Monday, August 8, 2011

Three Cheers



Sweet. 
Fun. 
Ultra talented.
 
Today is a special day! It's Amy's birthday. Three cheers for Amy!

Happy Birthday Amy!
Channeling Amy's awesome use of patterns, I pulled out some patterned washi tape and created a few flags flying in a breeze of numbers. The poles were fashioned by threading twine through a punched hole and adhering to the back. A sentiment from Lawn Fawn's Sophie's Sentiments was stamped in the true color of distress ink. I created a washi tape border on the card base as well, and adhered the flag panel with dimensional adhesive. Did you hear that the Lawnscaping Challenge is all about distressing this week? I {heart} this challenge as much as I {heart} Amy as a blogging pal!



Only after I was done with the distressing and flags, I realized I could have,
and should have,
used a lot more bright colors for the dear sweet Amy!

It's the thought that counts, right? Please help me celebrate Amy and stop by
her blog and wish her a happy birthday!

Supplies Used:
Paper: (Kraft) PTI

Stamps: (Another Year) Practicing Creativity, (Sophie's Sentiments) LawnFawn
Ink: (Vintage Photo) Ranger
Other: (Twine), (Washi Tape)

35 comments:

  1. Awwwwwwww......I love it!!! You are just rockin' the washi!!!! Such a fabulous card, you're thee best!!!!!! Thank you and thanks so much for the wonderful birthday blog candy badge...it's so very perfect!!!!

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  2. This is perfect, still you but a little bit Amy inspired too! That tape looks so good as a wavy flag!

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  3. Love it, great use of washi!

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  4. Oh! Love your card, Karen!! You gotta love the washi flags!!

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  5. Love those flags and the subtle numbers in the background!

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  6. Totally sweet Karen! I LOVE those little pennants, they are perfect! Such a great card!

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  7. Love those washi tape flags and the border behind the raised panel. And the flag poles are really cool! amy will love it!

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  8. So clever! Love the pops of color against the kraft! What an awesome card Karen! :)

    Thanks for joining Amy's birthday party! :)

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  9. Oh I love that card with all its washi wonderfulness and I am sure Amy will too.

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  10. AAAHHHH! This is so cute! Washi Tape flags.... Brilliant! Love the distressed look of this card! Karen, thanks so much for joining us at Lawnscaping.

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  11. Awesome card. Love the numbered background, perfect fit to Amy's birthday counting down. Great use of washi tape.

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  12. Okay...those washi tape flags just knock my socks off, girl!!! SO CREATIVE!!! Lovin' every detail in this fabby birthday card!!!

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  13. The washi tape flags are awesome Karen and I love how you used it to create a faux bkgd too.
    Just a fantastic card :)
    Jenny x

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  14. Really love how you used the washi tape Karen, so clever. Gorgeous card :)

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  15. Gorgeous card, Karen! Love that PCD stamp, and it's great to see another way to use it. The banners are awesome! Fabulous!!

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  16. What a great use of tape and I haven't seen you use that PC set in awhile, great use for it. I love that you too thought you should channel Amy's love of bright colors and patterns... oh well, we'll leave that to her right?

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  17. Argh...This is so creative and utterly BEAUTIFUL!!
    Love your cards Karen!!!

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  18. Ohh...this is fab Karen! Love the red patterned flags against the subtle numbers in the background!

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  19. WOW, this is fabulous. Kraft is my fav and I love the flags you did. Your card is perfect.

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  20. beautiful krafty card! love the use of tape as a border, too, karen--so clever:)

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  21. Love what you did with the tape! and such a lovely design too:-) Thank you for sharing!

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  22. clever use of washi tape...great card!

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  23. LOVE those flags! fabulous idea and design!

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  24. AMAZING B-day card!!! Karen, this rocks!

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  25. Your card drew me in at the Lawnscaping blog and it's not the first time I've been here to admire your work! I love how you gave the tape "movement". Apparently I need to add you to my Google reader... thanks!!

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  26. How fun! Great seeing you pull out the PCD stamps!

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  27. This is a great card! I love the 100 chart in the background. I'l like to find that stamp to make charts for my students. Love the flags.

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  28. Karen, this ROCKS!!! I picked up several spools of wahsi a few months ago & haven't even played with them yet!!! You've totally inspired me - what a fabby b-day card for a lucky girly!!!!

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  29. Love those Washi flags! I haven't been brave enough to buy any but you sure make it tempting.

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  30. Fabulous! I love those flags and the wonderful background. :)

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  31. What a clever use of washi tape! Great idea, and I love the layout of this card :)

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  32. What a great card for Amy! I love your washi tape flags.

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  33. Love how you used washi tape to add that great pop of color. You totally rocked this distressing, even if you wanted more color ;) Thank you for playing along with us at the Lawnscaping challenge blog!

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  34. I literally gasp when I saw this card!! I love it so much!

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