Hey – here we are with a brand, spanking new challenge and this time it’s easy-peasy! One thing we girls here at APFP all have in common (amongst other things) is a deluge of birthdays in the month of July!! I think I have 7 in my family alone!! So, to help us out a little with the demand we thought we’d make this challenge a simple “Birthday” theme – anything goes as long as it is a card made to celebrate someones big day.
For my card I got out my favourite ink colours at the moment – shades of coral, peach and aqua. I love the Mini Blooms set from PTI and although it can be a tad fiddly with all the little die-cuts – the overall effect is usually worth it. I don’t know if it shows that well in the photo but I painted the raised die cuts with my clear Wink of Stella brush and it looks super sparkly in the light!!
Over to Kate: “Do you have a few basic card sketches that you fall back on when you’re really against the clock? This is one of mine – so I know it’s not going to win any prizes for design but it’s a trusted favourite when I need to make a card in a hurry!”
Over to Aimes:
I challenged myself to play with some of my scraps for this challenge and created a little birthday scene:
It’s hard to see, but I also used my cloud die as a stencil and inked some subtle white clouds in the background 🙂
We hope you get a chance to join in and share your birthday creations. Have a look here for all the challenge deets. The challenge closes at 9am on Monday July 29th and one randomly selected peep will win a $5 PTI gift certificate!
See you soon,
Caryn, Aimes and Kate xxx
Nice fun, easy challenge – Thanks Ladies
Great samples and fun challenge!
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Wish I had a blog, as I made a really cute one.
Hello! I won the draw last week for the PTI gift certificate. I have tried to contact through email, but I have not heard back. Is there another email address other than the one on the side bar? TSM!
Hi Betty, we did get your email and have since replied to it with the PTI gift certificate to be sent to you. Did you get it? Please let us know if you didn’t using our email address on the sidebar. Thanks! x
You can never have enough birthday cards to hand right? Great challenge ladies!
All fabulous cards ~ i think I went overboard on this one!