Special Birthday

Playing with some new goodies:

I’m using a couple of my new Reverse Confetti purchases, the sentiment is from the So Very Special set and the scallop is from the Circles ‘n Scallops Confetti Cuts set.  The circle is from Spellbinders.

All that glorious patterned paper {excluding the graph paper which is vintage A Muse} is from Fancy Pants Designs, Everyday Circus!

The peachy paper is Stampin’ Up’s Crisp Cantaloupe.

See that yarn…I bought 3 different colors from M’s…it’s Martha and it is wool…LOVE the added texture it gives this very special Birthday card.

This is going to my {ex} Mother-in-law.  I’m so lucky to have such a great relationship with her…she’s a special lady.

I was inspired by Reverse Confetti’s

My colors were inspired by

Isn’t that a fabulous combo of colors?

So the Crisp Cantaloupe is just the ‘tip of the iceberg’ of my recent Stampin’ Up purchases!  It’s odd to be buying from the ‘Mother Ship’.  Stampin’ Up was what got me into this crazy hobby.  
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31 thoughts on “Special Birthday”

  1. lol @ the mother ship…that wool is gorgeous! So much texture! And how awesome that you're still close with your ex MIL – so much better for the kids that way ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. holy moly that is awesome! is it a betrayal of my papercrafting loyalty that i kind of want to jump right from here to michaels to check out the chunky martha yarn?! awesome card missus, and even better that it goes to the x-MIL, you are a classy chica!!! <3

  3. This is adorable, Amy! I feel like I can feel how soft and fluffy that yarn is, right through my computer screen. Loving all the layers on here, and the mix of papers, too. So super cute!

  4. This is such a fun card, Amy! I'm going to pretend it's for me since today really is my birthday. ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. LOVELy!! Love the grey woodgrain and the soft grey ribbon!! Thanks so much for joining us at The Challenge!!!

  6. Pretty color combo again, Amy, SU does have some beautiful new colors as well as some that have retired! Fun birthday card, love all the bits and pieces you used!

  7. I seriously struggle with sketches that have multiple layers and you use it so well! Beautiful card ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. I love all the layers and that two tone sentiment. OOOH Yes… and that fuzzy bow too! How fun!!

  9. Gorgeous! Love the two-tone sentiment circle and the chunky yarn! Great take on the SFYTT, too!

  10. Papers, layout, the sentiment – all are fabulous, but what gives your card ultra impact is who you made it for! You are, indeed, fortunate to have a relationship with your former MIL – and how incredibly special YOU are for keeping that bond flourishing! She'll love this card, as do I!

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