Wednesday, 11 March 2009

Card for Thirtieth Birthday

I was asked to make a card for a male, thirty year old, no hobbies or particular interests. Where on earth do you start? I turned to my trusty cricut of course and cut his name and age using opposites attract cartridge, upright and shadow options. Threw on some buttons in lieu of bling, and funnily enough I was quite pleased with the end result.

'What's this' I hear you cry. I was tagged by Donna and have to pull the 6th photo from my computer and put it on here. Believe me, you wouldn't want to see the 6th photo, trust me on this. It was a rather unfortunate photo of me, needing a hairdo rather badly, how it wasn't banished to a digital wasteland at birth I will never know. So here is one of Max, taken last summer when we went to a farm for the day. He was having fun playing peek-a-boo with me in this photo.

Of course, Kiki has to get a mention, here she is with me on her 4th birthday last August. Isn't her dress pretty? It was one of those summer days that start off warm and sunny and deteriorate into a coolish English summers day so I was cold and wearing my daughter-in-law Annies sweater, ah the joys of summer.......................


22 comments:

AUsome mom said...

Love the card! The cuttlebug folder looks great on the numbers. Great pics too! The children are just precious and yes, the dress is very pretty!

scrapn_momof2 said...

Oh I know your challange of making cards for males! This one however is perfect. I love your use of buttons for bling. As always another great card.

Hugs,
Deborah

Susie Sugar said...

Awww Bless them Enfys they are 2 beautiful children they look like little angels .....and your cards not bad either !!! lol , No its a stunning card Darling but then they always are
Love Susie xx

Tasha said...

Fantastic male card its gorgeous - you have a beautiful family
love tasha xx

Devon said...

Neat card! I love the colors and textures. Thanks for dropping by my blog! :)

Sandy from Ukiah said...

You never cease to amaze me.. I am trying to think of something to create for my son for his birthday, I am doing the guitar card for Alex's b'day, but Billy's b'day is before Alex's... ugh.. I can't think of anything for Billy. :-( Your grandkids are just adorable. (and the dress is lovely)

Sharon Caudle said...

Love the card Enfys! I have mental blocks with male cards. This one is perfect! And of course your grandbabies are the absolute cutest ever! hugs!

Paula's ponderings said...

Fabulous card and beautiful children! Your blog is a delight!! Thank you so much for your king comments on my blog...a real spirit lifter to know people care x

Kath said...

fabulous card for that most difficult of the species and great photos of the chickies
Hugs Kath xxxxx

Vee said...

Fab card for guy.Well done.
xxVee

Jaspere said...

I think this is perfect.

Norine said...

love the card as always your grand children are adorable
Hugs
Norine

Crystal said...

Fantastic card! Love the paper you used, too! Photos are also too cute!

cats whiskers said...

Love that card,, I do so hate making Mens cards not so bad with boys but Men they are a pain. You have managed to create a perfect balanced card here, What fabulous photos hn, thanks for dharing
Hugs Jacqui x

Margie said...

Enfys, your grandchildren are soooooo beautiful! And you know I love that card... my dear 2 month-old grandson's name is James! (Plus, it's a really handsom card! LOL).

Margie (aka ~Jacob's Mommy~) said...

What a great card! I love the colors, and the buttons!
Margie

Peggy said...

Hi Enfys, thanks for visitng my blog, you dont have time to garden! I love your cards and come by to just have a look now and then. You have such original ideas for the simplest item on your cards.

joey said...

Hiya Enfys, fabulous card I love the colours you used on it. fabby piccys too. I am free to be adopted lol. joey.x

Tawnya said...

OOOH! I really like the texture on the numbers. Looks really good!

Tip Top said...

Awwwww!

And fab male card - very inspiring!

kisatrtle said...

Ahhh, come on I want to see the hairdo pic!

Rhapsody said...

Blessings, jut blog walking and happened upon your blog. Wow you do wonderful cards, in the age of internet where most people are now sending e-cards its nice to see that the real thing is still in demand. Keep up the good work.

Your grandchildren are simply devine. Take care and stay blessed.