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Sunday, June 24, 2012

Jace's 1st Birthday Card

HAPPY 1ST BIRTHDAY TO MY GRANDSON JACE

In honor of his first birthday, I have made him a red, white and blue card with lots of glittery stars. For Jace's card, I used a sketch from Crafting Life's Pieces Challenge blog.
Here is the fabulous sketch:

I really loved this sketch and look forward to using it lots; especially for easel cards. The red, white and blue colour theme came from 2 different challenge blogs: Paper Pretties Monday challenge and The Poodle Parlour.

Here is Jace's 1st Birthday card:
Front View

Close-up of blue glittered stars


Close-up of red glittered stars

Close-up of white glittered striped I made on the red paper


Inside of the card
Supplies Used:
Image - Sarah Kay stamp "Jean-Luc Playing Ball With Claude"
White Pen - Signo Uni-ball
Sentiments - CTMH "Say It in Style" and "Curly Sentiments" stamp sets
White Cardstock - my stash
Patterned Paper - CTMH "Fanfare"
Inks - Memento Black and CTMH Moonstruck and White Daisy
Copics - B21, B24, B29, C03, C05, C07, E23, E29, E31, E33, R000, R01, R20, R24, R29, R46, Y06, YG63, YR04 & Colourless Blender
Star Embellishments - I made these by using the Creative Memories star punch to punch shapes from white cardstock. I then edged each star with glue and covered that with either Martha Stewart "Brillo" or Recollections "Marine" glitter. The white stripes on the red paper were made by adding strips of Bee Creative Tape Sheets and covering that with Making Memories "Spotlight" glitter.
 I am entering this card into the following challenges:
CLP Challenges - CLP 48 - Use their sketch
Paper Pretties Monday Challenge - PPMC #44 Use Red, White & Blue
The Poodle Parlour - Red, White & Blue
The Squirrel and The Fox - Challenge 20 Make It Sparkle
Pile It On - Challenge 26 Make Your Own Embellishments (I made the stars myself)
ATC's and Cards With Attitude - Challenge 16 Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by to visit; I love it when I get friends popping by.
Hugs xo


7 comments:

  1. Hi Tracey, your grandson will love this and I hope he had a wonderful, wonderful party. That inside sentiment is perfect! Thank-you for sharing with us at The Poodles Parlour! I also wanted to say hello from another Canadian craft blogger. There doesn't seem to be that many of us so I'm always happy to find another one :o)
    Take care,
    Barb, DT

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  2. Wonderful card, great colors and adorable image.
    I love the stars. :)

    Thanks for joining us as CLP!
    Hugs, Anne.

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  3. Lovely card and sparkly details, thanks for playing with us at the Squirrel and the Fox, blessings Hilde

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  4. Hi sweetie this is really pretty great colours too, thanks for joining us at CLP Challenge this time huggles Pops x x x

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  5. This is darling, Tracey! LOVE the bright vibrant colors--a perfect summery card! :)

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  6. It's gorgeous!Love the image and the rich blues and reds.Thanks for sharing it with us at ATCs and Cards with Attitude.

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Thank you so much for all of your lovely comments. I read each and every one of them.