Sunday, April 21, 2013

Turtle Happy Birthday Card

Last night my hubby wasn't feeling very good. So while he took a nap, I played in my craft room. It was the only logical choice, because let's face it, cleaning wasn't an option on a Saturday night. To start I found a couple of challenges that I wanted to participate in and used them as the starting point for my card. Here are the inspirational challenges for this Turtle Happy Birthday Card:
  1. The Sweet Stop: Sketch/Birthday Twist
  2. My Time to Craft: Stitching
  3. Send A Smile 4 Kids: Birthday Fun 4 Kids
  4. Catch The Bug: Bingo (Pastels, Bugaboo image, Embossing)

I flipped the sketch upside down to place the Happy Birthday sentiment so it looks like it's coming out of the turtle's kazoo. I coloured my Turtle Birthday image by Bugaboo with Copic markers and added a little Stickles for sparkle. There is quite a lot of stitching on this card and I added some purple doodle twine because I LOVE twine. Have a wonderful day and thanks for stopping by!!!

Turtle Happy Birthday Card Supplies:
  • Paper: Whisper White and Wild Wasabi card stock by Stampin' Up!, pastel yellow and purple card stock by Core'dinations, and Easter Chevron patterned paper by The Paper Studio.
  • Stamps: Turtle Birthday by Bugaboo digi stamps and Little Happy Birthday sentiment stamp by Hero Arts.
  • Inks & Colouring: StazOn Jet Black, Copic markers (B02, B14, G12, G40, G43, G99, R83, RV34, YG61, Y00 and colorless blender) and diamond Stickles.
  • Other Stuff: Big Shot, Swiss Dots embossing folder, sewing machine, white thread, Scallop circle punch, 1-1/4" circle punch, purple doodle twine, and stampin' dimensionals.

3 comments:

  1. What a sweet card Andrea. Love the darling image and the coloring. The lilac twine looks great with the circle greeting. Thank you for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop.

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  2. Fabulous card! Love the design, the colors, and, of course, the stitching! Thank you for joining us at My Time To Craft!

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  3. Super cute card! Thanks for playing along with S.A.S.4K. Birthday Fun 4 Kids

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