Thursday, April 29, 2010

Birthday Cards....

I made 2 more birthday cards - for my sisters 50th birthday and my niece's birthday. They both share the same birthday - pretty cool eh? Not sure I'd want to be giving birth on MY birthday but hey....what a gift!!!!! I got to hang out with them on their actual birthday! - we went to Jubilations, which is a dinner theater place. It was really fun! There were 6 of us!

For my sisters card, I used Herbert Turtle Birthday Set. It comes with Herbert with a cake on his back or a cupcake, plus all the numbers and balloons and stuff! I couldn't decide on just one, so I had to have it all!!! LOL Thankfully Karen has a nice little pack deal for ya!!! I had to figure out how to get the #s on his cupcake using Microsoft Word because I don't have a fancy PhotoShop program...and I did it!!! I was SO proud of myself!!!!!

I am entering this card into the ANIMAL MAGIC challenge at Karen's Doodles UK this week!!! I think Herbert qualifies!!!!!! Wish me luck!!!!

For my niece's card, I used Kiki La Rue with her puppy (you can get her at Simon Says Stamp), since Carla just got a puppy for her birthday from her fiancee! Lola is a Puggle....and very very cute!!!! Carla's favourite colours are pink and brown, so I decided to go with those for her card!! The sentiments used on both cards are from "Simply the best Sentiments" from Simon Says Stamp!

Thanks for popping by today! Have a great week!!!
Chris

12 comments:

Doreen said...

Two really gorgeous cards the recipients will love them.xxx

Stamping Susi said...

Hi Chris,
love Herbert too, and I think, your chances are verry well :-)

Deb said...

both fabulous cards, my SIL and nephew share birthdays too and it was Mothers Day on the day he was born!!! hugs Debx

Viv said...

Gorgeous Chris! Two cute cards and Herbert sure does qualify! LOL! Love the papers you've used. Good luck and Thanks for joining us at Karens Doodles Uk! Viv

debby4000 said...

Oh they're are both so cute.
luv
Debby

yvonne said...

Hi Chris
Both cards are lovely
Thanks for joining us at KD UK and Good Luck

Diane said...

That is neat that they share the same birthday! Two beautiful cards Chris,Good luck with the turtle one for the challenge!

Craftyanny said...

Two great cards Chris, thanks for playing along with KDUK
Anne x

Crafteezee said...

Two great cards, and well done for getting the 50 on top in Word. I may have to ask you for a tutorial as I haven't attempted it yet. Thanks for joining us at Karens Doodles. Hugs Tracy x

craftingmanda said...

what beautiful cards - and you're right Herbert sure does qualify. Thank you for joining us over on Karens Doodles this week

joey said...

Hi Chris

two fabulous cards, love your colourwork on Herbert. Thanks for joining us at Karens Doodles UK again this week

Joey.xxx

Sheila said...

Herbert sure does qualify you Chris, he's fab!!.
Thanks for joing us this week on KDUK.
Hugs
Sheila xx

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