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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Happy Birthday Fly Guy

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Today we celebrate our son, Mick's birthday. We were blessed this past weekend to be able to get together for a quick lunch with Mick and his girlfriend, Lauren, as well as Tyler and his fiancee, Danielle. Mick and Lauren came to Ohio for a tattoo convention and concert while Tyler and Danielle came into town to get their marriage license.  We were only able to spend a few hours together, but it was wonderful to see everyone. unfortunately, I ended it all by having a really bad seizure episode, but that is the way it goes these days. :( can't seem to kick these things.


this is the card that I made for Mick. I used the "Fly Guy" image from Power Poppy on the outside and the "Leaping Trout" image on the inside. I didn't get a photo of the inside of the card. sorry.

all dies are by Spellbinders, with distress stickles being added to the cat tails. vintage buttons are from my stash and wide grosgrain ribbon is from Really Reasonable Ribbon. Happy Birthday stamp, linen thread, and little banner punch are by SU!  papers are from the Authentiqe Meadow collection. I am just about out of it and down to a few little scraps... will need to buy more of this wonderful paper! I obviously love it very much! :) little dots were added to the matting die cut with a white gel pen.

I will be back in another day or so to share my MIL's birthday card. her birthday was yesterday.

thank you so much for stopping by!
Jennifer

Challenges:
a2z Scrapbooking - birthday bash
Always Happy Birthday - anything Happy Birthday goes w/cake option
Crafter's Cafe - lots of layers
Dies R Us - birthdays (Spellbinders)
Crop Stop - anything goes w/products they carry (Authentique, distress stickles, Spellbinders)
Use Your Stuff - birthday
Dare 2B Artzy - birthdays
Inkspirational - birthday
Sweet Stampin' - occupations or hobbies
Brown Sugar - use 2 patterned papers
Moving Along with the Times - masculine
Little Red Wagon - lights, camera, action movie inspiration (A River Runs Through It)
The Male Room - fish/fishing
Colour Crazy week 28 - anything hand colored goes

27 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

Lovely photo Jennifer, sorry you had an incident but at least you were able to spend some quality time together...hugs to you .
Love your card and the stamp from Power Poppy. ♥

Esther Asbury said...

Beautiful coloring of that PP image - and what a great card! I love the die cut cat-tails to the right - so cool! Thanks for linking this up to Cropstop!

Sherri said...

Gorgeous card & beautiful coloring! Love the whole scene! Thanks for joining our "Birthdays" challenge at Dies R Us!

KT Fit Kitty said...

Sorry to read that your seizures are still making things difficult but I'm glad you had a nice visit with your beautiful family! Your card is gorgeous! Love the image and added details! Hoping for good days ahead for you!

Darlene said...

Hey there Jenn ... so good to see you here!! Sorry you are still dealing with those pesky 'incidents' but happy to see you are still crafting! Fabulous family photo and awesome birthday card! My parents anniversary was today (would have been 70 years) and my birthday was this past Sunday (15th) ... gotta love those July babies! LOL
Thanks so much for playing in our ‘Birthday’ challenge at Dies R Us. Good Luck and please come back again soon!

Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
DIES R US CHALLENGE BLOG
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Lisa said...

What a beautiful photo of your family, Jennifer!! I'm glad you had a wonderful time!! The card is so gorgeous!! I love the fishing scene and the entire design!! All of the details are so fabulous!! Have a great evening!! Big hugs :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Verna Angerhofer said...

I love the card you made for Mick. It looks like it was a great time together.

Brenda said...

Jennifer, this is gorgeous. Your image looks live a vintage colorized print. I do hope you are feeling better. What a great take on our challenge this week. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon!

Lise Mariann said...

What a fun fishing card you have made. The colors are lovely and I live the design. Thanks for joining us at The Male Room Challenge.
xx Lise Mariann, DT The Male Room Challenge

Wendy L said...

Wonderful card, thanks for joining us at MAWTT, xxxx

cass said...

Wonderful design for a male card. Thanks for joining us this month for our "Patterned Paper" Challenge at The Brown Sugar Challenge.

Linda Mc Enery said...

Hi Jennifer. I just loved your comment on my blog, so I thought I'd pop in for a quick visit. Firstly, I'm so sorry to hear about your seizure!! That's just shocking!
Congratulations on Mick's birthday! It doesn't matter how old our babies get, they're always just our babies, and any time we get to spend with them is a blessing.
Love your card too!! I need to make a fishing card soon, so I'm going to go find this image. It's perfect! Love your layout and those fantastic reeds!

Karen L K said...

Very nice card for your son! Such a nice image and the die cut looks great with it. You have to grab any time that you can with your grown "kids" and enjoy the heck out of them. Sorry it ended kind of rugged. Thanks for joining the a2z Scrapbooking challenge.

Sammy said...

I love, love, love this! The little details, like the paint on the edges and the white dots around the image are perfect, and it makes for a fabulous masculine card all put together.
With DT cap on: Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Sammy-x

Rocky said...

A wonderful colour choice to go with that great picture, love the bullrushes too. Thank you for joining us at The male Room.

Marjeta said...

Fantastic card.

Arlene said...

I love the coloring of the image and all the elements on the card. How creative. So glad you joined us at A2Z Scrapbooking.

Fikreta said...

Im so sorry you have seizures..
so nice family photo.
Very beautiful card!
hugs

Cindy C. said...

Great card, fantastic for the fishermen in our lives! Thanks for linking up to our July challenge at a2z.

Amy Ottmers said...

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

Tammy L said...

Great card! Lots of great layers and textures...Thanks for sharing with us at Use Your Stuff and hope to see you again!
Tammy DT

Deborah Frings said...

I do like this card - love the vintage feel. Super image and I'm sure it was very much appreciated. Thanks so much for playing along with the Fish/Fishing theme at The Male Room. Deborah, DT xx

Hope you've recovered now. xx

Melanie said...


What a fabulous masculine card! Everything works together to bring about a great fishing scene. Thanks for joining in the challenge fun at Brown Sugar Challenge.

cm said...

Echoing the others in being dazzled by your fabulous, masculine-marvelous card! The fishing scene is amazing! So thrilled you shared this gem in the Inkspirational gallery!
~carol

Melle Clef said...

Adorable card and beautiful family picture !Thank you for joining us at Color crazy Craft challenge blog !

ScrapHappyAnnie said...

Fantastic card! Love all the little details. Thank you for joining us at A2Z Scrapbooking.

Annie - DT Member

Leslie said...

Thanks so much for entering the a2z Scrapbooking Blog's July "Birthday Bash" challenge with your amazing entry! We hope you'll keep coming back! ;)
Hugs,
Leslie, a2z DT
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