Wednesday 11 November 2009

Birthday Boy

I made this for my Grandson who will be 4 on 29h November.
It's a bit different from my usual style and I enjoyed the challenge.

I used components from a set I got from Donna over at Donna's Den of Crafts.
They were perfect for my 4 year old grandson. I am always racking my brain, (what bit I have), for boys cards and these elements are just the job I reckon!
The paper is a single sheet I got at Monk's Den craft shop in Ashby-de-la-Zouch a couple of weeks ago.
I'll have to keep an eye out for more 'coz I like it.

The '4' was cut with my Sizzix alphabet. The circles were punched out.
The CS is Bazzil as usual!

I'm quite pleased with this card. It didn't take me ages like they usually do, which was a bonus.
Well, that's all from me today. I've been with Mum all morning at a Wiltshire Farm Foods tasting session in the complex where she lives.
I thought it worth attending as Mum needs something like this. She isn't eating properly since she moved in.
She had to change to an electric cooker as there is no gas there. At 90 years old, it's a bit much for her to take on board and consequently, isn't cooking herself a proper meal now.
Anyway, she likes these ready meals and they are being delivered tomorrow. I ordered her 2 week's worth to see how she gets on with them. I got home at about 2pm and after doing some shopping and watching my son put a flat pack wardrobe together, the day has vanished!
OKAY, I've bored you enough, I'm off.
Thanks for stopping by and I WILL catch up with you very soon!

Viv xx


Jackie said...

Brilliant card Viv, I love that DP and the little motifs are so cute :o)
Jackie xx

Unknown said...

what a trendy wicked card...hell love it i do..soz to learn your mum isnt eating properly and yes its a worrying time ...change at any age can be troublesome..i used to get my mum wilshire and the chap who delivered used to pop them in the freezer for her a extra visit on awednesday she looked forwards too..funny how a simple thing like that was a god send for mum...i used to order a extra one for sundays and we'd have lunch together....the chicken dinners were fab...and convienent to plus no washing up lol!!!! sending hugs to her and of course me old buddie too hugs sassyxxxx

Beth Norman said...

Wow, you are good. Your card rocks! Hope your mom gets better soon. It sounds like she is having a hard time adjusting.

issy said...

Love this funky card Viv, He'll love it.

eiyiyi said...

It's perfect. My grandson turned 4 on Tuesday and he would have been so excited to receive this card! He is an aspirting skateboarder ... he lives in New York City so that terrifies me! You did an incredible job. I just love it. eileen xoxo

Natalie said...

Viv this is a great card. x

thread-bare said...

This is brilliant Viv... I love it. Would be great for a teenager too xx Clare x

Leslie Miller said...

Well, if this isn't just the cutest thing! I love it when a card goes together so quickly, yet turns out so good. Very satisfying!

Elena said...

Your card is adorable, Viv! I love those sport shoes and skateboard! Really cute idea with the circles and number and sentiment in it!
The DP looks great here!
Your Grandson will love it!
Thank you so much for visiting my blog and leaving me a kind comment.

shulsart said...

Viv, your card is adorable. It is perfect for your grandson, he will love it. Thanks for all your lovely comments on my blog, I truly appreciate them. Hugs to you and your Mum.

Jennifer_GlitterInMyHair said...

This is SO stinkin' cute!! Just love it, it's perfect boy!

Ila said...

Wow!! this card is Totally Fabulous and Super Cute!!...I love those sneakers!...It's wonderful you can arrange for meals for your mother...Here we call them meals on, Ila