Saturday, November 22, 2014

Happy Birthday!


I have a fun Birthday card to share today!  I am playing along with this week's MFT Sketch Challenge and The Color Throwdown.

Love this week's Throwdown colors!  So fun to work with!  All products from MFT Stamps unless otherwise noted.  I started with MFT Card Stock Sampler Pack.  I am using Smooth White, Nightshift Blue, Cotton Candy, and Sour Apple.  I used Blueprint 10 to die cut the rounded edge nightshift blue panel.  I stamped this with MFT Snowfall background using MFT Pigment Sweet Tooth ink pad.  I then cut out the sour apple panel with fishtail flags stax in sour apple.  I stamped this panel with MFT Fine Check background stamp.   I inked the edges with Versa Mark(stash) for added definition.  I then cut out the white panel using MFT Horizontal Strips.  I stamped this panel using MFT Premium Sno Cone in pad with the tiny snowflake image from Cool Days stamp set.  

I die cut the bear from Cool Days Die namics and stamped with coordinating image from Cool Days stamp set using MFT Hybrid Black Licorice ink pad using Neenah Solar White(stash).  I colored with Copic Markers(stash).  I used some pop dots(stash) and attached to panel.  Next, I used MFT Balloon Stax and die cut the cotton candy balloon.  I stamped this image with the sentiment from Cool Days stamp set using MFT Hybrid Black Licorice ink pad.  I sponged the edges with Versa Mark to add some depth and dimension to the balloon.  I stamped the tiny heart from Cool Days stamp set using MFT Premium Lemonade Pink ink pad to the lower center of the balloon.  I wrapped regular sewing thread(stash) around the balloon and glued it in places to look like the bear was holding it.  I used some pop dots to create some varied height.  I finished my card with some Shine Bright Sequins(VerveStamps).  

As always thanks so much for stopping by!



  1. Such a cute card Betty!! I love how you've used the colors - they are bright and happy. :>)

  2. So cute. I love that he's holding a balloon.

  3. Pure cuteness Betty! That polar bear is darling!

  4. Love this to bits and what an awesome idea stamping a sentiment in the balloon <3. These colours are beautiful

  5. Love this card! Thank you for sharing.

  6. You always make me smile!! That bear is adorable and perfect design for the colors!! Glad you played along at CTD!!

  7. What a darling bear, Betty, and I love the sentiment stamped on the balloon...sooo clever!!!! Thanks for using the CTD colors!!!!

  8. BEARY adorable Betty. I love the colors you used.


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