Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Sisterhood Challenge is Back!

And I'm hosting this week's challenge - a birthday card! But not just any birthday card - a kids birthday card for my nephew's sixth birthday. I can't believe he's growing so quickly!

I've had this great SU! Designer Paper for quite and feel like in the new year, I need to use up my collection rather than just add to it, so this is my third card of the year using up some of my papers.

I used the Splitcoast Sketch Challenge 314 as inspiration for a starting point and never looked back!  See what the other Sisters created over at the Sisterhood of Crafters and show us your best kids birthday card!
Papers: Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive, Bashful Blue, Ruby Red (Real Red because I have almost no Ruby Red left)
Ink: Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive, Bashful Blue, Ruby Red, Real Red, Barely Banana
Accessories: Button, Ribbon, Bling, Paper Piercer, Stickles, Liquid Pearls


  1. So cute and I love the bright colors for a kids card! You always rock a sketch!

  2. Thanks for the inspiration hun - now I have my sister's card done for next week!

  3. Lovin this! A while back I was looking for a birthday card for a friend. I had zero luck finding what I was looking for. I told a group of friends about this problem one night while we were having a few drinks. We proceeded to get smashed and make up a bunch of greeting cards we found funny. I had been writing down the cards we made up and the next morning I read them. Much to my surprise the cards were still funny even when sober.

  4. so fun!! That paper is perfect for a kid's birthday :) Lovin' the cupcakes with sprinkles ;) Thanks for the link to Pantone...LOVE that pink!! Bring it on!! LOL has the snow stopped? We had some last night, but nothing like you guys....we have a bit more coming, but nothing that would keep me home for a snow day :( Vancouver got hit hard and I think the schools are closed there...need to check with Marisa :)

  5. Great color combo and I love the sprinkles on the cupcakes and your ribbon treatment is fabulous. Darling card.

    I was thinking of you as I was shovelling WET snow this morning! I'm not a morning exerciser by nature, so this sure got my blood running! Shovelfest has moved to White Rock and I am definitely celebrating LOL! Got about 8 inches overnight so the kids are beyond thrilled. PERFECT snowman making snow, that's for sure! Gotta run and get the kids to school. Have a great day :)

  6. Hey Tanis! Great job of getting The Sisterhood geared up for the new year with this fun Birthday challenge!! Your card is ADORABLE and your nephew's going to LOVE it!!

  7. Great colours on this cute card Tanis! Your nephew should love the cup cakes with the sparkles!
    I am with you on using up some of the papers that I have amassed over the years!
    Stay warm :)

  8. Awesome card Tanny!!! Love the fun, fabulous colors and the stamping on the ribbon!!! Just perfect for your nephew!! Great job on sketch!!!

  9. Hey girl, love your card... love the little glitter candles and as always the papers you choose always are perfect. (Me, not so much---choosing papers takes me the longest).

    Although I needed the break, I am so glad to back together!


  10. Hey! Not sure what happened to my comment so I will try to leave it again!!

    I am soooooo excited to be back with the Sisterhood. Thank you so much for hosting our welcome back challenge!. I love the colors you put together for this card. I am color challenged and do not share your talent!! Great job on the it!


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