Thursday, February 14, 2013

Happy 40th Birthday Card

Hello and Happy Valentine's Day! My hubby and sweetheart is turning 40 today! I wanted this birthday to be memorable and not just because it's a milestone birthday but because it was filled with things he enjoys. He likes Captain America, so I did a theme for his birthday with this iconic Marvel hero. I made this Happy 40th Birthday Card with basic white, blue, and red card stock. I embossed the blue panel and made the shield with circle punches and circles cut with the Cricut machine. I used the Cricut to cut the 40 and shadow layered the numbers. Stamped Happy Birthday with royal blue ink and added a strip of red glitter stars by Recollections for some sparkle. It's a simple layout and one that is versatile for many occasions.


This Happy 40th Birthday Card is entered into the following challenges:
I also made him a cake. When I decorated it I had a migraine, so it's not my best work. I'm thinking he will be impressed that I didn't just go to the store and buy something. It was made with love and in the end that's all that matters.

 

7 comments:

  1. Yummy... Want to eat that cake... :) I'm sure your hubby loved the theme! Thanks for joining our Anything Goes Challenge at Tuesday Throwdown with your beautiful card!

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  2. Very nice card and cake thanks for sharing!!!

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  3. Fabulous Card and Yummy Yummy looking cake too!! I just know your Hubby must have loved these!! Wowie!! 8-)

    Hugs
    Shannon

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  4. A great card Andrea, I'm sure your Hubby loved it, you put so much thought and effort into his birthday card and present. It will be a birthday to remember.

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful work with us at Crafting When We Can Challenges. :-) xx

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  5. Wow, great card and cake. I am very glad you entered this week at Tuesday Throwdown. I hope you had fun!!! See you back very soon to play in another fun challenge.

    TTFN,

    CraftyGirl
    craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com
    Tuesday Throwdown DT

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  6. Thanks for playing in the Birthday challenge at Shopping our Stash! loving that the cake and the card coordinate! good decorating even with the migraine! love it!

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  7. What a great card for your hubby. Hope he liked it.....and the cake!
    Thanks for joining us at Cards-Galore this month.
    Barbara x

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