Friendly Hello Birthday Card TTT150

by Joanne James24. February 2022 16:00

It's Thursday and time for a new challenge over at TicTacToe! It's the turn of Team X to host this week and the lovely Vicky is our featured designer this week. This is the fun board that we are playing along with: 

          

Vicky chose some great options this week and I could have gone in any direction! In the end I went across the top of the board with pastel colours/designer paper/diecut and grabbed some of my designer paper and paper snips and set to work:

 

Here's the low-down on today's card:

Friendly Hello Times Two - I decided to use both the 'Friendly hello' stamp set and the co-ordinating papers on today's card. I set to work fussy cutting one of the multi-coloured sheets and created a layered image of the bird surrounded by leaves and flowers. The stamping on my card is limited to my sentiment on the front, that I stampsed twice, once onto the base and then again onto some Pool Party cardstock and fussy-cut the word 'friend' for a contrasting look. I also stamped a birthday sentiment inside and used some left over flowers to decorate my insert:

 

These papers are gorgeous - I even used a piece to decorate the envelope flap for a card that is pretty both inside and out!

Dots and Circles - I layered my bird, flowers and foliage onto a circle of Granny Apple Green with a black scalloped mat - you can just see it peeking through below all of that fussy-cut goodness below:

 

I grounded the decorative circle with a strip of dotty paper which is another design in the same Friendly Hello pack.

Still Time To Sale-A-Brate - The 'Friendly Hello' bundle is available FREE with a £90 purchase during Stampin' Up!'s current Sale-A-Bration promotion. If it's still on your wish list, you have until next Monday when the promotion ends to order yours before it's gone forever. Just click on the links below to go to my online store to get yours - remember to add the current host code for a special thank you from me.

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:

 

You can see all of my Product and 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

       

Today's card uses the sketch over at Atlantic Hearts for the layout (I did move the sentiment though - and it's my first time of playing too!). There are also lots of dots and circles so I'm linking up over at Global Design Project as that's their theme this week and I'm linking up over at TGIF Challenges where they, like me, are all about Sale-A-Bration (thanks too for chooing me as your winner last week ladies!)

A tictactoe board offers so many creative possibilities - how does this week's board inspire you? Why not have a go? We would love to see you in the gallery and who knows - you might be selected for Designer's Choice and be eligible to be a guest designer on a future challenge. 

Enjoy your day; I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used: 

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (10) -

Alyson Mayo
Alyson MayoCanada
2/24/2022 8:45:38 PM #

Oh, I love the cluster of flowers with the various stamped colours. Your interpretation of the sketch is so pretty! Thanks for sharing with us at Atlantic Hearts Smile

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Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
2/24/2022 10:21:26 PM #

such a pretty card Joanne.  The die cut flowers are just lovely xx

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LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
2/25/2022 1:02:37 AM #

Oh so pretty!  These papers are so sweet, I find myself hoarding them!  Must USE them like you did!

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Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
2/25/2022 9:28:49 PM #

You do such wonderful things with DSP and I struggle to use it. Pale Papaya was a great choice for the base too as it lets the flowers really stand out but doesn't overpower them.

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Kathy Hunter
Kathy HunterUnited States
2/25/2022 11:57:23 PM #

Your card is so pretty, the bold green is just perfect...I love that stamp set and papers and cutting the friend out adds such a great element to card!

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Patty
Patty United States
2/26/2022 1:55:00 AM #

So pretty! Love the bird!
Thanks for sharing with Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge
Patty Smith, Design Team

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Anna
AnnaUnited States
2/28/2022 2:35:01 AM #

What a pretty card. I love the bird and flowers in the center of your card. Thank you for sharing your card with us at the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge.
Anna, Design Team

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Brandi R
Brandi RCanada
2/28/2022 12:06:35 PM #

I love this, the cluster of flowers, leaves and that bird are just awesome. I love the green with the little pop of black, it really makes it stand out, fabulous card! Thanks for playing along with Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (AHSC).

Brandi R.
DT member AHSC
crzy4scrapbooking.blogspot.ca

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Michelle Loncar
Michelle LoncarUnited States
2/28/2022 8:52:09 PM #

Your cluster of pretty flowers is a beautiful way to use our sketch. Thanks for sharing at Atlantic Hearts.

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Alicia L O'Bryant
Alicia L O'BryantUnited States
3/2/2022 12:54:00 AM #

very sweet card!  I always fall for a card that continues on the inside!  thank you for sharing with us at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge.

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