Yesterday was Adam's birthday. He celebrated by preaching a fine sermon for Palm Sunday, opening a pile of gifts for his newfound interest in drawing and art, and a dinner out. Knowing he was getting a lot of art related gifts, his card reflects that.
I started with a Hero Arts kraft notecard, and splattered on some yellow and red paint. I die cut two Spiral Notebook dies (Papertrey Ink), one in red and one in Select White. The paintbrushes stamped on the white notebook die are from the" Friendship Jar Fillers", colored with Copic Markers with some Glossy Accents on the paint. The little clothespin is American Crafts, and the sentiment comes from "Be" - the stamp and the die (Simon Says).
I have to admit being as interested in his gifts as he is, and hope to spend some time looking through the many books he received as gifts.
Before I left, I posted two birthday cards to friends who are celebrating significant birthdays this month. They're variations on the same theme.
Both cards use a negative die cut with Papertrey's "By The Numbers" & "Suffix Style" die cuts, backed with patterned paper. (I'm posting this from Chicago, and don't remember which paper pad I used.) The rest of the sentiment comes from "Birthday Basics" (Papertrey).
Although we're delighted to be here to help Adam celebrate, we did miss the big celebration for the 80th birthday while we were away.