Monday, May 6, 2013

It's Your Birthday!

Hi there! I hope y'all had a good weekend! I am going to the doctor today for my 37 week check-up. I'm hoping for a baby soon because I am so uncomfortable!

Today is also my younger brother's birthday, so I whipped up a card for him.


I used Deconstructed Sketch #56 for the layout. I love Jen's sketches. I just recently printed all of her PDF pages of them out and put them in my sketch binder. When I got ready to make this card, I flipped through and found a sketch that worked with my image. 

The stamp I used on my card is one of the a la carte stamps by Taylored Expressions - It's Your Birthday. I love these little word stamps. They make putting together a card so simple! I used some new papers - All About a Boy by Echo Park...love these colors (and that chevron pattern, too!). I colored the image with Copics and used my Clear Glaze pen on the letters as well as some Stickles on the balloons and star. I embossed the background of my card and added some twine and silver brads to finish it off.

Challenges I'm Entering:
Stamping Sensations - embossing and texture (the twine)
Paper Creators Crafts #8 - for the boys
Aud Sentiments Challenge - birthday sentiment
Moving Along with the Times Challenge - one for the boys

Thanks for stopping by! 

Supplies:
Cardstock: PTI Kraft, X-Press It Blending Card
Patterned Paper: Echo Park All About a Boy
Stamps: It's Your Birthday by Taylored Expressions
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copic markers
Embellishments: silver brads, twine, Stickles, clear Glaze pen, foam tape
Tools: MFT Clearly Sentimental Label Die-namic, Cuttlebug Polka Dots embossing folder

5 comments:

  1. Great card for your brother. That stamp would be such a versatile stamp to own for whipping up a birthday card on a moments notice!
    I was thinking of you yesterday, wondering how you are coming along with the pregnancy. Please tell us in an upcoming post if it's "almost time". :)

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  2. Brilliant project. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations.
    pinky

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  3. Love this card, just nice and simple but says everything it needs to!!
    Hope your 37 week check went ok and little baby makes his appearance soon :)

    Thank you for joining us at Paper Creator's Crafts
    Hugs Debbie x

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  4. Great card, love the papers & colours you have used!

    Thank you for sharing with us at MAWTT this week, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

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  5. A quite delightful card and so beautifully put together.

    Thanks so much for sharing with us at Stamping Sensations challenge.

    B x

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