a creative mind at work in the deep dark basement

Monday, August 15, 2011

Happy B*earthday

Today is a challenge day here!  Remember last month my friend Sue asked a few blogger's if we'd like to play along with her for a monthly challenge?  Well, this month was my chance to host. 

When it came time to pick my images, it was such a tough task.  I mean, I design for some superb companies and have a wide range of their stamps, but I have a ton I never even use because I'm having too much fun with my designing.  So, I went out on a limb and picked a set I've used only a few times, but this stamp I chose had never been inked.  I thought it would be a lot of fun for the girls.

The supplies I sent out included:
 the ground hog image & sentiment  from Birthday Buddies from Paper Smooches 
Dish All the Dirt Brown, Old Olive, Confetti Cream cardstock with a piece of corkboard
an Enchanted Evening button along with some seam binding
a strip of Basic Grey Pyrus cardstock

This was a card I created for my sister-in-law for her birthday last month.  I completed my card immediately as I was picking out the supplies.  My stitching on my little sentiment tag didn't turn out like I wanted to but I just went with it.  I added some Viva Pearl Pen around the beaded squares and some glossy accents to the nose...I love how it turned out!

Check out what the other players blogs to see what they created using these same supplies:

Card details:
Stamps: Birthday Buddies from Paper Smooches 
Cardstock: Dish All the Dirt Brown, Old Olive, Confetti Cream cardstock with a piece of corkboard, Basic Grey Pyrus cardstock
Inks: Dish All the Dirt Brown
Embellishments: an Enchanted Evening button along with some seam binding


Sue from Oregon said...

Too cute...and you got all the goodies in too! I had a hard time figuring out how to get the ribbon and button in, so finally gave up!You made it look so easy!

Susie said...

Oh goodness, what an awesome job. Totally love your layout. Super duper job, Kim. Thanks for the goodies!

Clear and Simple Stamps said...

Cute, cute, cute! I'm recently addicted to those liquid pearls - love the frame you created. This was such a fun challenge :) can't wait for next month!

Greetings By Chera said...



Sherry Edwards said...

Your card turned out very cute x

Lisa Somerville said...

How cute! The Black base makes all your panels pop!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

LOVE this!! I love that little guy!! And your frame is SUPER FAB!

Suzanne C said...

That is too cute! Love the goofy expression. Adorable!

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