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Friday, August 23, 2013

Seize the Sketch # 2 & Seize the Birthday

This is the second sketch for Seize the Sketch and I am also adding this to Seize the Birthday .

                                                                     stamps:  Birthday Bash, Sketch Shapes, Flower Garden (the strings!)
   paper:  canyon clay, ocean tides, MME "dolled up", soft stone
   ink:  simply chartreuse, canyon clay, blueberry sky, versamark
   misc:  white embossing powder


  1. Such a fun and festive card! awesome combo of challenges:)
    Thanks for joining us at Seize the Sketch!

  2. Pretty those decorative balloons!

  3. Love those bright and happy birthday balloons! Thanks so much for joining us at Seize the Birthday!

  4. What a delightful card! Love those balloons and the bottom panel of chevrons = swoon! Lovely! Just a thought but perhaps you can link up to 4 Crafty Chicks, where the challenge is chevron-ish...
    Thanks for sharing!

  5. What a fabulous card, Colleen! Love the bright, happy colours you used and the balloons too! Thanks for joining us at Seize the Sketch!

  6. This is such a fun birthday card. Perfect for any age!! Thanks for sharing.

  7. I love your card, and what a great combination of the two challenges! Thanks for playing along at Seize The Birthday :)


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