Saturday, August 17, 2013

Happy birthday!

Hi everyone!

I hope everyone is having a lovely weekend. I spent the day worshiping with my church family alongside the Columbia River. Absolutely gorgeous! Perfect blue skies, sunny, gentle breeze, no humidity and great friends...what more could I ask for?!

Tonight I chose to play along with a couple different challenges. The first is with the Moxie Fab World challenge where we had to use the color navy. That nautical theme is really hot right now! I used the color for a different theme, though. Second, I used a sketch from a new-to-me site called Freshly Made Sketches. I LOVED the sketch they had for this week! Below you'll find my card, the sketch, and the Tuesday trigger.
This sketch really made things easy for me. I knew I needed to make a birthday card for a little boy. I knew I wanted to use the color navy. Navy, white and red--always a good combination! Those two red strips just help add some interest to the card--that pop of color. I used a cuttlebug embossing folder called "happy birthday" to emboss the navy strip. I cut out 3 circles and then used the cut out circles (the back of them) to do my stamping. All the images are from a small set I purchased a long time ago and I don't know the name of it--sorry! I stamped the images and then colored them in using distress markers and a glitter pen. I added some stickles to a few images, too. The playful sentiment is from Hampton Arts.

Hope you can join in on the fun--there's still time to play!
Pat

4 comments:

  1. Great birthday card! I love the embossed navy strip and it does have a nautical look with those colors. Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  2. Hey Pat! Thanks for linking this up to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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  3. Love the embossing with the little birthday images tucked in between. Such a fun card! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

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