Wednesday, January 25, 2012

MFTWSC56 Happy 15th Birthday

Hi all and thanks for stopping by today. It's week 56 of our WSC Getting Sketchy. We have another fabulous sketch for you this week! 

So I needed a card for my 15 year old nephew! Male cards are hard, but teenage boy cards are even harder!! I even considered sending him a store bought card! But he knows I make cards for all my nieces so I decided just to go for it!

I kept the card pretty simple. I used papers from Echo Park It's a Boys Life and two different MFT Die-namics and Stamp Sets. My only embellishments are machine stitching and Bakers Twine in Stone.

I used the dies in By the Numbers Die-namics and Stamp Set to cut out the "15" in patterned paper and solid cardstock. The sentiment is also from this set.

Then I used the First Place Award Ribbon Die-namics to cut out the cream circle, the navy scalloped circle and the banner Happy Birthday is stamped on.

Using By the Numbers Die-namics and Stamp Set again, I stamped two of the sentiment stamps and added the die cut 15.

You can get all the details by visiting the MFT Blog and the MFT forum on SCS (look for the most recent WSC thread).  You'll need to upload your card in the SCS gallery using the keyword shown on the sketch, MFTWSC56. You will have the chance to win up to $20 in MFT money. One winner is chosen at random each week!

Hope you have a chance to play along!


  1. this is WAY cool!! BUT it reminds me that my oldest will be 15 in June - WAHHHH!!!!!

  2. That is just PERFECT Melody!! Great for a teen boy! And yes, so hard to create for the men/boys in our lives!! Store bought card!??!!? Gasp! LOL! jk ;)

    Crafty Hugs!

  3. LOVE this Melody! FABBY papers (how do I not have these???)

  4. Love that graphic feel to your card Melody and I love how you shadowed the numbers!

  5. I love the numbered die set. That would come in handy for tons of projects. I know he will love the card!

  6. I think this is perfect for a teenage boy! Nothing frilly or girly - definitely loving the colors!

  7. This is just perfect for a teenage boys.