Hues of Happiness Birthday Card PP615

by Joanne James30. October 2022 08:00

Today it's Sunday and time for this week's new challenge over at The Paper Players! It's the turn of the fabulous Anne Marie to host this week and as it's the fifth Sunday of the month she has a bonus Tic Tac Toe challenge for us to work with:


I used Jen T's sketch over at Freshly Made Sketches for my layout and went across the bottom of the grid with yellow, birthday and stitching for a fresh and vibrant birthday card this week - take a look:


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

Hues of Happiness - The Hues of Happiness designer series paper made light work of the decoration for today's card! I diecut a trio of flowers and some leaves and used them to accent a stitched circle that I had also partially diecut with one of the Blossoming Happiness Dies. 

Sending Birthday Wishes - I used the Sending Smiles Bundle to create my sentiment, layering my diecut 'sending' with a vellum base so that it doesn't obscure too much of the detail beneath:

I used Early Espresso for my sentiment as it picked up the brown tones in the flowers and was less harsh than black. 

Don't forget the inside - I added a sentiment from 'Happiness Abounds' and a little extra detail to finish off the inside of my card: 

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. 

Before you reach for your ink and papers, check out what our amazing team has created to inspire you this week:

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 four challenges, TOTAL.
4.  Have FUN!

Enjoy your day; we will be catching up on tales from the USA today as the prodigal daughter returned from her trip to SanFranciso last night. 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 (12) -

Jennie Maier
Jennie MaierUnited States
10/30/2022 1:42:18 PM #

Joanne, this is a bright beauty! Love the circle element! Have a great week!

Judy Rozema
Judy RozemaUnited States
10/30/2022 2:01:05 PM #

Beautifully done! So cheery. Thank you for playing at FMS this week!

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
10/30/2022 2:39:05 PM #

Love this - so pretty!

Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
10/30/2022 10:57:59 PM #

Joanne, this is gorgeous!  I love all the yellow and those beautiful flowers are fabulous!   This layout is perfect to showcase these blooms.  I love the EE sentiment, too!  Have a great week, My Friend!  

Jen Timko
Jen TimkoUnited States
10/31/2022 5:13:56 PM #

Just as pretty as can be!  Love those flowers.  So glad you joined us this week at FMS!

Cécile RIBON
Cécile RIBONFrance
11/1/2022 11:28:48 AM #

What a delightful birthday card, Joanne! These yellow roses are absolutely gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches this week!

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
11/1/2022 7:58:30 PM #

I saw this was a winner at FMS and deservedly so!  I always forget about that pretty die that is included with this set...I need to play with it more often! Very pretty card, bright and fresh!

Christy Stanford
Christy StanfordUnited States
11/3/2022 11:12:53 AM #

Bright and beautiful card, Joanne, perfect for a birthday!  I never know what to do with dies like the one you used on the circle element, I love what you did.  That Hues of Happiness paper is so gorgeous, I admit I kinda forgot about it with all the fall and Halloween stuff happening in my craft room Smile

Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
11/4/2022 3:51:41 AM #

Beautiful, Joanne! Yellow is such a cheery color...perfect for a birthday card. You just can't beat the flowers in the Hues of Happiness paper. Early Espresso was the perfect choice for the sentiment. Well done!

Laurie Schmidt
Laurie SchmidtUnited States
11/5/2022 12:14:41 AM #

Beautiful card! Love the blooms!

Anne Marie Hile
Anne Marie HileUnited States
11/5/2022 4:52:27 AM #

Joanne, as per usual, I love everything about your card! Everything about your card screams HAPPY and I am here for it! That little die-cut detail in the background is the perfect touch, too.

VickyUnited Kingdom
11/5/2022 6:40:46 PM #

Who wouldn't feel as if the sun had come out opening this wonderful card?! Absolutely beautiful and love the little die cut details. Vicky x

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