Monday, August 22, 2011

Another one of those "special" birthdays...

I know, every birthday is special as long as we're around to celebrate it.  But some birthdays are just more special than others.  You know, those milestone birthdays...
We recently celebrated my Dad's 65th birthday in style...the entire family spent it together on a Vacation Houseboat on Shuswap Lake in BC.

Since 65 is one of those "special" birthdays, I really wanted to make my Dad a great cake, but it would have been too hard to take it on the 3 day road trip we took just getting to the lake.  So I made him this special card instead:

Some of you may recall seeing others like this that I've made. 
I have made several of these Birthday Year cards books for family members. 
I have a full tutorial with pics for you on THIS POST.

Here are the inside pages,
click the pics to enlarge them if you're interested in reading the text.  Some of these trivia tidbits were really interesting to research:)

Thanks for not un-following me as I have been a very lazy blogger this summer!

(All product CTMH unless noted)
X7137B Lucky Level 2 Paper Pack
Cardstock in Cocoa, Outdoor Denim, Desert Sand
Inks in Cocoa, Outdoor Denim, Desert Sand
Stamps: C1439 Enjoy Life, D1495 You & Me
 Z1387 Wooden buttons
Z1371Blue buttons Assortment
Z280 natural Hemp
Retired Pewter accents medley
Ribbon scraps
Cricut and Plantin' Schoolbook Cartridge


  1. This is so cool Lorrinda! I am off to check out your tutorial. Hope you are doing well. Miss being on the DT with you!

  2. Super card/book and I'm sure your Dad really loved receiving it.

    Toni xx

  3. What an amazing gift of love Lorrinda. No, I wouldn't unfollow you...we all need a break...we're getting ready for a hurricane so not time to create for the blog.

  4. This is such a special gift, it's wonderful Lorrinda!

  5. This is beautiful and I'm sure will received with joy!

  6. I love this. What a great gift idea!


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