Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Glory to God {and belated Halloween pics}

Happy Wednesday!  Today's my 42nd birthday!  We celebrated last night with dinner with our family and both sets of parents.  A night early, but so nice to all be together!  I have two cards to share with you today. The first one is for no particular challenge, but it uses the same papers as I used for the second card.  The second card is for the current Retro Sketch.  I kept it super CAS!

And...a bit belated, but better late than never!  Here are my three youngest from Halloween last week. It was a cold, rainy night so they only made it about an hour, but still got plenty of treats!  From left to right:  Jonathon as a lottery ticket machine:  Collin as a gangster (and yes that is a fake cigarette...we don't smoke!) and my little Mario, Marcel.  Just like Collin last year, I drew on the mustache for Marcel as he didn't like the feel of the stick on one!


Collin as the gangster...the pose says it all!
And yet more poses!

Jonathon with his buddies...the second year in a row that they got to go out on their own.


And Collin/Marcel with their great friend Logan...they all slept well that night!

 

25 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday!! I hope your day is special and you do something fun to celebrate! Your cards are both so beautiful and I really like the sentiment fonts on the 1st! Looks like the youngsters had a fun Halloween too :)

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  2. Happy Birthday Lynn! I hope you have a wonderful day :)

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  3. birthday cheers!
    Great sentiments and so elegantly displayed x

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  4. HAPPY BIRTHDAY LYNN!!!! I hope you have a fantastic day. Those photos of Collin in that suit with a cigarette just crack me up. Too funny.
    Love your cards too.

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  5. Happy birthday, Lynn! Hope you have a wonderful day! Love that beautiful sentiment on your first card. Your boys are a hoot. Love the mock cigarette! Too cute.

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  6. Happy Birthday, Lynn! Have a wonderful day! Love your cards. :)

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  7. HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY , LYNN!
    Have a fabulous day!
    Beautiful cards!

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  8. First of all: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Lynn!!! I hope you have a wonderful day!

    When I saw the beautiful Christmas card the carol Joy To The World was immediately coming up. Than I read it's your birthday, so the Birthday song was the next one in my head. Can you imagine, I am singing out loud 'Joy' and 'Happy Birthday' just for you (-:

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  9. Happy Happy Birthday!! Hoping you enjoy MANY MANY MORE!!

    Julie H IN MN

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  10. Oh happy birthday Lynn! Beautiful cards, I really like the red one!

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  11. I had to laugh again at the photos...the pose AND the look just crack me up. Were any of Jonathan's tickets winners? ;) What 2 gorgeous cards to treat us with on YOUR birthday dear friend...I hope you had a wonderful dinner and a more wonderful day :) Big hugs and kisses :)

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  12. Happy Birthday! We have something in common although you are a whole lot younger than me.

    Your cards are amazing. Love the first one.

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  13. Love the first card. The holly and the wonderful sentiment - right up my alley. Lovely soft pallet on the second one.

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you too!!! Wishing you a blessed day today, full of your boys spoiling you rotten, and a great year ahead! Huge cyber ((hug)) to you :)

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  14. Happy birthday lady! Your cards are beautiful and your boys adorable!

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  15. Happy happy birthday you young thing (I turned 45 last weekend!). Both beautiful cards today Lynn, great Retro Sketch!

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  16. Happy, happy birthday, Lynn! May your day be extra blessed! And such fun memories! TFS! Plus, that sentiment, on the first card, is absolutely breathtaking! LOVE!

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  17. Cards are beautiful. Love all the pictures.

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  18. The one morning I don't get here early and it's your birthday! I hope you've had a perfect day, my friend! Love the pics of the kids - so cute and fun! And both of your cards are beautiful, as usual! Love the papers and wonderful sentiments! Sending birthday hugs! :)

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  19. Fantastic cards, I think the top one is a favorite holiday card that I've seen this year! And those boys, each looked like they played their part perfectly!

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  20. Happy birthday! Hope you had a wonderful day. I especially love your first Christmas card with the beautiful sentiment and all that gorgeous red color! Fabulous Halloween pics, too. ann y.

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  21. Yummy cards - love how the sentiments take centre stage.

    The boys look fabulous! Collin's got that gangster pose down perfectly! :)

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  22. Happy Birthday!

    I love the top card! I would like to know what the rectangle is created with - what die/tool did you use to get the embossed stitched lines around it? Thanks!

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  23. Awesome pics! I love the Halloween pics, they are always so fun:) Awesome Christmas cards, love these colors:)

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