Cricket Birthday

So I’ve been making a birthday card for a friend’s son, and the theme was cricket…. If I get stuck for an idea I usually go cruise around splitcoast stampers where there is masses of inspiration.  I could not find one cricket card – Then I remembered it’s not such a popular sport in the US.  So this is what I came up with.  I found this cricket bat for sale online, a bargain at only $699, so I thought I would use that one!  Of course it’s my paper pieced version.

It's a 'cricket' Happy Birthday

supplies:  paper: ChatterBOX – Botanico Trees, DCWV – The Christmas Stack, Dream Street Papers – The Menagerie  – Zoology, American Crafts – The Goods – Bouquet, Colormates – Medium grassy green,  Glossy photo paper, Inks: Versamarker, Versamark, Colorbox Chalk – Creamy brown. Stamps: See D’s Elegant Paisley, American Crafts – Clear Stamp Sentiments LG.  Copic: Multiliner 0.3.  Accessories: Tracing paper, Paper Shapers 1 1/2″ punch, JudiKins – Diamond Glaze, Foam dimensionals, Scrapbook Adhesives – repositionable E-Z Dots, Tombo Dots Adhesive – Permanent, Heat gun, Heat it Up – Silver Tinsel & Black embossing powder, craft knife, WRMK – Corner Chomper.

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