Thursday, September 13, 2012

Happy 34th, Adam!

Hey there my lovelies! Well, well, well . . . are you having a fabulous week so far? I am delighted that my computer is back home . . . but a little disappointed that it's running so slowwwwwly! What's a person to do?! Oh . . . I know what . . . I think I'll go to the beach!
Hehehe! That's right . . . if Blogger behaves and posts this when I've scheduled it to post, then I'll be on my way to St. Maarten as you read this! Wheet whooooo! So . . . quick post for me today!

Yep . . . it's Thursday and it's time for another fun challenge at Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog! This week's challenge theme is . . .

BUTTONS!

OK . . . so, this is embarrassing . . . I've been crazy busy trying to catch up on DT work and commissioned cards and preparing for vacay! Well, the other day I realized that my baby boy, Adam, is having a birthday this week . . . it was Tuesday, actually! It's a good thing that I'm always late sending cards . . . he won't even suspect that I nearly forgot his 34th birthday!! What a terrible mother, right?! Here's your card, Adam . . . it's in the mail . . . I swear! . . .
This little cutie is called "Byebye (boy)" and is available HERE in Mo's online store. Mo also has a "girl" version HERE.  They're both so stinkin' adorable, don'tcha think?! And, since it's almost fall here in the Northern hemisphere, I decided to use some gorgeous new fall DPs that I just ordered a few weeks ago! Such deliciously rich colors! Here's a bit of a side view . . .
 My card "recipe" . . .
Image printed on Cryogen "metallic" cardstock
Very Vanilla & Chocolate Chip cardstock: Stampin' Up
Chocolate Chip ribbon, metal buckle, and corduroy "button" brads: Stampin' Up
DPs: "Apple Cider" by Bo Bunny
Sentiments: Stampin' Up
Raffia ribbon: My stash
Deckled Oval Nestabilities die Spellbinders
Copic Sketch markers & colored pencils

I almost stroked out when I looked at this card in it's finished form. It's so, so . . . what's the word? "Masculine" . . . arrggh! Now, I ask you,  would a couple of flowers, pearls, and a bow hurt? I think NOT! hehehe! But, as you can see, I refrained from the elaborate embellies! Here's a peek at the inside . . .
And finally (I remembered it this time!) . . . the "artsy" view . . .
So, my lovelies, there ya go! Now, before I head off to play in the clear blue waters of the Carribbean, I have a small request . . . please be sure to pop on over to Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog HERE to check out the gorgeous projects created by my talented DT sisters! Then, please join the fun this week at Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog! Just remember to use one (or more) of Mo Manning's images (you can find them in Mo's online store HERE). Oooh . . . and don't forget . . . Mo is giving away one $5.00 voucher at her online stores for every 25 entries! (selected by Random.Org, of course).

Thanks so much for stopping by . . . and for leaving such sweet comments! I'll see you when I return . . . suntanned and at least 5 pounds heavier! Mwahhhh!
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11 comments:

Danielle said...

So very cute Pat! so... you are the beach, good for you! have fun! Hugs.

Dorcas said...

Very cute card, Pat! Uh, does your son read your blog? Cos now he'll know you forgot..lol That beach looks too good to be true! Have an awesome time, GF!

Christina C. said...

Totally awesome card, Pat...your "little boy" will love it...even if it's a little late!!!!
Enjoy the beautiful beach.....lucky girl!!!!!

Glimpses of My Heart said...

Pat - Looks like you are going to be having a fun time! Good for you! Another wonderful card. And I promise not to tell your son ;) Masculine are cards are rather boring aren't they?? My son took offense to that when I told him :) But I do love my embellies!!
Have a great vacation! Many blessings,
Michelle

Tracy said...

Awww man, I didn't get to you fast enough to have you pack me in your suitcase. LOL Hope you're having a marvelous time. There's nothing like the Caribbean. Your card is phenomenal as always. Beautifully colored and designed. Hugs!

Alyce said...

So cute Pat! I love the tones on this...they are so lovely together :)

Franz♥ said...

Oh Pat, what a cute card for your "little boy", lol!

I hope you are enjoying your time at Carribbean, it's raining here and i'm so jelous thinking of you swimming in that blue water!

Hugs, Franz.

Candy said...

Hi Pat,
It's Friday at my house - so I figure by now you are on the beach :o) Have a great time!!
You're card is wonderful as always. it is a great masculine card and still pretty with your great papers.
big hugs, Candy

Mau xx said...

Hi Pat, well I am back too....and I haven't been anywhere...lol But at least feeling relaxed and better in myself.
Love The card, the papers are fab and love the image.
Hope your Son had a lovely birthday, and that you are soaking up the sun and getting fat....lol
Huge Hugs Mau xx

Kim Bell said...

Pat-
I just love this card. OMW!! So dang cute. Go girl as usual. Ok now I hope you are having a blast on your vacation. Miss u.

Hugz
Kim

AnjaCardz said...

Oh Cat, I love your cards and I love your writing - it's always a pleasure and makes me smile to read you! Great card for your "little" *lol* boy!

Hope your vacation is as great as it looks like on the "mean" photo!
Hugs, Anja