Monday, June 5, 2017

Fast and Fun Happy Birthday


I wanted to share with you one of the other birthday cards I had made this weekend.  It's not often I make something so fast and simple, but I was dying to try this idea that I had seen someone else use.  They had new Happy Birthday die cut, and they stamped on the white paper after cutting it.  I used the Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp on another card, so I tried those flowers for a fun image.  The flowers were small enough that they fit nicely on the delicate die cut.  

I found inspiration in a couple places for this card.  Just Add Ink's color challenge #362 was for Pool Party, Bermuda Bay, and Peekaboo Peach.  Hand Stamped Sentiment #265 had a layout that worked for my card, and surprisingly CAS-ual Fridays' challenge 175 was to use patterned paper.  Just Us Girls #396 wants you to use die-cuts. Since it is a birthday card, I will play along at The Paper Players Theme Challenge #347.  See, they practically made the card for me!
I just had to share this fun birthday card with you, and after I swap tomorrow, I can share another with you.  Just you want and see!

Mary Alice 


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8 comments:

  1. This is fabulous Mary, the stamped diecuts and double layering is such a great effect. Thanks for joking us at Just Add Ink.

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  2. The swirly little flowers all over the die cute sentiment really add so much depth and interest Mary. I love the effect! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.

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  3. This is so pretty Mary Alice! I love how feminine your beautiful sentiment looks with the addition of the stamped flowers - such a fabulous idea! Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink this week.

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  4. Sooooo pretty! I love how you've used the challenge colours this week and I adore your double layered/stamped sentiment - awesome! Thanks for joining us at JAI this week!

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  5. Wow, great use of pattern papers. I love the happy birthday die you used.

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  6. I love how you've stamped the flowers on the h-b di cut & created a shadow layer. Looks so effective on the patterned paper. Your little embellishments were a perfect finishing touch too. Glad you could play along with us at JAI.
    Di :)

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  7. I have not played with this thinlit yet! Love how you cut it out of patterned paper. Thanks for the idea. So glad you played with us at HSS.

    Robbie

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  8. Love how you layered the sentiment on top of the yellow to give it some contrast. Thanks for playing along with our patterned paper challenge at CAS-ual Fridays :)

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