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Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Happy Birthday

Hi Folks
Thanks for popping by today and hope you are all well.  I went for a job interview yesterday and was offered the job there and then.  Not sure when I start yet as they need to sort out references etc but looking forward to a new challenge.  Will have to get myself sorted into some sort of routine now lol.

Today I thought I would share a quick and easy birthday card that will suit both male and female recipients.


I used a large Happy Birthday stamp from Woodware for this card.  I stamped the image several times onto different patterned paper and then pieced together the letters.  The backing paper is mounted onto black card.  No further embellishments added apart from some faux stitching.  Of course you could jazz it up with buttons, flowers etc if you wished.

Would love to know what you think.  I do appreciate all the comments and support you give me.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges.
Craftyhazlenut's Patterned Paper - ATG
Not Just Cards - ATG
Artistic Inspirations - ATG
That Craft Place - Words
Creative Moments - ATG
Creative Knockouts - Paper piecing
Sister Act - ATG
Brown Sugar - ATG

13 comments:

julie_woolston said...

Gorgeous card Mags lovely design. congratulations on your new job.
Hugs Julie xxx

Annie said...

Your card looks gorgeous Mags and you must be thrilled to have been offered the job there and then !! Huge Congratulations xx

Best wishes
Annie x

Pollard Carole said...

I love this it looks fab with the paper piecing a great stamp and fab card Well done on the job interview Love and hugs Carole x

Linda Simpson said...

Congratulations on your new job and loving this birthday card!
Hugs
Linda xxx

Sue said...

Fabulous card, I love the image and gorgeous colours.
Congratulations on your new job!
Sue xx

Shawna Standish said...

This is paper piecing!! I just love it... It is so playful and graphically wonderful!! Love the universal color palette. your matting is so precise (which is something I rally need to work on..) My 40th is coming up you can send this treasure to... Just kidding thank you so much for joining us at BSCB. And congratulations on your new job!! Wahoo....

Amy Cohen said...

Hi Mags- Wonderful adaptation of paper piecing!!! Love it...great news on your new job. Good luck! Thanks for joining in the fun at Creative Knockouts!
Amy-DT

Sue said...

Love your card Mags.
Congrats on your new Job xx

rachel said...

Great card Mags - I love this stamp and how you've used it - so very useful! Well done on the new job - hope it goes well! Hugs rachelxx

Carol S. said...

Congrats on your new job. Brilliant card Mags. I bought this stamp a few weeks ago but not used it yet. Hugs, Carol S.xx

CraftingMum said...

Lovely card thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations Louise DT x

Elizabeth Hart said...

Loved the technique that you used on this card - great idea. Thanks so much for joining us this month at the Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

applejack cards by sue said...

Congratulations on your new job. Loving the card.. I hope you have the same luck in the challenges. Thank you for sharing this with us over at Artistic Inspirations. Sue DT xx