Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Family Reunion and Memorable Moments



Greetings, Stampers! As I mentioned the other day, there are lots of birthdays on my calendar this month. This card is for another of my nephews who is (obviously) turning 12. I have such a hard time making cards for adolescent males, I'm not sure why. Maybe I need some new stamps (grin)! I couldn't find an image that made me happy, so I decided to focus on the greeting and some colorful Designer Series Paper called Parker's Patterns.


I combined two greeting sets for this card. The first, which is on the large panel, is Memorable Moments. I stamped "nephew" in the bottom right corner with the second stamp set, Family Reunion. Now where can you find a pre-made card that says "Happy 12th Birthday Nephew"? Not anywhere I know! That's one of the things I love about making your own cards, you can totally personalize them.


I've played along with Friday Mashup once this week already, but since I'm making another birthday card with brads, I thought I'd link up again. I hope they don't mind having me twice in one week!


Stampin' Up Products Used:
Stamp Sets: Memorable Moments, Family Reunion
Card Stock: Very Vanilla, Not Quite Navy
Designer Series Paper: Parker's Patterns
Ink Pads: Not Quite Navy, Early Espresso, Cherry Cobbler
Tools: Big Shot, Labels Collection and Apothecary Accents Framelits, Paper Piercing Tool, Essentials Paper Piercing Pack
Accessories: Regals Brads

Thanks for dropping by!




5 comments:

  1. You just sold me on two more stamp sets. I have two nephews who are in their teens and one who will be very shortly. All are Gen Z (I think) and as such really dig personalized cards. Awesome, awesome job on this one, Sandy. I love the bold, masculine colors and shapes. I hope your nephew enjoys the card.

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  2. Love your banners and the paper you chose. Very happy card. Thanks for playing along with us at The Friday Mashup this week!

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  3. I Love everything about this card! The pennants are perfect and the sentiment pulls it all together! Awesome card! Thanks for joining us at The Friday Mash Up!

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  4. Adorable birthday card with the banners! Perfect for a boy. Thanks again for joining the Friday Mashup this week.

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  5. We love seeing you play more then once, your always welcomed. This is so cute with those alphabet stamps. Thanks for joining us at the Friday Mashup.

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