Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Happy Birthday...Happy Polka Dots

It's always fun to wish someone a Happy Birthday, and nothing says fun quite like polka dots. I never realized how many different polka dotted patterned papers I owned until I started thumbing through my stash. I just love the way they scream FUN! This blue and white polka dot paper was actually in my scrap/throw away bin (the one I always let the kids play with). I cut up some rolled roses, added a couple of Prima leaves, a few snippets of lace and trim, a stamped Birthday sentiment from My Craft Spot, some gems, jute, machine stitching and a placed it all on a Kraft Notecard from The Kraft Outlet.

Seems as though I can never have enough Birthday cards on hand.  This one is going to my Sister-in-Law.  I love the pink and blue combination, and couldn't resist throwing in a little touch of cream as well.
Catered Crop Polka Dot Recipe Swap - This challenge calls for polka dots......aren't they sweet?
Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog - This week, Simon Says Anything Goes.  Have you seen all those gorgeous entries?
The Shabby Tea Room - Challenge Week #152 - Happy Birthday in Pink and Blue

Diana M. Larson's DL Art Blog - Thankful Thursdays - February Linky Party
I'm looking forward to visiting all the other blogs to see the shabby sweet, polka dotted entries everyone has created.
Have a blessed day!


  1. What a lovely card, that paper and flowers are gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at The Shabby Tea Room!

  2. This is beautiful!! A little more simply embellished than your usual style but still very lovely!!

  3. wow, this is stunning...hope you have a wonderful week!

    enjoy *~*

  4. oh wouah! superbe fleurs et magnifiques couleurs, biz

  5. This is beautiful Karen~I love those flowers!

  6. Love this with the way the flowers just 'pop' off the darker background, Karen. A stunning card.

  7. Very pretty card! Love the polka dot background and the super sweet collection of flowers!

  8. This is so adorable Karen. I love those flowers.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes February Linky Party
    DIANA L.