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February 25, 2012

Flowery Happy Birthday

I really really didn't need any more paper, especially with having an Imagine, but when I save the K & Company Tim Coffey flowered paper pack I could not resist.
The background floral paper is from the stack that I cut into strips and matched them up as I glued them down.  This card was made following the sketch this week at Mojo Monday, I love there sketches and like to play along when I can.
This is an 8 1/2 by 5 1/2 inch card, but it really used my brain to some up with the correct measurements to cut and have all the pieces evenly spaced, whew but I got through it.  I wanted to be very careful so I did not have to trim in between the strips so the pattern would still match up.
I added a bow using my crinkle ribbon (which I always forget I have).  The center off white piece is Cuttlebugged using a Darci folder that I got, I thought the flowers went well with the background paper.  I got the embossing folder from Consumer Crafts for just $2.97 and plan on order more.  Consumer Crafts is great very fast.
I added some golden yellow pearls to the center of the flowers to set them off and make the square a little blinged up.  Happy birthday is a stamp that I added some glitter brads to the ends and pop dotted onto the card.

Thanks so much for stopping by and taking a look around.

Challenges for this card
Mojo Monday  sketch   ends - 2/26
Make it Monday  Always anything goes   ends  - 2/26
Card Makin Mama's   Birthday  ends - 3/1
Paper Sundaes   Birthday  ends - 2/25
Aud Sentiments   Happy  ends - 2/28

6 comments:

Sharon said...

How beautiful!!! I love it!! The embossed square is fantastic with the added pearls and that crinkle bow is great. Love the bg flower paper and how you perfectly matched up your stripes. Awesomeness for sure!!!! :)

Stephanie said...

That's really pretty. I wouldn't have been able to resist that paper either. Looks great with that beautiful embossing.

Lisa M said...

So wonderful. LOVE that white embossed area with the gorgeous DP behind it. Fantastic layout on this card. Truly a stunner. :)


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Cricut Couple said...

Well Donna, they just get prettier and prettier. I just LOVE this! The texture is fantastic! I always forget that part when I make cards. Hee! Hee! Love it!!

Michelle B. said...

So beautiful. Fab paper and love the embossing. The yellow pearls are perfect! Thanks for playing with us at Aud Sentiments!

Audrey Frelx said...

Absolutely beautiful card!!!

Love it, my friend, and great job!