Birthday and Strawberry Picking


Well, yesterday was a full day. I went garage sale hunting and found an addition for my stamping studio. A CD holder that spins and fits perfectly on my work table. It will hold 88 stamp CD's. The bottom was designed for VCR tapes so my re-inkers and acrylic blocks fit nicely in this space. I believe this is the best $4 I've spent.

My sweet husband turned 51 as well. We went strawberry picking. 30 lbs!!! We ate angel food cake with chocolate syrup, cool whip, and strawberries. Now I know spring has arrived.

 
I can show you the birthday card I made Bob now too!! I combined inspiration from Nicole Heady and Michele Wooderson to complete this fun card.
 
I love the woodgrain for the car body. Fresh alphabet is going to get lots of use for emphasizing the birthday number.

 












Hope you are enjoying a beautiful weekend! ~Rhonda


Supplies used:
Stamps: PTI - Enjoy the Ride, Take Note, Fresh Alphabet, Woodgrain, Little Arygle, Background: Text Style II
Paper: PTI - Stampers Select White, True Black, Kraft; SU - Soft Suede
Ink: SU - Soft Suede; Versamark; Memento - Tuxedo Black
Other: PTI Enjoy the Ride die, rick rack die, silver embossing powder, Spica glitter pen, 1 3/4 circle punch,

17 comments:

  1. Happy birthday to Hubby! I love the card. I really like the way you used the woodgrain on the hood..very cute!

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  2. This is so great. Happy Birthday to your hubster. Those strawberries look delish, drop some off over here, will ya?!? hehe.

    I love the wood grain on the car. Do you think you could punch somebody two times for that one? (You know "Beaver wood" and "slug bug") The highlighted number is a great addition to this card and I love the ric rac and background.

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  3. Well I agree that it was the best $4 ever spent! What a great find!
    Love the card for your hubster too...perfect.

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  4. Fantastic card, just love the colours - and that woodgrain bumper!

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  5. Yes indeedy--great buy! I have one that's similar for my PTI sets, too and I love it! Mmmm, those berries sure do look good :) Awesome birthday card for your DH! Love that woodgrain!

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  6. Happy Birthday to your hubby!! I love your card. I so need you ink up my set!

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  7. Cool find! Happy Birthday to your hubby and great card1

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  8. Oh, love the woodgrain car!! :)

    Strawberry picking is on our list for tomorrow--yours look delicious!

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  9. Happy Birthday to your hubby!! YUM his birthday cake sounds FABULOUS! I cant wait for our strawberries to arrive!!!
    That birthday card is FANTASTIC too!

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  10. Great guy card! Glad you were able to get all those strawberries picked before it rained. Your CD holder was a great find too. Glad he had a good birthday!

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  11. Oh Rhonda this card is utterly fantastic! I love the masculine feel with the woodgrain and your colours are perfect! Happy birthday to your hubby - glad you enjoyed the strawberries :0)

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  12. Happy Birthday to your Hubby! Oh how I love strawberry picking, we just have to wait a few more months this side of the pond LOL!
    Loving your bargain purchase, now honestly, have you already filled most of it with PTI sets...?!
    A fabulous guy card too - love the way you've made the wood panels!
    Hugs,
    Aimes
    x

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  13. LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE this card ...... great card!!

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  14. What a super birthday card for your hubby! Love all the elements you used. I'm so jealous too of all those luscious strawberries you picked. Yum! Have a good Sunday.

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  15. Fantastic birthday card! Love the woodgrain. Bet your hubby had a great birthday! His birthday cake looks super yummy!!

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  16. Tell your hubby I said Happy Birthday (he and I are the same age)! The birthday card is just PERFECT!!

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  17. Happy birthday to hubby! What a yummy birthday dessert! And what a wonderful card! Love the woodgrain on the car, the text road, and the background! Ok, I love all th details of the card!

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