Tuesday, March 17, 2020

SHOPPING OUR STASH #416 - Happy Birthday!

Hello and welcome crafty friends!
This fortnight at SHOPPING OUR STASH,
we have an incredibly easy challenge: Birthday cards!
We all need them, so now you have an excuse to
add to your stash!
Here's my card:

Here's the inside:

Now it's your turn! Since we all are pretty much on lock down due to 
covid-19, why not spend some time stocking up your birthday card stash.
We'd love to see what you come up with, so be sure to link up
at Shopping Our Stash so we can admire it! For more inspiration, simply
visit the blogs of my teammies for their takes.
Thanks for stopping in. For those who celebrate, have a
Happy St. Patrick's Day!

I'd like to enter this at:

Stamps: STAMPlorations - Blossom Overture; Taylored Expressions - In & Out Birthday
Ink: Memento - Tuxedo Black; Bamboo Leaves
CS: TE; Spectrum Noir; Nicole
Accessories: Spectrum Noir markers; MISTI; GC; Darice - Damask Background EF; Craft Essentials- ribbon; WOS pen; Fray Check
Adhesives: SA by 3L - tape runner, 3D & thin 3D foam squares; Glue Dots; Score Tape


  1. Awesome card, for challenges you missed JUGS (black background) Super take on the sketch and your colouring is awesome.

  2. Gorgeous!
    Love the colours and that embossed background!

  3. Beautiful card, love your colours and design.

  4. Love all the texture here-super embossed background and keeping it black, really helps the flower colours to shine! Thanks for joining Time Out

  5. Wow, so very pretty - the lovely flower is gorgeous against the black, and I love the texture! Thanks so much for playing at Sunday Stamps!

  6. I love that black embossed background paired with your beautiful, delicate rose! I really like that framed sentiment and your coloring on that rose is awesome. Thanks for coming back and playing with us at JUGS!

  7. Bold and beautiful, Chris ... the background texture is fabulous ... and the bright rose really pops against it! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Time Out! Anita :)

  8. Look at this beautiful colouring and amazing combination of challenges - including the one you're promoting! Nicely done.

  9. The embossed background is so elegant, Chris, and the perfect spot for your lovely rose. Thanks for sharing your card with us at Just Us Girls.

  10. Just had to pop over and say your card is stunning! I hope you are staying safe, hugs!

  11. I'm really excited to have discovered Shop Our Stash Chris and will definitely be joining in! I love your embossed black background with that beautifully coloured rose and the cute ribbon. Vicky x

  12. So dramatic with the black background! A very stylish and classy card. Thanks for playing at AAA Birthday. Stay safe and keep crafting!

  13. WOW!! Chris, this card is so beautiful and elegant, the black embossed background is just perfect for this gorgeous rose, so beautifully colored.
    Awesome card, teammie.

  14. So pretty! That black embossed background looks so elegant with the beautiful rose! Thanks for playing at Time Out Challenges!
    - Shauna

  15. so beautiful...placing it onto the black looks so elegant.
    Thanks for playing along with us at The Flower Challenge.
    :) Karen

  16. Such a stunning card. Thanks for playing along with us at AAA Birthday Challenge. Looking forward to seeing your creative projects in the future galleries again.


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