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Sunday, February 24, 2013

Vintage Carnival Birthday Card

Created this Birthday Card using the Paper Studio Kraft Everday cardstock as base, white Kraft cardstock layer, edges distressed with Tim Hotlz Paper Distresser, TH Distress Inks (stormy sky, walnut stain), stamped with Glitz afternoon muse stamps (Ferris Wheel & Elephant), stamped with Whimsical Designs Everyday Sentiments "Let's Celebrate" sentiment, Stampin' Up mini ornament punch for balloons and red/white twine.


ink: Memento - London Fog - Elephant, Tuxedo Black - Ferris Wheel & sentiment
paper: cardstock - Kraft Everyday base, white layer, red for balloons
Glitz afternoon muse Ferris Wheel & Elephant, 
Whimsical Designs sentiment "Let's Celebrate"
Stampin' Up: mini ornament punch - used for balloons and tip of ornament trimmed with 
TH scissors
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - stormy sky, walnut stain, Paper Distresser

twine: red/white

Entering this into the following challenges:

Kraft Journal White on Kraft unlim 2/18-24

Anything Goes Ch86 Vintage or Shabby Chic lim5 2nd 2/12-25
{PIN}spirational Photo Ch blues lim5 5th 2/19-25  
Scrapping-Moms Stamps Terr Tues Ch All Tied Up Use Twine 2/19-25

Raise the Bar Ch132 Natl Carnival Day 2/22-27

A Blog Named Hero Ch20 If I Could Turn Back Time Shabby Chic or Vintage unlim 2/15-28
DLART Thankful Thurs Linky Ch Anything Goes unlim 2/7-28
Pin & Tack Spark Your Creativity Now Ch#6 Anything Goes unlim 2/2-28 

Pan Pastel Ch8 Happy Birthday 2/24-3/1

Crafty Boots Out of your comfort zone Ch unlim out of comfort zone by creating a scene with Carnival stamps 2/18-3/3
Paper Playtime Ch4 Sentiment Stamps unlim 2/18-3/3 

Word Play Sat 2 (Feb) Balloons lim4 3rd 2/9-3/8

Creative Insp Paint Anything Goes unlim 2/24-3/9

 4/22 {PIN}spirational Happy Bday Bday card from 2013 5E(#4) 4/9


  1. What a very cool carnival card. It really takes me back in time. Thanks so much for joining us at Raise The Bar.


  2. Great ferris wheel image nice card
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes February Linky Party
    DIANA L.

  3. another cute card!
    Thanks for sharing and linking up over at CIP~ Be Inspired Challenge.

  4. Just so original - it's lovely
    Rosie x

  5. Great image and it works so well with that paper.

    Thanks for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  6. Great card!!! Thanks for participating in the {PIN}SPIRATIONAL Challenge blog! Hope to see you again!!

  7. This is adorable Melissa! Great job on this card! A winner!

  8. Another gorgeous card Melissa. Love the stamps you used!

  9. Congrats on getting featured at Raise the Bar this week, Melissa! This image was PERFECT for the challenge