Monday, February 15, 2016

Hog Wild

I had a rare day off, as in totally off - no work, no school - and I made good use of the time by crafting!



The card is 5 1/2"x4 1/4" and made of pink card stock.  I used a metal die from Jaded Blossom for the cupcake mat.  It is from the Card Mat Dies set.


I also used a metal die for the pink strip at the bottom of the card, this one from the Panel Dies set.  The sentiment is also from Jaded Blossom, the Party Animal set.  I tied some pink twine through a pink button and added it to the card by the sentiment.



The tag is another Jaded Blossom metal die.  This one is from Luggage Tag Dies.  I adhered it to the card with foam tape.  Both the pig and the cupcake are from SVG Cutting Files.  The pig is a file called Piggy Cookie and the cupcake is a freebie called Cupcake-1.  I obviously didn't cut the cookie and replaced it with the cupcake.  I inked around the edges of all the pig pieces with Victorian Velvet Distress Ink by Tim Holtz.  I covered the cherry and the pig's eyes with glossy accents.  The bows are from the Cricut cartridge "When I Was a Kid."  I sized them to fit my little pig and then covered them with fruit punch Stickles.


I used the same die for the cupcake mat on the inside as I did on the outside.  The white square is also from the same Card Mat Dies set.  The sentiment is Jaded Blossom again, this time the Sweet Birthday Wishes set.

I made this for the following challenges:
SVG Cutting Files: crafter's choice
Cardz TV: birthday card
The ABC Challenge: pick something that starts with "B" (birthday)
Daring Cardmakers:  party animal
Just Us Girls: use a tag
Seize the Birthday: add cupcakes or candy
Crazy 4 Challenges: monochromatic with pink and/or red

14 comments:

  1. Really nice card, love love love the sentiment. I found you on Cardz TV challenge. I am not your newest follower. TFS Traci

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  2. I love this. Love the cute piggy image the bows bg and that yummy cupcake. A fabulous take on my tag challenge at Just Us Girls this week

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  3. So cute! Glad you had a fun day off! Thanks for joining us in the SVG Cutting Files Challenge. :)

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  4. Such a cute pig! Looks like a great way to spend your day off! Thanks for joining us for Trend week at Just Us Girls!

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  5. great card. my sister would love it - she used to collect pigs.

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  6. What a super cute card!! Thanks for joining us at Cardz TV!
    Gerda
    http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

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  7. super cute! :) I saw your card on the Cardz TV site and it caught my eye.

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  8. So cute, love the paper to go with the adorable image. Thanks for joining us at ABC Challenge and good luck
    Andrea x

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  9. YOur piggy is adorable! Thank You for joining us at Crazy 4 Challenges. I hope you will visit us for our next challenge!

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  10. Your card is just TOO STINKIN' CUTE!!! Thanks for joining us in the SVG Cutting Files Challenge. :)

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  11. This is super cute! I love that adorable pig and the sentiment is perfect! Thanks for playing along at SVG Cutting Files!

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  12. Hi
    Lovely card
    thanks for joining us at ABC challenge
    hugs Lisbeth
    DT-ABC challenge

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  13. Too cute!!! Thanks for playing along with our challenge at SVG Cutting Files!!!

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