Saturday, May 5, 2012

Birthday Balloon

I hadn't been able to do much crafting & blogging in the the last couple of weeks as I had a lot to do at work. We've had our annual certification according to the Internation Food Standard (IFS) and there had been soo many things to prepare and to train the new staff members in our new department... So I hardly had any free time at all. :-( Anyways, we passed with a good result and that's the most important!

This card had been planned as a DT project for the current "Happy Birthday" challenge over at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog but I wasn't able to finish it on time... so I am just posting it here now...

Our sponsors over at Penny' Paper-Crafty Challenges are Squigglefly, EyeCandie Creations, Digital Delights & Karen's Doodles with digis and gift certificates for the lucky winners...

Stamp: "Bigsby Celebration" from Karen's Doodles
Sentiment: "Herzlichen Glückwunsch"  -  ribbon
Ink pad in yellow
Colours: Polychromos from Faber Castell
Dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities, Magnolia Doohickeys
Gems, stickles, ribbon, plain papers and cardstock from my stash.

I am entering the card in the following challenges: 

craft your days away challenge 44 - just for children
emerald faeries challenge 23 - anything goes 
sentimental sundays challenge 100 - cards for kids 
karen's doodles challenge 103 - something for kids 
ladybugs crafts ink challenge 59 - birthday 
truly scrumptious challenge 79 - distressing + die cuts/punches 
creative card crew challenge 9 - ribbon 
papertake weekly challenge - anything goes 
simon says stamps challenge - birthday 
cute card thursday challenge 215 - one for the boys 
digi doodle shops best challenge 106 - anything goes 
crafts and me challenge 82 - favourite colour combo 
crafty card makers challenge 67 - for the boys 
bunny zoe's crafts challenge 23 - ribbon or twine 


  1. Awwww this is cute thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges.


  2. This is so bright and cheery what great colours and I love the image x

  3. Fabulous card,love the image,your colours and design are lovely....Thanks for joining in with us at Truly Scrumptious,hope to see you next time....
    Mandy x

  4. Aww so cute!!

    Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges

    Hugs Mandy DDS DT xxx

  5. OMGOSH Your card is gorgeous, I love it:-) Thanks so much for joining in the fun at Crafts and Me this week:-)

  6. Very cute and different I love the idea of a balloon. Thank you for joining us at A & T Digital Designs (EFG) xoxo Good Luck

  7. Aww how fun, this is so fun, love it. Thank you for joining us at Emerald Fairies this week and good luck xx

  8. aaaaahhhhhhh so so cute Melanie, I love the colours...thanks for joining in with the Crafts and Me challenge this week
    Mina xxx

  9. This is such a fun project. I love the little mouse - he is such a cutie!

    Thanks for playing with us at CYDA's for our "For Children" challenge - hope you stop by again soon!

    Julie x


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