Wednesday, January 9, 2013

A Moxie, B-day, Retro card

Hi again!

Yes, 2 posts in one night! There's tons of laundry to fold but I figured I'm always going to have laundry so I might as well play tonight! Besides, there's just so many great challenges out there right now that it sparked my creative gene! :)

For this card, I chose to play along with one of the many Moxie Fab site challenges going on. This challenge was to create my own background paper. (This required a lot of stamping on my part!) Then, the challenge at the Lawnscaping site was to make a b-day/party card and I always need those! Last, but certainly not least, the retro sketches site had a fun sketch that I used to incorporate all the challenges.

Here's the challenge badges and my card:
This card took a lot of time just b/c of the background! I used three different Color Box inks to stamp the word "sweetie" all over the card base. Kind of monotonous but I was in the mood to do it. The cake image is from Martha Stewart and I stamped it in the same color as one of the rows. I die cut a heart and inked it in another one of the colors from the background and then mounted everything with dimensional adhesive. I added the pearls at the end b/c I felt like it still needed something (ever have that feeling?) and I'm glad I added them. Just a nice touch to the cake stand.

Thanks for stopping by!
Pat

6 comments:

  1. What a sweet birthday card! Love your stampng! Thanks so much for pplaying with us at Lawnscaping, hugs, Karin

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  2. Great card...I would love for you to link up at 52 Card Pickup this week!
    http://www.oldbackporch.com/2013/01/52-card-pickup-22.html?m=1

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  3. Look at that text background you created! Holy moly! It's fantastic!!!!!! Loving this!!!


    Thanks for celebrating with us at Lawnscaping!!!!

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  4. Gorgeous text background. I'm always so paranoid of messing those up so I rarely attempt them. Kudos to you for trying! It looks perfect. Thanks so much for playing with us at Lawnscaping for our birthday challenge!

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  5. Hey Pat! Thanks for linking this up to the Make Your Own Background Paper Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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