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August 5, 2015

A Birthday Leap

This week over at the Crafty Gals Corner, we are celebrating birthdays so we would love to see your birthday projects.  We are sponsored by The Paper Temptress, The East Wind, and Lacy Sunshine.  So many wonderful prizes up for grabs!!  I had so many wonderful papers from The Paper Temptress that I took a step leap outside of my comfort zone.  I always see the cards that have layers upon layers of gorgeousness and I thought that would be a good way to showcase the papers.  MAN!! It is a lot of work!!  I showed it to my loving hubby and he said "Wow...that's a lot of stuff."  Needless to say, he wasn't much help. =P

For my image, I used Aurora Gift from The East Wind.  I colored her using Copics and wanted to stay in a sort of monochromatic theme.  I colored the ribbon on the package with a gold Wink of Stella pen.  I also used it to accent the ribbons in her hair and the flowers on her dress.  All of the gorgeous papers are from The Paper Temptress.  The image was printed on Cryogen White card stock.  I have always wanted to give this paper a go.  It blends beautifully and has a subtle shimmer.  It adds so much to the image.  I used 100# Whip Cream Pop Tones card stock for the base.  It is a wonderful weight for a sturdy base.  The patterned layer is actually an acetate overlay.  The pattern I used was Grandpa's Wallpaper.  For the other layers I used Candido Incandescent, which has a wonderful gold iridescence and texture, and Opal in card stock weight which also has a wonderful gold shimmer.  The gold die cuts and rolled rose were made using Antique Gold Mica/Metallic in text weight.  Such a gorgeous gold color and shimmer!!  The little hearts were the scrap cuts from the heart border die.

Enough talk about the gorgeous papers!  (I could go on all day!  I may have a problem!!)  On to the sponsors and what you could win if you play in our challenge this week.  As always, click the badge to visit the sponsor website.

The East Wind

Prize of 3 digital images

Lacy Sunshine
Prize of 3 digital images

The Paper Temptress
Prize of a $25 gift certificate

This little girl wants to show off her embellishments, so she is going to go play at Digi Choosday this week.

Through the Craft Room Door has an Anything Goes challenge this week.  This little girl said she would like to go knock and have a play in their challenge.

Since she has a little ribbon and a few pearls, she is going to drop by the Tip Top Tuesday challenge.

Stamp and Create has a For the Girls challenge, so Aurora would like to go play with all of the other girls.

Paper Shelter has an anything goes challenge as well.  She is stopping by there to say hello and show off her dies and punches.

Thanks for stopping by!  I can't wait to see your birthday celebration projects.

Card measures 5.5" x 5.5"
Spellbinders Picot Edge Circles
Spellbinders Moroccan Motifs border
Memory Box Cherish border die
LifeStyle Crafts Nesting Circles dies
The Paper Studio crocheted trim
The Paper Studio button
Stampin' Up! Gold button
Stampendous Shabby White Frantage
Recollections doilies
pearls from my stash


the PaperTemptress said...

I giggled when I read what your husband said LOL! I am sooo the same way..but even when I step out of my comfort zone I don't create anything as pretty as your card did a GREAT make me proud so thank you!


Moni said...

Love this!!! Great card. Thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday Challenges. Good luck. Monica.-dt

Linda Osterwise, DT said...

What a gorgeous card, Ray Ann. I'm not sure how you fit everything you did into one beautiful card - but it works! Thank you for joining us in the Through The Craft Room Door challenge this week.


Eve's Card Designs said...

This is an awesome make, really lovely. Thanks for joining in the fun with us at Digi Choosday Challenge and our theme of 'Embellish It'. Yvonne (DT)

tanya miller said...

Absolutely fabulous !!! Thanks for entering the Digi Choosday Embellish It Challenge (DT)

Rene said...

This is just marvelous!!! Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful card with us at Stamp and Create! Good luck,

Nikki Stalker said...

Lovely card. Gorgeous dies, sweet image and great colour combo. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter.


Wendy Russell said...

Fabulous creation, love it! Thanks for joining us at DigiChoosday Wendy (DT).xx

Becca Cruger said...

My goodness this is tailored to perfection and SO beyond elegant! The delicate die cuts are amazingly lovely.

Beebeebabs said...

Such a beautiful card thanks for sharing!!!

Aunty Sue said...

oh wow loving this card and your embellishments. Thanks for sharing with us at Digi Choosday with our Embossing It challenge. Good Luck
Aunty Sue DT