Thursday, January 19, 2012

A Card for My Hubby!

My hard working husband is out of town this week so I decided to make him a card.  He loves it when I do, and I get to justify all the money I spend on crafts since I make him things!  It's a win-win! 

Here's what I came up with:

I sanded the middle blue piece to give it a little more dimension.  I wanted to use ribbon there but can you believe I didn't have ANY that would match?  I even tried to dye some white ribbon, soaking it overnight, but it just wasn't turning dark enough.  Anyway, I always use ribbon!

Sentiment circles were cut at 2", 2.25", & 2.5".
Corner pieces were cut at 1".
Both images are from Art Philosophy Cartridge.

Card Base: SU Real Red 4 1/4" X 5 1/2" (folded)
Card front:   White 4 1/8" X 5 3/8",  DCWV The Stack 4" X 5 1/4"
Other Cardstock / Paper:  Not Quite Navy
Ink:  Real Red
Stamps:  CTMH Mad About You
Accessories:  Cricut & Art Philosophy cartridge, Cuttlebug & Brickyard embossing folder,

Thanks so much for visiting me while I am
Hiding in My Craft Room!


  1. this is really a cute card! I love the colors

  2. I like the brickyard embossing & the card needs no ribbon. Wonderful card for your hubby.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  3. Great card, I am sure he will love it. TFS

  4. Awww, that is so sweet, I'm sure he will love it, I know my hubby would!

  5. This is gorgeous Laurie! Love the color scheme that you have chosen. Nice work.

  6. Love the texture from the embossing and the bright color!

  7. Hahaha! That's a great win-win situation! Love the colors and the embossing on your card.


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