Saturday, January 15, 2011

CPS98 Birthday

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Happy Saturday, everyone!  We have a pretty relaxing day today, just a birthday party to attend, so I decided to make a card for the recipient!  His dad was a pilot in WWII, and actually owned a plane after the war.  Our friend said he grew up assuming that everyone had a plane in their backyard!!!  I thought the new SU set Plane and Simple would be great for his card, and I got a chance to use some new paper that a sweet friend gave me!  So here we go!  I used the CPS challenge #98 shown here:

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but instead of using a circle, I used a rectangle and made this a tab card---buckle card----not sure what you call it!  You decide:

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You slip the end from beneath the vertical panel and it opens like this:

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And here’s the inside:

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Hope he likes it!  Have a great day!

  • Stamps:  Plane & Simple, SU; Birthday Centers, CHF
  • Paper:  Cherry Cobbler Patterns DP; On the Boardwalk, Graphic 45; Misc CS
  • Ink:  Basic Black, Cherry Cobbler
  • Acc:  1/4” Circle Punch, Brads, Oval Punch, 1 1/4” Circle Punch, Designer Label Punch

14 comments:

  1. LeAnne, what a perfect stamp choice for your birthday card. Love the way you changed up the sketch a little to incorporate the plane. Fabulous job - as always.
    Hugs
    Jaydee

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  2. Wonderful masculine card, LeAnne! Love the colors and patterns in the dp! Great sketch to use for a gatefold card too!

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  3. What a lovely and masculine card. This is just so thoughtful. May he has a blessed birthday and may you enjoy celebrating with your family.

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  4. Such a great guy card...I'm sure he'll love it!

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  5. love your card LeAnne, everything about it ~ would love to create something this weekend, but we're away at our grandson's hockey in Fargo, ND ~ have a super weekend and enjoy the birthday party!

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  6. Wow what a get masculine card! I love it. I really love the way it opens. Sooo cool!

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  7. Super card! Don't have an airplane stamp, but just purchased a locomotive. Hmmmm.... I'm thinking I could incorporate your idea using a train theme. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  8. GREAT way to use that sketch, LeAnne! That's an awesome GUY card!

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  9. Great masculine card! I'm sure he will love it! Thanks for visiting my blog and for all your sweet comments! Have a great day! :)

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  10. Hi LeAnne
    It is hard to come up with "guy" cards sometimes. This is a great idea!

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  11. Such a wonderful masculine card!!! Love the design...thanks for joining us at Card Patterns!!

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  12. This is so clever, LeAnne! Love the outside AND the inside! Thanks for joining us at Card Patterns!

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  13. I love your masculine card. Thank you for explaining the closure on it--great idea. Thanks for posting!
    :) Marie Flayer in NJ

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