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Sunday, November 18, 2012

Happy Birthday Will

I made this card for my son William's 24th birthday.  Kind of kiddish you might say for a 24 year old, but he really is still like a big kid. He left our home and moved out to Oklahoma  a couple years back searching for a career and some adventure...not having any idea where it would lead him!  It broke our hearts and we've only seen him a couple times since then though we've talked, texted & emailed a lot.  One of the first adventures he went on after arriving there was to take flying lessons! OMG!!  Then he uncovered a career opportunity that involved using his talents and might suit him well.  He's making his way in the grown up world now, and we're just hoping that it eventually brings him back home here with us!!  Anyway..he just recently completed his solo flight lesson and I thought this would be a really cute birthday card for him!!  Below the card is a  close up picture of him in the plane at his first lesson with that crazy "Oh Wow..this is going to be fun" look on his face!  The airplane & sun were cut from the Cricut Boys Will be Boys cartridge,  the grass from Everyday Paper Dolls cartridge, can't remember which cart the cityscape was cut from.  The sentiment is cut & stamped from Jillian Vance Everyday Flags and the twine that connects it & the plane is from Scrapworks.com.  I chalked up the grass, cityscape and sun.  Thanks for stopping by to take a look!!





Challenges Entered:
V's Sweet Ideas # 5 Anything Goes
Digi Darla # 37 Your Favorite Die Cut
Craft Your Passion # 136 Clean & Simple
Little Miss Muffet #48 Textiles
Sassy Studio Designs #151 No Patterned Paper
My Heart Pieces Anything Cute
Clearly I Stamp # 64 Clean & Simple
Squirrel & Fox # 31 Anything Goes
Dream Valley #45 Anything Goes
Challenges 4 Everybody #7 Anything Goes
Chalk N Stock Anything Goes






17 comments:

Jacqueline Smith said...

That is a really cute card for your son's birthday! It's hard to see your son grow up and move away! Hopefully he finds a career and that he is happy too! Thanks for playing with us at Digi Darla's!

V's Sweet Ideas said...

Really cute card! Love the cityscape! Thanks for playing along at V's Sweet Challenge

craftygranny said...

That's lovely Thanks for sharing at challenges 4 everybody hugs trisha x DT

gRiSeL™ said...

Such a cute lil' scene! LOVE the cityscape silhouette!! Thanks for playing along with us at V's Sweet Challenge! (:

Paula-Kay Bourland said...

Cute birthday card. I looked for the textile to fit the LMM Textiles challenge. Is it the string? Anyway, thanks for joining our challenge.

ElamDesign33 said...

What a great card design! Cute!
Thanks for sharing with us at Sassy Studio Designs!
Best,
Jodi :-)

happyglitzygirl said...

Gorgeous card, handsome young man you got there, thanks for playing with us at the Squirrel and the Fox, blessings Hilde

Sweet Fairy said...

Lovely card. So cute design. I like the colors you have used and love the CAS style design like Plastic cards which make the card POP. Thanks for sharing.

Crafty and Green said...

This is darling!! Great Job, love the design!! Thank you so much for joining us this week at Sassy Studio Designs Challenge!!

Many Blessings,
Tina

Ruza Rebel said...

Super CUTE card! I'm sure your son is going to love it! Thank you for joining our Sassy Challenge this week.
Ruza, SSD DT

CanadianScraps43 said...

There is a kid living in the heart of each one of us and this card really is an amazing one and I am sure that your son will love it. Thanks for sharing it with all the big kids at Clearly iStamp challenge #64. Lol.

Susie said...

Great card! Thanks you for joining our Anything Goes challenge at Dream Valley. Susie x

My Heart Pieces Digital Stamp said...

What a relaxing breakfast with a msg, so sweet.Thanks for joining with us at My Heart Pieces.

sarah-Jane said...

Great card. Thank you for joining us at Dream Valley.
Sarah-Jane xx

Cathy Clouston said...

Really cute! Thanks so much for joining us at Craft Your Passion!

Debra Miller said...

Fun card - how perfect. Thanks for joining us at LMM Challenge blog - Deb

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

This is so cute and so much fun! Thank you for joining us at V's Sweet Challenge!
Lisa