For the Birthday Boy


We will be celebrating my Ethan's 8th birthday this weekend!  He has been counting down the days for the past month and is over-the-top excited that it is finally here :)  Making a card for an 8 year old isn't especially easy.  He doesn't want something "cute", he's into everything "cool".  I initially intended to give him this card here, until he found it and started asking 20 questions:  "Who is this for?", "Why does it say Happy Birthday", "Are you giving it to someone soon?"  I like their cards to be surprises, so when I saw the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge today I knew exactly what I'd make for Ethan's birthday card.


Ethan's favorite colors are black, white and red!  I knew I could come up with something "cool" and CAS (since he says that is his style too ;)  I gave my Wplus9 supplies some serious love here.  I used the Super Star & Label Layers 4 stamp sets, and the Banner Trio and Circle Stackers dies.  I love building up a collection from one stamp company and how everything coordinates so well together!

That's it from me.  I probably won't be back with a card until Monday or so.  Have a great weekend!

16 comments:

Tracey McNeely said...

Love this clean design Maureen.

Dawn @ LilyPinkScraps said...

So very graphic and cool! Love the clean look :)

Mum of 4 said...

This is perfect for an 8 year old boy! Ethan is sure to love it! TFS and have a great weekend.

Suzanne D. said...

Eek~ more red banner! I love it, Maureen! You really know how to see all your stamps in a new light. I love this design! Thanks so much for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays!

nwilliams6 said...

What a fun boy birthday card (actually it would work for anyone) - it has just enough fun in it to make it perfect for your son. How great he likes to look at your cards. Wonderfully done.

Lynn said...

Oh this is awesome! I'm sure that he will absolutely love it! Hope he has a fabulous birthday!!

Julie Hoffman said...

This is very cool Maureen! It's a perfect masculine card! I'm sure your son will love it! Hope you have a great weekend too!

Linda Beeson said...

How cute is that label, LOVE it!

Gayatri Murali said...

Clean, neat and CAS. Love the pop of red. Gret card, Maureen! Thanks for playing along with us @ CAS-ual Fridays:)

Angie Tieman said...

Fantabulous! Love, love, love it! Thanks for playing along with us this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

Carol said...

I really dig this card! Love that pop of red!

Virginia L. said...

So simple yet so striking!Love it! So glad that you join the fun with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

Catherine Pooler said...

This is perfect, Mo! Happy Birthday Ethan!

Stephanie Washburn said...

Awesome clean and graphic card, Maureen! Thanks for playing along with CAS-ual Fridays this week! :)

Debby said...

Oh Maureen this is just simply FAB! Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays this week :)

Michele Gross said...

Really awesome card!! He's going to love it :) Thanks for having some fun with us this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

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