Thursday, 22 March 2012

Punch it out!


My lucky son has another birthday party on Saturday.  This time paintballing.  Freshly Made Sketches this week has the perfect sketch for me to make an appropriate card. 

Here's the sketch - 

So my spots are to represent paintballs and I've also stamped paint splatters behind the sentiment. 

I followed my Colour Coach to select the colours and I think they look quite boyish.  The base card is Tempting Turquoise with a mat of Whisper White.  

For the top layer I punched out circles using the 1 3/8" Circle Punch and corner rounded the corners.  I ran it through the Square Lattice Embossing folder.  I then punched more circles in Rich Razzleberry to fit into all but one circle.  I topped these with a 1" Circle of Pumpkin Pie embossed with the Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder. 

"Happy Birthday" is from For My Family and stamped in Pumpkin Pie and Rich Razzleberry. I then used the splatter from French Foliage in Tempting Turquoise, stamping on some scrap first before stamping over the sentiment. 

This top layer was attached using Dimensionals.  

I'm pleased with the way this has turned out and at least it's in plenty time for the party this time! 

What a glorious sunny day we had today, hope you had fun.  Thanks for stopping in by. x 


Supplies Used
All Stampin' Up!

Card - Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White, Rich Razzleberry, Pumpkin Pie
Ink - Pumpkin Pie, Rich Razzleberry, Tempting Turquoise
Stamp - For my Family, French Foliage
Punch - 1 3/8" Circle, 1" Circle
Embossing Folder - Square Lattice, Perfect Polka
Other - Dimensionals, Colour Coach




10 comments:

craftattack said...

Lovely, cheerful card! Valerie

Gillian said...

Love the colours. The weather has been great hasn't it.

Vicky said...

Gorgeous Aileen...

Big hugs Vicky xx

Cheryl said...

oh this is just gorgeous Hun,the layout is just so effective,hugs Cherylxxxxx

Allisa said...

Great card for your son's birthday! Thanks for playing with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

Vicky Hayes said...

I love all the texture on this card Aileen. Enjoy the lovely weather this weekend! Vicky x

Monica said...

How cool and funky.

Monica xxx

Tui Nathan said...

Looove your funky take on our sketch this week ... that background texture is perfect and those pops of colour - superb!!!
Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!!!

Tara (Murphy) Bourgoin said...

Super cute!! Love the punched out circle for the sentiment. What a fun card :)

Cindy Hall said...

Very cool take on the sketch! I love the 'Paintball' theme! Thanks for sharing with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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