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Monday, 15 December 2008

Roary The Racing Car Birthday Card

This card is for my godson who'll be 3 on Christmas day. His mum asked me to make a card to be sent into Channel 5's Milkshake, so they can show it and read out a birthday message to Nathan on Christmas morning. I did a card for this also last year, and silly me forgot to record it and so did his mum...lol, but they did see it, so I must make sure I set the Sky+ to record it this year. Last year's and this year's theme was Roary the Racing Car, so I had to try and do something different this year. Firstly I'll show you last years card:



The Roary image and logo were printed from the Milkshake website as images to colour. Coloured with H2O's, printed sentiment from PC and coloured. I took some photo's of Nathan in his Roary hat and scarf sitting on the stairs, then printed the photo out and cut round Nathan and placed him on Roary's back tyre so it looked like Nathan was sitting on Roary.

Now for this years card.




Nathan has now become Big Chris...lol. Thanks to a link posted on Image-n-ation (sorry can't remember who posted it) the site is called Face In Hole. It's a really fun site where you can put a face on animals, celebrities, kids characters etc... Anyway I was well chuffed when they had this Roary image. The background papers and tyres are from Kanban. The lettering is black corrugated card cut in the CB using the Hippy Chic alphabet set.

8 comments:

joey said...

awwwww roary the racing car I know him well lol, fab cards so cute! theres a little something on my blog for you. joey xxx

Emma said...

Brilliant cards Joanne....
Emma x

Louise Emma said...

Bet Nathan will love both of them hun!!! Am gonna type lots so i can listen to the Pogues on your music player!!! Now waffling on about nowt in particular!!! Is it the edited version or the one with all the nawty words? Will have to wait and see!

Louise Emma said...

Yay it was the unedited version you nawty girl!!

Crafting Joanne said...

Lol...glad you enjoyed the musical entertainment Louise, I aim to please. Joanne xxx

Chris (Wellnifty) said...

Fabulous cards Joanne, I'll have to check out face in the hole

Chris x

Hazel (Didos) said...

Well Dunk My Doughnuts its Rory, Stunning cards they look fabby. Hope it gets read out again, Happy Birhtday to Nathan. Hazel xox

Jill said...

aww Joanne they are both fantastic I love the roary one hugs Jill x

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