Tag Archives: birthday

Minimalist Birthday

18 Mar

bday-9That’s it! You can’t go more minimal than that! (Well, you can, but then it’s not really a card, right?)

In this case I just loved the purple paper I used for background – it has a warm, saturated hue and a beautiful pattern – so I didn’t want to cover it up too much and pull attention away from it. So, only two stickers (one of them with different background and elevated so the card gains some dimension) and… nothing more.

I think it went quite well, don’t you?

Party in Green

16 Mar

bday-10Another card I made with birthdays in mind, but since there is no text on it, the card could easily be used for any kind of party.

I am not a big fan of pink (though I am a huge fan of green as you probably noticed), but I think that when it comes to papercraft, green and pink go perfect together and I am actually thinking of making few more cards in this colour palette… What do you think?

Birthday Cake

15 Mar

bday-7Since I made one birthday card, I couldn’t resist making few more, especially that I had all the relevant supplies pulled out. I went for a bit of rustic look and this card was later given to my coworker.

Birthday in Purple

9 Mar

bday-6Some time ago I was making a birthday card and now it’s time to share it. This one seems quite simple (yes, the simplicity of Valentine’s Day project still seems to be stiking with me), but I really liked purple papers and the overall result. As you can notice, I tried to breakĀ  the symetry a bit in this one.

Of course, since I pulled out all the papers and stickers, I wouldn’t stop at just one card, so there’s more to come soon!

Beautiful 30

7 Oct

beautiful30I never made a birthday card with a specific number, so I guess there had to be a first time. I was watching a movie and playing around with the colours – I wanted something bright and cheerful, but maybe also slightly vintage… Turned out a bit of colour and pattern mess, didn’t it?

Blue Dream

1 Aug

bluedreamChallenges are really addictive – no wonder as they stimulate creativity and imagination. This card was inspired by a card map (number 35) from ScrapMap blog. It was simple and although I felt tempted to enhance it, in the end I went with the simplicity offered.

Some years ago I created a several “oriental” cards (you can still see them in my showcase gallery) and Blue Dream is coming back to that style and mood. I already feel like making few more, maybe a mini-series: both in the oriental theme and this cool blue shades.

Love Song

28 Jul

lovesongSo, here comes another challenge-inspired card. I think it might be pretty addictive, as those challenges are very inspiring. This time polish website Craft-Szafa challenged participants to play a “romantic tune”.

I came across some white flowers in my endless stash and decided to use them before I forget again that I have them. I thought of a wedding card, but then I wanted something more “universal”: this card will work as a wedding congratulation, a card for a beloved one (are there any romantic guys who still give their girlfriends cards?) or even a birthday card for this romantic girl, who reads books and listens to classic music all the time.

And since Craft-Szafa asks for a banner of their challenge, here it goes:

Simply Teddies

10 Jul

Did you like the Tatty Teddy card from the previous post? Well, there’s more of them!

As I mentioned, I got inspired by stickers I found in my supplies, but one card simply wasn’t enough. That’s why, following “all pink” Thank You card there are three more, made in a similar style.

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The first one was horizontal and this time I decided to use purple paper for some contrast with pink. The pink stripey bit is actually a leftover from making pink card in the previous post. I hated to throw it away, so I used it in another card – placing it at the edge created a bit of assimetry and an interesting final result. Pictures of teddies were elevated, to add some volume and I also aranged them in a descending pattern, rather than aligning them to the purple self-adhesive ribbon.

I can tell you, I was very satisfied with the final result!

But still, I didn’t have enough ofthe cute teddies, so two more cards followed:

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As you can see, these two are a bit more “traditional” – both in vertical aligment and in the design. Each of them is different, but using the same pattern and stickers makes them interesting series, don’t you think?

You’re My Cupcake!

3 Jul

cupcake1On Sunday I presented you with a birthday cupcake card, but that’s not the only “sweet-treat” card I made. Today – another one, in a little bit different style. It can be a birthday card, but could also be given to a friend, or a daughter, or maybe even that special girl…

I have to admit, I was a bit hesitant to mix pink and blue, but the overall effect satisfied me – the colours blended nicely and created an interesting result.

Birthday Cupcake

30 Jun

bday7A quick a simple card to make, using corresponding patterned papers and a cupcake sticker. With a bit of shiny stones to enhance the picture.

Can be a cute present for a little or not-so-little girl.