Wednesday 18 February 2015

Happy UN-birthday

Hello fellow Crafters,

It is Wednesday and that means there is a new Challenge up over at the Stampotique Designers' Challenge blog. Today's theme was chosen by the lovely and very talented France Papillon and she this is what she said :

'We often expect cards on our birthday. How about surprising someone with an unbirthday card? With or without Alice in Wonderland inspiration, make a happy unbirthday card!'

So that is what I did ! 

I started this card with a piece of white card stock. I used a stencil and Sand paste from the Deco Art Media Line to create the arrows.. It gives a lot of texture. Next I dusted off my Twinkling H2O's. The finished card is very shimmery. Unfortunately you can't really see that here... 
Next I stamped a few circles on the background and then It was time to stamp 'Mad Hatter' and the balloons from 'Romek'. 
They were coloured with Copic Markers and cut out. I made a little slit under Mad Hatters arm for the cords of the balloons. Next I coloured some natural twine and tied it to the balloons. They were then adhered to the card. I slipped the twine in the hole under Mad Hatters arm and then adhered him also. I used a drop of glue to secure the twine. 
The sentiment was made using the 'Happy birthday' stamp and a Dymo Labeler. I adhered it to the card on top of some strips of washi tape. 
I used the same washitape around the card base before adhering the panel on top. 

I used the following stamps:
Romek (for the balloons)

Thank you so much for stopping by ! I hope I gave you some inspiration to have a go yourself. Don't forget you can win a $30 voucher at the end of the month. Just remember : NO digi's and only one entry per person ! 

Hope you like it ....


  1. Super grappig! En een heerlijk vrolijke kaart! Groetjes, Gerrina

  2. Wow, this is so fun, love the bright colors, love the arrows in the background, so fun!

  3. Wonderful vibrant coloured and cheerful birthdasy card, love the texture too and all elements.
    Groetjes Anja

  4. Wat een heerlijke niet-verjaardagskaart Corrie!
    Hartelijke groet, Alie :-)

  5. The stencilled background works so well and your use of colour, as always, the colours you used are so crisp and fresh.
    That little chap is making me smile. He reminds me of Willy Wonka for some reason!
    A fabulous card from you Corrie.

  6. A super very clever theme for the challenge and I adore what you made of it, such a great card! Totally love it and fantastic use of those funky stamps!

  7. This is really pretty, love the colors and texture. You are my color queen.

  8. Ja, ziet er weer schitterend uit. Vooral de kleuren, prachtig.

  9. Gorgeous background Corrie xx

  10. Zóóó leuk, prachtige kleuren en ontwerp!

  11. You created a perfect UNbirthday card, Corrie. Even the colors are festive!

  12. Love it Corrie, brilliant colours and textures xx

  13. your coloring is brilliant!

  14. Love it Corrie, this is just a fabulous card, wow!!! :) xx

  15. Another fabulous colour combination in the background - and I love the textured arrows and wonderful colouring on the image and those fab balloons to make them pop (oh, no, we don't want the balloons to pop, really, do we?!).
    Alison xx

  16. Leuk ik ben je 100ste volger. En dat begrijp ik wel!!
    Mooie projecten en ik hou van de kleuren word er meteen vrolijk van
    Gr miranda