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25 February 2012

Happy Birthday Mark!

Afternoon peeps - hope you are all well on this gorgeous Sunny Day ..... I am putting my order in now for the weather to be like this in 4 weeks time please!!!! LOL.

It was Mark's Birthday yesterday and here's the card I made:

Card Ingredients:

Digi Stamp Boutique Birthday Dexter Digi Stamp
Papermania Capsule Collection Blueberry Pie Papers
Buttons & Twine from Stash
Bazzil Basics Cardstock

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Dream Valley 26 Just For Men
Crafty Sentiments 2 Different Papers
Digi Stamp Boutique February Competition

Here's a piccie of the cake I made for him too - I had a baking afternoon yesterday!  It's a chocolate and vanilla marble cake:

And last but not least, we went to get measured up for the suits this morning and here are some pics - I have to say they all scrubbed up very well LOL and will all look so much better on the day with the proper button holes, etc.


Best Man Jacko (Ian)

My Son Matt

My Dad
  Getting very excited now!  Thanks for taking the time to visit.

Claire x  


  1. oh i bet he loved his card .. and his yummy cake - looks delicious .
    The boys all look very smart in their suits ..i bet you are getting sooo excited
    Lisa x

  2. Your card and cake are both gorgeous Claire and all the men in your life are looking very

  3. What an exhiting time you are having , and don't all the menfolk look fab in their suits . your cake looks scrummy , and the card is so cute, nicely done. Not long for the big day now.
    Take care Hugs Elaine

  4. Great card Claire and the cake looks yummy too. Your menfolk do scrub up very well indeed, they all look very smart. Carol x

  5. Gorgeous card hun, I bet Mark loved it, and that cake looks so scoffalicious. Those boys certainly do scrub up well! Hugs Sxx

  6. Great card Claire and the cake looks yummy!
    The menfolk do look very smart!
    Avril xx

  7. Gorgeous card Claire and the cake looks yummy, all the men in your life look very handsome in there suits.
    Chris x

  8. Love your card & the great image - choc cake looks yummy too. Not long now till the big day either, ooh, it's getting exciting!!! Jx

  9. Love the fab card Claire, the image is so cute and the cake? YUMMY! They all look so smart in the wedding togs, ooh! you must be getting very excited. :o)

    Donna x

  10. lovely card and a yummy cake.........the boys look so nice, especially Dad!
    not long now.....

  11. So gorgeous Claire...and the cake looks yummy too..!

    Not long now...and Ooh they do scrub up well..!

    have a lovely evening hun...hugs Vicky xx

  12. Fab card Claire! I love this image, he makes me smile :o) Great papers too. The boys all look very smart! Lisa x

  13. Hey gorgeous girl!!!. Sounds like you have been a busy girl. Love the card you have made for Mark. How cute is that dog image!!!. That cake looks yuuuuuuuummmmmmm!. Have a piece for me hun. How awesome do those men look all suited up. Very handsome. Your Dad looks so cute Claire. You must be very proud of them all. I'm sure your day will be beautiful hun. Claire want to say a big big thank you for my gorgeous Birthday card and the packet of stash. So kind of you darlin. Have a great Sunday. Big hugs Clare xxx

  14. A great card Claire and that cake looks yummy. Lovely pics too
    BIG HUGZ Fleur xXx

  15. YOur card is fab Claire, the cake even fabber! I could just eat a wedge of that I'm drooling!!! And it was lovely to see the pics of the men in their suits - never mind you getting excited now - I was then looking at them pics!
    Big Hugs Laurie xx

  16. Fab card and I love the image. Cake looks super yummy.
    Hugs Sue W.

  17. Oh your cake looks yummy Claire! :)

    Fabby photos too - not long now eh? ;)

    Great birthday card, really like the cute image and your layout looks brilliant



  18. What a lovely creation...Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments and good luck.

    Caz Crafty Sentiments DT

  19. Hi Claire
    What a handsome bunch .....
    Hugs Sylvie

  20. Oh thank you for sharing your photos and your beautiful card Claire ! I am sure Mark must have loved it to bits ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  21. Great card for Mark Claire and the cake looks scrummy!! They all look spiffing and I bet you are getting as excited as anything xx

  22. Eeek, can't believe your big day is only 4 weeks away now. How exciting ... and the boys scrubbed up beautifully! Great card and your cake looks pretty yummy too!

  23. Aww this is a gorgeous card Claire!! isn't he a cutie! and you've coloured him beautifully! The papers and embellishments are all stunning! it's a really sweet card!
    Ooh not long now until your wedding! it seems to have come around so quickly all of a sudden! I love the piccies - everybody looks very dapper! and ooh that cake looks yummy!!
    Hope you had a great weekend!
    Big Hugs!
    Sue xx

  24. Lovely card Claire,such a cute image,lovely papers too...Must say all the men do look fabulous in their suits and the cake looks so yummy...
    Mandy x

  25. Fab card Claire, love the cute image and the blue and grey colour combo. Your cake looks yummy and the men sure do scrub up well don't they. I can't wait to see the pics of you on the day.

  26. Fab card for a man, great image and colours. Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley.
    Kat xx
    Wishing you the best for your upcoming wedding xx

  27. Hi Claire not long now! I think we are all getting excited for you. Can't wait to see the photos..
    Gorgeous card you made loving the image and that polka dot paper

  28. Morning sweetie, this is so stunning, wow, Hope Mark enjoyed his birthday hugs pops x


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