Monday, 13 January 2014

Picture Perfect Birthday

For the past week I have been in creative mode - with a focus on birthdays. Specifically kids birthdays. In addition to my own daughter who has a birthday fast approaching next week (for which I still have a HUGE to do list). My kids have a rather active social schedule over the next few weekends that includes a number of birthday parties to attend.

For the first birthday card, I have I dipped into my stash of My Favorite Things stamps. I decided on a stamp that I wouldn't think is generally used for birthdays. I have had the "Picture Perfect" stamp for a while and haven't used it, so I decided to see what I could do to make it more birthday suitable.

For this card I used the latest sketch from My Favorite Things. I stuck pretty close to the sketch for my card.

I paired the MFT's image with paper and albums made easy cards from We R Memory Keepers Hip Hip Hooray collection. I love the bright colours. I used my Spellbinders Nestabilities circles and scalloped circles and the My Favorite Things "Cute Camera" to which I added the HB2U message (heat embossed with white embossing powder).

The image is coloured with Copic markers. I also added a bit of Glitter Ritz micro fine white glitter around the frame for a bit if shimmer. The image was cut out and added to the card with dimensional adhesive.

Inside the card I added the "Little Shutterbug" image from  My Favorite Things image and included a  sentiment from this set, which I altered. I covered up the word "day" from the sentiment and then added "birthday".

I think I could say this was a successful repurpose of a non-birthday stamp!

My Favorite Things: Stamp and Win with Sketch 158
Simon Says Monday Challenge: Anything Goes

Happy Monday everyone!



  1. Wonderful design. Love how you decorated the inside too!

  2. LOVE how you interpreted the sketch! You did an an amazing job!

  3. Such a sweet card Tracy! Love how you featured the sweet PI girl! Thanks for joining along with Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge and MFT :)


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