Thursday, 9 June 2016

Monster 21st birthday

Good morning

This week my eldest son was 21. It only seems 5 minutes since he was born. I can remember it as if it were yesterday. He was 7 weeks premature and gave everyone a huge shock (especially me) when he arrived so quickly. He was tiny but fortunately no long term health problems and is now a strapping 6 footer.
Today's card is one I made for his younger siblings to give him.
I used a variety of Woodware stamps for this card, the Blimps and 21st birthday. I stamped the 21 first onto Neenah crest card, made a mask and then stamped the blimps around the 21. I paper pieced the numbers and coloured the monsters with Spectrum Noir pens -
  • CT4, GB5, OR1, BT5, BT6, BT7, DR3, DR5, DR6, IG1 and IG8
I also used - 
  • white centura pearl (for the card base)
  • pick n mix paper pad from First Edition
  • rainbow mirriboard from Hunkydory

I would like to enter this card into the following challenge -

Thank you for stopping by today

Crafty hugs


  1. wonderful card. happy B-day to your son :)

  2. As always lovely work with great colours and design Lesley and perfect for your son, sure he loved his special card.

    Many thanks for joining us again at Stamping Sensations challenge.

    B x

  3. Great card - fab paper piecing! Thanks for sharing with us at Stamping Sensations
    Viv (DT)

  4. Hi Lesley this is a gorgeous card I love the design. Happy birthday to your eldest they do grow up fast. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  5. A fabulous creation! Great colouring! Thanks so much for sharing it with us for our Creature theme at stamping sensations this month and good luck!
    PS I have blog candy