Friday, December 12, 2014

Have an Amazing Birthday


This past Saturday my sister-in-law texted me asking if I had any birthday cards in my stash. Sadly, I only had one, but I told her I could quickly make two for her if she could wait a bit for me to get them done. They had Marcel spend the night on Friday night for a birthday sleepover (tons of spoiling going on there...which is fabulous!) and were dropping him off a bit later.  The first one is based on this layout from Laurie's card.  And the second is based on this incredible card from Cristina.  I love making cards with a particular person in mind and the inspiration from two of my favorite blogging friends gave me a jump start on both of these.  What about you...do you typically make cards just because or with a particular person in mind?  Most of my cards (with the exception of Christmas cards) are made with a particular person in mind. 

PS the sequins on the first card really do match the card...no sure what is up with my camera colors.  Top card has a Verve sentiment; bottom card is all PaperSmooches.



17 comments:

  1. Love them both Lynn, I'm always in awe of your soft, beautiful color choices!

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  2. I agree with Maureen... Think I will be able to spot one of your cards from a distance! Pinned this for future inspiration!

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  3. really like the strip across the second card-great colour combo x

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  4. Both cards are wonderful! So well balanced~ I struggle with that!

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  5. These are so pretty :) love the bold blue strip!

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  6. Gorgeous cards, Lynn! You always choose the best color combos! Love both designs too! Happy weekend! ♥

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  7. oh, my! These are over the top gorgeous! LOVE the colours and those flowers. The birthday girls will love them! ox

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  8. Oh these are both beautiful Lynn! I love the bit of patterned paper in the first one. I'm always trying to figure out ways to incorporate pp into my cards and still keep them CAS. Fabulous cards!!

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  9. Wow...these are absolutely gorgeous!! Love the composition and colors, Lynn!

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  10. Hmm hmmm good :) Love the layouts and the flowers :)

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  11. Such beautiful, soft colours, Lynn ... just gorgeous! Anita :)

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