Sunday, May 5, 2013

Extra! Extra!

Here is the first card I made in honor of my husband's 41st birthday....

(Please ignore those little bits on the edges... my trimmer is on its way out I think)

and here's a closeup of the newspaper...

The sketch I used is by Sweet Sketch Wednesday #204:

And I used the colors offered up on the challenge at Sparkle N Sprinkle:

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:

Catch the Bug May Anything Goes
Digi Haven Use a Button
Divas by Design Add a Number
Glitter n Sparkle #31: Anything Goes
Great Impressions Celebrations
One Stitch at a Time #162: Anything Goes
Oozak #14: Earth Tones
Sparkle n Sprinkle Color Challenge
Sweet Sketch Wednesday #204: Sketch
The Ribbon Girl May: Add a button w/Ribbon
The Stamping Chef All Boy

Digi:  QKR Stampede - News Boy
Digital Papers: Granny Enchanted
Newspaper background from Silhouette Online Store
Ribbon and buttons from Stash


  1. What a darling birthday card. Love the newspaper boy!!! Great card. Thanks for joining us at Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenges this month.
    Barbara - SNSCC challenge coordin.

  2. Really love your card Leeann, nice to see one for the blokes . Great colouring and colour coordination. Good luck in this weeks OSAAT challenge and hope to see you back again soon. Hugs Jane OSAAT DT

  3. What a fabulous birthday card. I love the image and fun papers. And I especially love the news paper. Such a cute idea. Thanks for joining us.
    Nancy SSW-DT

  4. Gorgeous your own newspaper...thanks for sharing with us at Divas by Design!
    xxx Margreet

  5. Great card! Love the headline. Super fun card. Happy to have you with us at SSW.
    Hugs, Heide SSW-DT

  6. Hi Leanne, just a word to say thanks for your comment on my card, much appreciated :)

    I have just spent a little while going through your blog, LURVE your style, AND fun cards too and your colouring is awesome..

    Bet your hubby loved his card. So clever.

  7. Hi Leanne, I love your card you made your husband for his 41st birthday and the title on the newspaper was a great idea. I love that you used an image from QKR Stampede it's very cute. Great card and thanks so much for joining us this week over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday and good luck.
    Kathie SSW-DT

  8. Tee Hee, too funny. Love how "Josh" made the headline. Really cute! Thanks for joining us this week over at SSW.
    ~Jo, SSW-DT

  9. Leeann - this is adorable! I love this card! Your hubby is going to love it too! Great job!

  10. This is lovely. The image is so cute and I love the papers and design.
    Thank you for sharing this with us at Diva's by Design
    Hugs Sharon. x

  11. What a fun card! Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week. Best, CG

  12. Totally fabulous! Love the sentiment and that sweet image. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.


  13. Great boy card. Love how you used the sketch. Your little newspaper is a great addition.

    Thank you for playing along at SSW this week.

    Holly xx

  14. Love it! So clever! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

    Peace & Luv,

  15. Great card!! Love the image!! Perfect colors for a great guy card!! So glad you played along with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!!
    Blessings to you Leeann!!
    Sally SSW-DT

  16. Fabulously clever card! I just love the newspaper you created - terrific idea. Absolutely wonderful! So glad you could join us at SSW!
    Sharon, SSW-DT

  17. Great male card. Thank you for playing along this week at OSAAT. I sure hope to see you back again very soon. Good Luck in the challenge!!!


    CraftyGirl OSAAT DT

  18. This is adorable. Thanks for playing at Digi Haven.

  19. What a great personalised card - I am sure your hubby loved it! Thanks so much for joining us at our Anything Goes challenge at Bugaboo Stamps' Catch the Bug blog! Hope to see you again next week.
    luv'n huggz
    Jen Leeflang

  20. CONGRATULATIONS!! You've won TOP THREE at ♥ Digi Haven ♥ ! Please head on over to pick up your "Top Three" winners button to proudly display on your blog :o) Each of our challenges has a sponsored prize so please check back and play often .. bring a friend or two ... we'd love to see what else you design! We're also having a DT call. Have you considered applying? ♥ Denise @ Digi Haven ♥

  21. This is adorable! I love your card, it just put a smile on my face. Your coloring is awesome! Thanks for playing the Oozak challenge!


  22. What a sweet card! I love the image and the cute, cute star buttons you used! Just darling!

    Thanks for joining us this month at Great Impressions Stamps!


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