Thursday, October 18, 2012

Postcard Birthday

Postcard Birthday - Front
Made this birthday card for my childhood best friend whose birthday is on tomorrow!

Tuesday Morning Sketches #168
This card layout is inspirational from Tuesday Morning Sketches #168 sketch/challenge as shown above.

Close-up : Postcard with stamped image and sentiment
The postcard is stamped on a cream card stock and trimmed accordingly. It is distressed with ink before the cupcake and sentiment are stamped onto it. The cupcake is paper pieced.
Close-up : Paper pieced cupcake

A red embossed card stock is trimmed accordingly. A multi colors strips pattern paper is trimmed into size before attaching onto the red embossed card stock.

Close-up : Rose
A white ribbon with scalloped finishing is attached onto the patter paper as in the sketch. The postcard is attached onto the white ribbon and pattern paper. A rose is attached to the left bottom of the postcard as in sketch.

Close-up : Yellow circle gems
The whole red embossed card stock is then attached onto a yellow card base. Some yellow circle gems are added to the right bottom corner of the red embossed card stock to finish the card. A blue heart gem is added onto to the cupcake to give some dimension.

Postcard Birthday - Inside
Inside the card, some sentiments related to birthday is stamped.

Dimension : 10.16cm x 15.24 cm or 4" x 6"
Type : Vertical fold
Inlay : None with stamped sentiments

If you would like to have a similar design of these items or individual item, please e-mail us at for order or fill up the form here. Please do include the color or theme you prefer, purpose of the item(s) (farewell, retirement, birthday and etc) and message (if any).

This card is entering the challenge(s) organized by :
1) Tuesday Morning Sketches #168 (ending on 21 October 2012)
3) Bearly Mine Challenge #57 - Anything Goes (ending on 23 October 2012)

Stamps and tools used :


Karal Schuknecht said...

Great card and I love the sketch you used. Thanks for joining us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner.
Karal DT

Desire Fourie said...

This is so beautifully designed. Loving your creativity.
{Tammy’s Scrapin Corner DT Member}

Natascha said...

Lovely card! Thank you so much for joining our Anything goes Challenge over at Bearly Mine Challenge. Good luck!

Hugs, Natascha

crafty-stamper said...

Great card love the paper pieced image and layout your friend will love it thanks for joining us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner
Carol DT x

Tammy Ortiz said...

This is just adorable. I love this sweet image.Please come back next week.
Tammy Ortiz
Founder of
Tammy Scrapin Corner

Melissa Craig said...

Yummy cupcake! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

Please join us at our Pink Birthday party, you have until the end of the month to play along.

Cheryl said...

How cute! The sketch is perfect for a postcard image...LOVE IT!
Thanks so much for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches this week, and be sure to check out our Pink Birthday Party challenge that's going on until the end of October.

Theresa said...

Too cute!! Love the cupcake and the paper piecing. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

I also have blog candy if you're interested:

NanaConnie said...

Great take on that sketch! Don't forget, if you've done all four of our challenges at Perfect Sentiments by October 30, you need to take the extra step and link to the Grand Prize page also in order to be in the Grand Prize draw. Thanks for playing along with us and helping us celebrate our First birthday!
NanaConnie PSC DT

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