Friday, September 7, 2012

"Celebrate you' birthday card

Here's a birthday card made with some colored digis from Daydream Designs.  
I love the digis and bright colors of it, but am not too thrilled with  the distressing.  Have you ever started just to add a bit to the edge and "oops!" get more than you intended?  Then it's like cutting hair... you have to keep going to make it all even.  8-(  There is much more "Peeled Paint" than I intended, so just ignore it, ok?

Stampin' Sisters in Christ #155 - birthday card **they are having a birthday blog hop, and you can grab a freebie from Diane, too**
Card Crafter's Circle #39 - Sweet as cherry pie (My cake is sweet!  I hope it is eligible because (don't tell anyone) I don't like cherry pie!!

~Time to Party Color Digi Set -I layered the cake and confetti
~Time to Party Sentiments
~Recollections cardstock
~DCWV Blossoms and Buttlerflies scrap
~TOO MUCH Tim Holtz Peeled Paint distress ink
~Spellbinders Flourish Impressabilities
~AC ribbon and Paper Studio brad

Thanks for stopping by!!!


Teresa Arsenault said...

Terrific design, Debbie, and your distressing looks perfect to me.
Blessing hugs,

Jennifer said...

This is so bright and festive! Love the background papers and bow! I think your distressing looks just fine and yes, I know what it's like when I add more than I wanted to in the first place!

Nana said...

This is too cute. I love the images and the bows really set it off.

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Tanya~Studio 5380 said...

What a fun image - so bright and happy! I know what you mean about the inking because I tend to have a heavy hand myself. But I think you added just the right amount of ink- it sets the image off nicely!

Trish and Treasure said...

Hi Debbie,
Thanks for playing in our Sweet as Cherry Pie Challenge this week at Card Crafter’s Circle, I really like how you have created this fun card, I love how you embossed your designer paper!!
Trish Munro

Amy Johnson said...

LOVE it! The colors are fabulous!

Peanut said...

Love the yummy colours. Forget cherry pie, this cake will do!

Jenée said...

Arg, can't believe there is someone who doesn't like cherry pie (GRIN). It is my favorite dessert. Despite your dislike for pie, your little card definitely meets the requirements for sweet, and I like the distressing. I think it really sets off you image. Thank you for entering this week's challenge at Card Crafter's Circle.

Diane Noble said...

One more thing in common...I don't like cherry pie either! But this cake looks it. Love your bright and festive colors...perfect compliments to the image. Wonderful card.

Lisa said...

This is gorgeous, Debbie!! I love the background paper and fun image!! And I think the distressing looks fabulous!! But I know what you mean about it's like cutting hair...I've been there myself :)

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Teresa Arsenault said...

Terrific design, Debbie. Love that bow.
Blessing hugs,

MariLynn said...

Fabulous birthday card. I think the distressing is just the right amount. If you hadn't said anything, I don't think anyone would have noticed. Thanks for sharing this beautiful cake card with the Stampin' sisters in Christ Challenge!

Kate said...

I like all that distressed ink!! I'm usually the opposite and think after the fact that I wish I'd added more. I love the look of the embossed patterned paper too. Fabulous card!

Glenda Atkins said...

Love the cake image and the wonderful papers! A bright and happy card!

Helen said...

Wonderful birthday card! Thank you for joining our "Birthday Blog Hop" challenge at SSiC! ~H

ScrappySandie said...

Hi Debbie! Lovely B-day card! Love how you embossed your paterned DP...what a great idea! Nice layout and the distressing looks just fine to me! And thanks for visiting my blog and leaving such sweet comments!


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