Birthday Cake

TSSC283Happy Monday!  Boy…I could have used a couple more days to my weekend… that would have been sooo nice!  I have been busy working on projects for the upcoming sessions of Create with Connie and Mary Winter Collection 2013.  I did get my Preview Project done and can’t wait to share it with you NEXT MONDAY!!!  So make sure you come back then!

But THIS Monday I have another card for Mary Jo’s Technostamper Monday Lunchtime Sketch Challenge.  This one WAS a challenge and I had to think and think and think.  Finally I turned the sketch on it’s side and it worked out just right!

The base of the card is Raspberry Ripple.  I took a piece of Crumb Cake and stamped the Birthday Cake in Crumb Cake, then I stamped the greeting using Bermuda Bay and Raspberry Ripple.  I took a piece of the the balloon print and cut into 1/2″ strips, cut them into banners then added to the card front.  I layered this on a piece of Very Vanilla, tied a piece of Bermuda Bay 1/8″ Taffeta Ribbon around it the added to the card front using dimensionals.  Finally I added a couple of Basic Rhinestones to add just a little bling to it.

TSSC283As you can see I did sort of follow this sketch if you look at it sideways!  I think that’s the best part about doing sketch challenges…it gives you a place to start!  We’d love to have you play along!  Don’t forget to check out the other members of the team and remember go to the Technostamper blog to play along!

Mary Jo Price-Williams – Technostamper
Sue Root – Stampin’ with Sue
Nicole Tegrul – Be Creative with Nicole
Robbie Rubula – Inked X2
Eileen LeFevre – Eileen’s “Stampin’ Fever” Blog
Tanya Bell – Stamping T!
Carolyn Bennett – Carolyn’s Paper Fantasies
Jonia Smith – Stampin For Me

WinterBadgeIt is almost time for Preview Week to begin…next week…and I have such a cool project for you!  Connie and I are starting the Early Bird signups for our Create with Connie and Mary Winter Collection 2013.  It’s all about Christmas and Winter projects!  It’s not too early to start planning those gifts and decorating and we have lots of GREAT ideas to help you!  See more information over on Create with Connie and Mary!

Set(s): Birthday Cake, Remembering Your Birthday
Paper: Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Raspberry Ripple, Birthday Basicsdsp
Ink: Crumb Cake, Bermuda Bay, Raspberry Ripple
Other: Bermuda Bay 1/8″ Taffeta Ribbon, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals

Until next time…HAPPY STAMPIN’!


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