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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Happy Birthday!


Good morning!  It's Tuesday so that means we have a new sketch for you over at Tuesday Morning Sketches.  Our sponsor for the week is Bugaboo...I always love it when they sponsor...had a great time looking for an image to suit the sketch.  Thank you to Bugaboo for this cute cupcake border!

The cuppies are colored with pencils and the cherries have a bit of glitter on them.  I used Doodlebug sugar coated CS for the banner and oval, and embellished it simply with a candle, twine, and tag.  If you look closely, you will see 2 tiny brown brads at the top of the banner.

Image: Bugaboo Digital Stamp, Totally Stampalicious Sentiment
Ink: Printer, SU! Close to Cocoa Marker
Paper: PTI Stamper's Select, G.P. 110, Doodlebug Sugar Coated CS in "Lily White" and "Bon Bon", Bella Blvd. DP
Embellies: Martha Stewart Glitter in "Cherry Popsicle", Spare Parts Brads, PTI Dark Chocolate Baker's Twine, Cake Mate Candle
Extras: Prismas/Crayolas/Goo Gone, Spellbinder's Nestabilities

I hope you will check out the rest of the DT's fun cards using this sketch.  Play along for a chance to win the prize from Bugaboo!

I am also entering my card in the following challenges:

Creative Corner Challenge: Girly Birthday
Dream Valley Challenges: Happy Birthday
Dutch Dare: Birthday Fun
Opus Gluei: Color Challenge (All bright or all pastel---I went with bright.)
Simon Says Stamp: Happy Birthday

Thanks for stopping by!

Angela

16 comments:

Doreen said...

Beautiful...gorgeous colours and layout.xxx

Amy said...

Love the candle! What a cute idea! And those ice cream cones are adorable.

Linda Palmer said...

Angela, this is too cute, reminds me of Ivy!!! I love your card, love the cupcakes and love you coloring. Beautiful!

Debbie said...

Cute idea to use a real candle!! Such a fun and pretty card!!

Jingle said...

This is super cute! Love the candle! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

Chris said...

ok the candle on this is genius!! love it and your cupcakes look so yummy!!

Electra said...

I would LOVE to be the recipient of this fun card! Putting the candle on there the way you have done is brilliant. I may have to copy your idea! Thanks for you playing along with our challenge at Opus Gluei, we love to see your work!

Jessi Fogan said...

Ooh, shiny :) Love the teeny brads & all that fabulous sparkle! And that candle...just brilliant!

mel b said...

what a sweet card love the little candle on it
thanks for taking part at Creative Corner Challenges

Love Mel

Angelique said...

Wonderfull card. Love the striped rainbow paper and ofc the sparkles, I'm addicted to sparkles :P

Huggsss,Angelique
EngelDesignsScrap

Rosemary said...

This is such a fun card, definitely in the spirit of a HAPPY birthday! Love the idea of the candle as an element and the brads you used for the banner worked beautifully with the paper. BRIGHT and vibrant and perfect for our Opus Gluei theme, thank you for sharing your heartwarming (no pun intended but LOL) creation!

Melissa Craig said...

I like that you used a real birthday candle.

Caz said...

Love this Angela. Simple and very effective.
Hugs
Caz x

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card, I love the CAS layout.
Pauline
x

Laura said...

This card is awesome Angela! The real candle is such a clever touch!

Theresa said...

I think this card is fabulous. I love the real candle and all the cones. Yummy!!