Saturday, November 11, 2006

Brother in law birthday

This is a handmade birthday card and bookmark. You can see both sides of the bookmark have been personalized with his name on one side and the PI symbol on the other (he is a mathematician, and it happens to be one of my favorite numbers) in multiples. Each one of the multiples utilizes different paper, the top a shiny metallic paper, the middle an opaque blue and the last a transparent blue vellum. The card I made with the same metallic paper in the center, and a soft almost fabric like paper for the details. The center is three layers (soft, metallic, then soft for the flower) and has a 3 dimensional brad that I cut the tabs off of and glued on. The inside has a robot that I embossed with silver metallic embossing powder. This was actually sent out a while back but due to the distraction of my recent animation projects (and my husbands health) I never got around to uploading it to the blog, so here it is.


Anonymous cruststation said...

The card is beautiful Gina, hope your husband is doing well.

9:23 AM  
Blogger LoriLaurieLauri said...

Beautiful gifts! And very special and personalized!

5:03 PM  
Blogger Gina said...

thank you cruststation, he's a little tired but hanging in there!

6:25 PM  
Blogger Gina said...

hi lorilaurielauri - thanks for those kind words!

6:25 PM  
Blogger tlc illustration said...

You are an inspiration gift-giver. Best wishes to you, your husband, and your animation. :-)

12:01 AM  
Blogger Gina said...

Aw, you are too kind tlc, thank you so much for your support. So far so good on both fronts!

12:10 AM  
Blogger Monica said...

wow, I sent my brother in law a store bought card....

8:42 AM  
Blogger One Crabapple said...

Wonderful card ! Go Gina !!!

5:55 PM  
Blogger Gina said...

That's so thoughtful monica!

2:17 AM  
Blogger Gina said...

Aw, thanks onecrabapple : )

2:18 AM  
Blogger nico said...

hi gina '-'/!!

gosh hows the weather down there? its all gotten slushy here :P

hope you and your hubby are doing well!

5:30 PM  
Blogger Gina said...

Snow and ice! But the roads have cleared up a bit since the initial fall. We are doing well nico, stay warm!

6:07 PM  

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