December 18, 2011

Ahhh... Holidays!

I am loving being on Christmas holidays with my family.  Today started with a 7am hockey game for my youngest and an 8am game for my oldest.  This was followed by two more hours of skating with the Fire Department's kids Christmas party.  We came home for a couple of hours and then both boys were off to a birthday party.  I don't even know how they were still walking by bedtime tonight.  In the few hours that we were home this afternoon, I snuck down to my room to create this card for their friend's birthday.  This is one of the gorgeous new sets from the upcoming Occasions Mini.  I used the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches to get me started... great layout!

It is so hard to show in the pictures, but I coloured the icing, cherry and real red border with my versamark pen, added some irridescent ice and heat set it... it was the perfect touch!

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Stamp Set(s):Sweet Cake
Paper:Big Top Birthday DSP, Whisper White, Real Red
Ink:Real Red, Tempting Turquoise, Daffodil Delight, Versamark Pen
Embellishments: Irridescent Ice
Tools: Mat Pack, Paper Piercer, Paper Snips
Adhesives: Snail,  Dimensionals
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Christy Q said...

Such a fantastic card with the bright and cheery colors you chose! That cupcake image is just adorable! Thanks for playing along with us at FMS this week.

Lesley said...

This is fabulous Angela! I love the colours and the new goodies of course! So happy you joined us at Freshly Made Sketches.

Tui Nathan said...

Wow ... what a lovely card ... the colours are so bright and happy, just perfect for a birthday card ... love too the polka dots embossed background!
Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!!!

Linda Callahan said...

That new stamp is terrific with that DSP! Love this wonderful bright abd happy card!

Jody Makela said...

Beautiful card Ange, full of joy and happiness!

Dawn Braun said...

Loving this set and that paper packs a big punch too!! :) Great Bday card Angela!

Jen said...

Fantastic birthday card! The colors are absolutely wonderful. Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

Lauri Ingram said...

oh I am loving this!!! Great design...great use of the new products! This did not make the first cut on my preorder...but I see it coming in my hot little hands soon! Thanks for joining Freshly Made Sketches and Merry Christmas!

Pursuit of Stampiness - Calgary, Canada said...

What a sweet sweet card. Can't wait to ink this stamp set up. You used it so well. Great colors.. you must have coloured it with your markers.. wowsy..

Inky hugs, Pauline

Jen Timko said...

This is such a fun card! Bright, happy and a great use of the layout! So glad you joined us at Freshly Made Sketches!