Thursday, August 12, 2010

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Happy Birthday, Dad!

Happy Thursday! And Happy Birthday to my dad!

As I was sitting in my stamp room Tuesday afternoon, I had this sudden feeling like "I'm forgetting something!" Then I always go to "What month is it? Whose birthday is it?" Does anyone else do this?! Luckily I had time to whip this little card up, run to Lowe's for a gift card, and get it mailed in time! Schwooo!

I used the retired stamp set It's Your Birthday, still one of my fave birthday sets, and the Play Date designer series paper. I picked the part of the paper starting with high numbers, just to be ornery, he's not really close to 89, heh! heh! I was inspired by this teacher card by Charity Hassel I saw for Sketch #179 over at CPS. I am totally nuts over her card!

So I survived the first day back to school yesterday, although I've gotten a little *soft* over the summer! It officially started at noon, but I worked in my room all morning and got a lot done. I think it's going to be a great year!

Hope your week is going well! It's almost Friday! Thanks so much for stopping by! Hugs and happy stamping!

Stamps: It's Your Birthday.
Cardstock: Pear Pizazz, Not Quite Navy, Play Date DSP.
Ink: Early Espresso.
Accessories: Early Espresso Button, Linen Thread, 3/4" square punch.


Ann said...

Great masculine card, Angie...happy b-day to your dad! :D

Juanita said...

I love the simplicity of it. Way to go.

Anonymous said...

This is a great card, Angie! I love that it's perfect for a man!

Savitri said...

I've forgotten bdays a few times but I never miss the actual day because somebody would text me.

Great masculine card! me likey!!

Anthonette said...

Happy belated birthday to your dad. Great design. As Savitri say "me likey" too!

I can't believe you started school already. My nieces in NM start tomorrow. Kalino doesn't start until the 30th.

kathleenh said...

Good save on the card! I need to get me one of those birthday calendars. wink! Such a super masculine card - great for dad!