One thing I like to do when I am making a card is see what I have that will work.
Following a sketch challenge this week, I decided to make a birthday card for my cousin. Thinking about my cousin, I looked through my papers to find something that reminded me of him. When I found a “travel” paper that had relax and adventure on it, I knew it was the start. Then I looked for another paper that coordinated with it. The hard part was trying to determine what embellishment to use. I had some flowers that would have gone well with the papers, but I didn’t figure my cousin would appreciate that. Looking through my brads, I found a really cute alien one that I got from a friend at the CardMaker Magazine Cardswap Forum. What I wound up with was a card that reminded me of my laid back cousin and wasn’t girly at all.
I haven’t found the best way to take pictures, yet, so you get this one taken out in the afternoon sun.