Thursday, August 22, 2013

Birthday Card ~ Lot of Layers (post #1)

I usually try to keep my layers to a minimum since most of my cards need to be able to go through the mail so I try to not add a lot of heavy embellishments to them.
Creating cards with lots of layers but not a lot of bulk can be quite a challenge for me.


*Card base 5.5 x 4.25 in.
*Card front 5.25 x 4 in. stamped with the Birthday to You stamp from Verve Stamps .
*Sentiment Birthday to You stamp from Verve Stamps. (blog candy)
*Banners from the Flag It Die Set from Verve Stamps. (blog candy)
*Floral stamp from the Flourishes  Old Fashioned Florals stamp set. (blog candy)
*Oval die cut from the Spellbinders Oval One die set.
*Scallop oval die cut from the Spellbinders Big Scalloped Ovals Large die set.
*Doily cut at 3.5 in. from the Cricut Storybook cartridge.
*Pattern paper from Paper Pizazz.
*Memento Tuxedo Black stamp pad.
*CTMH Aspen Green and Grape Sherbet stamp pads.
*Copic markers BV00
*CTMH marker Aspen Green
*Ribbon from Little Scrap Pieces. (blog candy)
*Foam tape to add dimension.
WOW that is a long list of crafting goodies. lol

May your day always be filled with love.
Hugs,
D~

Please join me and play along with these terrific challenges!
Verve August Diva Dare Pile on the sweetness
Mojo Monday #307 Sketch challenge
Color Throwdown #256 Color challenge
Flourishes Timeless Tuesday #234 Dainty Doilies
DL Art August linky challenge
Every Day is an Occasion #12 linky party
Jo's Scrap Shack #13 Anything goes
Word Art Wednesday #93 Anything goes
Cardz TV #2 Make it pop (foam tape)
Craftin Desert Divas #13 Anything goes
Sweet Stamps Blog #131 Anything goes
Crafty Creations Challenges #236 Shabby Chic
One Crazy Stamper Birthdays
Whimsical Designs BINGO (die cut, free space, stamps)
Sweet Stamp Shop #13 Use what you have (see stash picture below)




15 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous - love all the layers and colour. Beautiful papers! TFS

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  2. Gorgeous card! I love your take on the Mojo Monday sketch and I love the color combos! Thanks for joining us at Jo's FFC;-)

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  3. Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas “Anything Goes“ Linky Party.

    Tara
    Craftin Desert Diva's

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  4. Your card is so beautiful! Thanks for linking up at Craftin Desert Diva's!
    Beth
    Beth's Beauties

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  5. This is so pretty, Dawn. I love all the layers. Beautiful color palette.

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  6. Such a pretty card. Love the purple and green. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stamps.

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  7. Pretty card! Love the combination of embellishments. Thank you for playing with us at CTD.

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  8. What a beautiful flower image and I love how you added the doily and banners!!! Thanks for joining us for the Color Throwdown Challenge!!!!

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  9. Fabulous use of the Mojo sketch and love the colour combo! Thanks for playing along with this month's Diva Dare.

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  10. What a gorgeous card using the mojo layout and it's a fabulous use of the throwdown colors! So happy you were able to play along with us!

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  11. I adore this... outstanding design and beautiful card! Thanks so much for joining us for the Timeless Tuesday Challenge at Flourishes!

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  12. sweet card, luv the layers!

    enjoy *~*

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  13. Beautiful combo of green and purple. Beautifully executed card...Thanks for blessing us with your artwork this week at Word Art Wednesday. Leaving lots of hugs!

    JO ANN
    http://jatterburycreations.blogspot.com

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  14. Thanks so much everyone.
    Hugs
    D~

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D~