Sunday, January 13, 2019

Pretty Birthday Card

I spent the day Thursday (finally) packing up the last of the Christmas decorations and setting things back into order.  If you read my blog you know that I LOVE decorating for Christmas, and miss the soft glow of the lights I put up around my home.  THEN I had some time to sit at my craft table as a reward, after all I had been cleaning and packing all day!  I decided to play along with My Favorite Things sketch challenge.

I keep a file of scrap papers together for the express purpose of making cards.  This card was created from one of those baggies of scraps.  I also had some brand new dies and stamps from My Favorite Things that I thought would be fun to use.
  • I started with a very old, but pretty feminine glitter paper by Die Cuts With a View.  There are little glitter highlights in the centers of the flowers.  It is trimmed to 3 7/8" x 4 7/8".  The edges are inked in Memento Luxe Elderberry to give it a finished look.
  • The card base is from Recollections and is 4" x 5", slightly smaller than A2 standard size.
  • A small piece of Bazzill purple cardstock was die cut with MFT Wonky Stitched Ovals.
  • The image by MFT Birthday Greetings is stamped Memento Luxe Elderberry ink and heat embossed with Creations Unlimited Mystic Rainbow embossing powder.  It is amazing in person, but hard to photograph the glittery shimmer of this embossing powder!
  • I used the large MFT Wonky Stitched Rectangles to die cut the edges of the strip across the design.  
  • The card is adhered together with the sentiment raised up with dimensional foam adhesive.
  • The interior is stamped with a matching image from MFT Birthday Greetings in Memento Luxe Elderberry ink.
This card came together very quickly and is now ready to cheer someone's birthday that is coming soon!  Thanks for stopping by!

I am delighted to enter the following challenges:
(I used glitter, die cut, and blue for my inspiration.)


  1. Gorgeous card and I love the colorful pattern papers.

  2. Very sweet card, Neva! Love the colors! Thank you for playing with us at the Cardz 4 Galz Challenge and hope you can join us again soon.

  3. Beautiful, colorful card, I love the stitched dies you used! Thanks so much for joining us at Cardz for Galz.
    Tammy x

  4. How pretty! Love the fresh color combo! Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

  5. What a soft and pretty card! I love the simplicity of your design! I'm so happy you played along in the Tic Tac Toe Challenge over on The House that Stamps Built!

  6. Such a beautiful birthday card, like the soft colors! Glad you joined us at The House That Stamps Built. Donna DT


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