Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Birthday Card with Custom Background

Ok – I admit – I LOVE this card! :)  I’ve never made anything like this before!

Made this for a friend. I gave to R with a heavy heart ;) lol…

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The birthday background was fun stamping. Distressed was the keyword here :)

The little sprite is the same as from this card. I LOVE this Sprite.

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A peek into the inside & the layers here!

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What went in! 

  • Background
    • Hero Arts Ink ‘n’ Stamps – Sweets stamps – happy birthday and Candle stamps
    • Polka dots – Stampabilities -  Thanks Reeja :)
    • Vertical blue dots – from a border set – Thanks Tanuja :)
  • Sprite stamp from here
  • Cuttlebug embossing folders – – awesome deals if u have someone to bring the stuff back to India
  • Regular Natraj coloured pencils
  • Ribbon from Samrat, Lakhsmi Road, Pune
  • Buttons from an old T
  • Entering for these challenges

    Thanks for looking.

    PS: I’d ordered some stuff of – on a 40% to 50% sale. Sent them to my friend Reeja’s place and another set to my uncle’s. I really am soo thankful to them and to Shantharam for bringing it across to India.. it did weight a lot! Thanks  a lot!!




    1. Very cute! Such a happy card! :)

    2. awesome card,love the background.
      Thanks for the link:)

    3. Lovely lovely lovely!! I love the backgrounds, the colors and the embossing. Very cute card.

      And I think we should all stop feeling guilty about asking people to carry stuff for us from the US... we are just obsessed card makers ;-)

      big hugs,

    4. Hi Jaya
      A fabulous card,thankyou for joining us at Delightful Sketches and Challenges,
      Hugs Dianne xx

    5. This card makes me smile, just a happy card, absolutely love it! great use of stamps to create the background......have fun with your new supplies......

    6. wow!.. i love this card!!..
      the bg luks awesome!.. the stamping must have been loads of fun!! :)

    7. Great card!
      Thanks so much for sharing at Delightful Sketches and Challenges :)

    8. cute card!! thanks for joining us at Delightful Sketches.

    9. i love your custom background and that tag is great too.
      Thanks for joining us at 2S4Y this week
      :) Kazan

    10. Cute card, nice to know somebody else shares my enthusiasm in paper crafting coming from my country! Bye for now, will be back! HUgs always! G


    Thanks so much for your comments :)


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