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Saturday, June 6, 2009

Simply Sweet Birthday Card

This Simply Sweet cart is not released yet, but when it is, you will want it. It has a darling little whimsical font, cute graphics and some great features including Tab, Blocked, Stitched, Heart, Shadow and Blackout.

This is a birthday card for a dear friend. I got the idea off the featured project. I actually made the featured project first but decided to play around with it.
I love the Happy Birthday wording at the bottom of the card! If you look closely at the circle you can see the "stitched" effect! I also "cuttlebugged" the printed patterns to give it a "quilted" look.

Simply Sweet Cricut Cartridge
Swiss Dots Cuttlebug Folder
Bloom Dots Cuttlebug Folder

Stampin' Up Raspberry Tart Designer Paper- I used three different patterns
Stampin' Up Certainly Celery Paper
Stampin' Up Certainly Celery Paper

My little girl came up with the idea to have cards open with a tie ribbon. She has been doing this design for about a year now so it is her original idea that I "scraplifted"!
I started with the 6x6 card that was in the featured project but decided to make it taller. I used the Cuttlebug on the cardstock but I am not sure you can tell by the photo. I also used it on some of the paper to give it a "quilted" look.


Snowmanlover said...
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~BridgetL~ said...

Barb, this card is "simply sweet" lol. Great job, I love the colors you chose. I'm just waiting until I can find this cart on sale.

Scrapn Rme Yf said...

I adore the card.

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Joy Tracey said...

REally cute card! I always struggle making long cards and love it when I see great examples! Great job!

Pinklady50 said...

Oh love it! Love the stitched effect and the cute font.

Regina Easter said...

wow, what an adorable card....

Magoo said...

this is gorgeous, love the colours and all the texture...so pretty barb!

~ Lorrie ~ said...

Great job! This is a really cute card! I like your color combos