Friday, February 18, 2011

Birthday Beware!!

Did you miss me?? I'm hoping that some of you are still out there. I did not mean to take that long of a break from my blog, but life just got in the way. I've still been creating as much as I can, but I never seemed to get a chance to photograph it, let alone get it up here.
I had to create a ton of these for my baby's birthday, I can't believe he's 5 already!! Where has the time gone? He really wanted a pirate themed party, so I ordered the set Beware Pirates for the invites and then asked him what colors he wanted to use. I had a lot of fun creating the first one, but by the time I had done about 15 of them I'd had enough. Doing that much distressing and tearing and sponging takes a lot of time.

Stamps: Beware Pirates
Inks: Chocolate Chip, Basic Black, Real Red
Papers: Real Red, Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla
Misc: 1/4" Real Red Grosgrain Ribbon, Cutter Kit, Sponges, Stampin' Dimensionals

I think I scored a 10 on this one, not only did I use the entire stamp set on one card, my son said it was the best card I've ever made. He sleeps with one on his headboard every night, it's been almost a month now and he still has it up there. Is there anything better in the world than your child telling you how much he loves something you make?

Thanks for sticking with me over the past 2 months, I promise to get back to posting more often. Hopefully I'll be back to every couple days in no time.


Kathy @ Stamping Still said...

They are absolutely brilliant! No wonder he was impressed!
Glad your back, I was getting worried about you.

Marla Reed said...

Awesome project! I love all the attention to detail on this one! TFS!

Belinda Keller said...

wow! These Pirate cards are amazing! Following you from SC, stop by and check out my blog if you get a chance.


Holly said...

Great Pirate Card... This is so clever for a Birthday Invite!

Leena Girsa said...

Your blog is wonderful! Happily following you now from SC #342...hope you'll return the favor when you get a chance.

Heidi Baks said...

Great job! I used this stamp set for my daughter's party last year. How did you make the map? Welcome back!

Kim said...

I would give you a 10 also. It's a super cute card.

Thanks for sharing,