Friday, January 13, 2012

"Have a ball" boy's b'day card

Flowers and ribbons and all those type of embellies are so fun to add to my cards, so I find making cards for girls is much easier than for boys!   But once I decided on this image, coming up with something for a boy card was easy!!   I am really pleased with the result because those little 'gumballs' are just so cute!!

The Stamping Boutique #23 ~ "twelve" (I used 12 mini brads)
Birthday Sundaes #38 ~ birthday card
Celebrate the Occasion #45 ~ child's birthday
Fantabulous Cricut #93 ~ "Man Time" masculine card
Card Crafter's Circle #5 ~ "Happy Birthday"

~DCWV 'All About Boys' dsp
~Bazzill cardstock
~The Stamping Boutique digi image
~used GBS and the center cut feature on my E to cut out the image 
~Copic, American Crafts, and Zig markers, gel pen
~computer generated sentiment
~mini brads from J's
~J's grosgrain ribbon

Thanks for stopping by!!


Kristie said...

Your card is super cute, Debbie! I love the mini brads as gumballs!! Thank you for playing along with Birthday Sundaes!

girlia said...

Love gumballs. Thanks for playing with us this week at CTO

Jennifer said...

These gumballs are yummy! Can I have one? hehehe Beautiful card and how you added your sentiment! Thanks for joining us at Card Crafter's Circle!

Anne-Marie said... nailed it for a boy card....gumballs, yummy! Love the way you used the mini brads...very creative! I'm so glad you linked up at Card Crafter's Circle...good luck with this one. :)
And thank you soooo much for the lovely comment you left on my never plane might get diverted to your bit of New York...haaa!

Adrian said...

Very cute, thanks for playing @ CTO!

Amy said...

Great card- I love how you added the mini-brads!!! Clever idea! Thanks for playing this week at CTO! :)Amy

Amy said...

Thanks also for playing at Birthday Sundaes this week too!!! :)Amy

Sarah said...

What a great card-- love the mini brads!

Shelly said...

Wow, what a neat card! I just love how you incorporated brads...clever girl!

Patricia St Martin said...

Debbie, Thanks for your nice comment about the cappuccino bottles. I wanted to tell you what a great idea you have with keeping your flowers in them. I would love to see a picture of them if you share it on your blog. I have a lot of bottles, I wish I could share some with you. I just might try your idea. That also would make a wonderful gift to our crafting friends, we could make the flowers and put them in the bottles and if we know what colors our friends like we could make them you their favorite color. Thanks for the idea, it is so nice when we share thing with our cyber friends.
Hugs, Pat

Kate said...

What a sweet card! The plaid paper looks fabulous with the gumball machine - and I love the way you added brads for dimension!

Thanks so much for playing along with us at Fantabulous Cricut!

Small Bits of Paper

Julia said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at The Stamping Boutique. Hugs, Julia-DT

April said...

Wow....what a creative way to make the gumballs on the image!! Too cute!! Thanks so much for joining us at TSB and for using one of our images!

Dilsaver Designs said...

I love how you used brads for some of the gumballs, so cute! Thanks for joining us this week @ CTO :)

Asha said...

Cute Cute Cute!!! Using those mini-brads as gum-balls...brilliant!!! This card is sure to brighten up his day. Thanks for sharing.

Trish and Treasure said...

Hi Debbie,
Great card for kids and big kids too!!!!This card is a treat for the eyes!!!and lovely and colourful. Thanks for joining in the fun again at Card Crafter's Circle with a terrific Birthday card and I hope to see you again next week.
Trish Munro
Card Crafter's Circle Design Team

Miranda said...

great card Debbiem really great for a lad!
love the image
thanks for joining our challenge this week

Elizabeth said...

Great card! Thanks for playing along at The Stamping Boutique!!

Lisa Lara said...

I just love this image Debbie. I love the blue you used with the dp.

Beckie said...

How super cute! Thanks for playing along at FCCB.

Be blessed, Beckie

Notes by Nina said...

This is so cute and fun, what a fantastic card and image. Thank you so much for stopping by my blog :)

Esther said...

Very nice!
Love your addition of brads for gumballs!
Thanks for joining us at CTO!

Kathy D. said...

What a great card. I like that you can make it boy or girl depending on the colors.
By the way I think you might want to stop by (hint!!)

The Stamper's Touch said...

Absolutely adorable card!!! Congratulations Debbie, you are our blog hop winner at Clear Dollar Stamps!! Please contact Cassie to claim your prize -



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