On Your Birthday


 I am stocking up on the birthday cards with the Party Time Picture My Life cards.  This sweet balloon print was perfect for the sketch challenge at Freshly Made Sketches-



To create my card, I started by using a stitched panel die on a PML card to create my background.  A strip of Raspberry grosgrain ribbon follows along with the sketch. I stamped the Happy Birthday sentiment in Raspberry ink and popped it up with 3-D foam tape for added dimension.  My sentiment is from the On Your Birthday Stamp set. 


Close To My Heart is currently having a Stamp-tacular Sale and all stamps are on sale! You can add this set to your collection for only $12.25 during the sale!  I am trying to get ahead on my birthday cards, so I don't need to use the belated sentiments so often!




All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:

CC2220 Party Time Picture My Life Cards
X5974 Raspberry Cardstock
Z2812 Raspberry Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad
Stitched Ovals Thin Cuts-Retired
Basic Ovals Thin Cuts-Retired
Stitched Panel Die-MFT
Raspberry Ribbon-Unknown

I have also entered my card in the following challenges:
Seize the Birthday-Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp-Anything Goes


Thanks so much for stopping by!

4 comments

  1. Seize the Birthday Challenge is the right way to go if you want to increase your on hand birthday cards. I love that I have a stack to pick from each month as I select just the right one to send out. Your card is just right for many birthday celebrations. Thanks for sharing it with us.
    Barbara DT

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  2. I love your balloon background - such fun colors and patterns! Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

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  3. Loving all the balloons - various colors and patterns. So fun! I also love all the white space above the balloons. It makes me imagine where these balloons will float to. Thanks for joining us at Addicted to CAS.

    sue n.

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  4. Hello, Alissa
    What works better for birthday cards than balloons?! I like the watercolor effect of yours with the overlapping translucent colors - very festive! Thank you for joining our challenge at ATCAS. xoxo Fran

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