Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Things Are Heating Up

My week seems so off since I worked on Monday. I think today should be Wednesday but it's only Tuesday. So my day off will be Friday this week. I'll have a four day weekend. Yeah!
I am behind on birthday cards and a couple of brother-in-laws' birthdays are coming in November so I thought I might starting working on them. So here's one tonight.


The image is Birthday Candle Birdbrain from From the Heart Stamps. I colored him with Copic markers and die cut him from Spellbinder's Tear Drop Circles. I edges the teardrop circels with distress ink. The sentiment is from the same stamp set. I cut that panel from MFT In & Out Stitiched Rounded Squares. I also die cut the frame with the same die so that you have the stitching on both the inside and outside pieces. The flags were cut with MFT Pierced Fishtail Flags. I used a scrap of plaid from my scrap box. I finished by adding the grid of rhinestones. I used the i {heart} card sketch with a twist #124. The twist this week is to use a sentiment on the front of the card.
I am entering these challenges:

That's all I have for tonight. Thank you for stopping by. I hope you are having a great week.

Donna

9 comments:

Brenda said...

Great take on the sketch! I love this cutie and love the gorgeous blue you surrounded him with. Thanks so much for joining us at From the Heart i{heart} sketches! Brenda

Stef H said...

bloglovin is slacking lately and i'm missing alot of posts. good thing you visit me often!

this is super cute. love the sentiment.
your reindeers if also fabulous.
heck! ALL your creations are fabulous.

have a great week!

hugs :)

Pam said...

What a fun card! The image and sentiment are so cute and I love the plaid background.
Pam
scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

MaryH said...

A cute image for a birthday card, and love the blues! The sketch is so interesting with the layout, and you've aced it with the stitched shapes. Love the bold plaid combined with the various shades of blue, and your distressing on the teardrop mat. Adding in the golden rhinestones created a lot of sparkle too. Hope your week gets straightened out. That happens to me all the time, and I'm retired!!! TFS & Hope the weather is good in your part of the country. Hugs & TFS

Patricia St Martin said...

This little guy is so darling, love the blues, nice job on the sketch and love the sentiment.
Hugs Pat

Kathy S said...

I love this birdbrain - sweating at having another birthday - I feel that way sometimes! So glad you joined us at From The Heart stamps for our sketch challenge this week. Always a pleasure to see you. Take care.

libleycraftsblog.com said...

This is a fab card - love this image! Thanks so much for joining us at From the Heart Stamps in our weekly I (heart) sketches with a tWiSt challenge :-)

Willeke said...

Stunning card, love the colours and such a cute image !
Thanks for sharing it with us and hope to see you again in our next challenge as well,
Hugs
Willeke
DT Through The Craft Room Door
Made by Willeke {My personal Blog}

Tip Top said...

Wonderful card and great use of the sketch! Thanks for entering I {heart} card sketches with a tWist - hope to see you again next time!

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