The little things that make me happy here on Bliss Road~~Emily Keaton

Saturday, October 30, 2010

A Birthday Wish

My 11YO DD had a very light homework load this weekend (yippee!), so we had some time to stamp together this afternoon while they guys were out doing guy stuff!! What a lot of fun!! So here is my second card for the day:
I just love making these pennant banners--so fun! I used letters from various {ippity} sentiments to piece together this birthday "wish." This card is going to my best friend, whose birthday is just around the corner in November. I think she'll get a kick out of all the punched loops. :)

I made this card primarily for an {ippity} challenge on Splitcoast, to make a birthday card using {ippity} stamps, IHHC47. But I incorporated a number of other challenges as well:
Both of my kids had a lot of fun making cards with me over the summer, but once school started up again in September, there just hasn't been much time for them to join me with homework, school projects, and other activities taking priority again. So my daughter was thrilled to find a little bit of time for creating again. She was able to fit in three cards, and she did a fabulous job with all of them. If you are interested, you can take a peek at them here:
Well, tomorrow is the big day--Halloween!! My kids are all excited to go out trick-or-treating. Luckily, it looks like the weather will cooperate. Hurray! We're looking forward to a fun time. I hope that you do, too! Thanks for stopping by :)

Card Recipe:
Stamps: {ippity} sets: Now & Always, Moon Beams & Heart Strings, Faith Blooms
Paper: SU pumpkin pie, certainly celery, rich razzleberry, + green from the Paper Company
Ink: Marvy LePlume II black marker, Versamark
Accessories: MS loops edge punch, CM circle cutting system, white embossing powder, heat tool, hemp cord, eyelets, Crop-A-Dile, dimensionals, gems
Techniques: embossing

16 comments:

Marisa said...

Love the banner and layered loops! Great use of the colors too.

Saskia said...

So beautiful and so elegant!

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenge this week!! Hope to see you back next time! :)

Sweet greetings, Saskia
(guest designer)

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

LOVE this card, Emily! Fabulous colors and layout! Love how you did the letters on the pennant! :)

Sylvia said...

Emily, This is a fun card and I love your banner!Thanks for playing the ColourQ Challenge this week.

Joanne (jojot) said...

this is such a fun, happy card...love your multiple bordered layers...very clever

Tamie said...

What a fun card and I just love, love the punch you used. I really like how it looks layered. Thanks for sharing it with us at the 4 Crafty Chicks. Hugs.

maryr917 said...

this is such a cute birtday card emily-I really like the look of a banner on a card-havent made one yet-your loopy layers look great

maryr917 said...

oops I forgot to mention in my previous post-your daughter is following right in your creative footsteps with her cards

Dawn Burnworth said...

Emily this is terrific. I so wish my daughters liked to stamp. Your card is beautiful.. Great colors. Congrats on winning the Flourishes Noel challenge this month. Can't wait to see what set you pick..:)

Lorraine A said...

gorgeous card :-) the image is fab and the banner and sparkle are perfect :-)

thanks for joining us on the Papertake Weekly and Simon Says Stamp Challenges :-)
luv
Lols x x x

Bonnie said...

Great job using these colors! I love the pennants spelling out WISH! You have taught your daughter well!

Anita said...

This is such a fun card. I love the colors and the loop punch. I'm sure your friend will love it, too.

Benzi said...

I really like how you used the pennant banner for your sentiment and look at all the punching of the loop borders. Just a super card!!!

Lori said...

I love this card! That border punch is neat layered like that :) Thanks for playing with us this week at 4 Crafty Chicks...glad you and your daughter had fun stamping together :)

Colleen Dietrich said...

Such a cool card! You KNOW I love layers of punched borders, and the colors you picked for the challenge are so vibrant here. The banner - you are always good at banners, and I love how you used a different font for each letter here.

Leanne said...

Hey what a cool card, thanks for playing with us this week at 4 Crafty Chicks!