Sunday, February 5, 2012

You're Not Old - Birthday card - 2 challenges

Hi all!  I've got another card that I made yesterday, but had to wait to photograph it today.  And our weather has been so cloudy that it's difficult to get good pics. And, wouldn't you that my photos are edited and I'm ready to post.  The sun is out! lol

Anyway.  This birthday card is going into 2 challenges.

Lily Pad Cards - Simon Says Stamp Presents a Patterned Paper Challenge.

Unscripted Sketches #144
I chose to rotate this sketch for my card.
I have a 6 x 6 pad of Modern Homemaker patterned paper that is soooo cute.  I've been in the mood to pull it out and put some of those sweet papers to use.  I've used 2 patterns for this card.

Isn't that retro kitchen paper sweet?  I love it.  Maybe because I remember those items from my childhood.  Hmmm...I'm showing my age :)    So.  I used a Spellbinders die for the focal image.  Slightly off-setting the solid yellow card stock from the striped paper.  I added a little machine stitching, a banner for the sentiment and some buttons and ribbon.  So fun!

I'll be putting this card in my Etsy shop soon.

Thanks for taking a look!

What's in it?
card stock: daffodil delight, basic gray (SU)
patterned paper: modern homemaker (October Afternoon)
sentiment: generated in MS Word
other: labels four die (Spellbinders), buttons (Basic Grey), ribbon (Michaels), yellow thread, sewing machine


  1. Very pretty card! Love that retro paper, too! Take care and have a wonderful week!

  2. What a fun card Susie! I agree with you, that kitchen paper is totally adorable and your card shows it off perfectly!

  3. Very cute! I love that paper and it was the perfect choice for the birthday verse :)

  4. Oh, this is toooooo cute...the sentiment as well as the paper, they're both adorable!

  5. Love it! The yellow offset die really makes the striped paper pop! I too can remember the items...especially the pink mix-master! The stitching finishes everything off perfectly and gives your card a warm 'home made from the heart' feel! Thanks for playing along this week at Unscripted Sketches :)

  6. I have the same paper stack. Love your sentiment!!!!

  7. Such a creative take on the sketch - love it! Thanks for playing at Unscripted Sketches!

  8. What an adorable card! LOVE that label shape and such a nice use of that Unscripted sketch.

  9. WOW, love your interpretation of the sketch! Love your card! Thanks so much for playing at Unscripted Sketches with us this week!


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