"I long to accomplish a great and noble task,
but it is my chief duty to accomplish small
tasks as if they were great and noble."
Helen Keller

Monday, January 27, 2014

Calendar Girls

Hello!

Our Calendar Girls challenge for this month was brought to us by Jeanette!  And, always a hostess to have fun ideas, her challenge to us this month was...

If you’ve ever been any of the swap threads that I participate in, you know that I like holidays, normal ones, weird one, funny ones. EVERY day is worth a celebration.  So, for this month’s Calendar Girl challenge, I want you to select a holiday that is CLOSE TO your own birthday and make a card for that holiday. If you need help finding holidays, check out this wonderful site.

My birthday is in June and there were several unknown, untraditional holidays in June that would have been fun to make a card for.  About 2-3 years ago I bought a stamp set that I thought would make great boy cards.  Sadly, that stamp set never saw ink.  Well, until this challenge that it.  As soon as I saw this untraditional holiday on the list, I knew I needed to pick this holiday so my lonely stamp could get some ink.  

My untraditional holiday is Superman Days, June 12-15.  And here is my card.  (I again apologize for the quality of the picture.  I tried using my iPad to get the picture as my camera is just not working but I am no good using the iPad.)




And the inside:


The stamp set ("Super Powers") and DP ("Super Hero") are both from Close to My Heart.  The city skyline is a die from My Favorite Things.  The inside of the card as well as the embellishments on the front are rub-ons that also came from Close to My Heart.  The sketch if from Mojo Monday.

Please see my sidebar for all the Calendar Girls blogs and go check out their untraditional holiday creations.  Thanks for stopping by.

7 comments:

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Oh my goodness, Deb, this card is phenomenal! Love the Superman features - and the fun papers, and the bright colors. What a great card in EVERY way!

I am so glad you are a Calendar Girl. Thank you for helping us to celebrate Superman Days!

Oh, and you REALLY SHOULD bring your family and come visit me. We live just a couple of hours from Metropolis... we could go on a road trip and see the statue of Superman there where we could have a great photo opp (I'd provide the camera, since yours isn't playing nice right now.) ;)

MiamiKel said...

Oh how fun, Deb! What a great holiday to celebrate and you did it marvelously! The image, the papers, the inside - this is just SUPER!

Hugs to you, Calendar Girl pal! xo

MiamiKel said...

Oh how fun, Deb! What a great holiday to celebrate and you did it marvelously! The image, the papers, the inside - this is just SUPER!

Hugs to you, Calendar Girl pal! xo

:: BlueInks :: said...

I don't know what is better.....your holiday or that you have a Superman stamp! How perfect!!!!

I love the layout and how your card turned out. Hope all is going well with you...hugs!

Barb said...

I Love It! The card and holiday are a great match! Love the image and your colors are wonderful!

I am glad to be in this group with you!

~Paola~ said...

Love your chosen holiday celebration Deb!:o) ...and WOW...you card is absolutly STUNNING...what an awesome one for a boy boy at heart!!
You have outdone yourself!!♥

Terry said...

What a fun holiday....and a really great card to go along with it!!

Love both the inside and the outside!!