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Friday, September 18, 2015

A Boy, His Dog, and a Canoe Birthday Card

Coffee of the Day - Pumpkin Spice (no, I really don't ever get tired of drinking it!)

When you son filmed his own nature documentaries as a young boy, rescued a dog from the pound, does all kinds of extreme sports, and has had aspirations of working for the World Wildlife Federation for years, what other kind of card do you make him for his birthday than a nature inspired one?! :)  He is currently studying Wildlife Resource Management in school, too. yes, I am ever so proud!!!!

I used this wonderful image from The Doodle Garden, which sadly no longer sells digis. paper is from the Kaisercraft Hunt & Gather collection, which I hoard ever so dearly because it's so perfect for my guys! main image die is Spellbinders, stitched sun die is La La Land, linen thread is SU!, and buttons are from my vintage stash.

I was able to start visiting a few of your blogs yesterday by back-tracking from comments left here on posts. hopefully my blog feed will be back to working again soon. again, I am so very sorry.

Have a wonderful weekend! :)

Challenges:
Seize the Birthday - anything birthday goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - anything goes with patterned paper
WAW - anything encouraging goes
Paper Minutes - anything goes
Pile it On - birthday
Crafting By Designs - Let's Celebrate
Through the Purple Haze - Happy Birthday
Chocolate, Coffee, and Cards - Celebration
Crafty Catz - Special Occasion
Eureka - fall sports

19 comments:

Bad Kitty said...

very nice card
cute image
hugs

Carole Robb Bisson said...

Jennifer,
This card has so much character I really like it very much. Very creative, buttons and bows look great. Thank you so much for taking time to post your very creative art with us this week at Word Art Wednesday in our 201st AG challenge!
Blessings and Hugs, Carole

KT Fit Kitty said...

He sounds like a fine young man! I would be proud of him too! Your card is gorgeous! I think you achieved a fabulous masculine card - I find those so hard. Fabulous image and papers - I love everything about this!

Sandra van Blaricum said...

Gorgeous card Jennifer, so suitable for your sone, he will love it!!
hugs,Sandra

ann van dijk said...

Wouw beautiful i love it, and thanks so much for playing along with us at CC&CC.
Hugs Anneke DT

*Vicki* said...

How cute!! This is a wonderful idea for your son and I know he'll love this from his mom! :) Love the added sun and your combination of papers here too!! Have a happy weekend! HUGS

Verna Angerhofer said...

A wonderful card and a theme that is sure to be loved by your son. I really like all the various pattern papers you used to back the focal image.

StephC said...

This is adorable! The image is just darling, and your card is so well put together. So glad you shared with us at Pile It on!

Dawn said...

Great card Jen, like a scrapbook page on a card. I am sure he will have loved it. Thanks for joining in the fun at TTPH this time.
hugs
Dawn DT
http://cherrytreestudio.blogspot.com

crafty said...

Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Eureka Stamps this week.
Mary

Dawn Lancaster said...

Another brilliant make Jennifer! I love those papers & all the great button detail!
While I'm here.......
Thanks for sharing with us at Eureka Stamps in out Fall Sports Challenge!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx

Cynthia said...

This is adorable, Jennifer. Perfect for your son! Thanks for joining Eureka Stamps this week.

karalschuknecht said...

Great card, such a cute image & wonderful design. Thank you for joining us this week at Eureka Stamps for our fall sports challenge. Karal DT

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at TTPH, good luck!!! Amy DT

Nancy said...

A great card for your son Jennifer! Love the image and your masculine papers and layout! Thanks for playing along with us over at Seize the Birthday, and hope to see you in the gallery again soon!

Kati said...

Thanks for showing your beautiful Card for paperminutes.
hugs
mamapia

Alljazzed2create said...

Thanks for joining us over at TTPH for our Birthday Challenge this month.


DT Pam

Mad Moose said...

Fab card. Thanks for sharing it with us this week at Crafty Catz. Naomi x

Margaret said...

What a cute card for a young boy. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper challenge.
Margaret G.