Monday, 25 August 2014

Happy Birthday---Keeping it Clean and Simple

Do you like kittens and hedgehogs?  I sure do!  What could be more cute than a kitten juggling roses along with a hedgehog running to supply them?  What a happy way to send someone some birthday wishes!

I used the Penny Black stamps for my images of the kitten and hedgehog.  Together, they made such a cute scene.  Of course I coloured them using my Blendabilities and then chose paper for the background that pulled out the colours that seemed happiest to me.  My base cardstock is Naturals White.  Then I placed two layers askew, one in Cajun Craze and the other in Crushed Curry.  On top of those I placed my stamped and coloured piece of Whisper White, set straight to match the lines of the base cardstock.

For my Happy Birthday sentiment I used the fun and funky Sassy Salutations stamp set.  To finish off, I set a Cajun Craze Candy Dot at each corner of the Crushed Curry.  I kept my card very clean and simple.  All my stamping is done on the one layer of Whisper White.  I think it really shows off the happy scene better to place all the attention on it rather than on all sorts of added embellishments.

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  1. Gorgeous colours and images!! Thanks so much for playing along at ATSM xx

    1. Thanks so much, Kylie. Those little critters just make me smile.

  2. Who doesn't love kittens and hedgehogs? This card is just adorable, thanks for joining us at Seize The Birthday :)

    1. Thank you very much, Jodene. I loved making the card and joining the challenge.


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