Well Worded Birthday Girl

by Joanne James26. April 2015 10:00

Yay! It's Sunday and time for a new challenge over at The Paper Players. We loved your watercoloured creations last week; today the lovely Ann is hosting and she has a sketch challenge for us - and you know how I love a good sketch! This is the sketch layout:

So many possibilities for this great sketch, but I decided that today I had to go with a birthday card for 2 reasons: I have lots of birthdays coming up in the next month, so I need to get into a birthday groove, but more importantly, today the lovely Ann is also celebrating her birthday, so it seemed entirely appropriate. I have sent a card (not this one!) in the post, but I'm not sure she will have received it in time for the big day so I'm playing safe with a virtual one too! I decided to use a piece of Birthday Bash paper as the inspiration for my colour scheme, and paired this with a retiring stamp set, Well Worded:

 

I used Tangelo Twist for my base and a mat of Bermuda Bay, then used a split layer with Birthday Bash DSP across the top and Whisper White along the bottom. I covered the join with pennants in co-ordinating colours, then stamped my birthday cake in Tangelo Twist with Bermuda Bay candles and cut this out with my Big Shot and Oval framelits, matting it onto a slightly larger oval that I paper pierced using my piercing template. To finish, I added a final sentiment to the bottom corner using the 'birthday girl' stamp from the 'Hooray It's Your Day' set - this set co-ordinates with the project kit of the same name, but is useful for lots of cards and can be used for some fun personalisation - this card could equally be tailored to a 'birthday boy' and you wouldn't even need to change the colours. I stamped a trio of stars from the same set in co-ordinating colours to finish my fun birthday card. 

So before you reach for your paper and inks, check out what our amazing team has created to inspire you this week:

The Paper Players Design Team
Anne Marie Hile
Claire Broadwater
 Jaydee
Laurie Schmidt
Nance Leedy
Sandy Mathis 
Debbie Mageed
Karren Johnson
Shannon Jaramillo
 
Here's a quick recap of our challenge rules:
 
1.  Create a new paper project
2.  Upload your creation to your blog with a link back to us and provide a direct link to the post featuring your challenge submission.
3.  Please link your card to no more than three challenges, TOTAL.
4.  Have FUN! 

I hope my birthday card puts you in a celebratory mood today - best wishes to Ann for a super day and I look forward to seeing what you make with our sketch this week.

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 (11) -

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
4/26/2015 6:40:10 PM #

Fun card, Joanne!  I am glad someone else did a brightly colored card!  I love how that cake fits the sketch so perfectly!

Reply

KarrenJ
KarrenJNew Zealand
4/26/2015 8:50:38 PM #

This is such a fun birthday card, Joanne.  These colors look so good together and I love that big cake!  Too cool.

Reply

Debbie Mageed
Debbie MageedUnited States
4/27/2015 12:38:11 AM #

What a festive birthday card that just makes you happy looking at it! I really love your focal point with the pierced layer behind it!

Reply

Claire Grantham
Claire GranthamUnited States
4/27/2015 6:27:33 PM #

Love your card, the colours are stunning and make me feel very summery! Cx

Reply

Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
4/27/2015 11:55:57 PM #

Such a perfect card for our Ann!  The bright colors and that festive cake are perfect!  Paper piercing is always a favorite of mine!  Super fun!  XX

Reply

Nance Leedy
Nance LeedyUnited States
4/28/2015 12:30:05 PM #

What a fun birthday card, Joanne!  Equally as perfect for a boy or a girl.  Love the festive colors and the spot-on use of the sketch.  GREAT job!

Reply

Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
4/28/2015 9:13:26 PM #

So fun and festive, Joanne! I love these bright and cheery colors.  They are perfect for a birthday card!

Reply

Sandy M
Sandy MUnited States
4/28/2015 9:48:10 PM #

What a great birthday card, Joanne! I absolutely love the colors, and that cake is so much fun!

Reply

Shannon Jaramillo
Shannon JaramilloUnited States
4/29/2015 8:54:13 PM #

What a great use of color for Ann's card! I love that birthday stamp and it's especially pretty with the pierced mat underneath Smile Lovely!!

Reply

Laurie schmidt
Laurie schmidtUnited States
4/30/2015 6:26:21 PM #

Bright and fun..perfect for a Birthday! I really like that DP.

Reply

jaydee
jaydeeUnited States
5/1/2015 2:55:51 PM #

I love this DSP and it's perfect with that fabulous birthday cake.  I love all the patterned paper and how you pulled it all together so beautifully.  Great card
hugs
jaydee

Reply

Add comment

  Country flag

biuquote
  • Comment
  • Preview
Loading

Shop Online

Access my online shop 24 x 7, 365 days of the year:

Current July hostess code:

PTWMKJED


Shop Online

2020-21 Annual Catalogue

BROWSE THE CATALOGUE

Click on the catalogue for a full list of current SU! supplies - if you would like to order any of the items featured, please drop me a line at [email protected] or give me a call on 07773 421446 - I'd be happy to help.

Current Promotions

Host In June And Get Extra Rewards

Shop or host a party in June to get an extra £20 Stampin' Rewards with sales of £200+. Read more here

Join My Team

Ever thought about becoming a Stampin' Up! demonstrator?For £99, you can create your own starter kit worth £130Stampin' Up! has something for everyone: join my growing team and benefit from my support to enjoy Stampin' Up! however you choose.

If you're interested, call me for a chat to understand how I can help you realise your goals. Alternatively, if you have already decided to sign up and you just can't wait, please click here for the link to the online form where you can sign up and order your starter kit right away! 

About Me

Hi I'm Joanne and live in Northampton and when I'm not looking after my husband and two beautiful children, am an avid crafter with a passion for all things Stampin' Up!

I must confess that I have never been a big rubber stamper - until I discovered Stampin' Up! that is. I love the fact that I can get such great results with co-ordinating stamps, inks, papers and punches - the possibilities are endless! Join me on my stamping journey as I share the things I love and be inspired to create amazing things yourself!

Experience Creativity - New Beginner Brochure

BROWSE THE CATALOGUE

Have you ever thought about paper crafting as a hobby or career but don't quite know where to start? Click on the above image to access the new slimline starter brochure or to request your own paper copy please drop me a line at [email protected] or give me a call on 07773 421446 - I'd be happy to help.

Follow Me

Monthly Newsletter

Product Table Builder

Are you a fellow SU! Demonstrator?

Click the button above to buy your copy of the Product Table Builder today and make light work of your blog links!

Box Builder

Click the button above to use Box Buster to create your custom box design using the Envelope Punch Board!

I Design For

 

 

 

Month List

Stampin' Up Stuff

This is my personal blog and is not endorsed by Stampin’ Up! I hope you find it a plentiful source of ideas and personal inspiration but please don't copy my designs for contest submission or use for classes, publication or sale without express permission.