Saturday, May 25, 2013

Just Us Girls #190 - Photo Inspiration Challenge and a Happy Birthday!

Hi everyone!  The Just Us Girls challenge this week is a photo inspiration challenge.  Marisa chose this fabulous picture of a cake.  Great colors, polka dots, chevrons, and a cool flower.

 Here's a close-up of the photo so you can see the details better.
I loved the yellow, white, and gray color combo and the polka dots, so I started with that.  The gray dp is from an old SU paper pack, and the yellow is from Authentique's Blissful paper pack.  I used SU's basic gray paper and the yellow dp to make the flower using Papertrey Ink's Beautiful Blooms II #1 die.  I added a yellow glitter dot in the center and two off to the side.  The sentiment is from PTI's Birthday Style stamp set stamped in Versafine Onyx Black ink.  This is all mounted on a Daffodil Delight card base.

Our design team member Vicki had a birthday this week, so we thought we'd make birthday cards for her.  Happy Birthday Vicki!  I stamped the inside of the card with PTI's new Ruby Rose stamp set.  Love that stamp!  I also used my new We Are Memories Keepers Envelope Punch Board (an envelope maker) to make an envelope out of the gray dp.  So cool!  (No picture of that...sorry!)

I used the Deconstructed Sketch for my layout, and pretty much CASED Jen's card.  Loved it!

Stop by these blogs for more inspiration and to see Vicki's birthday cards.


Thanks for stopping by!
Recipe
Stamps:  Birthday Style, Ruby Rose (Papertrey Ink)
Paper:  Neenah white, daffodil delight, basic gray, SU dp, Authentique Blissful
Ink:  Versafine Onyx Black
Accessories:  Beautiful Blooms II #1 die (PTI), glitter dots, dimensionals

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9 comments:

Lynn said...

Love the color combo and all of your fabulous polka dots! A great card for Vicki!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Wonderful inspired card! We both used Jen's sketch :)

Vicki Dutcher said...

Oh - I am almost forgot - THANKS for the bday shout out! :)

Nancy said...

I absolutely love the yellow dp you used! The entire card looks fantastic! Hope you are having a great Memorial Day!

Pia S said...

I love the look of this card - it has such a nice, feminine feel to it and a great color combination!

Sharyn Polesel said...

Your card is absolutely beautiful! Love everything about it! Thanks so much for the very kind comment you left on my card. I really appreciate it!

Elise said...

Goodness, GRACIOUS! You sure created a FUN 'un, with this fabulous inspo! LOVED that we celebrated Vicki, every step of the way! You are an OUTSTANDING hostess in every way there is, my dear!

Marianne said...

I saw this cake on Pinterest & had one made for my daughterx's engagement party! Love the card!

Marianne said...

I saw this cake on Pinterest & had one made for my daughterx's engagement party! Love the card!

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