Monday, April 16, 2012

Paper Playtime - Say it With Sentiments Birthday Challenge!!

Happy Monday, everyone!! It's the third Monday in April, so that means it's time for another super-fun Say It With Sentiments Challenge at Paper Playtime!! The theme for this challenge is to make a birthday card. This was so perfect for me because I needed to make a birthday card for a very dear blogging buddy who celebrated her birthday last week :)

Our sponsor this challenge is Mary of CARDZ TV STAMPS! The winner will receive 1 free stamp set out of  Mary's CARDZ TV STAMP STORE  of the winner's choice!!


The base of the card is a Spellbinders Labels 4. I used paper from First Edition Spring Feast stack. The white layer is embossed with the Plum Blossoms embossing folder.


I used a Spellbinders Label 9 to cut the frame and popped it up with foam tape for dimension. The branch and bird are from Straight From the Nest. I added gems to the flowers on the branch. The birthday banner is a Spellbinders banner die, inked with Victorian Velvet Distress Ink. "Birthday" is from K Andrew Designs Coffee & Tea For You & Me, and "wishes" is from Hooty Owl Accessories.


For the inside, I used "Today is Your Day" from K Andrew Designs Positive Thoughts. Click HERE to purchase your own set and right now...Kristal is having a 20% off sale storewide!! Just enter the code "letshavefun" during the checkout process, and let her know I sent you!! It's the perfect time to stock up on all of your favorite K Andrew Designs stamps!!



Now it's your turn!! Hop on over to Paper Playtime and check out the fabulous projects my design team sisters have for you!! Then link up your Birthday card!! I can't wait to see what you create :)

54 comments:

  1. Morning, Lis,
    You must be back to full speed. This card is so cute! Love that little birdie and his sweet flowered branch. The bow and the bling are perfect touches too. What a great card. My palms sweat when I have to craft for a crafter. ;) Awesome work...no sweaty palms for you I bet.

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  2. WOW~~ Lisa this is so beautiful!!!! I love the spellbinders die you used and love the adorable bird cut!!
    Awesome job!!! I know your blogging buddy is going to LOVE this!!
    Thanks for sharing and hope you have a GREAT Monday!!

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  3. Pretty, pretty, pretty!! Love the papers and shape, and little birdie! It's funny you mentioned OBX in your message- a house in Rodanthe, I am in love with Avon- that is where we go almost every year and we drive right through passing the Serendipity....:)Amy

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  4. Lisa this card is truly beautiful. I love it. The papers are stunning and the wee bird is so cute. Love the design of the card too. Lee x

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  5. OMG...this card is so BEAUTIFUL! I love the colors and papers...WOW!

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  6. Lisa, this card is so beautiful! Everything about it is just perfect.

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  7. Beautiful card Lisa! Love the paper and the flowers on the branch and the cute little bird. Aw heck, I like it all!!! I would love to get one of your cards so I know your bloggie friend will adore this one.

    Do you have the Grand Calibur machine to cut the big dies? I've been looking at it but was not sure if there was something out there that might work better.

    -Tami

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  8. Wow! Lisa, I absolutely love this card. Your die combination, the paper and image...beautiful card inside and out.
    Have a great week!
    Hugs and smiles

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  9. This is so tweet-ful Lisa.. love the in / outside of your pretty card.. And my fav too birds!
    Have a great week my friend...

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  10. This is adorable!! I love the colors and the birdies and how you decorated the inside, too!!

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  11. I am soooo in awe of everything you do:-) I have not been on blogger a whole lot lately, so I had to go back to see all your wonderful creations that I missed!! Every one of them is fantastic and you are so inspiring!! We used to go to Myrtle Beach twice a year for work ... I miss going there. Your pics are great!!
    Hugs, Judy

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  12. Lisa this is gorgeous!! I love the shape of it and the colours!! Hope you are doing well today!!
    Kristan

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  13. Lisa, this is to pretty to be a card, it should be framed. I love everything about it. The colors and well everything...amazing.
    The details are incredible. Very creative and great job. Your friend should love it.
    Have a great day!
    Dee B

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  14. Oh Lisa! This card is so, so, lovely. You can make one of these for my birthday coming up in May. LOL! It's gorgeous.

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  15. I am always so impressed with your details...brilliant card, love it. :)

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  16. My sweet friend, this is absolutely stunning... and adorable at the same time! (See how amazing you are?) The texture and layers are so yummy and I am in love with that sweet bird! The papers are gorgeous. I'm longing for the springy stacks from First Edition. :o) Your friend (our friend, perhaps? Teehee!) is going to treasure this card, Lisa. It is filled with your beautiful heart and incredible talent. I LOVE it! Exquisite work as always, my dear! :o)

    Hugs and blessings! http://kaleidoscopicsparkles.blogspot.com

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  17. OMG Lisa,your card is just GORGEOUS!BEAUTIFUL job with all the great layers and details, AMAZING my friend!:)

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  18. This is absolutley beautiful! I love the shape and colors and that bird is too sweet!

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  19. Wow, what can I say??? I am such a LUCKY girl to be the one who received this!! I LOVE it!!

    The papers are beautiful and all the details are outstanding!! I will treasure your card Lisa:) I should frame it..it is just beautiful!

    Thanks so much for thinking of me on my birthday..you are so sweet and SO blessed to have you as a friend! Thank you again!
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  20. This is absolutely stunning, Lisa!! Wow!! Each and every detail is just perfect and everything works together to create one spectacular card!!
    I'm thinking that you must be recovered now in order to have put together such a masterpiece. I'm so glad that all is well with your shoulder once again!

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  21. i love the soft papers and beautiful layers on this card. I hope your shoulder has fully recovered

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  22. Love the card. The colors you used are soo pretty, and I love the bird sitting on the branch. Great job on this card. I'm sure your bloggin buddy will absolutely LOVE it!!
    (:(:Smiles:):)

    Robin

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  23. Hi Lisa, thanks for stopping by to answer my question about the Grand Calibur. I have the Sizzix Big Shot but I've been eyeing the grand calibur. Glad you told me you can do mutiple cuts with the Grand Calibur. It's def. going on my wish list now. :)

    Have a wonderful evening.
    Hugs, Tami

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  24. This is so awesome, Lisa! You are really making me want to buy some Spellbinders! Love the shape of the card and the papers you used! The bird is really cute too! :)

    Karen
    craftedwithlovebykaren.blogspot.com

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  25. Oh Lisa, this is just gorgeous.. i am sure your friend is going to cherish this... hugs from ukiah

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  26. How Beautiful this is Lisa!! I love the soft feminine colors and pretty layers!! Just delightful :)

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  27. Such a great birthday card! Love the design and all the layers!
    Carri~abusybee
    www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

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  28. This is such a stunning card! I am sure your birthday buddy loved it!

    Precious Hugs

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  29. There's no words to describe this beauty!!! Absolutely love it!

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  30. Lisa!!!
    OMGoodness!! Your card is gorgeous! I LOVE the shape, colors, bird, the list goes on and on!! Thank you for coming by and commenting on my blog..you are so super sweet!!
    Hugs,
    HL

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  31. love this Lisa!!
    such pretty papers & great shape! I like how you framed your sweet birdie...just gorgeous!!
    hugs

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  32. Oh Lisa, this is such a beautiful card. Sherrie is one lucky lady.
    I love the soft muted colors and the shapes you used. I have a birthday next week...hint, hint..LOL
    Kathy
    http://3spoileddogs.blogspot.com/

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  33. this is just so so so soooo pretty, lisa!

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  34. OMG, I just love your blog it is so awesome. Your cards are so beautiful, I am now following you. I also grabbed your badge for my blog. TFS Hugs and God bless!

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  35. Absolutely gorgeous! There is nothing else to say! :)

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  36. Lisa I am continually impressed with what you do with Spellbinders dies. You really are a master. Beautiful card my friend!

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  37. Gorgeous card.Love the colors and dimension.Very cute scene.Love the shape of card.

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  38. Uh oh, I am in trouble! I am spending my hubbie's bonus check. First I wrote down the spellbinders that you used...got to have them, and then I saw at the end of your post that Kristal is having a sale! You know I am going to have to get some stamps! Shhh...don't tell...lol! Your card is fantastic!

    Hugs,

    Chriss

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  39. Wow Lisa!! Super pretty, the papers are so beautiful and your overall design is fantastic. LOVE IT!!
    Diana
    daisylovecreations.blogspot.com

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  40. Oh my goodness Lisa, this is so PRETTY! What a gorgeous design and paper. The bow is beautiful and that cute little bird just sitting on the branch completes this incredible card!
    Have a SUPER night my friend!
    Shelly

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  41. Lisa this is so pretty. I have been a little under the weather so please forgive me for not being around. I saw the other things you have done too. Everything is beautiful! Sherrie is a lucky girl:)) BTW my Calibur and dies are on their way, I am so excited to get them. I will have to come over here and lift some of your cards so I can learn to use them. Thank you for all your help.

    Hugs, Pam
    http://craftycards4u2.blogspot.com/

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  42. Wow great card. I love the frame, bling and the colors. how cute is the little bird.

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  43. Have I told you lately how creative and amazing you are? I love your projects. :) Janis

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  44. Lisa, I don't know how you do it, always manage to come up with the prettiest cards and projects.

    Another winner, just beautiful.

    Hugs, Lori m

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  45. Adorable and beautiful...your friend will love it!!

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  46. Like the soft Rose colors. The inside is as wonderful as the outside of the card.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  47. Lisa ~ Your card is absolutely fabulous. The papers are gorgeous.
    Hugs,
    Cindy Lou

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  48. Beautiful card again! Wow, I really need to learn more about Spellbinders. They look so elegant on your cards!

    I told you I was going to catch up on all your posts! Wow!

    Susan

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  49. Wow! This card is gorgeous! I love how feminine it looks with the pink and the white!
    Maribel

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  50. Lisa, this is just wonderful!!! I just love the way you created the card with the Spellbinder foloder and did all that beautiful inking. This is such a cute little bird and your sentiment is adorable on the ribbon banner. Lisa, the inside of the card is just as pretty as the outside. The person to receive it is oh, so lucky!!
    Charlotte

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