Card Recognition

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Celebrating Erin's birthday




It's my birthday! And I've decided that I should jump on board with all these lovely blog candy giveaways... so I've decided that I shall draw a random number from the comments of this post. The prize, an envelope packed full of birthday scraps. I recently cleaned and organized my craft desk and I've got a whole packet full of cupcakes and ice cream cones and other fun birthday stamped images. I wish I had fun real blog to give away, but considering how much I love sending mail, I figured this was the next best thing. Who knows what sort of birthday card you'll be inspired to make with my scraps?

So, in an effort to attract as many of you to this post I've made a birthday card that I can enter in a number of challenges. The sketch for this card is from The Sweetest Thing's Sunday Sketch. The colors are from Curtain Call- it's all Stacey's fault that I made the cake these colors, b/c she suggested it on her challenge (and now that I look at it, I'm thinking these are not my colors at all!). The pendants are from this week's Etsy Inspired challenge. Birthday challenges include: Everybody Art Challenge, Terrifically Thrilling Thursdays (celebrations), Crafty Creations (ice cream & cakes). Anything goes: Wee Memories. and Pile it On (favorite things- I can't say I love these colors, but I do love my Fiskars rotary cutter with the scallop blade, I use it all the time- so easy to spruce up a piece of paper with one little cut).

I used the digital image I won from the Character Cafe from their challenge last week, thanks guys! (It was a wedding cake, I just adapted it for my needs.)

Materials: The Character Cafe digital image, card stock from my stash, white gel pen, Paper Source circle punch, Fiskars rotary cutter with scallop blade

27 comments:

SmilynStef said...

Love how you used the pennants in the sketch design ... so happy and fun.

Stacey Schafer said...

super cute, Erin! hb to ya!

de said...

Well Happy Birthday Erin! I LOVE your card! And we appreciate you playing EtsyInspired this week! Hope you have a fabulous day!

kramer_buffy said...

Erin,
I am glad that you decided to play with us... and I hope it brings you some extra traffic for your blog candy.. and happy bday!

Thanks for playing with us at Pile It On!
-- dalis
PIO Owner

Lea L. said...

Very cute card! Love the banner that you added!! Thanks for joining us at the Curtain Call this week!

♥♥♥Lea

Marion E. said...

Happy birthday to you Erin, I love the card you made and what a lovely candy
Thanks for playing along with Shelly's Images TTT.
Hugs
Marion

Sue Kohler said...

A wonderful use of this weeks colours Erin! love how you have mixed both the challenges! Hope you have a wonderful birthday! Thanks for sharing with us at Curtain Call this week! :)

Fink said...

Love how you used the cake!!!!! Happy Birthday! Will look forward to seeing you again at The Character Cafe!

Maddy Nupp McDonald said...

Happy Birthday Erin! What a lovely card, and how sweet to make one for yourself. We should all do that. xoox Maddy

Branch Out Designs said...

I love the embellies that you chose for your inspiration! They work perfectly with your design and colors! SO CUTE! Thanks for playing EIC!

Virginia L. said...

Perfect color choice from Etsy Inspired Challenge! Love this yummy and happy card!

Gisèle said...

Happy Birthday Erin! This is a great card - even the colours. Have a great one!

Anna said...

So cute! Thanks for joining us Pile It On.

Margie said...

Wow, Erin, your card is fabulous! Happy Birthday!! It's so cute and I love the colors!
It's so wonderful that you used one of The Character Cafe Digital Stamps!
Hugs,

Dawn said...

Lovely card Erin. Hope you had a great birthday -

Kendra said...

Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday to youououou, happy birthday to you!!!!! I love your take on this cake... turned wedding sappy into birthday happy (omg, that was so Seuss-like!) Everyone loves mail and sharing craft goodies is so fun :) Thanks for sharing your TCC creation with us Erin!!!! Have a great birthday.

Kelly said...

Happy Birthday Erin!! Fab creation...love how you modified our wedding cake. Cool banner too.
Hope you have a good one!!

Kelly

Rachel said...

Oh how beautiful!! love that cute banner!! you did a fabulous job with this card!!
hugs,
Rachel

Trish Hughes said...

super cute, thanks so much for playing along with PIO!!!
Trish

Silke Ledlow said...

Happy belated birthday Erin!!! Your card is cute...love the cake and banners!!! Hugs ~S~

Michele Gross said...

What an adorable birthday card!! Love the paper piecing! Happy birthday to you!!! :)

Vanda Symon said...

Hey, Birthday girl. Hope you haven't run out of paper supplies with all this mad card making you're doing?!

Shelly's Images said...

Happy Birthday Erin! I love this card! It is just simply beautiful.

Thanks for joining us again this week for our TTThursday Challenge.

~Shelly
http://shellysimagesblog.blogspot.com/

little cardmaker said...

What a wonderful card and Happy Birthday!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE this card! I love that banner--great take on the challenge:) Thanks for playing along and joining in the fun at the EIC:)

Ashley Nguyen Newell said...

Very pretty! I love the clean and simple look and the banner! Thank so much for playing along with the EtsyInspired challenge this week, it means so much to me!

Scrappy said...

OoOoH! I love this! Fab project with yummy embellies! Thanks for joining us at PIO! We hope you’ll join us again next week!