Saturday, January 05, 2013

Birthday Candles

A friend of mine is turning 30 in a few weeks so I made this card to give him. 
 The card is 5"x7" and made from a suede colored cardstock.  I cut some green polka dotted paper at 4 3/4"x5 3/4" and added it to the card base.  I cut some white cardstock at 3 1/4"x5 1/2" and stamped my candles on it.  The candles and their faces are both stamps by Peachy Keen.  I then paper pieced the colors onto the white cardstock.  I used some foam tape to pop up the last candle.  I added glossy accents to the top part of the candle to make it look more like melted wax.  I matted the white cardstock with three mats.  The green polka dotted mat is cut at 3 3/4"x6," the tan mat is cut at 4"x6 1/4" and the final white mat is cut at 4 1/8"x6 3/8."  I added it to the card, which left enough space on the bottom for my sentiment.  The sentiment is from Paper Smooches.
 
 I also finished the inside of this card.  I cut some white cardstock at 4"x6," then some tan cardstock at 3 3/4"x5 3/4."  I then cut some suede cardstock at 3 1/4"x5 1/4" and more of the green polka dotted paper at 3"x5."  Finally, I cut some white cardstock at 2 1/4"x4 1/4."  I used a Fiskars stamp for the "happy" and "birthday" part of the sentiment and a stamp from the "Chuny Alphabet" by My Craft Spot for the "30" part of the sentiment.
 
I made this card for the following challenges:

15 comments:

  1. Cute! I just love these candles...just got done making a card with them myself :) Thanks for joining us in this week's Peachy Keen Stamps Challenge. :)

    ~Cassandra

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  2. OMG!! What an adorable birthday card!!! The candles are just tooo cute and I love the polka dot paper!! Thanks for joining us for the Color Throwdown Challenge!!!

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  3. This is too cute! Expressive candles! :)
    Thanks for joining us at 365cards!
    ~Michelle

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  4. Your friend will love this card, you did a great job! Thanks for playing along with Peachy Keen's Anything Goes Challenge this week.

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  5. GREAT job with those sweet little PK candles,TOO CUTE!!!Thanks for joining us in this week's Challenge at Peachy Keen Stamps!!!:)

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  6. Absolutely adorable! What a fun card with all those cute expressions. Thanks for joining our challenge this week at Peachy Keen Stamps!

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  7. This is so cute! I love that face on the end! Thanks for playing along with us at PKS!!

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  8. What a happy card! Thanks for playing the Peachy Keen Stamps Challenge!

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  9. I just got this set. Thanks for the inspiration with the candles. --C

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  10. Great card! Thanks for joining the Peachy challenge!

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