Monday, September 3, 2012

A "fall-ish" happy birthday - 3 challenges

Well, it's the last day of this holiday weekend :(
That means back to work tomorrow...and my crafting will have to wait until next weekend.  But, I'm spending time at my craft table today.

I needed to create a card for a brother-in-law, so these 3 challenges fit together perfectly.

Fall is my favorite time of the year.  I love the colors, the crisp air...everything!  So I already knew I wanted to use a fall theme on my BIL's card.  This is what I created...

It's a simple and easy card, but I'm really pleased with it :)  I hope he likes it.  Although, I don't know that cards really matter much to him!  But I always send one !

Thanks so much for taking a look today.

Card stock: early espresso, confetti cream, more mustard, pool party (Stampin' Up!)
Ink: early espresso (SU)
Stamps: birthday whimsy (SU)
DSP: spice cake (SU)
Other: leaves #2 Sizzix die (SU), leaf punch (MS), dimensionals, glue dots


  1. Beautiful card Susie! I love the leaves with that DSP. (Spice Cake is one of my all time favs!) Thanks for playing with us this month at Stampin' Celebration!!

  2. Susie, another gorgeous card. I love that the leaves are unadorned. Perfect for a guy birthday card. So glad you joined the Paper Players again this week

  3. This is truly the perfect guy card! The DSP works perfectly with the leaves! I am sure that your BIL will really appreciate that you have taken the time to make him this awesome card. Thanks for sharing it with us at Unscripted Sketches!

  4. Wonderful card for fall and for your BIL! I agree with Geri, he may not say it, but he's got to appreciate that you acknowledge his birthday.

  5. Oh, I love the clean, crisp and masculine card Susie! Thanks for joining us this month at the Stampin' Celebration site!

  6. What a beautiful fall birthday card! Such a clean design...perfect for a masculine card! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players!

  7. Oh I sure love Fall too! Glad u joined us at the US blog :)

  8. What a great masculine card! Not too much going on, but just enough. I love the colors too. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Stampin' Celebration!

  9. Susie, this is fresh, fun and perfect for fall! Love the clean design and those leaves really pop on the layout. I'm sure your BIL will love it, too. Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Paper Players! :)

  10. That is the perfect placement of a strip of designer paper. It frames the leaves beautifully.

  11. Gorgeous as always, Suz!

  12. Great card- SO perfect!! Thanks for playing along with us at SC!!


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