Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Happy Birthday Balloons

The sketch this week from Jen's Sketch For You To Try:
I needed a card for a student in my class so I whipped this up.  I incorporated:  Fantabulous Cricut challenge - to include a balloon and the word birthday; Cricut Cardz challenge - child's birthday; Cards for Men - Happy Birthday; Crazy 4 Challenges - Masculine; The  Cupcake Craft Challenge - going green and Raise the Bar - green.


All supplies are from Close to My Heart (paper is Animal Cookies collection)
Cricut: Plantin Schoolbook; Word Party

25 comments:

Kathi C. said...

Awesome "kid" card, Laurel! Love the bright primary colors. Bright and fun.

Shelly said...

Great great card, love the bight colours and the little string on the balloon! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake!
Shelly ;)

Dora said...

I have troubles making cards like this...you did a wonderful job!

Donnas Den said...

Great card, Laurel. Thanks for joining us over at Cards for Men and good luck with the challenge.

Donna xx

brick paper scissors said...

Adorable card! Thanks for joining us this week at FCCB

shelly said...

such a cute card thanks you for sharing it with us at cricutcardz xx shelly

Jeanne said...

I'm still in awe that you make cards for your students. Something I'm sure that makes them feel super special. This is a great kid card!

Kim said...

Aw, how sweet, I know this little guy will cherish this card!
Blessings,
Kim xXx

~amy~ said...

such a fun birthday card for a kid! Love the fun colors!

Alanna said...

What a great birthday card. I love how you are always using your cricut on your cards.

BananaStamper said...

So fun! Geat colors too!
Shanna

Val said...

Wowzers! Cute card- love your stitching:) Thanks for playing along at FCCB!

Cokie Pop Paper Boutique said...

Love the colors. The string adds a great touch as well. Thanks for playing with us at FCCB.

Nannieflash said...

Fabulous card, love the colouring. Thanks for joining us at Cards for Men, and good luck with the Challenge. With hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

Tammy said...

You toally rocked this challenge! Thanks so much for coming out to play with FCCB!

Carolyn Christie said...

What a cute way to make a BD card! Love the 7 idea!

~*Joni said...

Laurel this is so sweet! I love the elements that you used for this card, and that it is going to a special little someone makes it all that sweeter. Wonderful job, thank you for going green and joining us at Raise The Bar!

Robin's Creative Cottage said...

What a fabulous birthday card! I love the simplicity. thank you for joining us at FCCB.
Robin :)

lynn said...

perfect kid card, laurel!

PenLight said...

Cute card- love your stitching:) It is so bright and cheerful that I instantly smiled!

Lori (THCEO) said...

What a stunning card...I just love the bright colors! And of course I have to compliment you on your use of the Animal Cookies CTMH papers!!! (Since I'm a consultant and all!) Thanks for playing along with us at FCCB! :)

Fi said...

Fun card, love your bold colours and how you used the balloons and the number 7 to work in with the sketch challenge.
Fi

~Christina~ said...

This is so creative...super job :)

Ladybug Designs said...

That is such a great idea. I like the colors, and how you incorporated the sketch. Thanks for playing with us.

BrendaB said...

Great card! I love the bright colors and the #7 on the balloons!

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