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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Michele Kovack said...

Love this card! Love that gold Eiffel Tower!!

Carole said...

Great card Cat, wonderful take on the challenge.

Kristi said...

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

Nancy Penir said...

Your friend will love this! Thoughtful in every way!

sheza said...

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.

stampingandstitching said...

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

Ang said...

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

Martha said...

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

Paper Crafts & Scrapbooking Editor said...

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! :)