Sunday, February 6, 2011

Perfect Day for a Birthday Card

Don't you love birthdays?  They're always so fun and cheery and filled with friends and loved ones!  I think my favorite part of celebrating a birthday is the chance to make a special card for the Birthday Boy or Girl.  Yesterday, the Birthday Girl was my friend Jessica (she's the mommy of the little cutie on the clipboard posted here).  Here is the card I made for her to go along with her gift:

This card features Close To My Heart's beautiful new Kraft cardstock.  It's the first project I've made using Kraft, but it definitely won't be the last! I love this paper!  The polka-dot paper used for the flower is from my all time favorite paper pack, Perfect Day.  Sadly this paper is now retired, BUT WHILE SUPPLIES LAST it's available HERE for only $5.00!!  That's right, a complete Level 2 paper pack which includes 12 sheets of patterned paper and 10 sheets of coordinating cardstock for only $5.00...that's a whopping 61% off the original price! But hurry, this offer won't last long! :o)

Supplies used (all CTMH unless otherwise noted):
Paper: Cocoa, Colonial White, Kraft cardstock; Perfect Day B&T (retired)
Ink: Cocoa, Colonial White
Stamps: Party Pennants (C1429), Mayberry (exclusive to Mayberry WOTG G1022), Boutique Borders (retired)
Other: Basic Craft Buttons, Cocoa Grosgrain ribbon (Z1100), Opaque Pearls (Z1336), Embroidery Floss Green Collection (Z1094); Journal Plate punch (EK Success)


  1. Gorgeous card! Combining brown and red is one of my favorite color combos, and the white ink really pops on the kraft background!

  2. I love, love, love this card! Everything about it is perfectly placed and executed. It has a very "balanced" feel and great visual interest.

    Super job! :-)