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Friday, July 10, 2015

Happy Tea Party Bday Card

Created this birthday card using a tea theme & a sketch which you can see below. Placed the sketch off the edge of a piece of Kraft cardstock.

Used Die-Namics stamp/die Always Time for Tea. Used recycled cardboard for sturdiness. Embossed Kraft cardstock and added Wink of Stella clear for tea steam swirls.

Stamped Die-Namics sentiment 'Tea Party.' Used a Spellbinder sentiment die 'happy birthday.'

Supplies List 

adhesive: foam, glue dots, Scotch ATG
Die-Namics: stamp/die - Always Time for Tea - tea pot, tea cup, saucer, 'Tea Party'
embossing:  Cuttlebug D'Vine Swirl emb folder
ink: Memento Rose Bud
machine: Sizzix BIGkick
papers: scrap piece of floral scrapbook  cardstocks -  Kraft brown  pinks
pearls: Recollections 2 mini white
pen: Wink of Stella clear - on tea steam swirls
recycle: cardboard for sturdiness
Simon Says Stamp: die - Stitched Rectangle
Spellbinder: die - inspire Celebration happy birthday
tool: MISTI 

Entering this into the following challenges:   

7/10 Suzy Bee's Ch#85 Anything Goes w/ Twist ...  Make It Floral  UE 7/4

7/12 Die Cuttin Divas Ch223 July Sketch Ch 3E(#2) 7/7


7/12 Simon Says Stamp Mon Ch:  Coffee or Tea 5E(#5)  7/6

7/13 Loves Rubber Stamps Ch#159 Anything Goes UE  7/7

7/19 Craftin Desert Diva Craft it Up & Link It Up Linky Party Ch#59 Birthday UE 7/6

7/20 Cuttlebug Mania Ch - Tic-Tac-Toe 3E(#3) 7/7
   2nd Row - Pink, Emboss (Cuttlebug D'Vine Swirl rmb folder for tea steam swirls), Bday theme 


7/31 Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Jul 2015 Ch UE 7/1
7/31 DL.ART Jul Linky Ch 1Eperday/no stack 7/1 


  1. Very cute card and like that stitch die and your new look is grand - I really like your background - have a blessed day

  2. What a fun birthday card for someone who enjoys a good cup of tea! I love the stitched dies and how you added steam to the cup! Very clever :)

  3. A very cute card. Love the dies and beautiful papers.

    I also like the new look of your blog.

  4. This is really a beauty Melissa, Great take on the sketch
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes July Linky Party. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

  5. Lovely card, Melissa. Love the theme and the tea pot/tea cup ensemble is adorable. Thanks for playing along with us at Cuttlebug Mania!

  6. Love all the different dies you used to make this sweet card, what a pretty way to send birthday wishes. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Loves Rubberstamps, it's always fun to see your creations.

  7. So pretty... Love the teapot! Thanks for joining the CDD Birthday Linky Party DT Jessica

  8. That card is so pretty!! The teapot and matching cup are just perfect!
    Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.


  9. This is a great interpretation of the inspiration sketch and a great interpretation of our theme! I'm so impressed at how many clever ideas you've come up with for our challenge this week! You definitely know your tea and coffee themes! I like the color palette on this and how you used the color blocks to really frame out your central image. Great work yet again and I'm so glad you entered this for our Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

  10. This is a fabulous card, such pretty colours.
    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Hazelnuts's Patterned Paper Challenge this month.
    I am having a little giveaway on my blog if you would like to take a look -

  11. TOO fun! Great papers and take on the sketch here! Thanks for sharing it with us at Loves Rubberstamps this week!
    Jennifer, DT

  12. Thanks for playing with our Sketch at Die Cuttin' Divas. This little teapot is super sweet and fun.

  13. Such a sweet and creative card! Thanks for playing with us at CDD Linky Party. Hope you had fun!
    Giorgia DTM

  14. Oh I love these colors and I love tea too! Very pretty!! Thanks so much for linking this up to our Craftin Desert Diva's Birthday Linky Party!!
    DT Tina

  15. Love the cute teapot and cup

    Thanks again for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania this time x