done a wonderful job on the card .... Happy Birthday to Travis....

Patricia St Martin said...

WOW!!! Kym... He is going to love his card... You did a fantastic job on it. Great colors. Perfect for a guy. Love your new picture, looks great.

Helen Dooley said...

Way cool card! thanks for playing along on For Fun this week!

otomys said...

Lovely card, Kym. Thank you so much for sharing this with us at For Fun Challenges this week.
Amelia x

Mary Ski said...

Very masculine card. I have several men in the family that would love to get a card like that.
Thanks for joining us at For Fun Challenges

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

What an awesome card! I love the way you did the lacing on the brads!

Celebrations to you as you enjoy having your DS stateside again!

CraftinGranny said...

After seeing this he's going to want the real thing Kym......LOL Fantastic card! Thanks for joining us at For Fun this week. "Hugs" Carol

Rainmac said...

What a gorgeous card Kym, I love everything about it x

Patti said...

What a cool card... Travis will love it! So happy he will be back state side... bet you are too!

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