Friday, 11 August 2017

Happy Birthday with Cupcakes and Balloons

Morning and we have a new ATG challenge sponsored by Bugaboo at Create and Inspire,I used the image
Frame it Birthday coloured with promarkers.
Cardstock is from Papermill Direct,Die-cuts from Marianne layered up with 3-D foam pads and I used Ditsy Dots EF from Tattered Lace.
let's craft and create-hey dude
pink gem-birthday wishes
CAGI-diecuts---------------------------------TOP PICK
Pammies inky pinkies-ATG
digi choosday-ATG
lemon shortbread-ATG
Ikes world-ATG/embossing
I love promarkers-one for the boys
Pennys challenges-ATG
creative moments-ATG
Simon says-for a child
word art Wednesday-ATG
as you like it-fave embellishment+why/dies as there are dies for every need and can add that litle bit extra without too much bulk
cute card Thursday-embossing
star stampz-hand coloured image
card mania-party
happy little stampers-ATG with dies
paper sweeties-Aug challenge
Thank you for dropping by and hope you can join us
Carol x x


  1. Carol, this is so GORGEOUS! Love your layout!!! Have a great weekend.

  2. Fantastic - I love all the elements and fabulous colour. :-)
    Thank you very much for coming to play at IKEsWORLD Challenges :-)

    IKE xx

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  3. Lovely card and gorgeous dies use, my fav, well one of them. Great coloured image.xx
    Enjoy your weekend, seems I am always saying that as it comes around just too quick for my comprehension..xx

  4. Carol, this is one lovely card! I never would have considered using this set as part of an elegant creation, and it IS sooooooo beautiful! Thanks for the inspiration, as the rubber stamp set and digital are both in my stash. I also REALLY am in love with your choice of coloring techniques - the monochromatic blue balloons, with touches of blue around the pretty cupcakes, all contribute to make your card a masterpiece of "fun beauty". LOVE IT! hugs, de

  5. Fabulous birthday card Carol, love the image and those dies look amazing.Thank you for sharing with us at Ooh La La, good luck in the draw. Jennifer DT member x

  6. Hi Carol ... what a great birthday card ... those cup caked look super and I would just love to have one with my cup of tea that I am just going to make ... have a great weekend and happy crafting and love sandy xx

  7. What a Beautiful card, love the blue, the dies and embossing, beautiful colouring, beautiful design, Yep! I LOVE it.

  8. Hi Carol thanks for sharing your card with us here at I Love Promarkers,the layout and use of dies is fantastic,and the image is beautifully coloured well done Good luck and hope you will join us again,Lyn DT.

  9. Such pretty layers and gorgeous image!! Really love the fancy frame and embossed background! Have a great weekend! HUGS

    1. P.S. Thanks for joining us this week at Cute Card Thursday my friend!!

  10. GORgeous Carol..I love the layers of dies, what a fabulous the cupcakes and balloons too..

    Luv CHRISSYxx
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  11. A beautiful card Carol, such a pretty image and lovely die cut details - a super design.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  12. Oooo! I love all those lacy layers - it makes your card look so delicate and elegant!

  13. Wow, this is gorgeous! Those die cuts are stunning! Thanks for playing along with us at PIP Challenges!

  14. Oh, this card is just too sweet. I love that baby blue colour and your beautiful colouring. Great layout too.

    Dionne xx

  15. This is SO super cute, Carol. You did a great job, and I just wanted to stop by and invite you to share this sweet card with us at Paper Sweeties. It would be a perfect fit, and we'd love to have you play along. Hope you will stop by!
    Karen L
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  16. Thank you so much for entering our Anything Goes Challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.

    Oh how beautiful! Love the die cuts you have used.

    Regards, Kimberly

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  17. Awesome birthday card,love your coloring and fun design...Thank you for sharing your project with us at DIGI CHOOSDAY CHALLENGE this week
    Željka DT xx

  18. Hi Carol, a gorgeous project as always.
    Love the die cut layers - very pretty.
    Thanks for joining in the fun at CRAFT this week.
    Hugs Sheryl DT member xx

  19. The pastel shades on this are just perfect. Thank you for taking the time to join in with our challenge and sharing your creativity with us, I love to see your talent, creativity and imagination at work. I hope to see more of your creativity in the near future. Love 'n' hugs Sall IkesWorld Challenges DT

  20. This is such a fun project! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Creatalicious,Jackie DT.

  21. Gorgeous Carol! Fresh, happy, and beautiful made!

  22. Beautiful card Carol, love the image and layers of dies! Thank you for joining us at Creatalicious Challenges! We hope to see you again!
    Sherry x - DT for Creatalicious Challenges
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  23. Wow, you did an awesome job on this card!

  24. No better way to celebrate a birthday .......Lis

  25. A beautiful card, bravo Carol!
    Thanks for sharing with us at IKE’sWORLD challenges.

  26. What a beautiful card! I love the layering and layering and layering you did too. Thanks for sharing your talent at Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges - DT Penlight

  27. Fabulous, you can almost hear the party noise! Creative Blessings, Tracy x

  28. Carol this is a lovely card, I just adore the dies that you've used it's so pretty. This is a great image and such lovely colours. Great card and thanks so much for joining us over at Penny Paper Crafty Challenge and good luck.
    Kathie PPCC~DT

  29. Really pretty, love the colours – thanks for joining in the Lemon Shortbread Blog Challenge – Sarah DT –

  30. This is such a delicate design, I really like how you layered the image using die cuts and your choice of soft colors.

  31. Beautiful those dies!Thanks for playing along at Happy Little Stampers, so happy you joined us!

  32. Beautiful card!!! Thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday Challenges. Monica.-Dt

  33. I love your card, it's beautiful! Gorgeous dies and shapes. Thanks for playing along with us at As You Like It. Luv, Wilma

  34. It's so cute artwork, I love colors :) and the image :)
    Thanks for playing with us at CardMania Challenges :)

  35. Beautiful birthday card! Love the balloons and cupcakes! Thanks so much for joining us at Paper Sweeties this month for the challenge! Please come back soon!!

  36. Such a pretty layer of die cuts to frame your image.
    Thanks for playing along at HLS Anything Goes with Dies. :)

  37. Nice card
    Thank you for participating on Creative Moments Challenge
    hugs MiaPuh- DT

  38. Fabulous card. I love the layer frames. Thanks for joining us at 'Lets Craft and Create'. Jonnece DT

  39. A lovely card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional stars” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

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    PS: Sorry for the late comment, life had been very busy during my 5-week-trip to Africa…