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Friday, 10 July 2009

Happy 40th Birthday !


No, not mine ! My darling Husband's !!

It only seems like yesterday since we spent his 21st Birthday together and now he has reached the big 4 0 ! Here is a picture of us at his 21st Birthday party ! Don't we look young ?!!!




Celebrations will be low key, he doesn't want a party. Instead I have bought him a "Parrot" for his car and no, it isn't the colourful, loud, squarky type, its a "must have" gadget (apparently !!). We are also going on holiday at the end of August which he really wanted to do as we have not had a proper holiday for some years. He would have loved to have gone to Greece but we can make it as far as Cornwall. If the sun shines and I buy him a pot of olives from Tesco, he can use his imagination, can't he ?!!!!

Here is the card I made him. It was a difficult one to make as he isn't into sport and fast cars and he has heard enough of Tim Holtz lately to last him a lifetime ! so I chose this Hanna stamp as he likes a good barby and not that he is a moose !!!!





The base card is from a pack of Woodware kraft cards and envelopes I bought at Christmas from my local(ish) craft shop.

The DP's are DCWV "The Green Stack"

The image is a Hanna stamp of Riley the Moose. Simon Says Stamp sells these stamps in their store. Riley has been coloured with Prismacolor pencils.

The buttons are BasicGrey.

The sentiment is a Clare Curd sentiment stamped with white Stazon.

The numbers are grungeboard which I have inked with distress inks.

The ribbon is from my stash.

I also decorated the inside and added some slushy writing later !! He loved his card and his Parrot !





Well, must go. I have a busy, busy day ahead.

Thank's for visiting and for your lovely, lovely comments. They mean so much to me and give me such a boost when I read them.

Take care and have a great weekend. Hopefully I will be able to get down to some crafting this weekend and make the most of having my DH at home for the next few days.


11 comments:

  1. Woohoooo! Happy Birthday to John!! Just remind him of the saying..... you're only as old as the woman you feel, lol!
    Hope you have a fab day together!
    Your card is just perfect and the Hannah image is so cool. I'm afraid I'm not sure what a Parrot is though!! xx

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  2. What a naughty girl that Tara is!! LOL!! Gorgeous card for your hubs Jo!! I bet he will love it and enjoy your hols to cornwall when they arrive. Love the mouse..beautifulluy coloured and love the touch of red gingham. Hope you have a wonderful day!
    Hugs Judy xx

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  3. tell him welcome to the 20-20 club (I joined in January) seems you guys have been together as long as me n hubby..over half our lives..lol

    cute card :0)

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  4. Wow what a fabulous card for your Husband! Totally love your gorgeous paper and your image is just fabulous!

    Wish him Happy Birthday and have a great time celebrating!
    hugs
    kim x

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  5. What a beautiful card Jo,l love the image and colours.
    So gorgeous papers.

    Hugs Riet.x

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  6. Stunning card Jo! I love the moose image, it's perfect for a male card and I also really like the inside! :)
    Hope your husband has a nice birthday!
    Love, Georgia xx

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  7. Your card is lovely, Jo. I'm sure your Hubby will love it. I hope he has a great birtday and Cornwall will be fab. You are sure to have a great time.

    Lisax

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  8. Brilliant card, happy birthday to your husband :o)
    Jackie xx

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  9. Great card Jo happy birthday to your husband

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  10. Lovely card Joe only just found your blog!!
    Have a lovely birthday together where do the years go??


    Love the Simon says card too!!
    Hugs Di xxxx

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  11. Lovely card and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to your hubby! He'll love your card! You both look great then and I'm sure you still both look good. Have a great time together!

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