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Sunday 19 February 2012

Crafting When We Can #12 Big Birthdays

Time for a new challenge at CWWC and the theme is Big Birthdays. We're being sponsored by Crafty Ribbons.

This one is for my BIL who turns 50 next month. I used my Cricut to cut out the numbers and letters. The inside has been decorated to match.

  • Papers: Wild Rose Studio for men (keep forgetting I have these)
  • Cricut (not been used for ages)
  • Punch: Martha Stewart
  • Twine and buttons from my stash
Do pop over to the challenge blog to see the creations of my team mates.

Challenges entered:
Cupcake Craft - entwined
Love to Create - buttons and bows
Creative Card Crew - masculine
Tuesday Throwdown - entwined
Bunny Zoes - celebrations
Use it Tuesday - birthday
Wags n Whiskers - male birthday
4 Crafty Chicks - double downs (2 Dps, 2 small buttons, 2 numbers)
Digi Doodle Shop's Best - anything goes
DYSU - layers
Craft your Passion - recipe

Carol x

PS Don't forget I have blog candy up for grabs!


  1. What a great card Carol. Love the punch you've used and it's a fab paper you've chosen for the numbers.

    Jo x

  2. Love this gorgeous card Carol,a great design.xxx

  3. Wow, clean, simple and stunning. Hugs x

  4. Brilliant card carol ,love how you have decorated the inside to match and also love the papers you used in the numbers x

  5. Gorgeous card Carol love the backing papers and the border its gorgeous:) Sandra H

  6. This is a fab 50th card. Hugs, Claire x

  7. What a Great card Carol, your BIL will lve it I bet. See you at the SECC x Hugs Rita xx

  8. What a Wonderful Card!! I love all the paper you used! Thank you so much for joining us this week at Love to Create Challenge!!

    Many Blessings,

  9. Hi Carol, what a perfect man's card. I love the extra large numbers and the papers are fab. Thanks for joining us at cupcake craft challenge. Hugs, Denise x

  10. Great, your BIL will love it, I'm sure. Hazel x

  11. Great card Carol love the numbers, it's my aunt's 90 th this week and I got my circuit out to make a silhouette with, I've had it since July and never used it and it wouldn't cut so I had to send it back lol! Back to the drawing board with my aunt's card. Enjoy your evening xx

  12. Hi Carol, Fabulous Birthday card!! Beautifully created for a man! Thank you so much for joining us this week at Love to Create, we hope you will continue to join us each week!

  13. A super design great layout and the papers are spot on. I really like how you have matched the inside :)
    Kerry x

  14. Awesome card, Carol. Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion Challenge this week.
    Cathy Lee

  15. Thanks for playing our double challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks, nicely done!

  16. awesome layout, love how simple yet beautiful it is, thank you for joining our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop challenges this week, hugs, martina

  17. What a lovely "clean looking" card! Gorgeous papers and super layout. Michelle x

  18. Great man card. I really like the border punch that you used. Great colors.

    Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew.


  19. Just had a catch upon your blog and I amloving the scrapbook layouts.......Ive got digital scrapbook artist and must do more with it.Love the 50 card too think the big numbers are great ona card.
    Have a good day.
    Hugs Sally xxx

  20. A fab card for a guy, love those large numbers and the beer themed paper! Thanks for joining us at DYSU this week!

  21. Fabulous card, love the big numbers. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up, hope to see you back next week.


  22. Fab card. I love how the digis are paper pieced. Thanks for playing along with us at DYSU.

  23. Fabulous! Wonderful design. Thank you for playing along with Digi Doodle Shop!

    xx Star

  24. Like your fun papers, especially the text one you used for those big bold numbers. Thanks for joining us at Wags 'n Whiskers!


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