Sunday, January 18, 2015

Birthday Card for Patrik

Hello everyone :-D  

Yesterday I made a Birthday Card for Patrik. Patrik is my nephew, son of my dear cousin, beautiful sweet little boy, who will turn 7 this Thursday.

For my card layout I used a beautiful sketch093 with a twist from {heart} sketches by Imke Ludvig. Twist was to make birthday card. There was also an inspirational color board, but I didn´t use it.

Card dimensions are 98 mm x 139 mm (3 7/8" x 5 1/2").

I used one bird from From the Heart Stamps 'Flappy Birthday Birdbrain' digital stamp set, which includes lovely image and four sentiments.

Image is paper pieced and it has two layers.
I printed one image on white cardstock paper and other on white paper (160 grams). After printing, I colored image on white paper, fussy cut it, colored edges with black fine liner and glued pieces over the image printed on white cardstock paper.
I also added some transparent varnish on eyelids, beak, belly dots and balloon to create glossy accents and to pop up parts of image.

List of supplies:
  • From the Heart Stamps 'Flappy Birthday Birdbrain' 
  • Gingham Prints blue from Little Llama Shoppe (these were free gift in July 2014)  
  • digital paper 'Blue Stars'
  • dark blue cardstock paper 
  • white cardstock paper
  • white paper 160 grams 
  • colored pencils (yellow)
  • white pencil
  • Koh-i-noor Mondeluz aquarell colored pencils (yellow 3, orange 5, light blue 18, dark blue 19) 
  • Koh-i-noor universal white pencil for writing on gloss surfaces
  • black fine liner 0.5 
  • double sided strong adhesive tape  
  • UHU universal glue 
  • white water based glue 
  • transparent varnish with extra gloss 
  • printer
  • scoring board
  • trimmer 
  • scissors 
  • compass 
  • round corner paper puncher 
  • crafting needle 

I am entering my card into the following challenges:
Note: bold text is direct link to current challenge and blog badge is direct link to blog or challenge home page.

2) Crafting by Designs, January Challenge - Anything Goes
This is my 2nd entry to this challenge.

3) Penny´s Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog, Challenge 210 - Anything Goes

Thank you for stopping by and your kind feedback. Enjoy and smile :-D

Crafty Milka


  1. Milka, this is a perfect b-day card for a little boy. I´m sure he will love it. "Flappy Birthday Birdbrain" is the perfect image.
    Great take also with our Sketch and tWiSt this week @ From the Heart Stamps. Thanks for joining !

    Hugs from Germany !

  2. A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges.

  3. This is so much fun. I really love the two patterns you've combined here. Great card. Thanks for joining our weekly challenge at FTHS.



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