Friday, May 20, 2022

Birthday Card


 I pulled out my old Martha Stewart balloon punch to make some colorful balloons from snippets and that's where this card began. I embossed a background snippet of SU! cardstock (I think it's Coastal Cabana) with a Tim Holtz woodgrain embossing folder and found matching pieces of polka dot and striped dsp to match. The stitched frame was die-cut from a snippet of wood-grain dsp. and placed on top. That cute little mouse was done with a Gerda Stein stamp, colored with Copics and fussy cut and placed inside the window. the sentiment was done with Gina Marie Designs dies and some SSS white embossed cardstock, and I tied all the balloons together with some aqua twine. I was pretty pleased with how this turned out :)

I'll enter this into these challenges:




(the Copy/Paste feature is working again with Blogger so I can easily add these graphics to my posts again)

Thanks so much for stopping by and have yourself a great weekend! 

Carol

16 comments:

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

Of course you should be pleased with this so very cute and wonderful card Carol, lots of lovely details with a very cute mouse too.
Faith x

Aquarius said...

That's one ecstatic little mouse with all those colourful balloons. A happy card 😉

Donna said...

Adorable card Carol!

Brenda in IN said...

Great use of papers and how cute you tied the balloons together. The mouse is adorable.

*Vicki* said...

Oh my goodness this is just as cute as can be! That little mouse looks so happy looking up at those balloons as he's leaning over the window!! Your idea and plan turned out amazing Carol! I think the twine tied in the balloon bunch is too cute! Great job with those snippets my friend! Enjoy your weekend!

Wendy said...

This card just makes me smile, Carol! That little mouse is so stinkin cute and I love your bouquet of balloons! Such fun papers!! I love everything about your card! So sweet & fun! TFS and I hope your staying cool! We just now got the ac units in, right before it stormed! Poor Bailee was panting her butt off but now is napping in the cooler air. Stay safe & cool and have a wonderful weekend, my friend! :)

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful happy-happy birthday card love all the balloons and cute mouse
Carol x
would be perfect for our layer it up challenge at Pearly Sparkles too
Carol x

cotnob said...

A fun card Carol, a super design.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
x

Darnell said...

That mouse looking up is just adorable with all the punched and colorful balloons over his head! A wonderful fun and festive birthday card, Carol! Have a great weekend! Hugs, Darnell

Alice (scrAPpamondo) said...

Ah! This Birthday card just makes me SMILE!! :D How cute and fun!!!!! That happy mouse at the window with his big smile and big ears is so adorable! And such wonderful design made with scraps!! The balloons tied together with the twine look great, as well the embossed diecut sentiment! A lot of textures and details here! You deserve a gold star!! :)
P.S. You might enter also in Allsorts challenge for their 13th Birthday that opened today ;)

Sending you big hugs and happy thoughts for a lovely Sunday and coming week!

Claire said...

Aww what a sweetie, he's even surrounded by a curtain of balloons... What fun :)
I love all the textures and different elements bringing the fun factor to this card x

Heidi MyLittleStampingBlog said...

Super cute! I have been finding I love the few punches I have left. They take so much less time than dies!

Stampsnob. said...

Great card Love the mouse.......Lis

Sarn said...

Aww - totally adorable birthday card. xxx

Witchcrafted Life said...

Terrifically charming birthday card. Love the white and blue baker's twine balloon strings.

Autumn Zenith 🧡 Witchcrafted Life

Brenda said...

What an adorable, festive and oh so fun birthday card Carol!!! I love the color combo, so many textures and that little cute mouse just makes me smile from ear to ear. I think he is pleased with his birthday balloon bouquet. lol You should be please with this one, it is simply adorable in every way!! Hugs, Brenda