Saturday, February 8, 2014

2.8 Birthday Wishes

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Hello there! I want to pop in real quick to share a card I made for my Mom's upcoming birthday. Ta-da!:

Here's the inside:

This card was assembled rather quickly, except for having to color the heart rhinestones to match. (Tip: To get all matchy-matchy, use your alcohol markers to color clear rhinestones.) I think that actually took the longest to do! I received happy mail today from Paper Smooches, so I used the new stamps and dies I got.

I got lucky and thought ahead to combine challenges. (It doesn't happen often with me.) The sketch is Dahlhouse Designs Wanna Sketch #12:

Colors are based on Colour Me #6 - Monochromatic using wisteria and white:

Since I used Paper Smooches stamps and dies, I'll also enter this in the soon to be not current Sparks Challenge - Anything Goes:

I love it when a plan comes together. Or rather, challenges. HA! Thanks for stopping by! Stay crafty my friends!

Stamps: Paper Smooches - Happy Birthday
Ink: Memento - Tuxedo Black
CS: Darice (white); Bazzill (wisteria)
Accessories: Grand Calibur; Paper Smooches - Flowers dies; Recollections - rhinestones; Spectrum Noir HB3 marker
Adhesives: SA by 3L - MyStik permanent, 3D foam squares; Glue Dots


  1. I love your sparkly wisteria hearts, Chris! Mom is gonna love it and it's perfect for the challenges! Enjoy the weekend! Hugs, Darnell

  2. Bea.utiful!!! Loving all the bling and go you for making it all matchy-matchy! hehe. LOVE you take on wanna sketch sweet girl, thank you so much for playing along.

  3. This is a "blinged" out masterpiece!!! Just gorgeous :) Thanks so much for sharing with us at Colour Me...! We sure hope to see you back again soon!!!

  4. Love it, so simple so beautiful, Mom's going to love it. Great when all the ducks line up. I am very fond of monochromatic cards.

  5. Lovely card. I am pretty sure your mom will love and treasure it! Thanks for sharing your creation with us at PS Sparks!!

  6. Love it. Such a pretty card. Great interpretation.

  7. Awesome possum! And happy soon to be birthday to your momma!!!
    Love the coloured bling!!

  8. Awwww! After the snark of your anti-valentine, a perfectly sweet card for your mom, what could be better! So pretty, and nice work on the challenge-combining. ;)

  9. Very pretty! Thank you for joining us at Colour Me...!

  10. Lovely card for your Mom, especially with all those gems! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Colour Me...!

  11. LOVE all the sparkle! And your mom is going to love how sweet that sentiment is :)


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