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Saturday, August 20, 2011

Let Them Eat Cake!

It’s time for an new Sentimental Sundays challenge. This week our challenge to you is to create a BIRTHDAY themed project. Don’t forget to include a sentiment. For my card I used a free digital stamp from Ann Vento’s blog, Raindrop Echo Designs.

I’m so happy I got a chance to get into my craft room this week. I really didn’t think I was going to get the chance.

I hope you will join our Birthday (plus a sentiment) challenge. Stop by the Sentimental Sundays challenge blog to see the inspiration pieces from the rest of the DT and to download the weekly free digital sentiment sent created by Ann Vento.

Thank you for stopping by!

Supplies:

  • Stamps: Sweet Circle Sentiments (digital stamp) by Raindrop Echo Designs (freebie available on Ann Vento’s blog HERE)
  • Inks: None
  • Papers: Papertrey kraft CS, Neenah Crest solar white CS, Bazzill Basics CS, My Mind’s Eye Lost & Found Market Street paper pad
  • Tools: Sewing machine, Big Shot, Spellbinders Nestabilities, Papertrey banner dies, Tim Holtz Alterations rosette die, Copic markers
  • Embellishments: Hug Snug winter white seam binding, white cotton crochet thread, Close To My Heart Stardust Glitz, Sakura Stardust gellyroll pen, misc. buttons, Glue Arts PermaTac mounting squares

Challenges:

57 comments:

Christy/Tiddly Inks said...

Lovely colors! :)

Chrissy said...

Fabulous card Cheryl, love all the sewn layers and the sentiment as focal point, really great.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Hussena said...

what a lovely card love all that layering and is it a fire cracker attached on the side it looks just fab.

Sudha - Art Admirer said...

Wow such a pretty n cheerful creation dear.

Kathy and Lucky said...

This is such a wonderful card not sure where to start. Love all the stitching and the flower, with the earthy, rich colors. Always amazed by the number of challenges you enter :) Have a great day.

Karen B. said...

Such a fun card with fun details!

Hestia's Helper said...

Cheryl!! WOW!!
Your attention to detail always amazes me! Right down to the little tan scalloped fringe on the banner.
Did you make that candle out of paper? There are just so many goodies on here, I can't stop looking at this card!
Even the colors are perfect!!
I could go on and on!!!
LOVE THIS!!
Stacie

inkedx2 said...

Great card! Love all the stitching. Very pretty colors and lots of details to add interest. Thanks for joining us this week at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

Robbie

Anita said...

This is so pretty Cheryl. Love the papers and stitching. The rosette and banner are fantastic but I especially love the little firecracker you've added.

Caroline Rawcliffe said...

Lovely card, CThanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady.heryl.

Rainbow Lady said...

Yummy card thanks for singing this week
Love Cynthia x

Shannon said...

Cheryl, super cute! Love the pennants and the stitching is super cute! So much going on with this card, and love everything about it. Thanks for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

Crafty Cre8tions said...

and what a beautiful birthday card!! I love the sentiment in the circle. I do love the banner flags too -I still have to invest in a set - at some point - and by the time I do - they'll be out of style!
lol

glad you got in the craft room too :)
Maria

jaine the basement gal. said...

Oh Cheryl this is gorgeous. Beautiful design, beautiful layering, lots to see and wonderful sewing. Thanks for entering my challenge with Sarah Hurley this time.

Canne said...

love it, really pretty!

Tracy said...

There are so many cute elements on here Cheryl! Love the banner, accordion flower, and all the layering and stitching. Really REALLY cute card. Thanks so much for joining us this week at The Kraft Journal!

1CardCreator said...

Gorgeous card and I love the color combo!

Jennipher Lowery said...

Cheryl, this is absolutely fabulous. Love those little pennants at the bottom. Girl you rock!

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Super cute birthday card!! Love the rosette & banner!! Thanks for playing along with The Pink Elephant.

Inspired By Friends said...

Beautiful card. I love everything about it. Thanks for joining us at Stamping With The Dragon.

Hugs,
Beth

Pat (mspfd) said...

Fabulous birthday card, Cheryl. Love all the neat touches you added to your design, plus a great mix of colors and DSP.

Scrappychick said...

WOW! Love the flower and the ribbon treatment and the banner....fabulous! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky this week, good luck!
Cyndi

Anne Marie said...

Just gorgeous, Cherly! Love all of the fabulous details that are so YOU!! Here I go again gushing over your patterned paper perfection, too! SO pretty! Thanks for joining us this week at Hand Stamped Sentiments! :)

Erin Gonzales said...

What a FAB card!!! You have SO many wonderful elements to this card, it must have taken you FOREVER to complete this card, but man does it look wonderful! THanks for playing along with us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

Audrey Pettit said...

Wow, Cheryl! You are just amazing! This is so, so gorgeous! I love the papers and colors, and so love all your fabulous layers and stitching. The banner just makes me happy, and I adore the pleated rosette backing for that wonderful birthday sentiment and image. And how cool is your candle tied with the bow! You rock, my friend.
So glad you joined us this week in The Kraft Journal.

Shelly Schmidt said...

What a fabulous card- love the banners and of course the sentiment! Hope you have a fun celebration for your special day!

Cindy Haffner said...

So PRETTY I LOVE all those FUN layers!!~

Cheryl said...

So beautiful and the details are fabulous!!!
xx

Love crafts forever said...

What a gorgeous card. I like the L/O and all the embellishments. Thanks for playing at Stampin With The Dragon.
Hugs Nataliya

ElizabethR said...

Just gorgeous!!!! Thanks for sharing with us at Rainbow Lady's Challenge this week. Elizabeth

Basslady said...

a fabulous card with awesome details!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Davi said...

Wow Cheryl I think this is beautiful!! I love the big birthday center and the pretty dps you used! The little pennants with the little toppers are very cool as is the little rolled up scroll:)

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Cheryl.

Hugs Riet.xx

Angie said...

Fab card love the image and the colours thanks for joining us at papertake weekly
Angie x

downrightcrafty said...

gorgeous creation, thank you for joining us at Stampin with the Dragon
Hugs Kate xx

Lori said...

Hi, Cheryl! This is darling - love the birthday candle! So glad you linked up at Craft Us Crazy!

Carol Ann said...

Very pretty card Cheryl I do like your colour choice and there is so much interest going on there too. Thanks for playing along at Cardmadfairys Digi Days.
Carol Ann xx

Tammy said...

Wow Cheryl! Fantastic! Love the colors and the banners. Thanks for joining us at Stamping with the Dragon!

Joy said...

Love your rosette with the cake on it, super sweet... thanks for joining us at Simon Says Challenge blog

Marianne said...

Fab card, love the striking colour combo.

alteredforhim said...

Hi there..It's been a while since I've visited and once again your cards are as stunning as ever. I love this one, so many incredible textures and colors, the paper across the top of the banner is so nice!
If you don't already, you should sell these. Anyone would be blessed to receive one as they are gorgeous.

Rebekah said...

I love all the elements to this Cheryl great colours and depth thanks for playing at Divas hugs Rebekah xx

Karin said...

I love your adorable little banner! Very cute :)

Tammy said...

This is awesome Cheryl!! That banner is so cute and I love all of your papers!

Hannah said...

Love this Cheryl, love all of the layers, stitching, colours, just brilliant :) Thanks for playing along at TPV, and congrats on being picked as a spotlight project :)

starcyl said...

I like this, great card. Thanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady's this week
Jenny x

Emma H said...

This is adorable! So pretty, thanks for sharing it with us at Fab N Funky this week!

rockwelldesigns said...

Hi Cheryl, This card is full of YUMMY layers! Totally love the pennants!

michele said...

Beautiful card Cheryl hugs x

Donna Mosley said...

Oh! wow Cheryl, this is just so gorgeous. Love the fab details.

Donna x

The Spotted Chick said...

HOLY COW, is this card AWESOME OR WHAT?? Seriously Cheryl, do you have a twin? Cuz there is NO WAY one person can turn out this many FABULOUS creations one right behind another!! Shuh-zaaam! Thanks for playing along in my That's Krafty Thursday challenge! (((hen hugs)))

Janna Werner said...

Cheryl, this bday card is sooo delicious! I enjoy your art a lot, always detailed and with the special something! TFS! Janna

Julie said...

Beautiful card. Love all the little details like the candle, the pennant and the pleated circle. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments
Hugs,
julie

HandmadebyTLC said...

Hello Lady! I lov e the ric rac dotty look! Fabulous colors and textures and love the acordian flower. Thanks for joining us at Stamping with the Dragon.
Hugs
Tammy Louise

Regan said...

Gorgeous card, Cheryl! There is so much texture with all the fabulous elements! I love the fan fold, the pennant banner and your little paper scroll in the bow (may have to borrow that one!)! Wonderful papers and stitching too! Thanks for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs for our "More Than 1 Die Cut" challenge! :)
{hugs}
Regan ~ Design Team

Carrie Sampsel said...

I love this card and those pennants!! Way tooo cute!!

Hank Hendricks said...

This is so nice card. I want to try to design like this for the Plastic card, if you don't mind.

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