Friday, July 19, 2013

Eye-ful Birthday

Yep, I am trying to be punny...My best scrappy friend is having a birthday and we will get together for a scrap fest when I go back to California later this summer; I could not let her birthday pass without a card. She loves PARIS, so I picked up a cute Eiffel Tower die from My Favorite Things (She'll be seeing this thing over and over and over again!) She also is fond of blues and creams.  

I picked up some pretty papers from Stampin Up in the clearance section and they were perfect for this card. I used dies from Lifestyle Crafts, Memory Box, Simon Says Stamp and Spellbinders; seam binding from Snug Hug;  Brilliance Pearlescent Sky Blue Ink; some gold balls; and Hero Arts Gold Embossing powder for the tower.  Stamps I used include Hero Arts Old Letter writing, and Many birthday messages (inside), and Simon Says Stamp Tilted banner sayings.


I am so happy with the way this card came together. I had to stuff it quickly into an envelope and send it on its way. I may have grown attached to it otherwise.  Happy Happy Birthday my dear friend!

I am entering this into the Moxie Fab World's Tuesday Trigger. For me romance is Paris spent some time there when I was 21. I also love those soft blues under the lace.   


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9 comments:

  1. Love this card! Love that gold Eiffel Tower!!

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  2. Great card Cat, wonderful take on the challenge.

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  3. Cat, What a wonderful card. I would become attached to it too! Great job!♥

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  4. Your friend will love this! Thoughtful in every way!

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  5. I was instantly attached to this card. B, you know me so well and this card represents me perfectly. It is obvious you put a lot of thought and time in to this masterpiece. I want to know how this card does in the challenge. I'm sure it will be the grand prize winner. Thanks.

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  6. This is such a gorgeous card! I love your design and all the beautiful layers! I'm sure your friend will love it!

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  7. This is so pretty. Love all the little details especially the little strip just behind the tower.
    Ang

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  8. Cat, what a LOVELY card for your friend!
    I'm sure she will love it.
    Great take on the TT.

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  9. Hey Cat! Thanks for linking this up to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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