Thursday, February 9, 2012

Hoopy Birthday Chase

Well the Digi Doodle Girls are making cards for the men/boys in their lives today.  I don't know about you, but I always have a challenge making a male card.  I want to put bows on everything and guys just seem to want things plain and tailored.  Well this is a great digi that I got over at the Digi Doodle Shop.  It is called All Star and you can get him here.

He is perfect for my basketball playing, 6'7" grandson, Chase's birthday card.  I colored his uniform red because his school colors are red and black and I like being able to personalize it.  My baby is turning 18 on March 3rd and graduates from high school this year.  Sob Sob.  I don't know why these babies have to grow up so fast, and this one really grew up lol.

I was so pleased the way my Cuddlebug Star Embossing folder embossed the red and kraft papers.  That folder makes such deep and dramatic creases and I think it just "popped" this card.  The net back ground is pieces of dry wall tape.  I love using it because it adds interesting texture and is self-adhesive too.  I did manage a piece of plaid ribbon (no bow though) to run through the center of the card.  Added some black pearls and a sentiment.  The sentiment was found at Tiddly Winks and I believe it is a free one.

Quick and simple but I think Chase will like it.  If not he will swear he does and I know he will like the check going inside the card.  LOL.

So get going - really challenge yourself  this week.  Hide all your lace and bows and come up with a card fit for the man in your life.  Join us over at the Digi Doodle Challenge Blog and you just may win a $10.00 gift card to shop your sweet little heart out!  They are having an awesome sale on their love/heart/Valentine digis too.  Whatcha waitin' for?  Hop on over there quick like a bunny.

Ya'll have a great week.  May your health be good, the weather sunny and  your MOJO in tip-top shape.  Hugs Peeps.
 

11 comments:

  1. Wow - 6'7"!! I thought my son was tall at 6'3". He is going to love this card Linda. Love the colours and the embossed panels.
    Hugs
    Denise xx

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  2. My goodness 6'7" you must get a neck ache looking up at him. This card is fabulous sweetie. I love it all and I am sure he will.

    Hugs
    Cathy
    XXX

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  3. Wow, you need to put a brick on his head so he can't grow any taller! Super card for his birthday, I know he'll love it!

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  4. Brilliant card Linda, I like the image and the colours, I thought my step son was tall at 6'5" but your Grandson beats that.
    Kevin xx

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  5. We like to grow them tall in our family!!!
    Linda, Chase is going to love this card. There is a pretty good resemblance here. I loooove the netting and the star folder really does pop out at ya. Great card!!! ~jeni :)

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  6. Great care Linda, love the embossed panels too.
    xx

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  7. Great card hun, and I hope your grandson loves it. My uncle, btw is 6' 7". He's retired now, but was an athele coach for Jr. high.

    xo

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  8. fantastic male card linda.fab papers and design and i love the image :D

    xx coops xx

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  9. Great card for a young man. Wow, a 6'7" grandson!

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  10. Love this Linda. Colors are fabulous and the embossing adds a nice touch! See you this weekend hopefully <3

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