Saturday, 29 March 2014

A 50th birthday card for a man

Hi Everyone, a beautiful day here today quite mild about 14C, and sun! at least most of the day anyway :)

My card today is another commision, I was asked to make a card for a man whose trade is a carpenter on his 50th birthday. She didn't want a sloppy card, but a humorous one. This is what I came up with.  The digi is a stamp from Tiddly Ink Stamps, love he has a toolbox too, I used various digikits, the "wood" paper is is by Just so Scrappy from the kit Bella Grace. The wooden numbers are in the kit Daffodil Day by Aimee Harrison. If you'd like to know more of the kits I used please ask!   I love putting together lots of items to make a scene or picture.

I did this in Photoshop i.e. colouring the digi, making the wood and the rest of the items with a "perspective" view, paper piecing "Joe" and a few more things before printing it all including another layer of the items in the "shed" to 3D them all.  I also made the inside, hopefully" look like the corner of the "shed".







http://tiddlyinkschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2014/03/challenge-129-birthday-challenge.html  Birthday card

http://craftycatzweeklychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2014/03/challenge-224.html  Anything Goes

http://pattiescreationschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2014/03/challenge-88-anything-goes-must-always.html  Anything Goes with image

http://sisteractcardchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2014/03/challenge-50.html  Card challenge

16 comments:

  1. Wow Faith! I love the dimension you've created and the inside is just brilliant. Super sentiment too! x

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  2. I remember when I thought 50 was REALLY old! Your card is so fab. Love the bg and the image and little details are wonderful! Great card. Thanks for sharing it with us in the Pattie's Creations Challenge!

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  3. This looks brilliant Faith both inside and out. Love the perspective look and the sentiment too.

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  4. This card is fabulous! An absolutely perfect "man" card! Thanks so much for joining us at SACC this week. Good luck.
    Maureen DT

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  5. A wonderful card for a carpenter. Loved the digi and all the 'guy' elements in your design. The inside was fabulous too, and spot on, it did look like a corner. That is amazing design. He will totally love this special card with his unique interests put into the design. TFS & Big Hugs. Thoughts with you tomorrow, Faith. Be strong.

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  6. Oh my goodness, this card is wonderful. I love every detail. The inside is as lovely as the front of the card.

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  7. Oh my gosh, this card is just perfect! I envy your Photoshop skills... I have to google tutorials for anything other than adding a watermark to my images :-p This is just phenomenal Faith!!! I especially love it since my hubby has his own woodshop to putter in and is approaching 50 himself in a couple years. Love all the dimension you added, in both the perspective of the backgrounds and the parts you 3D'd. Just perfect!!!

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  8. Thanks for taking part in Challenge #88 is 'Anything Goes' over on Pattie's Creations Design Challenge ~ Niamh, DT Member

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  9. Lol love the sentiment you are a cheeky thingy though aren't you. What a great card I was knackered just reading how you made it and the inside is magnificent to you don't do anything by halves do you woman.

    Marie

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  10. LOVE this card. You uses of paper are clever. Thanks for joining us at Tiddly Inks.

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  11. Great card! Thanks for sharing it with us this week at Crafty Catz. Naomi x

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  12. Such a great scene you have created and that wood paneling behind is such a beautiful touch! Thanks for sharing your creation with us @ Tiddly Inks for our "Birthday Bash" Challenge :)

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  13. What a fun scene! I love the woodgrain paper, so realistic! Fabulous work, hun!

    love Mags B x

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  14. Oh my...what a fabulous masculine card Faith. The woodgrain is perfect...as is the design. hugs, Pat K x

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