A Scraphappy Southernbelle

Friday, September 24, 2010

A Birthday Card For Kalisha

Hey guys! Happy Friday! I hope you are having a great day! The weekend is here! Whoo hoo! I don't think we have anything planned in my household, but as long as I can squeeze in scrappin', I'll be as happy as can be! Today, I have a card to share with you. I created a card similar to this one earlier in the week for a challenge on the Gypsy Chat section of the Cricut Community Message Board. Well, my Mom shared it that blog posting with one of her good friends, Kathy, and Kathy loved the card. So she ordered this card from me to give to her daughter for her upcoming October birthday. So I used the same Gypsy file I had created, but I did use some different papers. Also, I tried out some different Stickles glitter glue. I used the 'Distress Stickles' on the pumpkin and sentiment inside. Let me tell ya, these Stickles give some awesome texture. I think I have found yet another favorite. I used the following Cricut cartridges with my Gypsy for this one: Storybook and Gypsy Wanderings. Of course, as always I pulled out my fave Helmar Adhesives for this one: Helmar 450 Quick Dry and Helmar Zap Dots. I also brought in a little bit of bling and some ribbon. I hope Kalisha will like this.
 Can you see the texture on those Distress Stickles? I wish we had feel-a-vision or something...LOL. It is kinda rough feeling, but so cool!
 Popped up my pumpkin using the Helmar Zap Dots.
 Inside of card.
Enjoy your weekend! Happy Scrappin'!
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Sheila aka SassyLady said...

This is adorable. I am constantly making birthday cards.... seems you never have enough. TFS

Kray said...

Very pretty card!!!

Joy said...

Another adorable card !!! I can see why your Mother's friend wanted ou to make her one!
I LOVE your blog background and all the lil tags!!! Did you design them? They are adorable !
xoxox Joy

Southernbelle said...

Thanks girls! :)

Joy...thanks for the comment on my blog look. I love to change things up. No, I did not design them. I bought this blog set. I think it was called 'fright night' from a site called Scrapmatters. They have little blog kits. I love them. I also am fond of Sweet Shoppe Designs. They are reasonably priced and I love that you can alter them to fit you. After you purchase them, they send you the download link and then you can edit the tags, header, etc. in Photoshop. :)

Audrey Frelx said...

I love the card!!!

Hey, you have a new look too! I like it!

Kathlene said...

Another gorgeous card. Think I'm a new follower. :-) TFS!

Joy said...

Thanks for the info...I'm headin there right now...LOVE your music too..I'm laughing !!
xoxo Joy

campbelljudy1228 said...

The pumpkin is adorable, I know she will like the card. Beautiful as usual and the colors are great!