Samstag, 26. Februar 2011

For a very special old mummy




In about 2 hours it's my boyfriend's birthday. A very special one as well, as he'll turn 30 this year (me as well, but I'll always be the younger and more beautiful one, even if it's just by 6 months *evil grin*). This occasion screams for a especially gentle and loving card. Some of you might already know it's a hard transition from being a twen to becoming 30... all grown up, all mature and responsible and damn, why don't I feel like any of this! ROFL

You might think this card looks familiar. That is probably due to Mummy Edwin. I think he is THE perfect stamp for any man turning 30, 40, 50, you name it and I already used him once last September, when my best friend went through the same transition.

A couple more pictures, this time with the present he'll get. I stamped Mummy Edwin on the brown packing paper using Memento Rich Cocoa and used real bandages as a ribbon.


Closed it looks ordinary and harmless enough, doesn't it?


Of course I am going to submit this card to several challenges. The main one is Simon Says, because I chose the colour theme according to the challenge and I am trying again to become part of this fab DT. Perhaps I'll luck out this time ^__^

Okay, here we go:

Simon Says Stamp - Coffee & Cream

Stampin for the Weekend - Monochrome (I hope this counts as monochrome as I went from cream to dark brown, but it's still all brown, so...)

Stempeleinmaleins - The Sketch (Sorry, I don't own any Penny Black stamsp anymore, so I couldn't go for the extra challenge this time)

Stamptacular Sunday - S.O.S SomeOne Special (for the man who's shared my life for the last 10+ years)

Stamp With Fun - Recipe (3 papers, 3 flowers, 1 ribbon)

All That Scraps Monthly Magnolia Challenge
- Let's Celebrate Birthdays (because 2 entries are allowed ^___^ and her tutorial actually reminded me that I wanted to do a twised easel card for some time and never did)

Magnolia Down Under - Flower Power (this was total coincidence though and not a planned entry)

Recipe:

Stamp: Magnolia
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Distress Ink Frayed Burlap, Brushed Cuduroy and Walnut Stain
Cardstock: Bazzil and white noname
Design Paper: Magnolia and Stampin' Up
Colouring: Copics & Spica Glitter Pens

Dies & Punches: Marianne Design, Magnolia & Provocraft
Embellishments: Brown flatback pearls, buttons, seam binding ribbon
Other: Glossy Accents

Kommentare:

  1. Ohhhh wie gemein! Ich habe auch gerade vor einigen Tagen den Sprung zur 30 hinter mich gebracht, aber zum Glück KEINE Mumienkarte bekommen *lool*. Deine Karte ist aber sehr süß geworden :) Ich hoffe dein Freund wird es dir nicht übel nehmen *kicher*. Vielen Dank für's mitmachen beim SEME!

    Liebe Grüße
    von Jay Jay

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  2. Jaaa, gemein ist es schon ein bißchen, aber ich finde die Idee klasse ;) Deine Karte ist super schön geworden!

    Vielen Dank für's Mitmachen beim SEME und bei den MDUC! Viel Glück!

    Schönen Sonntag, liebe Grüße Tanja

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  3. Hi Heike, what a gorgeous card. Thanks for joining in with our recipe challenge over at Stamp with Fun this week. Hugs, Denise x

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  4. That's too cute :)

    Happy blogoversary :)

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  5. Wow!
    Absolutely love your creations they are so amazing!
    hugs
    kim x

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  6. what a fantastic image!! thank you so much for entering the SFTW monochromatic challenge, and good luck!

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  7. oh that is a great image, and a lovely card

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  8. Was für eine coole Idee!!! Und die Illustration ist wie immer megastark!!!
    Aber ich hoffe troztdem, dass nächstes Jahr keiner auf die idee kommt, mir eine Mumienkarte zu schenken *schiefgrins*...

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  9. lach... was fuer eine lustige posting.
    Deine Karte finde ich GENIAL. Der edwin war immer schon einer meine lieblingsmotiven. Leider hab ich den nicht in meiner Kollection.
    Liebe Gruese
    Claudia

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  10. Oh fabulous card, what a great image and love the matching wrapping paper too.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.
    luv
    Debby

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  11. A beautiful card!
    Thanks so much for playing at MDUC this week,
    Hugs
    Kylie

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  12. Brilliant card for a man! thanks for joining us at MDUC, hugs, Jane x

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  13. so creative Heike! Pure inspiration! lol Thanks for linking up to the All That Scraps Magnolia "Let's Celebrate Birthdays" Challenge! So glad you did!
    Pam Going Postal

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