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Monday, January 15, 2018

SSC170 Eagles Birthday


Happy Monday, all!  The card I have today won't win any stamping contests, but hopefully it will win the approval of my SIL!!  It's Wayne's 40th birthday tomorrow, so I used the Sunday Stamps sketch to make a card for him:


Wayne is a die-hard Philadelphia sports fan...any team from Philly, he's cheering for them.  Since the Eagles played and won on Saturday and are one step closer to the Super Bowl, I thought I would make him an Eagles-themed card:


I printed out some Eagles, fussy-cut them and adhered them to some Smoky Slate Stitched squares:


I used Labeler Alphabet to spell the banner, stamping it in Basic Black and Tranquil Tide, then added Large Numbers in Basic Black and put them all on a couple of diecut circles:


Gorgeous Grunge (ret) was used to stamp the background on my Tranquil Tide card.  And since my card was a wee bit bigger than the standard size, I created an envelope with some retired DSP and my Envelope Punch Board...it comes in handy when you need a special-sized envelope!!  And again, I have no pictures of Cassidy, but I do have a picture of another Eagles fan, chilling on the couch with her Eagles blanket!


Enjoy your day, stay warm if it's cold where you are, and be blessed!  I'll be back tomorrow with a new Stamp Ink Paper challenge!




9 comments:

Kampin' Karen said...

We are not Eagles fans but we were glad to see them win. Perry rooted for them in college when he was at Lycoming. BUT I am a fan of your card and wouldn't be surprised if it won! It would be my choice so far :-) We are trying to stay warm in sunny southwest FL so we had chili last night. We are blessed not to have snow and ice. Happy birthday to Wayne...oh, to be 40 again, or 50 or 60, or 70 even!

Wendy said...

What a fantastic card you made, Wayne! He is going to love it! It's great seeing them (Philly) in the headlines since it's been so long for them! Rooting for anyone that's not a Steelers or Patriots fan! Haha! Eden looks right at home all snuggled in her blankie. She's adorable! Anyways, love the card especially the colors & design and a huge Happy Birthday to Wayne! TFS and stay warm!

stampwithamyk said...

That's a cool card! I'm sure that he'll love it. Great take on the sketch! Thanks for joining us at Sunday Stamps, hope to see you again soon!

Heather said...

What a great to celebrate his birthday - you have elevated the fan card to GORGEOUS! Love your sentiment especially! Thanks so much for sharing at Sunday Stamps!

Stampingcountry said...

What a fun 40th birthday Card!

Dawn Tidd said...

Thanks an awesome 40th birthday card and I'm sure Wayne loves it's! Pretty cool how you added those Eagles!

Lisa Elton said...

Well just look at you getting all sportsy!! Love that you tailor made this for Wayne's birthday. Fantastic and LeAnne!

Teresa Kline said...

wow, what a fun card! I am so glad you played along with us at
sunday stamps!


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Charleen Crawford said...

What a spectacular card! Betting he will treasure it forever!