Sunday, August 19, 2012

16 Candles


Well, not really, there's only two on the card but you get the idea.  Today's card was inspired by the Sketch with a Twist Challenge on Speedy TV but I changed it up a bit.  I included the sentiment on the "ribbon" rather than separately below the candles.  It would have been too crowded otherwise.  I used some left over denim from a birthday banner I had made for the banner in the card.  The sentiment and small cupcakes are from some rub-ons that were given to me.  I wish I had been able to space them out better.  I figured out after I started I needed to cut out the rub-ons so that the others didn't smear.  Grrr.  Live and learn.  The nice thing about experimental birthday cards like this is I go through a ton of them with my two little boys' friends and little kids are not fussy.  Of course they often don't even look at the card so it can be a mixed blessing.

Challenges this Card Meets:
Speedy TV's Sketch with a Twist
Cupcake Craft Challenges - Birthday Photo Inspiration (The cupcake pops)
Papertake Weekly - Spots and Stripes
Sentimental Sunday - Banner or Pennant
Totally Papercrafts - Inspired by a Song (Happy Birthday to You)
Tuesday Throwdown - Sweet Treats

7 comments:

  1. Great job on your project!! Love it:)
    Thank you for joining us at the Tuesday Throwdown Challenge # 111

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  2. So Sweet! Love Your Yummy paper pieced cupcake and the fun addition of the candles too! Very CUTE!8-) So glad you could join us at Tuesday Throwdown! 8-)

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  3. This looks great! Love the two candles on there, I will be casing that for sure.

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  4. This is SO cute, and I love that you used real birthday candles. Thanks for playing along in the Sketch With a Twist Challenge on Speedy TV. I love your art, and enjoy having you play along. Hope to see more of your darling creations!
    Blessings,
    Karen L, Hostess
    Sketch With a Twist

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  5. Brilliant card, love the candles on it! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sentimental Sundays!

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  6. Fabulous card, love the candles added to it...Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week.
    Wendy xx

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  7. I am so going to scraplift the candle idea. Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays. Good luck and please join us again soon.

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