Birthday · Greeting Cards

A Different Birthday Card

Hello Everyone. I’m in blogland again! I have been here before but life decided it wouldn’t let me continue but I was determined to get back here again.

I don’t know if I’m the only one but how do you feel about being pushed outside your comfort zone? I don’t like it at all – I feel all awkward and I also feel like I am walking on a tightrope. This is a little how I felt about the Color Throwdown challenge that is up at the moment. Don’t get me wrong I love these colors but I wanted to push myself with this combo – I don’t usually go dark hues I am usually work in the lighter hues.  So I pushed myself to go darker and I am actually happy with the results.

Since I was going outside of my comfort zone I decided to fall back on a definite favorite of mine and that is starting with a sketch and Case this Sketch came to the rescue. Then I searched my stash for a paper pack that I could use with the color challenge.  I found in my stash a paper pack from Kasiercraft called “13th Hour” and I liked some of the papers and thought I could use it for my challenges.

Here’s a close up of the card
A different Bday Card.jpgThis is a pretty simple card but I am happy with how it has turned out. I heat embossed with white for the birthday greeting and popped the center pieces up on foam tape.

Thanks for stopping by and looking at my creation. And now I would like to leave you with a thought before you leave:

Have a Happy Crafty Fun kind of Day.

My Name

CHALLENGES I’m entering
Color Throwdown #465
Case This Sketch #244

 

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