Sunday, August 10, 2014

Birthday Card ~ Birthday Wishes {1st Post}

Welcome my sweet bloggie friends.
I hope this post finds you all happy, healthy and surrounded by loved ones.
Yesterday I spent the whole day hanging out with 6 of my 7 siblings, 
nephews, nieces, great-nephews and a great-niece.
Thanks for letting me share my happiness with you.

Now on to my card. 
Blue has been my favorite color since I was a child.
I decided to have a little go at a white and blue combo.
I added a little splash of green in by coloring in the stems.
I thought the flowing font of this sentiment went perfectly with the flowers.
Then I added a fluttering butterfly so he could enjoy the flowers.
I finished off my card and color scheme by adding green and blue sequins.

*Card base 4.25 x 5.5 in.
*Flower and butterfly from the Happy Place stamp set from Verve Stamps.
*Butterfly cut using the All Aflutter die set from Verve Stamps.
*Sentiment from the Doodled Occasions stamp set from Verve Stamps.
*Pastel Sequin Mix from Verve Stamps.
*Design paper from Recollections
*YG11 and YG03 markers from Copic.
*Cottage Ivy and Danube Blue stamp pads from Memento.

May your day always be filled with love.
Crafty hugs,   

Please join me and play along with these wonderful challenges:
Mojo Monday #357 sketch
Verve Diva Inspiration Sequin stunner
Verve Diva Dare Celebrate good times
Verve Release retrospective {Happy Place}
Word Art Wednesday #144 Anything goes
Suzy Bees Bloomin #41 Anything goes
Hiding In My Craft Room Blogiversary #5 anniversary/birthday
Paper Sweeties #22 Let's celebrate
Time Out Challenge #11 Celebrations with optional butterfly
Add a Little Dazzle #37 Word dies or anything goes
Simon Says {Mon} In the family {blue color family}
Simon Says {Work it Wednesday} Blues
Artistic Inspiration #103 Anything goes/back to school
Red Carpet Studio #76 Sixteen candles/birthday
613 Avenue Create #84 Anything goes w/option {sights, sounds, smells or tastes of summer}

   Inspiration sketch


  1. Beautiful monochrome card love the image and design-thank you for joining us at Artistic Inspirations
    Carol DT x

  2. Very pretty! Blue is one of my favorite colors...I like brown and green too...all Earth colors.

  3. That's a beautiful blue. Lovely card.

  4. Gorgeous, I also love blue, :). Really like how you have used the image. Thank you for joining Artistic Inspirations, good luck.

  5. Beautiful card, great stamping and colors! I like the layout too. Thanks for taking TIME OUT and joining our challenge!

  6. Glad someone else loves that flower image as much as I do :) Darling card with the touch of gingham. Thanks for joining us for this month's Diva Dare.

  7. This is lovely! What a pretty flower image and I love the colors! Thanks for joining us at Paper Sweeties! :) HUGS! Mynn xx

  8. Oh how pretty! Love the blue gingham and the spotlight of the flowers.

  9. Dawn: I am SO grateful for the beautiful art you continue to share with us. It means SO much to me. Thanks for linking up, and I really hope you have a blessed week.
    Word Art Wednesday

  10. Great card! Love your composition and color integration. Thanks so much for sharing with us here at 613 Avenue Create!
    Chana, Owner

  11. Adoreable as always..... what a cute card.
    Thanks for joining us over at HIMCR for the challenge this week.

  12. Thanks for sharing your super creation for Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 41 - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT (Sorry I'm so late with my comment, but I was away for the week with limited internet access) x

  13. Great how the repeating makes it a stronger card! Thank you for taking the TIME OUT and join us!

  14. Beautiful card! Thank you for joining us at Red Carpet Studio!


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