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January 12, 2011

Happy Birthday!

This week the challenge at Meljen's Designs is to create cards that move.  I had seen a sketch a while back that I really liked, so I decided to use that as the inspiration for my card.  I used the images Happy Birthday (which is a freebie you can get on the website) and Triple Treat Cupcakes (also a freebie that you can get here).  I colored everything using Triart and Copic markers.  I used the DeNami Design N133 Polka Dot Background stamp for the design on the bottom of the card.  If you haven't heard about this company, you should visit their website.  Their stamps are wonderful!  I used my new Double Loops border punch from Martha Stewart to create the decorative strip.


I hung each of the mini cupcakes from a piece of thread using a small rhinestone. It was much easier than trying to tie that teeny knot!

The challenge at Totally Papercrafts this week is Happy Birthday and they are being sponsored by Meljen's Designs!  I am entering this card in that challenge as well.

Card measures 5.5 x 4.25"
Ribbon from Target
Rhinestones from JoAnn's


5 comments:

  1. OH MY GOSH - how cute is that!!! I love how you used the little cupcakes!!! Such a fun card - I love all the little touches and of course the Meljen stamps! Thanks so much for joining us this week! I hope to see you back soon!
    Hugs
    M

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  2. what a creative card. I really like the color choice and the way you used all the miages. I need to get that border stamp. Thanks so much for Making it Move with Meljen's Designs this week!

    Jess

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  3. Oh, I just have to GIGGLE! I LOVE THIS!!!! Such a cute idea to make the cupcakes swing! Great job!
    Thanks so much for playing along at Meljen's Designs this week!
    Hugs!! Dee Sprytebyrd's Spot

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  4. Hi ya
    fabulous card, luv all the cupcakes, lovely papers & design,thank you for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week, hope to see you next time, sue,x

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  5. Hi Rae Ann

    this is fabulous such a clever way to use movement on the card, thanks for joining us at TPC

    Joey xx

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