Friday, November 28, 2014

Fall Birthday

Another birthday card, I have a bout 7 birthdays in a 3 week period between the end of November and mid December.  It is always a mad rush to get them all finished amid the rush of finishing my Christmas cards.

I received the embossing folder (Darice) I used here from sweet Greta, I intended to use it on my Thanksgiving cards, but I made just a few, and my mojo was lacking.  However, it is perfect for this fall birthday card. 





I had a watercolor piece that was fall-ish in colors, and I found a card base that would work well too.  Birthdays need a bit of glitz as well, so some glitter paper was added to the pile. As a contrast to the glitter, I added some twine and wood veneer leaves.  I kinda like the differences between the wood and the sparkle.

I adore this large sentiment from the Make a wish set by Mama Elephant.  There is no guessing the occasion for this card. I used the largest circle from MFT's stitched circle dies for my center piece.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

6 comments:

  1. gorgeous, Cat! Love the embossing folder and that big sentiment. I, too, have a lot of birthdays to celebrate during the month of December and January. Gotta' find the time to make cards and then see if my mojo is hanging around somewhere, too!

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  2. Wonderful Fall birthday card!! Beautiful colors and embossed background!! Those wood veneer leaves are the perfect finishing touch! wow!

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  3. Oooh, so many Fall birthdays - jealous! I love the repurposed watercolor background with that big bold birthday sentiment. And the contrast of glitter and twine is spot on!

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  4. Cat, what a beautiful card! I love the Fall colors & fabulous design!

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  5. A fantastic combination of elements! I love the colors and textures!

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  6. Oh my goodness, Cat--one of the most beautiful birthday cards ever! That embossing folder looks so neat used on colored cardstock!

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