It’s Your Birthday

8/1/20 Top 3 at Crafty Friends Challenge Blog!

Hello again, friends! I’m back with the other card I finished up yesterday afternoon for The Outlawz Challenges. It’s been a while since I’ve made a shaker card so I figured it was about time because they are SO fun! I’m entering this into the Festive Fridays Challenge where our sponsor this month is Fred She Said and the themes to choose from are Summer, Celebrations, Child Birthday or Christmas. I chose Child Birthday in hybrid form with digital and clear stamping.

I created the card base from Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock and rounded the lower right corner. I used bright and cheerful birthday papers from one of my favorite paper pads. I colored the image with alcohol markers and cut it with a circle die. I also cut the craft plastic with the same die and then cut a frame with that die and one slightly smaller. Using those two dies, I cut another ‘frame’ from teal craft foam to adhere beneath the pink cardstock frame. I love the colored foam to peek out from the edge of a frame or image! The shaker filler is a mixture of Pretty Pink Posh Marshmallow Seed Beads and Confetti.

I embellished the inside panel with a leftover strip of the striped paper and the pink cardstock used on the front, and stamped the sentiment in Ranger picked raspberry archival ink. I colored the tiny stars in the sentiment with Sakura Clear Star Gelly Roll pen.

And one more peek… so stinkin’ cute I can’t stand it! I think our middle granddaughter will love this for her birthday in October! ;)

Sharing in these additional challenges:
1. 613 Avenue Create: #235 – Anything Goes w/ optional twist of Sentiment as Focal (no twist)
2. Artsystamper Digitals Challenge: #20 – Birthday
3. Crafty Friends Challenge Blog: #140 – Happy Birthday
4. Scrapping4fun Challenges: #171 – Birthday
5. Word Art Wednesday: Weeks #448/449 – Anything Goes

Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock, DCWV Double-Sided Textured cardstock, The Paper Studio Four Seasons and Everything In Between paper pad
Stamps: All Dressed Up Abi Ballerina digital image, C.C. Designs Birthdays rubber stamp set
Ink: Nuvo alcohol markers- 405; Spectrum Noir alcohol markers- BP1, PP1, FS7; Ranger picked raspberry archival ink, Sakura Clear Star Gelly Roll pen
Dies/Punches: Memory Box Stitched Circle Layers dies, Kadomaru Pro corner rounder
Accessories:  ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever, Bearly Art precision craft glue, Tombow Mono permanent adhesive, Grafix craft plastic, Darice teal craft foam, MISTI stamp tool, Gemini Junior, Pretty Pink Posh Marshmallow Seed Beads and Confetti

I hope you’ve enjoyed this project and will come join us in The Outlawz Challenges! Lots of fun going on! Thanks so much for stopping by – we’ll see you next time!

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

10 thoughts on “It’s Your Birthday”

  1. This card made me smile when I clicked your link open, it is delightful! Thank you for entering a great batch of cards in the Word Art Wednesday Challenge. Ginny M, DT

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  2. This is stunning Leslie, , a really sweet card, lovely design and thanks for entering into our BIRTHDAY challenge, hope to see you again and please don’t forget to follow if you haven’t already. ♥

    ARTSYSTAMPER DIGITALS. Good luck in the draw. . Love to see you next challenge.

    ~aNNie DT member

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  3. Hello Leslie, hope you are well… Thanks for sharing your shaker card with us. It’s really beautiful and fits perfectly with our ‘Happy Birthday’ theme… Your card will certainly brighten your Grandaugher’s day! Good luck in the draw and please join us next time at Crafty Friends.
    Diane Louise
    [Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

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