Sunday, February 3, 2013

Happy Birdday...

Hello my peeps! If you are looking for my Drunken Stampers post, please keep scrolling down.

 Hey guess what? I hear that there is supposed to be some sort of game played at the Beyonce' concert tonight! Sweet! LOL! So is everyone ready for some football? Me, being from Baltimore, I am all decked out in my Ravens gear! This should be a good game. (But what I really watch the Super Bowl for is the commercials!)

So anyway, I was up in my craft cave last night working on this card. And as usual, I'm entering a challenge at the last minute. This is for the current Paper Smooches Sparks challenge: picture perfect.


And the inside:


Here is the inspiration photo:


I pretty much drew off of everything in the picture: the colors, the pattern on the headboard, that bird sculpture, even the wooden table. In my mind's eye, the wood grain patterned ribbon represents a dock, which the posts are attached to, and the seagull is perching on. I did some masking with the 'Happy Birthday' stamp, and made it say 'Happy Birdday'. (hee hee!) I thought my card needed something more, so I stamped and fussy cut a balloon, added twine, and made it look like the bird was holding it in it's beak! Love it!

Thanks for stopping by! I hope you have a great rest of the day, and if you are in any football pools, here's hoping you win some money!! LOL!

Chris ☺

Supplies:
Card stock: Bazzill (white, orange); Recollections (kraft, grey)
DP: MME - Stella & Rose - Mabel
Stamps: Paper Smooches - Surf & Turf; Birthday Sampler; Hullabaloo
Ink: Tsukineko - Tuxedo Black, Rich Cocoa; Clear Snap - white
Markers: Marvy Uchida; Sakura white Gelly Roll
Adhesives: SA by 3L (MyStik, 3D foam squares); Helmar 450; Recollections adhesive tape
Accessories: Grand Calibur; Cuttlebug Embossing Folder; American Crafts ribbon; Doodlebug twine

4 comments:

  1. this is absolutely fantastic and adorable!!! the color combo is perfect and LOVE that fun balloon.

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  2. My gosh, this is so creative and soooooo adorable, Chris! From the masking of the birthday sentiment, to your inspiration from the challenge photo, this design is just genius!

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  3. Don't worry--I'm constantly entering challenges at the last minute!! And sometimes I forget to enter! LOL! Glad you made the deadline:)

    SUPER cute card--LOVE that you decorated the inside as well!! LOVE x100000! THANKS so much for joining in the fun over at the Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge-- hope you join in the fun with this week's polka dot challenge:) <3

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  4. Ooh I love this! I love how he's holding that cute paper pieced balloon.

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