Saturday, April 2, 2016

It's all just numbers!

My father-in-law's birthday in on April 1st...the first time he told me that, I thought he was joking! So I used an idea from his math-minded son to make him a punny birthday card:


He's turning 64, which is 2 to the 6th power! I used the font Chalkduster to create the numbers, and used the rub-on technique to transfer it onto the notebook-patterned die cut. The sentiment on the page is from a Dilo en EspaƱol set, and translates loosely to "Look who's turning...." The other sentiment is from an old StudioG set that I've had for almost a decade & have never inked up! I meat-embossed it in black onto a blue, metal tag. The background is a beige, patterned paper from Studio Calico that I inked with orange & yellow inks, and then covered with glitter embossing powder. I used Glossy Accents to adhere the little shaped glitter pieces. The Birthday Boy got a huge kick out of it!

http://tuesdaymorningsketches.blogspot.co.uk/2016/03/tuesday-morning-sketches-345.html
Inspiration/Challenges:
Allsorts: April fools/humorous
Challenge Up Your Life: Numbers
Sisterhood of the Snarky Stampers: J is for joke
Tuesday Morning Sketches: Sketch #345

Update: Tuesday Morning Sketches DT member Donna chose this card as her favorite for Challenge #345. Thanks Donna!
 
Thank you for visiting & inspiring my crafting!



11 comments:

Oxana P. said...

Such a creative Idea!! I love Maths and Stamping... I really need to recreate your sketch :)

Yours Oxana.

Jane Willis said...

What a great and witty idea for a mathematically minded 64 year old!
Jane

Lee aka Violent Kittie said...

Very cute (for a masculine card ;) ) This card is fun, festive and smart. Thank you for joining us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

Donna said...

Fantastic card for your father in law! Thanks for joining the sisterhood of snarky stampers for J is for Joke!

Debbie said...

I love it!! What a fun card for your FIL!!
Thanks for playing along this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!
Debbie (TMS DT)
Debbie's Dash of This and That

Mervi said...

Lovely card hun!
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts.
Welcome again;-))m

Lindsey said...

Fanny and math-related! Two favourite things on one awesome card. Thanks for joining the fun at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers!

Tracy said...

Thanks for joining Allsorts challenge.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Barbara Godden said...

Fabulous card you made your Father in law, I'm sure he loved it. great take on the sketch. Thanks for join us at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stamper for the J is for Joke challenge.

Mone said...

Thanks for playing at challenge up your life.
Its a cool idea. I like it

Chelle (PhotoArt/MaybeCreative) said...

Look at the artsy person using the left side of her brain. LOL Great job.Thanks for joking with the Sisterhood.