Thursday, June 2, 2011

A Barbeque Birthday....

Hi There...

I apologize for my tardiness in keeping my blog up to date this past month. My creative juices have all but evaporated. I've managed to produce a few cards for special family occassions...but other than that my mojo is very lacking.

I'm hoping to try and rectify this during June. Wish me luck...LOL!!!

Today I have a card that was made for our DS's Birthday. He loves to barbeque...thus the theme for his card.

The above is the card front. The following is the card opened up. This is an easel card...which is really quite fun to create.

I've used a really cute digital set from Nitwit Collections for the papers and embellishments. I've put my own spin on some of the the barbeque. I've added 3-D dimension by layering and adding glossy accents and cutting with an exacto knife.

I've also used a lot of faux stitching and distress ink to the paper edges. The tags were computer generated and then attached to decorative circles made with Spellbinders Nestabilities.

The above is the computer generated saying in the centre of the card. I thought our DS would appreciate the "play on words". As I mentioned above...this really was a fun card to create!

Thanks for dropping by and I hope you will take the time to become a follower. I'd love to hear from you.



  1. You never cease to amaze me with your cards, I think your new title should be the Queen Of Cards. The way you do your faux stitching makes it look like real stitches, i love the banner and adding the glossy accents to the embellishments really adds to it. I love the sentiment and embellishments, they're just too cute.

  2. Wow, this is fabulous! Love the design, embellishments and papers you used! Hugs, Karen

    P.S. If you have time to stop by, I'm giving away some blog candy!

  3. Well maybe we can motivate each other as I too seem to have lost my Mojo. Your cards are too wonderful to not be shared on here & am certainly looking forward to seeing something in the near future. I am going to TRY & get a couple of cards done this weekend so I can have at least one post in November. I'll be checking back to see something to inspire me ...
    Hugs, Janie