Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Celebrate


These are probably not my preferred colors to create with, but I needed a birthday card for my younger son.   I think he'll like it - he isn't so young anymore -- one more year before his big 3-0! 

I really like this sketch at CAS(E) the Sketch - and had to play with it again.  

I happily stumbled across Sarah Hurley 365 challenge -- which is to "Celebrate" their 4th birthday. CONGRATULATIONS!

Two other blogs have color challenges that are very similar, and are the colors I used:

The Shabby Tea Room = Fun in the Sun; and 


Craft your Passion = Citrus/Tropical colors  Think zesty orange,lemon and lime for your cards/projects :)  You could even go totally tropical by adding in some splashes of hot pink and turquoise!

I used several stamp sets on this -- PTI scribbled circles, and bits and pieces of other sets from various manufacturers.  The "celebrate" is a new Tim Holtz embossing set of words.  I inked it before I ran it through my Big Shot.  The splatters were made by putting some ink onto my craft sheet, spritzing with water, and then using a paint brush to splatter.  Fun!!

That's all for now.  Thanks for looking and your comments are always appreciated!

6 comments:

  1. This is a great card and I'm certain your son will love it. Thanks for joining us at Sarah Hurley 365 this month, Carol xx

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  2. Oh, this is so fun! Fabulous take on the sketch!

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  3. Wow - Carol, this card is very cleverly done!! Love all the circles and how you put the birthday icons inside the circles!! Really great card!!

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  4. What a fun modern design, Carol!! I'm sure this will be (was) a hit with your son! I love how you did all the elements, especially the splatters!! Hugs, Darnell

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  5. fab card and good luck over at Sarah Hurley 365

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  6. Lovely CAS card. Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion! :)

    Petya DT

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