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Monday, March 26, 2012

The husband's birthday and a card for Emily

Today is the husband's birthday!  Yay!  Friday night we watched The Hunger Games with a friend, last night a couple of friends threw him a barbecue, and today we headed to the North Shore! We ate at Giovanni's shrimp truck (garlic for me, lemon butter for him), Kua Aina burger (pineapple burger for me, bacon burger for him), and had a Dole whip at the plantation.  :) MMMmmmmMMmm, yummy birthday!  Before today's hoopla, I presented him with his gift:

A basket of coffee goodies!  Lavender tea, flavored syrups, cocoa, cookies, a gigantic coffee cup, a Starbuck's gift card, and yummy smelling coffee bath products from Bungalow Bath Body on Etsy.  He loved everything!

When I got home, it was time to get to work.  I have a bunch of crafty things to make from design team projects to upcoming hops to Easter treats to party favors.  Whew.  Before all of that though, I encountered the Cards for Emily hop.  I had to make a card for this girl first and foremost... her story brought tears to my eyes.  So here is my card for Emily:

Digi by Doodle Dragon Studios - Dustin Pike (created just for her!).  Inked up with Copics.  Cardstock, paper, die, ink, and stamp all by SU.  Gonna slip in some kitty cat stickers to the inside too. :) Hope she likes it!  If you haven't heard Emily's story yet, please go to the link above and hop along.  If you have a spare minute or two, make and send her a card!  Dustin Pike is generous enough to give the entire cat/pony digi stamp set if you promise to make Emily something with it.  :) 

Entering this is in:
My Mum's Craft Shop - Let's get digital
Crafty Purple Frog - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday - Anything Goes

What a great day today was!  Hope everyone's day was equally awesome.  And tomorrow is a state holiday (woohoo!) so I get to sleep in and finish my crafty projects!  'Till tomorrow!  

12 comments:

jessica said...

happy birthday to your hubby and such an adorable card for Emily!
TFS

Susan said...

Happy B-day to your hubby! It sounds like it was a fun day. I'd love to hear what pineapple whip is, it sounds yummy!

That's a really sweet card you made for Emily!

Susan
cricutandgrasshopper.blogspot.com

Creations by Shirl said...

Happy birthday to your hubby and what a precious card you made for Emily... I'm sure this will bring smiles to her cute face......Enjoy your day crafting...

cotnob said...

What a cute card, I love that image and the pink and grey colour combo.
Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Purple Frog Challenge.
Pauline
x

Gaynor said...

Gorgeous card, I love this image and the details are fab, thanks for joining us at MMCS, hope to see you again soon, Gaynor DT :)

Lisa said...

Happy birthday to your hubby, Cely!! I hope he had a wonderful day!! The goodies you got him look so awesome and the food you ate sounds sooo delicious!! I love the card you made for Emily!! It's absolutely adorable :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Beebeebabs said...

Happy Birthday to your husband - Very nice card and basket tfs!!!

Susie Little said...

Beautiful card ! Thank you for playing along with us at The Crafty Purple Frog.Good luck xx

Judy said...

Such a sweet card for Emily :-) Happy Birthday to your hubby ... sounded like a really good day! My son's b-day is the 26th! Thank you for visiting and supporting my blog!!!

Cyndi said...

Looks like you had a great time for your hubby's birthday! And cute card!

Sweet Fairy said...

What a great card. So lovely design. I like the colors and that image is super cute. Also love the CAS style design like Plastic cards which make the card POP. Thanks for sharing.

Ahmad Ali said...

WOW Such a beautiful cards such a beautiful designs Thanks for Sharing...
Plastic card

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