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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Starry banner birthday card...

Yet another kid's birthday card made for my daughters to put in their own card stash.  This time, I decided to use a little banner across the top of the card.
I cut the banner flags using my Cricut and the CTMH Art Philosophy cart.  I punched tiny holes in the upper corners and joined them using a couple of tiny silver brads. I also punched out some little stars and adhered them to the banner flags and added some faux stitching with my white gel pen.  I added some sparkle to the stars with a clear glitter pen.  A couple of little bows made with green baker's twine make the banner look as though it is tied on. The final touches are a birthday sticker on white cardstock, matted with red and yellow, and a couple of rounded corners--another card is added to the stack!

Because it's fun to take part in card challenges, I'm entering this card in the following:
1.)  365 Cards - Day 119 - mailable - this card is definitely mailable. Just a little bit of dimension with the (thin) foam tape under the banner flags and a couple of mini brads

2.)  Anything Goes Challenge - Challenge 70 - polkadot with a birthday theme - I love the lettered dots on this cardstock! And they simply couldn't be more birthday themed.

3.)  Send a Smile 4 Kids Challenge - birthday fun for kids - What I like about this birthday card design is that it will work for either a girl or a boy.

Thanks for stopping by, and remember to laugh--a little or a lot--every day.


Inkypinkycraft said...

Great use of spots and a great piece for the birthday theme, thanks for playing at anything goes trace x dt

happyglitzygirl said...

Beautiful card, great colours, love the bunting. Thanks for playing with us at SAS4Kids, blessings Hilde

Joanie said...

Fab card, such lovely colours.

Thank you for joining us at Anything Goes

Karen Hasheck said...

What a fun birthday card! Any child would love to receive this great card! Thanks for sharing it with us at Send a Smile 4 Kids and good luck in the drawings!

Lucianna Dilsaver said...

Love the bright paper and the banner is wonderful! Thanks so much for joining us this week @ SAS 4 Kids in our "Birthday Fun" challenge :)