I used the Viva la Verve October 2012 Week 1 sketch, but as is my usual M.O., I gussied it up a bit with a bow, multiple matting, and Stickles.
I embossed the flower images with 3 different colors mixed together, and purposefully left all the loose bits on the paper for a "confetti" look. The pink in the center of the "button" of the flower is Stickles.
The inside is fairly simple, with an embossed sentiment.
I have to apologize for the quality of the photos. I think something is going on with Google, or Blogger, or both. For the past 3 days, I have had a dickens of a time getting my photos to look right on my blog. No matter what they look like in my photo editing program, when I add them to Blogger, they look all funky. Any of you having that problem, too? Does anyone have a solution? This is seriously frustrating for me! I usually use larger photos, but until the problem is fixed, they'll have to be smaller. If you want to see a larger photo, just click on it. They should look okay there.
So, Happy Birthday, Theresa! I hope it's your best one EVER!
Now, go check out the rest of the DT, as well as some special friends, who created cards to surprise Theresa today on the Tuesday Morning Sketch Challenge blog, then create your own card and link up to the party on the TMS blog during the month of October, for a chance to win! The winner will be announced on November 1. And, be sure to stop by Theresa's blog to wish her a Happy 50th Birthday!
Thanks for stopping by today, and enjoy the rest of your weekend!
I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Viva la Verve October 2012 Sketch Challenge-Week 1 (VLVOct2012)
Flourishes Think Pink Challenge FLLCOCT12
Charisma Cardz Challenge #39: Badda Bing!
Color Throwdown #212
Cute Card Thursday Challenge #237: Lotsa Ribbon!
Simon Says Stamp Challenge: Glimmer and Sparkle
Paper Pretties Wednesday Challenge 226 (PWC226): Flowers
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge #183: It's Your Birthday
Stamps: Nicest Thoughts, Sunny Days (Verve Stamps); Big Birthday Wishes (Our Craft Lounge)
Paper: Madeline (Prima); Sweet Nectar (K&Co)
Ink: Distress Ink; Memento; clear embossing ink
Dies: A2 Matting Basics A & B, Std Circles Lg, Classic Scalloped Circles Sm (Spellbinders)
Accessories: Scallop Diamond Edger (EKSuccess); Kassie's Brocade embossing folder (Cuttlebug); Zing embossing powder; ribbon; sanding block; paper piercer; Stickles; sewing thread
Size: A2 (4.25" x 5.5")