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March 6, 2012

Colorful Birthday cards

Hi everyone, glad you stopped by.  I have a couple of cards today that have similar colors in them so I thought I would post them together.
The first one has a paisley cut from the Stretch Your Imagination cartridge and the oval from Plantin Schoolbook.
Both cards were made following a sketch last week on RAQs Challenge on the Cricut message board and also a color challenge.
I thought the paisley matched the paisley on the background paper.  After putting all the layers together on the paisley I covered it with Crackle Accents.
For the next one I used a lot so glitter paper.
I embossed and sanded the green paper with the Spots & Dots embossing folder to march the spots on the background paper.   I stamped the happy birthday on white glitter tags I cut out using Calligraphy Collection and added a piece of ribbon.  The star with the tail is cut from the Home Accents cartridge.
I finished the inside using the same paper and stamped a sentiment from a new set of stamps I got from Clear Dollar Stamps. they are having a huge sale.

Thanks so much for stopping by and don't forget the special that is going on a Close to My Heart where if you sign up as a consultant you get the Art Philosophy cartridge for free, so for $99 you get the consultant kit packed with tons of goodies and the Art Philosophy cartridge with 3 matching stamps sets if you have been wanting this cartridge this deal is the way to get it.  Check out my post HERE if you are interested or want to read more about it.

Challenges for this card

Make it Monday  Always anything goes   ends - 3/11
Simon says Stamp  Anything goes   ends - 3/7
Paper Crafting Journey  Anything goes  ends - 3/14

9 comments:

Sharon said...

These are fantastic Donna! The colors are wonderful!! :)

Mandy said...

Fabulous cards Donna, so bright and cheerful :)
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp
hugs Mandy xx

Hrvatica said...

Love both cards! They are simply fun!

Cricut Couple said...

Oh Donna! These are SO pretty! I just love the bright colors!! Wow!

Audrey Frelx said...

Donna, these cards are wonderful!!! Great colors! Great job!

Stephanie said...

So pretty. That bright yellow really sets it off.

Rosie Gustafson said...

Very cute cards,love the colors you used. Thank you for sharing on MIM.

Lisa M said...

The best most vibrant colors and I really loved seeing the sanding on your card! :)



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L00py's Craft Creations said...

Very colourful and eye catching, Fabulous Job, Thanks for Playing along, at Paper Crafting Journey

Hugs

Lou P DT