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Thursday, July 1, 2010

Look Who's Turning 4-Wishing You A Birthday That Is OUT OF THIS WORLD

Good Morning Everyone! Happy July 1st...Can you believe we are already half way through the year...My gosh how this year has flown by...where does the time go while you're having fun? My grandson's birthday is in a couple weeks so I thought I'd better get busy and make him a card. I was inspired by Regina's number and letter shaped cards but she hasn't done the number 4 yet and has been so busy lately I didn't want to ask her to do it for me. I got my Cricut out of it's jammies (thank you Lillie!) and tried my luck. It turned out OK...all the pieces matched and lined up. The only problem I had was finding the right paper...his favorite color is yellow. It's tough to find something in yellow that doesn't look too girly or babyish. I know it doesn't look yellow in the picture but it looks more orange but it's really a dark yellow. You can't tell by the picture but the paper on the inside is spaced themed, hence the sentiment on the tag! Although it wouldn't be my first choice, I'm OK with it---
Here is the recipe---
Card Size: Measures 4.5 x 5
Card Template: Cricut-Plantin Schoolbook
Nestibilities: Circle
Spellbinder: Tags 5
Cuttlebug: Birthday 2x2 Set
Sentiment: Computer Generated-2Pea Grandpa
Accessories: Ribbon, Brad, Craft Yarn, Foam Pop Dots
Base Cardstock-Bazzill
Patterned Paper: DCWV-All About Boys

That's it for today. Thanks for stopping by, I hope to see you next time! Have a great day!


Olga said...

this is such a fantastic card!!! All the details and I love the 4 you placed on it!!!

Diane said...

Gee Kelly, this card is fantastic!!! That 4 is great....he is going to just love it...a great mnd is spinning as I have a few grandchildrens birthdays this month...thanks for all the great ideas!!

Anonymous said...

Oh, what a fun card, Kelly! And look at you, breaking out the Cricut! You go girl! I love the design and the colors are fabulous! Your granddaughter is going to be so happy when she opens this!

bonnie said...

Well done Kelly you did an amazing job with the's fab and he will love it...cute colours too! You are organised...I always seem to leave things last minute. Hugs, Bonnie xx

Papertrails by a paper lover said...

Super cute card! I agree it's hard to find boyish yellow papers but you did it perfectly!

Anonymous said...

What a lucky little boy! You did an incredible job with this card Kelly! I quite like the colours,very appropriate for a 4 year old. You've been dusting off a lot,.......Copics and now your Cricut! Rock on! Lol! :) Tracy

Dora said...

Awww this is extra super Kelly, love the colour .. I think it's my fave too :) Haven't been able to do much crafting this week as OH is home and he is painting but I definitely want to find me some time today :) Xx

Charlene said...

Aw, how cute, Kelly!! You did great incorporating his yellow by using a darker shade. TFS!!

Beth said...

Super cute Kelly and yes, the paper you used is perfect for a young boys card. Your grandson will love getting this card from his grandma.

Lorene said...

WOW!!!What a card. Such a lucky little boy to receive this from grandma. colors and style are great. Another fabulous job.

Teresa said...

Love the card! He will love it,too!

Patti said...

Awwww your gkids are so lucky to have you for a grandma! This is adorable!

CelticWoman said...

Kelly what a happy happy card. Sandi

MiamiKel said...

Kelly! This is amazing! It just made me smile all over! What a fabulous card, the most spectacular layout and design - you are truy a master creator and they just keep getting cuter and cuter with each creation! Love this!!!!!

Regina Easter said...

yes i am a bit behind aint i...he he he...this is way adorable girl...just adorable...hugs

Anonymous said...

Such a cute card.I want all the numbers also.I want all the letters also. Would be great for my classroom.

Melodie said...

Wow, Kelly, this is so fantatic.

"Um Buggin" said...

Girlfriend, if this ain't about the cutest card everrrrr! Love the cheery bright colors, it is just adorable. Have a great holiday my friend.



eunice said...

What a fun card! I'm so happy you got to use your Cricut! :)
The balloons are great...really like how you attached the strings and pulled them taut!

~JulieH~ said...

Oh this is fab! I love shaped cards and the sentiments are perfect! Love this Kelly!

DonnaMundinger said...

Gee lady! I almost forgot you HAD a Cricut! Fab job on this. You really ought to use it more. xxD

Rachel said...

LOVING this card Kelly!!! You do amazing work on that Cricut!! Have a fabulous Weekend.

Sharon Caudle said...

This is so adorable!!! I love it!! Great colors, fabulous design, and gorgeous detailing!