Thursday 3 December 2009

Up in my beautiful balloon

Helloooo all, not much to say at the mo. Busy, busy with teachers gifts, Christmas presents and birthday cards. Today's card is for my father-in-law John, who's birthday it is today :D. My husband said he wanted something with Dad and 60 on it and left the rest up to me (informative as ever ha!)

Have a great day & see you tomorrow xx

Supplies from Stampin' Up!
Ink: Old olive, creamy caramel and white craft.
Card stock: Bashful blue, whisper white and kraft.
Misc: Bashful blue designer series paper, whisper white grosgrain ribbon.
Other: PTI: everyday button bits, background basics text style II and buttons.  Twine from stash.


Mandy said...

Really love the layout of this one Emma, what a fab card! I'm sure your FIL will love it.


Sara said...

So clever of you especially after such a brief brief, lol. Love the little button balloons.

Sara xx

Julie said...

Hi Emma,
I love this card, the little balloons as too cute - your father-in-law will be thrilled.
Take Care Hun - Ju xx

Sparkle and Flourish said...

Fabulous...I LOVE the hot air ballons! Perfect! Gorgeous happy colours! Hugs Judy xx

cardsandacuppa said...

Gorgeous, I'm sure it's exactly what hubby meant! (men!) I love this button set, I am still resisting the PTI lure tho, not sure my bank balance could cope!
Hugs, S.J. xx

Unknown said...

This is fab, really lovely card Emma

Jan x

Lynn said...

Emma, I love the way you put the grass at the bottom of the circle...adorable! I'm sure your father-in-law will love it.

Thanks for your sweet comment on my post...I have four there is always one being a terror :)!!!

PinksyDoodles said...

Does your hubby to the "Oh I need a birthday card for so and so" and when asked, when do you need it? says "tomorrow"!!! Or is that just my hubby?
Fab card! - this stamp set is great, so useful for lots of different cards.
Clare x

Maile Belles said...

Adorable card, love the layout!

Ali Watson said...

Oh this is fab Emma, loving the balloons.

CFLanger said...

Oh this is adorable Emma! I love the little button balloons!

lil-paper-pixie said...

Adorable!!!!! I have just orderd this Itty Bitty button set, it's so cute....thanks for the inspiration sweetie



Aimes said...

Oh this is beautiful but not in the girly feminine way, beautiful in the blokey masculine way LOL! I'll betcha FIL will love it! I LOVE that layout - you definitely rock that style with those stamps ;D!

Lana Clarke said...

Beautiful contemporary card and colours Emma!
Lana x

Lesley said...

what a great idea to use buttons as the balloon - super card Emma -Lesley x