Monday, October 18, 2010

Happy 50th Birthday - A Trio of Cards

Sorry dearies, I've actually been super busy in my little studio, but I wanted to make time to post some cards I made over a week ago. My friend Rekha asked me to make a card for her sister's 50th birthday. I actually made 3 cards for her to choose from.

This first card is my favorite and Rekha's as well. I like the Crushed Curry color with the Melon Mambo and Rich Razzleberry patterned paper. I used my Silhouette to cut the Happy Birthday sentiment. Probably the hardest part of this card was adding the dimensional adhesive behind the sentiment. I like the faux stitching around the edges and the rounded corners.

This next card is a 4.25 inch circular card. I cut the numbers with the Silhouette using some American Crafts paper. You can't see the details, but the chocolate chip paper is embossed with a woodgrain pattern. The heart stamp is from Stampin' Up and the sentiment is from Papertrey Ink. The numbers are mounted on the card with dimensional tape.

This last card is super simple and my least favorite of the trio I'm showing you today. I guess I don't like the rounded corners on top. Again I used my Silhouette to cut the Happy Birthday banner. I ran the Crushed Curry layer through the Big Shot with an impressions plate from Papertrey Ink. I rubbed some Fresh Snow ink on the embossed layer to add some dimension. The banner is on a layer of vellum.
I added some faux stitching and some purple half pearls.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

8 comments:

~amy~ said...

fabbie trio of cards...I love when you use your Silhouette!!!

Naomi said...

i just love it when you use your silhouette. great cards~!!!!!

Traveling Mama said...

These are so cute! I love them all! Hope you guys are doing well? Hugs!!

Silvia said...

These are fabulous, Anthonette!

Thanks for sharing!

Ida said...

Hi!
Wow, 3 wonderful cards you have made! Gorgeous!

Hugs Ida:o)

Carolina said...

Adorable cards - specially love that banner! Hope you have a wonderful weekend ~ hugs!

Becky Carafa said...

Lovely cards, that first one is amazing!!!!! Love those cutout sentiments!

E.T said...

I love what you are doing with your silhouette! everything rocks!
I am gonna get one too, will take me quite some time to collect the money myself but i will buy it :)