Thursday, February 11, 2010

A Sketch Challenge at PPA!

At Pals Paper Arts we are hosting a sketch challenge!

My mother-in-laws birthday is coming up so I decided to use the sketch to create my card.

Here are some tips:
  • I used the birthday sentiment from the SAB set, Whimsical Words. I used SU markers to fill in each word a bit differently.
  • My big shot came in handy when creating this card. I used it along with a Texturz plate to create the Certainly Celery background, and I also used it with the Big Bold Cupcakes sizzlits.
  • Dazzling Diamonds glitter was applied with a 2-way glue pen to create frosting.
  • Pretties Kit flowers were dyed using Melon Mambo ink. Yellow glitter dots (non-SU) were used for the centers.
You will want to make sure to participate this week at PPA! We are giving away some great BLOG CANDY!!! To qualify all you need to do is participate.





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Recipe:
Stamps: Whimsical Words
Ink: Melon Mambo, Basic Black, Bermuda Bay
Paper: Melon Mambo, Certainly Celery, Bermuda Bay, Whisper White, Melon Mambo Patterns DSP
Accessories: Big Shot, Big Bold Cupcakes Sizzlits, Pretties Kit, Scallop Trim Border Punch, Bermuda Bay Polka Dot Grosgrain, Mini Glue Dots, Dimensionals, Dazzling Diamonds, 2-Way Glue Pen, Stampin' Up! Backgrounds I Texturz Plates, Yellow Glitter Dots (non-su)

11 comments:

Cards by Gina said...

Love, love, love your card. The colors are terrific together and all of your touches equal one beautiful card!

Patti MacLeith said...

What a FUN card! It has 'party' all over it!

Adair said...

This is adorable!

Linda Callahan said...

This is so cute! Love the flowers and the big cupccake and the colors......adorable!

Kim said...

Such a cheerful b-day card!! Perfect take on the sketch!

Kris Kilcoyne said...

What a bright & happy card.

Mike Funke said...

Great card Carrie - makes me want to have a birthday (not really - don't need any more of those.

Love the colors - really festive!

Mary Fish said...

beautiful birthday cupcake and candles. hugs, m

Stampin' Diva said...

Excellent job. I love this sentiment.

Ann Schach said...

Carrie, this is too cute! I love the colors that you selected! Fun and cheery!

Carla Bazhenow said...

Adorable. I love it, those colors are so awesome together. Hugs,