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Saturday, February 1, 2014

Texas Mare Colt Western Birthday Card

Wonderful news I'm a new DT of Cuttin' & Stampin' on the Orange Team. Ck out the Cuttin' & Stampin' Blog Hop by clicking on the dates: Jan 31 & Feb 1. Ends 2/6.

Click here for my Peace Tag Cuttin' & Stampin' Blog Hop 2/1 Orange Team post.

Created this Western Birthday Card using a stamps: crafty lounge, deadbeat Designs, Stampabilites & the Paper Studio. Stamped onto Kraft cardstock & blue cardstock. Distressed edges with Tim Holtz paper distresser. Used TH Distress Ink on edges. Added Western embellishments that Internet friend, Gail, of I Like Paper gave me. Used Crayola pencil color on BlueBonnet leaves. Added stickles & glitter to BlueBonnet. Added string jute rope.

Supplies List 

Craolya: green pencil color
embellishments: ek success Jolee's Boutique Wild West
glitter: blue glitter glue
ink: VersaFine Onyx Black
paper: cardstock - Kraft, blues
stamp:  crafty lounge Flyin' Birthday sentiment 'Happy Birthday',
   deadbeat Designs Texas, Stampabilities Mare & Colt, 
   the Paper Studio sentiment 'Wanted'
stickles: Holly
string: jute rope
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - walnut stain, paper distresser

Entering this into the following challenges:

2/1 Pile It On #4 Animals UE 1/26

2/2 Simon Says Stamp Mon Ch This is where the Cowboy Rides Away 5E(#4) 1/27

2/7 Hiding In My Craft Room HIMCR #135 I'm Blue Without You! 3E(#1) 2/1 
2/7 Jos Scrap Shack FFC#35 Celebrate 3E(#1) 1/31


  1. Yee Haw - great western card - loving the layout very much!

  2. Great masculine card! Thanks for joining us for the Funday Friday Challenge!

  3. The stickles really adds that extra something to the card - a very handsome card! Thanks for joining along at Jo's Scrap Shack.

  4. This is such a beautiful birthday card. The images are so fun and fabulous. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)

  5. Great card, Melissa! Love the images and the layout is awesome! Thanks for sharing with us over at HIMCR!

    Mollie's Motif

  6. Melissa, Congrats on making Cuttin N Stampin will be a GREAT addition to their team. I can't wait to see what you come up with . . . I know I have loved everything you have created for two (2) challenge blogs I am on. You did an AMAZING job with this week's "I'm Blue Without You" challenge over at Hiding In My Craft Room (as usual). Thanks so much for joining us this week and I hope to see you again next week.

    Kathy HIMCR DT