Saturday, 11 August 2012

Son birthday card

It's my son's 36th birthday today, where do the years go?

I decided, as always, to use a lion theme as he is a true Leo.  I had seen Tagxedo on a few blogs so went there to see if I could do anything and came up with this colourful lion.  The background came pure black, so in PS I played with it and added a blue mask around the the edge.  The digi papers and some of the buttons are a freebie by Dawn by Design at Digichick, the spotted buttons are by Gina Cabrera also at Digichick, I added a label in the same colour as one of the papers and "warped" it in PS. I then added multi coloured embroidery thread wound around a few times.  I'm happy to say he was pleased with it.


I followed this sketch



10 comments:

  1. That is amazing Faith and so unusual. No wonder he was pleased with it.

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  2. Oh it's wonderful, glad he likes it...My son is 36 on 25thAugust, can not believe where the time has gone....makes me feel old..lol....Thanks for joining us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

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  3. Hi Faith, happy belated birthday greetings for your son, wishing him the best of everything. What a wonderful card! That lion is so clever , I am always amazed at how you come up with these wonderful ideas and this is no exception it's fantastic.

    Marie

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  4. This is a great card !Really nicely done :) x

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  5. This is fabulous Faith - the text lion is extraordinary! Happy birthday to your son - I bet it seems like yesterday he was a babe in arms! Thanks for your lovely message - I've no idea what's going on with Feedblitz who are supposed to send my posts to people's email but I also had a load of them come through yesterday after nothing for ages! Vicky x

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  6. Your lion is wonderful. What a great birthday card for your son. x

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  7. Fabulous work with black and the lion in text is amazing .The strands of thread have great effect too .Love the card .

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  8. Hola Faith, thank you for all yours comments last weeks, it's nice to see you in my blog:D.
    Thank you for to read my posts, i travel to London often, but i never see the police with machine gun and tear gas canister, but security is security:D.A fantastic day in the olimpic park..
    Oooh Faith this card is absolutely amazing, fantastic for a LEONMAN, to much character but all the while very sensitive:D.Great digital technique, i think i need to try use the Tagxedo, very interesting and a great idea!!!i love the colours.well done Faith.
    I wish you a happy day with your son and family.
    Hugs from the supermeltes island, 31oC now.

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  9. Hi Faith, I've a lot of catching up to do on your blog and the cards I've seen so far are fabulous! I love this card for your son, how brilliant is that lion! Sarah x

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  10. What a fantastic image, Faith! This is a great birthday card! Doesn't seem possible that our kids are older than we think of ourselves! LOL, time has flown!

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