Sunday, December 11, 2011

SSIC Happy Birthday

It is Sunday evening here in the Southern Hemisphere and that means it is time for this weeks Stampin' Sisters in Christ Challenge - I know we all say it each week - but doesn't it come around so quickly!

This week the scripture is brought to us by MariLynn who has chosen:

 For unto you is born this day in the city of David, a Savior, which is Christ the Lord.
Luke 2:1

In honor of Christ's birthdayMariLynn has challenged us to make a birthday card

This birthday card was created for my DS who turned 17 a week ago.  I decided it was time to tidy my desk and get ready for anything new that may arrive around, say, 25 December (LOL) and the best way to do this is to use the things that are already on it - see - multitasking!

This sentiment from the Layers of Color Sweet Silhouettes clear art stamp set was perfect for this occasion and was even better as I had precut it with the Spellbinders Grommet Tags Die, illustrated by Nina Brackett.  I use the Spellbinders Grand Calibur for all of the cutting I so - it is fabulous and I am totally addicted and not needing a cure! LOL!

I also used some Tim Holtz supplies - the divine embossing folder is perfect, symbolic of time and my DS growing up (too fast I might add) and the Umbrella Man - has been run off for me by a friend - so 'so-o-o' need this Die - it all came together so easily for a more CAS card - I have done a few of these now - a bit skeery for me! LOL!

This card is for the following challenges:
Wee memories - Anything goes
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes
Simply Create Too - Embossing
Totally Papercrafts – Anything but Christmas
Cute Card Thursday - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - Card + sentiment
Ruby's Rainbow - monochrome
Crimbo Crackers -  Embossing
Stamps R Us - Emboss It
Make it Monday - Anything Goes 

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  1. Such a great boys card Linda! I hope Jacob loved it! Hugs

  2. Fab guy card - love the texture! Hope you can join us at Crafty Creations Challenges again soon! bx

  3. Linda, SUCH a great card!! It all fits together so perfectly and I just ((♥)) that man silouette diecut!! Love the embossing folder too for that matter... makes for a wonderful masculine card (an area I'm not very good at!) *Ü* Was happy to be able to jump in this week and play along with you girls! Hope you have a BLESSED CHRISTMAS!!

  4. Love it Linda - so hard to make cards for the guys. I have 6 sons and 10 grandsons - and there is a shortage of stamps for those guys. Love the way you did this! Have a great week - you are in my thoughts and prayers!

  5. Sorry I haven't commented in awhile, but this one is fabulous! As are all of your works, girly. Have a great week :)

  6. I adore how you combined the umbrella man and that great background!! Thanks so much for playing along with the Crafty Creations Challenge!!

  7. Beautiful card!
    Many thanks for joining in the Cute Card Thursday Challenge this week!
    have a fabulous, crafty weekend, Debxx

  8. i love this vintage card so much!
    the texture is awesome!

    thanks so much for playing along with us at Ruby’s Rainbow Challenges!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

  9. Beautiful card Linda, love the embossing.

  10. Wonderful card Linda - love all the texture!! I nearly bought that die at the craft fair, and kick myself that I did not!!

  11. Fabulous card!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Ruby's Rainbow in our "Monochrome" challenge

    Hope you will join us again soon x

  12. Great card Linda
    Thanks for playing along with Totally Papercrafts and good luck
    Anne x

  13. That is a special card, love the silhouette image and the colors!

  14. oh wow! great masculine card! Thank you for sharing this with us at wee memories :)

  15. Great card! Thank you for taking part in Ruby's Rainbow Monochrome challenge xx

  16. The design is very good and the page is well structured.

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