Wednesday, September 29, 2010

"PLAYING WITH SERENADE" by flowerdisco & friends


WO-HOO

Round #3 of
 Serenade 
is here, 
Yay!!!

This is image #16 and I made a birthday card for all the blogs out there whose birthdays are on September too.
Happy B-day
  is a 3.5" by 9' wide
  They remind me of fern branches. The images have their layers but I decided not too use them after all. I cut them but they looked to bulky for what I had in mind. I inked them instead (what a surprise, uh?, lol.).
They are cut at 4.15 inches high and I just adhered the stems to that beautiful yellow paper from Cloud Nine. This way I added more of a realistic dimension in real life.
 You can see it better on this photo. 
The balloons are from a stamp set I have: Everything Happy. I stamped them onto the yellow patterned paper first and then on a scrap of purple, pink and green cardstock. I then cut them out and added just the top part to the stamped ones and popped just one with double the dose of mini Glue Dots. :)


That little bow is made with a leftover ribbon I used when I made the Card Holder for Robyn aka My Pink Stamper. The ribbon is from Target. And as you can see I need a bit more practice with them :)

Remember you can click on the photos for a bigger view.
The cake is from "From my Kitchen" and is cut at 2.75 inches high with all its layers.


The mini alpha stickers that make up the "happy b-day" phrase are from Making Memories as you might already know. I had them for a while and I finally got to use them again.

The cake was popped up with some American Crafts dots and some foam tape because I did not want to use all AC trying to save for another day, cheapo here!!!, lol. I rather call myself frugal ;-)

 Another view
(The green patterned paper for the branches is from K&Co, the cake was made with leftovers from the Halloween stack I used to make the milk carton and the shadow on the cake is American Crafts cardstock). A bit of stickles: Yellow, Cotton Candy, Lavender and Lime Green.

And FINALLY...the whole card here.
I hope you didn't get bored with me trying to explain everything :)
Now onto my friends projects.
Abby
http://scrapbookaholic.blogspot.com/ 
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Gaby
http://scrapabookaholic.blogspot.com/
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Helen

http://craftingcricutmom.blogspot.com/
*****

Jessica
http://luvcraftingwithcricut.blogspot.com/
*****
   
Melissa
http://melissaward72.blogspot.com/
 *****
 
Sally
http://ohhhsnapper.blogspot.com/ 

 

Hopefully you enjoyed this part 3
and come back 

next Wednesday 
when we will be showcasing round 4.



Hugs to all!






20 comments:

  1. Everyone did so great :) I am stressing over mine. I cant get it to post. It was supposed to post already and it didnt. So I went and just tried to delete the times and it still didnt post. Then I went and tried to change the time so it would be like a few minutes later and it STILL didnt post! GRRRRRRRR!

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  2. Fabulous cards all of them! I need to use my Serenade I bought it months ago when I just 'had to have it'! and not used it yet! Thanks for the wonderful inspiration!
    Hugs
    Juliexx

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  3. Great card! Your use of colors is just stunning in a totally fabulous way. TFS!

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  4. I also bought Serenade a while ago....you and your friends have motivated me to get it out of the box. Great card-love the candle sticking out above the card!

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  5. Fabulous card! I don't have serenade, but perhaps I need to think about getting it LOL. Why does reading your blog always cost me money?

    Hugs
    Kristina

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  6. Fun Birthday card..love the colors :) also love everyone's projects..great job.

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  7. I love it! I haven't been using the shadows either. I need to come up with something a little more creative next week to keep up with you all :-)

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  8. Great birthday card! I always think it's a challenge to make a card that isn't A2 size. You've done a beautiful job!

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  9. GORGEOUS card!!!! I love the colors and the branches WOW!!! I am sooo happy to be doing this because we can actually see that beautiful things can be created with every single image!!!

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  10. Another great group of project! Love them :)

    Test results came back yesterday...all good, no tumor. Thank you so much for your thoughts!

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  11. This is a gorgeous card. I especially love the brightly coloured cake. You've inspired me to get my Serenade out again.

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  12. Wow what a beautiful birthday card. ALL the cards are wonderful. TFS

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  13. Wow, Agnes! I had only seen your teaser until now! I love that you made it into a birthday card! They remind me a ferns, too! You know, I first started following your blog around the time you made your FMK project, then gave it away. I never told you, but I was and am still in such awe of the project, I swore I was going to make one just like it. I have started, but girl, that's a LOT of work. I am still in shock that you spent all that time making it, it turned out absolutely gorgeous, and you gave it away!?!? lol. I'll finish mine...someday.

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  14. So saddle(sp) and yet so bright!
    I could not come up with the fern word to research the spiritual meaning of!! LOL I bet you guys are glad!!
    Great use of the ferns combined with a cake!!!

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  15. awww Thank you for the comment!! I am having sooo much fun with this! I wanted to also let you know I got the cards today and they are AWESOME!!!!!!!! Thank you Thank you Thank you!

    I LOVED your thank you card. Is that something you came up with or is it on a cart?

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  16. oh one more thing.. Do you have a list of email address for all the ladies in the swap so I can thank each of them? Or I guess when we post the pictures we can thank from that? I just want to thank everyone!! I LOVE MINE!!

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  17. I have to say all the cards were AMAZING!!! I will get mine photoed over the weekend and get them posted, there was so much talent and love put into each and every one:)

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  18. All of the projects are beautiful! I won Serenade on eBay and can't wait to get it now. TFS!!

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  19. Wonderful card! I love Serenade! Love the bright colors you chose.

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  20. Good job!
    The 'birthday' person is going
    to be well pleased! And consider
    the card itself a gift of love. :)


    TR

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Have a fun day!!!