" I am a dreamer. I am , indeed, a practical dreamer. My dreams are not airy nothings. I want to convert my dreams into realities, as far as possible. "
Gandhi

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

A Birthday Card for Ruthie!

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  My mom asked me to make a birthday card for her great granddaughter, Ruthie. I am not sure how old she will be.. I think she is in the fourth grade. Anyway, I got some great ideas from Pinterest and from Splitcoast Stampers. I gave this card my own touch, too.
   I used Stampin Up's owl punch. I think he's adorable. I used patterned paper for his vest. I didn't have a pom pom for his hat, so I used a glue dot which I dipped in glitter. I thought it looked cute, but I need little pom poms: Shopping Trip!!

   I love the balloon punch from Martha Stewart. Again I used some patterned paper from my scrap stash. Good to use up the left over pieces. Anway, I added Crystal Effects to make each balloon shiny.

   I just purchased the "Happy Birthday" stamp from A.C. Moore as part of my gift card from my son for Mother's Day. First time I have used it.  Love the look...It's from Art Expressions. The sweet little ribbon is from Tate's in Bath. It seemed to add a nice little touch here.
Inside the card
   I added balloons to the envelope to give it a birthday look.
   I found the poem for the inside of the card on a greeting card site. I thought it was perfect for Ruthie. More balloons and a little string give it a festive look.
   I hope Ruthie likes this card and has a Happy Birthday, too.

5 comments:

  1. Oh,my! This is super cute! I love the owl punch too! Ruthie is sure to love this card!

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  2. Your new craft interest look wonderful!! I especially love the ladder with pots and birdhouses between your chairs!

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  3. This is a great card for Ruthie! I just love the owl punch and I am using it right now for a graduation card today!

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  4. this is super cute card you have shared..i might use any of them if need for the design of Gift Card envelopes.thanks you share it with us.

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  5. Your new craft interest look wonderful!! I especially love the ladder with post.thank you share it.
    Discount card printing

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