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Monday, 30 December 2013

Flying By

Hi Folks
Hope you are all well.  It was hubby's birthday a week before christmas so I thought it was about time that I showed you one of the cards that I made for him.  He really loves aeroplanes so this was just perfect.  In his younger days he did take and pass his private pilots licence but it is just got too expensive for him to continue flying.  One regret he has is that he never managed to take me as a passenger with him.  Maybe one day he can retake his exams and get in the air again.  Anyway this card was just perfect for him.


I used a CD from Kraftyhands called Vintage Transport which can be found here.  I printed out the pyramage topper, backing paper, sentiment and paper bow from the CD. I used kraft card to matt the background paper.  Around the main image I added some stickles.  The letters for the word DAD were die cut and then some stickles added.  A brad on the bow and some card candi finished the card.

Thanks for popping by and would love to know what you all think.  Take care out there as there are various severe weather reports around the country at the moment.  It is pretty windy and cold here at the moment.

I would like to enter the following challenges:
Here Come The Boys - Anything goes
Bunny Zoes - Wings
Crafty Sentiments - Birthdays
The Male Room - Celebration
Allsorts - Brown/Blue/Aqua
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything goes
Tuesday Morning Sketches - Anything goes
Polka Doodles Digi - Anything goes
Sentimental Sundays - Favourite past challenge (#146 anything goes)
Pan Pastel - Anything goes
The Squirrel and The Fox - Anything goes
Kaboodle Doodles - Anything goes
Whoopsi Daisy - Celebrations


25 comments:

Desire Fourie said...

An awesome masculine card and extra special knowing the story behind it. Love the layers on the image and the sky in the background.
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Linda Simpson said...

Morning Mags a fabulous card and thank you for sharing a little bit about hubby. I am sure one day he will take you up as a passenger. Have a wonderful day.
Hugs
Linda xxx

brenda said...

Sounds like this was a perfect card for hubby's Birthday Mags and for our theme also.

Thanks so much for sharing with us at Allsorts challenge.

B x

Jennifer Johnston said...

Fabulous card Mags, love the fresh look. The image is great and I just love that bow, so right for a masculine card. Hugs Jennifer xx

Sue said...

This is wonderful Mags, such a fabulous image. I love the design and gorgeous bow too.
Sue xx

Rocky said...

I hope your Hubby gets back in the air one day, I'm sure this card gave him a lift. Thanks for flying by our challenge at The Male Room.

rachel said...

a beautiful card Mags and it sounds like it really is perfect for your dad - hope he has a wonderful day! Hugs rachel xx

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Fabulous card brilliant bow. Thank You for Playing and sharing your creation with us at Here Come The Boys! Good Luck from Woo, Sharon, Teresa, Donna, Jacky, Ginny, Becky, Mojca, Mandz, Stacey & Helen x

Claire said...

Lovely card and what a great bow! Hugs, Claire x

Sandra H said...

Gorgeous card Mags any Dad would just love to be given its beautiful x

julie_woolston said...

Gorgeous card Mags love the colour combo and fab image.

Hugs Julie xxx

Linda Palmer said...

This is a fabulous masculine card. I love your design, your image and the colors.

Sally H said...

What a great card, Mags! Bet he loved it! My hubby loves his aircraft too

Susan Hogan said...

So funny, my hubby has a birthday on the 30th of this month! Why just at the busiest time of the year!! However, his card got made on his birthday and given to him at lunch time! You were much more organised.I really love the sky background and the bow. Thank you for sharing this with us at the Squirrel and the Fox for our current challenge.

Fran said...

Fab card, thank you for joining us over at Kaboodle Doodles this week xxx

Diane said...

Fab male card Mags, hubby must have been blown away!! Thanks again for entering our challenge at Crafty Sentiments Designs !!

hugs Diane xx

Sandy Sommerfeld said...

Perfect card for Dad.... love the CAS and coloring....

Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays...
Sandy S
(Sentimental Sundays Design Team

Alljazzed2create said...

Lovely Fathers card.. Your bow is beautiful and the color..Happy New Year. Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays

Pam DT

Jessi Fogan said...

Such a perfect card for your dad! Love it :) Thanks so much for coming to play at Tuesday Morning Sketches with us!

Debbie said...

Wonderful card!!! I love that bow!! That would be awesome if could fly again!
Thanks for joining us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!

CraftingMum said...

Lovely card, thanks for sharing it with us at Whoopsi Daisy.
Louise x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

What a fabulous birthday card Mags, I love the big paper bow! Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Sentiments, hope to see you again real soon! Susan x

goldie said...

Georgeous card,Mags!
Thanks so much for playing at Crafty Sentiments Designs !!

Crafteezee said...

Great male card, love the bow. Thanks for joining us at BunnyZoe. Hugs Tracy x

Taniaj Scott said...

Great card love it. Many thanks for joining us at The Squirrel and the Fox with our anything goes challenge Hugs Txx(DT)