Sunday, June 24, 2012

Birthday Candles

Here is the fourth card is my series from the Wrap It Up cartridge. I have been having a lot of fun playing with this cartridge and I think I might try to continue this idea, playing with a specific cartridge and make projects featuring images from that cartridge. We will see how that goes though.
This cartridge is 4 1/4"x5 1/2." I used white cardstock for the base, then trimmed some striped cardstock 1/8" smaller. The white mat is 3 1/2"x4 3/4" and embossed with the Happy Birthday embossing folder. The three candles are cut from Wrap It Up. The smallest one is 3 1/2," the middle one is 4" and the largest one is 4 1/2." The sentiment is from Scrappy Moms Stamps. I punched it using a 1 1/2" circle punch, then cut a 2 1 3/4" circle from blue cardstock. I then added a button, tied with an embroidery floss bow to the middle of the circle. I finished off the card with some glossy accents and yellow Stickles on the flames of the candles. All the patterned cardstock comes from The Celebration Stack by DCWV.
I made this for the following challenges:

12 comments:

  1. Cute! Love the candles and embossed background

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  2. i love these candles,very cute, thanks for sharing at cupcake inspirations

    Tina
    sweetie dt

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  3. Paula - these cards are turning out awesome. I love all the colourful papers you used. TFS

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  4. So pretty Paula, those candles could be good for a number of occasions.

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  5. I LOVE this! Your design is so simple and yet has a HUGE impact! Love it!
    Thank you so much for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations this week! Good luck!
    Rene :D

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  6. Paula, your creation is a FANTASTIC take on the sketch from 365 Cards! It's absolutely adorable & love those candles :)

    I would be oh, so happy to have you join us at Tuesday Alchemy http://tuesdayalchemy.blogspot.com

    Lots of joy!
    Corrinne

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  7. Love that you embossed the background, many thanks for joining us at 365 Cards Super Sketchy Sunday.

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  8. girl you rock the cricut!!! super fun card :)
    so glad you joined us on 365 cards

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  9. So very pretty Love the candles and glitter on the candle. Fab take on the sketch :)

    Thanks for joining us over at 365cards

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  10. Wow, this is fantastic. Love your design and colors. I really enjoy you cartridge series cards.

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