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Sunday, February 27, 2011

Happy Birthday Gary!

Okay so I am really excited that I am entering my first card into a few challenges!! The 25th was my dad's birthday and i started this card on the 24th but i didnt finish it until now : / i only have time in the middle of the night so it took me a while... like 3 nights straight. ughh lol but it was soo much fun and i love it!





this is the front of the card and it is 5.5" tall
barn and horse are cut from the create-a-critter cart at 5.5" and 2"
"its your day" cut from george and basic shapes with shadow blackout at 2"
"stud" cut from simply sweet with shadow at 1"
glitter on heart and glitter gel pen around words and accents





the window is cut from george at 2" once the whole rectangle and once the silhouette and i cut the cross inside by cutting out the corners.
the sun, clouds, chicks, and horse are from create-a-critter all at 1" except horse at 2"
[these little chicks were such a pain because everything was soooo small to handle]
"chicks" was cut from simply sweet at 1"
beads for the accents
"surround yourself with" was printed using kristen font
and inked around edges on the front and the bottom and the horse.

hope you like it!

Entering in the following challenges:
cooking with cricut- swirls and twirls
so saturday- sparkles
card makin mamas- birthday
tacky tuesdays- chick cut & "chick"
terrific tuesdays- create-a-critter
wacky wednesday- farm theme
jitterbuggin- shaped card 
my pink stamper- feathered friends


22 comments:

Lisa said...

Hahahahaha! What a cute idea! Thanks so much for sharing!

Lisa
prettypaperprettyribbons.blogspot.com

Paula Bee said...

Oh I just love it! I love the shaped card & the sentiment is hilarious!! Thanks for joining us at Card Creations & More!!

Inspired By Friends said...

Beyond cute card. I love everything about it. Thanks for joining us at Stamping With The Dragon.
Hugs,
Beth

Cathryn said...

SOOO SUPER! Looks fabulous and all the details are awesome!! NIce job! TFS, your new follower Cathryn67 :)
inthepinkcathryn.blogspot.com

lesleyworth said...

absolutely adorable! thanks for playing along with us at the Shoe!

Jean said...

This is great. Thanks for playing along with us at Cooking with Cricut.

Sherrie K. said...

Very cute!! Please stop over at my blog as I have an award for you to pick up!!
Sherrie K
sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Scrappy Mel said...

OMGosh - this card is so cute and funny! I'm sure your dad will love it! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Scrappy Moms Stamps! :)

Maria Elena said...

Gosh... what a great card !
Thanks for playing this week with Cooking With Cricut.
Have a great Monday ;-)
Maria Elena CWC DT
http://mariaelenaworld.blogspot.com/

Savahanna said...

Hahah love the card and the sentiment. Great card. Thanks for playing with us at Card Creations & More

The Country Life said...

So funny!! Love the sentiments!! The paper is awesome too!! Great job!! I am your newest follower!! TFS!! (www.countrycricut.blogspot.com)

Card Creations by C said...

Wow this is amazing. I have never thought to be able to make a gate folded shape card. Amazing. My wheels are turning now. Thanks for joining us!

Daisylove Creations said...

This has to be one of the most creative cards I've seen! You did a fantastic job!! I just love it, TFS!!
Diana
daisylovecreations.blogspot.com

This N That said...

So fun and clever! Thank you so much for playing with Card Makin Mamas!

Mad Crafter said...

Lovein' this card. One of my favorites:) TFS and thanks for joining us this week at Cooking With Cricut:)
~Madison CWCDT funkycards.blogspot.com

liz at liz's paper loft said...

great card and what away to rock out all the challenges with one fabulous card! thanks for playing with us at Scrappy Moms Stamps!
liz :o)

Jennifer said...

OMGosh is this super cute or what, Michelle! Love it! Thanks for swirling & twirling with us this week at Cooking With Cricut.

~ Jen, CWC Design Team
www.gator-4-life.blogspot.com

Sherri said...

How cute!!! love using the barn as a gatefold card too!!

Thanks for Jitterbuggin'!

Erin said...

Thanks for following me! What a cute card! I don't see the award on your page? tfs!

Erin @agirlandhercraftbox

Erin said...

Nevermind it came up just as I sent this! LOL! Sorry! Thanks again! I am following u now too!

Erin @agirlandhercraftbox.blogspot.com

MackieMade Paper Creations & Other Fun Stuff said...

Love it! What a creative mind you have! I have become a follower!

Denise G said...

Loving this. It is so cute. What a great inspiration to all of us out here.

Thanks for joining us at card creations and more.