Sunday, September 18, 2011

Tall (or Long) Birthday Card

I have a birthday card to share today. Celebrate the Occasion's challenge for this week (Challenge #30) is to create a tall birthday card (or in this case, since I rotated it, a long card) that includes a present. The background paper is from my stash (I picked it up in a variety package at Big Lots and have no idea who it is from). It has a great glittery polka dot pattern (I have a feeling it is DCWV). I added a ribbon from Michael's. This is actually the backside of the ribbon. The front has some sparkly rhinestones on it, which I don't care for. On the dark orange squares, I used the Swiss Dots embossing folder. On the lighter orange squares, I used the Spots & Dots embossing folder. The birthday presents are all from a file by Sam & Hailey Designs (Itty Bitty Presents). They received some pen stitching, Stickles and various gems adhered with my i-rock. I attached all three gifts with foam squares for added dimension.

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. CUTE card!! Love the polka dot patterned paper, embossing, and bright colours! Fabulous job with the challenge! Thanks for celebrating birthdays with us this week at CTO!

    Tracey - CTO DT member

  2. I love this card! The embossing looks good! Thanks for playing with us at CTO!

  3. Great colors and I love the embossed squares behind your beautifully faux stitched presents, really cute! Thanks for joining us this week @ CTO :)

  4. This is auch a wonderful card! I love all of the embossing and the details on the presents! thanks for playing along with us at CTO.

  5. Adorable!
    Love how you framed the presents.
    Thanks for playing with us at CTO!

  6. Too cute!! I used that same bg paper for my card! I just love it and you did an awesome job with it. Thanks for playing along with us at CTO!


  7. I absolutely love this card, Kelly! The paper is so great and I love how the embossed circles and dots pick up on the pattern! The packages are so pretty and attaching them with foam gives such great dimension! This is fabulous! I also wanted to thank you for using my code to purchase stamps this weekend! I truly appreciate it! I have added the extra entries for my giveaway! Have a great day :)


  8. Oh wow, adorable, love the colors and all that glitter on those presents, such detail, great job! Thanks for joining CTO!

  9. thank you so much for stopping by my blog, I love seeing new bloggy faces! I was really drawn to this card while browsing your blog. I love all the details you have added to it, it's so lovely! In fact I loved it so much, I am your newest follower! :)

    -rachel w k

  10. Such a cute card. Looks simple, why can't I think of things like this. Just a little added bling makes a big difference. You rock! tfs