Thursday, December 8, 2016

FMS266 Birthday Roadster

Hi everyone!  A quick post today, lots of busyness going on!  Amy has a wonderful sketch at Freshly Made Sketches, so I had to play!

My "little" brother has a birthday tomorrow, so I pulled out Guy Greetings....I really don't have many masculine stamps....and stamped the car in Basic Gray on some Naturals White cardstock.  

I had gotten some unique papers from Authentique (Grateful) a couple months ago and hadn't delved into them too much, but I liked these plaid and polka dotted patterns!!!  They're an interesting color...I am wondering if my brother will find them too feminine....I'll let you know what he thinks, LOL!  After cutting out the car with a Circle  Stitched Framelit, I mounted it on the plaid and used a banner from Time of the Year, and stamped "happy" (Endless Birthday Wishes) three times on a Square Stitched Framelit and mounted it behind the banner.  For embellishments, I added some silver thread and some Basic Gray candy dots!

It all came together easily!  Hope he likes it!

I saw this pin on Pinterest and since our yard is inundated with twigs, we made a quick little reindeer!

We used a glimmer paper nose instead of a button;

and Cassidy (she says that's her funky look) insisted on orange and black baker's twine as a hanger, LOL!  She is giving this to daddy to put on his tree!

 Enjoy your day!


Wendy said...

Love the card & the reindeer twig ornament, LeAnne! Both are super cute! The card, i'm sure, your brother is going to love! I especially love the stitched panels and the paper! Oh and that reindeer...never seen anything like it but it's adorable! I bet Cassidy's Dad is going to love it! TFS and stay warm....the cold is coming!

Colleen Begley said...

Love the polka dots and plaid together and I think it's a great masculine card. I know your bro will love it and that you made it especially for him. My brother always appreciates his crafted cards. Miss Cassidy's twiggy reindeer is super cute too.

Lisa Elton said...

I think it's perfect for your brother!! This plaid is masculine to me. If he thinks the polka dots look feminine, tell him it's pegboard LOL!! CUTE little reindeer!!

I Card Everyone said...

Don't you love the way Lisa thinks? =] Fabulous card ... LOve the Authentique colors [lots of gray tones] ... wonderful birthday card!

Amy O said...

Love the masculine card -- perfect colors, image, and papers. And the craft looks fun! Always a joy to see you in the FMS gallery, LeAnne!

jengd said...

Great card- the thread nest is a nice subtle accent. Fun project with Cassidy- she did a great job.

Jen Timko said...

As always, a fabulous card! Love this masculine image. And the reindeer is so adorable. the twine....perfect. Makes me smile for sure!