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Monday 25 November 2013

A Winter Birthday

Happy Monday all!

Did you have a nice weekend? Last Friday night, hubs and me went for a great meal; 7 magnificent courses and some great wine. Well, you have to treat yourself once in a while, right? ;) Thankfully we did have a voucher, so we didn't break the bank!

As it's Monday again, it's time for another Ooh La La Challenge and this time the theme is a fairly easy one: "Birthday". I made a birthday card for my FIL; he loves golf and has his birthday in December, so what better image than a snowy golf course? Let's see your birthday cards, come and link up with us :)

* Ooh La La Winter Golf pyramage image from the Boys to Men CD
* Papermania Birdsong DPs
* W R Memory Keepers Vintage T Textured CS
* Joy! Craft Flower punch
* MS Pine Tree & Snow Man border punch
* Pearls from stash

* Paper Creator's Craft (Birthday)
* Natalie & Amy (For the Boys)
* C.R.A.F.T. (Inspiration Picture) Snowy Trees and Landscape
* Cards in Envy (Punch It)
* Clear It Out (Theme: Anything Goes, Stash: Snowflakes)
* Aud Sentiments (Any Sentiment)
* Simply Create Too (Snow or Only White) I've used Snow
* Left of Center (No People)
* Glitter 'n Sparkle (Show Us Some Snow)
* Sentimental Sundays (Winter Wonderland)


  1. Love the 3D image of the snowy golf course. Thank you for joining Glitter 'n Sparkle Challenge.
    Olga DT G'nS

  2. Great card - so different to the norm... original card! :) Thanks for sharing with us at Glitter n Sparkle - Vic, DT x

  3. Ciska: Beautiful card with the snowy backdrop. Thumbs up for the original idea!!

    Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

    Simply Create Too Design Team Member

  4. What a great man card! I always struggle with them. Thanks for playing at Glitter n Sparkle. Good luck. We hope to see you next challenge!

  5. Very nice card. Love the scene and the snowman border and snowflakes. Thanks for playing along with us at Cards in Envy.

  6. wonderful christmas card, thanks so much for sharing with us at CRAFT
    x carol

  7. Cute cards and love your punches and border. Thanks for paying with Cards in Envy.

  8. fab cards. love the snowy scenes. thanks for sharing over at left of centre

  9. such a pretty card!!! thanks sooo much for playing along with Cards In Envy!!!

  10. Very pretty card and great to have a winter birthday card for us with birthdays in the winter.. duh.. love that you think of us winter babies. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.

  11. Great card. I love that it is so different.

    Thank you for joining us at Glitter & Sparkle this week.


  12. Hi, Ciska: Your card is beautiful! Glad you participated in our "Snow [or Use only White]" Challenge.

    The Simply Create Too Design Team will be taking the remainder of December to spend time with our families. Please join us again on 3 January 2014 for our next challenge and Birthday Bash. We'll have lots of crafting fun!

    Merry Christmas & Happy 2014,

    Simply Create Too Design Team Member

  13. I'm sure he'll love the card, it's great :) I thought at first it was a recycled picture of a golf course, I've never heard of the designer. I learn something new everyt ime I blog hop ;)
    Thanks for joining us at the Clear it Out Challenge Blog
    Best of luck to you!

  14. What a beautiful image and card . . . I am sure he will love it! Thanks for joining us at Clear It Out Challenge for our "anything goes" challenge with a snowflake as the stash item. Hope to see you join us again soon. (and Good Luck!!!)

    Kathy CIO DT