Friday, August 13, 2010

Blogger's Challenge: Birthday

Today is Friday -- Blogger's Challenge day! Our challenge today was to create a birthday card.

My card uses the Splash 'n Stick Technique from the August 2010 issue of the Technique Junkie Newsletter for the butterfly and dragonfly. the background is a piece of  Faux Metal from the June 2010  issue of the Newsletter. When I was creating this, the thought that the swirls from the background looked like the path of a butterfly in flight kept going through my mind. Does it look that way to you?

If you would like to see what the other Blogger's Challenge players created today, simply click on the Blogger's Challenge banner on my sidebar -- this is one fabulous group of creative ladies! 

The birthday sentiment stamp is from Stampin' Up!.

Have a nice weekend,







P.S. Dare I say it? These techniques can be found on the Cd8, which will be mailing in less than a month. did you order your copy yet? Email me for details.

20 comments:

Lisa Somerville said...

Wonderful BD card, love the colors, the added black panel just makes those butterflies pop!

Kimberly Gajewski said...

Very pretty Pat! That faux metal panel is fabulous! The swirls are the perfect accent! :D

BarbaraW said...

Wonderful card Pat. The butterfly and dragonflies are gorgeous against the swirls on the faux metal background.

stamps&cars said...

Yup.....swirls and butterfly trails. I see it! But then again, I see lots of things my family doesn't too! ;-)

Gayle Page-Robak said...

Very lovely card, Pat. Beautifully created. Thanks for the comment, btw. The card is a DigiMix of rubber stamping, paper imagery pieces from Ten Two, and digitally embellished and framed. Hugs, Gayle.

Linda Monroe said...

The dark colors work really well with this technique and stamp set. Great job.

Shelly Schmidt said...

This is beautiful! I love the background technique and love the beautiful dragonflies. I love the pretty swirls in the background too! TFS

Ida said...

So pretty and elegant with that wonderful faux metal background.

Nikki Bond said...

This is stunning Pat. Very elegant. {SMILES}

Clara said...

Very nice card! I love the faux metal background you did.

Rachel Hope said...

So pretty!!!!

JP Card Crazy said...

Fantastic Birthday card...the colors are so beautiful and the background is stunning.

Basement Stamper said...

Beautiful card Pat, the background on that is fabulous!

Lisa Bohler said...

OOOH...love the texture and the look that the faux metal gives...super texture!

Barbara said...

How pretty! YES, I can see butterfly paths all over your background. Stunning card!

Email me said...

VERY cool. I have to check out that technique ASAP

Lori said...

Beautiful! The swirly background panel is a perfect backdrop for the butterflies.

Jeanne Nielsen said...

What a great card! Love the faux metal! I'll have to try that! It looks so real! TFS!

Marilyn SanClemente said...

I love the background and the butterfly!! Beautiful card1

MJ said...

Superb! What a beautiful card. I love those butterflies and the really pop right off the page.