Don't judge me! Cards are nowhere near my forte but alas.......here is one anyway. I am going to put my hands up, wave them frantically around in the air and admit that this design is not mine. I do not make cards therefore have no imagination or any semblance of creative design that magically pops into my noggin when making them. So I rely on the creativity of others to inspire my cards, lol. In fact, I make it my crafty mission to avoid card making at all cost. But an unfortunate few do get through the "No card making" barrier every so often and some poor sod ends up receiving one of my disastrous card creations (Maddy..... you know all about that... remember my button Xmas tree card??). More often than not, it's usually Scrubby Loops or my poor wee Daddy who ends up getting one of them for some reason. And oh how I laugh when I watch them try to make a surprised "Oh wow that's so good" expression on their faces.
Anywho, I was browsing around Pinterest (my favourite place on web earth) and came across this gorgeous card (sadly the link is no longer working). So kudos to Alberta and her beautiful design because without her, Scrubby Loops wouldn't have received a birthday card.....although he might have preferred that, lol.
So, here is mine! Heyyyyyy don't give me a hard time, I've admitted that cards aren't my thing. And I did change one of the strip colours to blue....and, and, and...oh, and my stamp is different too! Let's face it, even with following Alberta's card almost to the "t", it still isn't great, lol. But its a "Lee card" as they have become affectionately known in my family. And with that title comes strict instructions to leave all expectations of grandeur and creative wow factor at the door. It's a "Lee card".....enough said!
|Here's a nice little side view for you.....trying to be arty farty, lol. There really isn't much to say about this card really. All products are listed below for you.|
Until next time.....(sing it with me....) Toodles Noodles .........Loops xx
"Stuff" used to make this magnificent piece of modern art (Mwahhhh)
Coloured Cardstocks, Black, Red & Blue all from Papermill Direct - Click HERE
The matting and card strips were all stuck down using ScorTape (I LOVE ScorTape) Every time they have it on sale, I get mine from Blitsy (link no longer available)
Happy Birthday stamp was just a generic wooden block stamp that had 4 different fonts of Happy Birthday on each side. Sorry I don't have a brand name as it was bought as a package "thing" with a storage box and loads of other stamps and bits and bobs in it. I have a strong feeling it was a Papermania storage doodaa.. However, if the stamp is not from Papermania it may be from Anita's or Whispers Stamp! If that is any use to you, lol.