Sunday, March 17, 2013

Happy Birthday for Two Challenges

SK 171 US 202This card design is based on a sketch at Unscripted Sketches and the elements used were inspired by the Easy As 1,2,3 challenge over at All Sorts Challenge.  This means that the card needs to include: 1 image, 2 papers, 3 embellishments. I thought that the sketch design from Unscripted Sketches was perfect for this challenge.  So, I began by cutting my two different patterned papers into rectangles that would fit the design layout. Next, I stamped the cattails and added a little ink around the top and bottom edge of this panel and adhered it to the cardbase.  I adhered the remaining pieces of patterned paper, stamped Happy Birthday and added three star shaped buttons between the rectangles on the right hand side. 
Cardbase: Paper Studio
Patterned Papers: ??? scraps from my stash
Stamp: Market Street (cattails), Stampin' Up (sentiment)
Ink: Memento
Markers: Bic Mark It
Colored Pencil: Crayola
Buttons (bought them at a garage sale)
Embroidery Thread: DMC
Adhesive: Scotch ATG, Elmers Glue Spots



  1. Love how you stamped the cattails on the designer paper ... beautiful card design ... so glad you joined us at Unscripted Sketches.

  2. Great job combining two challenges! Marvelous job interpreting this week's sketch. I love this paper collection! Stamping the cattails on the checkered paper looks awesome. Nice touch with the string tied stars and the inked edges. Thanks for choosing to play along with us this week at Unscripted Sketches :)

  3. A beautifully elegant card Brenda, the soft colours work so well with that bullrush image.

    Thanks so much for sharing with us at Allsorts challenge this week.

    B x (another Brenda !)

  4. Thanks for joining Allsorts challenge with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  5. I love this card and the masculine look is awesome. Wonderful card and great take on the sketch. Thanks for joining us this week at Unscripted Sketches.

  6. What a lovely creation! Thank you for joining our recipe challenge at Allsorts, hope to see you again!

  7. This is sooo pretty! Thanks for playing at US!