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Monday, March 24, 2008

A Fruity Birthday!

This was a VERY fun card to make. I was going to say it had lots of pieces but as I look at the card it's not really that many. But I made 8 cards and I recall seeing lots of fruit circles in front of me!!! LOL

For this card I used the Stampin' Up! "Tart & Tangy" set. My papers include Green Galore, Whisper White, Yoyo Yellow, Only Orange. The decorative paper is from the new "Picnic" papers and I used Pumpkin grosgrain ribbon. The brads are not from Stampin' Up! I think I got them from Oriental Trading.

I cute my Green Galore card stock at 5-1/2" and folded it in half. I added a piece of white card stock on it that measured 5-3/8" x 4-1/8". I added a 2" x 5-3/8" piece of the Picnic paper on top of that. Before I taped the white piece on top of the green I added the ribbon. Then I stamped the fruits and punched them out using the 1-1/4" punch. I punched out matching colors of card stock using the 1-3/8" round punch. I added the brad and assembled the pieces. Not a whole lot to this card and it's always nice when you can pull it off!!!

Now I have a few birthday cards plus I'm going to be giving some out with the upcoming blog candy!

Thank you SO much for stopping by,
Wanda

9 comments:

SmilynStef said...

Adorable card ... it would be perfect for the Caardvarks Homegrown challenge ...check it out.

http://caardvarks.blogspot.com/2008/03/homegrown-challenge-caardvarks-kit.html

Melissa said...

Super cute Wanda! I just put my Tart and Tangy set together this afternoon and am working on a few projects with it myself. Great minds think alike huh?

Many Blessings,
Melissa

Diane said...

Love it!!! Great fun colors!

chelemom said...

I just ordered this set! This is really cute! And did I read here that you were going to be doing blog candy? It's been awhile, maybe my luck has changed! LOL!

Sara Paschal said...

Love the color used in this card. Great stamp set!

Carol said...

what a cute card! I love this stamp set and mine is on the way. Love the fresh spring-like colors - it makes me thirsty for some fresh fruit juice! TFS

lauren said...

this is so cute... (&so fruity!) ...people will LOVE receiving these on their birthday--how clever to make extras!!! :)

Pat S. said...

Oh, I just love the colors...what a joyful card!

And I can't thank you enough for including the measurements...that is half the battle for me :)

Jane J said...

Very cute card! The more I see, the more I really want this set! Am planning on a workshop for June! Maybe doing the scratch & sniff technique!