Friday, April 5, 2013

Have a Happy Birthday

I almost forgot about my niece's birthday, and so I sat down and whipped up a Birthday Card faster than I think I've ever made a card in my life.  I had to finish it, and then rush off to the post office to get it mailed.  My head was spinning, but within 30 minutes, I had completed the card, addressed it, ran to the post office, mailed all my packages, and gotten home.  That's record time!  And for those of you who won at Word Art Wednesday in last week's challenge, I got all your prizes mailed as well.  It feels SO good to have it all accomplished.  Now, I need to figure out what's for dinner.
I used some October Afternoon patterned papers and chipboard, some Twinery twine from V's Sweet Ideas, and a Verve sentiment stamp.  That's about it.....quick and simple.
 
I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
 
 
Simon Says Stamp Vintage Challenge Blog - Absolutely Anything Goes

Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge Blog - Challenge #69 - Buttons and Bows Theme -I've used a baker's twine bow and a button as well.  Really Reasonable Ribbon is just amazing, and has incredible products.  Check out their wonderful store.....SO much fun!
 
Have a great week, and thanks for stopping by!
 
Karen

19 comments:

  1. KAREN YOUR CARD CAME OUT SO BEAUTIFUL. Your niece will love it.

    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  2. Brilliant card, love all the detail, Jx

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  3. Loving this fun and layered look birthday card.
    {I would love you to take part in my 500 Follower Give-away. Thank you so much if you have already entered.} Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

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  4. What a fabulous card, Karen! I like how you've mixed papers of different styles and designs, you've made them work so well together!

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  5. Now that is what I call a card on the run!! Well done on your achievement - I am sure it will be appreciated! Love the way you have used two colours of twine together.
    Thank you for your comment on my blog.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  6. Karen...your card is so cute. I really like the mix of the vintage looking measuring tapes in the background and the brighter more "retro" looking strips of cardstock in the foreground. Very cute design! Thanks for sharing your card with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

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  7. Wow - that WAS fast!!! It still has your "signature" all over it -- beautiful as always!

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  8. Awesome! Love that OA paper..one of my faves!

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  9. Lovely layered card and in 30 minutes, wow. Love the design and papers. Lovely colours too. Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge. Tracy x

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  10. Fantastic card your neice will adore this.
    No wonder your heading spining, creating a Masterpiece in such a short time.
    Have a great week ahead

    Patricia. Xx

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  11. Such a fun and festive birthday card! Love the mix of patterns! :) Thanks for celebrating with us and playing along in our "Happy Birthday" challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge blog! xo

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  12. I love the fun mix of papers!! Your niece will love it!
    All that in 30 min? Wow! Your PO must have faster service than mine! LOL

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  13. That has to be a landspeed cardmaking record...and you cannot tell how little time it took! Your niece will love it. :)

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  14. Wow Karen this is Beautiful Hugs Sandra xx

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  15. Oh my gosh, you are so funny! You were just talking about forgetting birthdays. I think she will love it. Super cute sewing theme.

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  16. Just lovely Karen - as always - your cards and projects are the best! Enjoy your week!

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  17. Dear Karen,
    Thank you so so so so so much for your lovely comments. I am definatly going to particiapte in the challenges :)

    Love the structure of the of the card. YOu do awesome work.

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  18. Great card! Thanks so much for participating in our Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge.

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