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18th Birthday Card/Gift Solution

12 Aug

I can’t believe my oldest, Christopher has turned 18!  Ugh….that just makes me feel old!  Well, as you well know, stamping a card for a teenager, much less a male teenager, can be quite the challenge.  But, I’ve finally found a set that makes it very easy!  The set is Gorgeous Grunge!

gorgeous grunge

I used it here, coupled with the Typeset Alphabet on my Big Shot and I whipped out a card in no time!  It was amazing how easy it was to put this together.

18th Birthday Card

When he opened the card, this is what he found.

18th Birthday Card Inside

Finally, we he opened the Pick One Card, he found this.

Gift inside

So which did he pick?  The Galaxy S4 of course, that thing is unbelievable!  Did you know you can move the text with your eyes????? Needless to say, he was very happy.

Stamp Set:  Gorgeous Grunge  #130517
Big Shot:  Typeset Alphabet Bigz #127553
Colors:  Gumball Green, Eggplant Envy, Midnight Muse

Lots of Bots and Fun Use for Punches

3 Nov

Creating masculine cards can be difficult.  Here’s one that uses the set Lots of Bots.

P1016808Colors:  Dusty Durango, Brushed Silver, Basic Black

Punches:  Star, 1″ circle, word window

To create the wrench, punch a word window, then punch out one end of the opening with the 1″ circle punch.  The other end is created by punching the star and then punching that out with the 1″ circle punch.