Monday, July 19, 2010

Birthday Boy

Posted by Micah at 9:43 AM

My nephew Aidan is turning two at the end of the month, he's getting so big! I made this card from a template from A Path of Paper blog. So much fun to make and super easy!

I wanted to keep this one fairly simple so I didn't use anything but the base cardstock (in one of the many blues from Stampin' Up, I can't tell which one heh). I used Night of Navy ink to darken the edges of the overalls and pocket so they'd stand out a bit and to add smudges... cause boys are dirty! Always dirty!

The stitching is just a white marker and the "a" is a rub on. I'm pretty happy with how it turned out (though next time I won't do it when my toddlers are up so I can get my stitching straight! gah!).

Hopefully Aidan likes it too!


Kathy Braun and Lucky said...

How cute are these, you did a great job, they are going to love this card!

Laura said...

What a Fun Card.I will have to try this.TFS

Elisabeth said...

This is just darling!

Alissa said...

This card is adorable! I love the concept - I've never seen this before. And I love how you added the smudges. What a great touch to a great card!

Pat (mspfd) said...

Precious and such a great design! I've seen other baby templates, but not this one. Super cute! Everyone will love it.

Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving such a lovely comment. Glad your little one like the bird. Smiles~

jimlynn said...

This is just darling!!! I'm going to be trying one of these. Just way too cute.
(Thanks for the sweet comment on my blog and becoming a follower. I'll be checking back here soon!)

JessicaLynn said...

I really love this!! What an adorable template!!

Jessica Lynn
PS thank you for following my blog too!

Ruth said...

Holy hot tomali! I think I must have turned off comment notification so I had NO IDEA I had so many comments!!

Thank you ladies!

Kathryn Myhre said...

This is absolutley adoreable! I love it!


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