Saturday, March 23, 2013

Birthday Fortune

Hi! 

Hope everyone's weekend is off to a good start!  It's still a bit cold here, so I'm happy to stay inside and spend the afternoon making cards :) 

Today I have a birthday card to share.  I also wanted to participate in this week's Lawnscaping Challenge: Stitching. 



The thought of actually digging my sewing machine out and figuring out how to use it again gave me a headache, so I improvised with my paper piercer. 



I stitched the bottom of the card with some gold embroidery floss, which was pretty easy to do.  I do like the look of machine stitching, so maybe I'll have to get out the sewing machine at some point... some day... ;)  

For the background of the card, I used Mister Huey mists (desert, letter jacket).  I then added some washi paper and tape to ground the cute take-out box and fortune cookie.  They're both from the Good Fortune set by Lawn Fawn-- as is the sentiment.  For a little extra pizazz, I created an open take-out-box and added little colored accents to the chopsticks. 



 

I'll also be adding this to the Moxie Fab World Challenge: The Washi Tape Challenge. 


Thanks so much for visiting today!  

-Lizzy 

9 comments:

  1. wooow! this is totally fun!!
    Love the colors and the splashes!!
    Cool birthday card!! Awesome job, Lizzy!! :)

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  2. (-:
    LOVED that you didn't bother with the sewing machine - your stitching is awesome - wonderful card!

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  3. Your stitching is so good, Lizzy! I like the yellow that you used! I recently received some Mister Huey's mists and they're so fun to play with! The colors that you used makes the card so colorful! I hope you had a fun crafting weekend! :)

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  4. Such a cute card with the washi and clever stitch work!

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  5. Absolutely darling card! Love the orange splatter with the kraft, white and turquoise. Stunning! Thanks so much for playing with us at Lawnscaping!

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  6. Another amazing creation, Lizzy! Totally love it!

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  7. This is so fabulous, it all works together so well

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  8. Hey Lizzy! Thanks for linking this up to the Washi Tape Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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Many thanks for each and every thoughtful comment! Your feedback is genuinely appreciated--I only hope you enjoy my cards as much as I enjoy your comments!

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