Saturday, March 6, 2010

Sweet Stop Birthday

Well, lookie, lookie, it is Saturday! That means that it is Sweet Stop time! The week's sketch, Sweet Stop Sketch Challenge #46, was a great one, but for some reason I was not in the mood. Not sure if the mojo was gone or what, but i definitely struggled with this one. I needed a boy's birthday card for one of my son's upcoming birthday is like birthday city around here! Looking back on the card I see some things I would change, but oh well!

Anyway, I pulled out an old SAB set, Alphabet Soup, and colored the stamp directly with markers. This was layered on Riding Hood Red (old In Color) and Green Galore. I used the Birthday Wishes embossing folder for the block underneath the image. It needed a little something extra so I dragged my white craft pad across the top. Looking back I think this should have been layered on Green Galore too, but too late now! I used a strip of the pattern paper with the Scallop Trim Border Punch on a Summer Sun strip.

Now go check out the rest of the creations by the Sugar Babies: Ann, Audrey, Candace, Jodi, Julie, Lisa, Nancy, Nicole, Renata, and the Sugar Mama, Korin. Better yet, make a card with the sketch and link it up to the Sweet Stop blog! Have fun getting crafty and thanks for checking out my kind of engineering!

The Engineering Details
Stamps - Alphabet Soup, Quirky Numbers (retired SU!); Paper - Transportation Dots pattern paper (TCP Studios), Brocade Blue, Green Galore, Summer Sun, Riding Hood Red (SU!); Ink - Summer Sun marker, Green Galore marker, Brocade Blue marker; Accessories - Cuttlebug Birthday Wishes embossing folder (Provo), Brocade Blue Brads (SU!), Scallop Trim Border Punch (SU!), 1" Circle Punch (SU!), Circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Ticket Corner Punch (SU!), dimensionals


Anonymous said...

What a fantastic birthday card for a little boy! Love it!!

Kathy said...

I love your bright and bold colors ...someone is going to be thrilled to be on the receiving end of this card. So fun and adorable!

Anita said...

Cute card!

Unknown said...

What a great b-day card! Such nice bright colors - very happy! :)

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