Birthday Wish

TGIF!!!  I wish everyone a wonderful Friday!  It is snowy and cold here in Montreal, but absolutely beautiful!
I made a birthday card to share with you today.  You can never have too many birthday cards sitting around!!
I had a little trouble getting this card all together...I was using the sketch design at Mojo Mondays challenge blog:
But once I got the candles cut out, I realized they were too big for a portrait oriented I had to flip it to landscape and that ended up changing a bit of the layout...but I think I followed the sketch pretty closely...just instead of circles look for squares :)
I embossed half of the green backing with my Swiss Dots folder and then inked it a little with a dark green ink.  All of the frames are cut from my favorite Cricut cartridge-Lacy Labels!  The candles are cut from the cartridge Birthday Bash that I got for Christmas from my wonderful mother-in-law (turns out we gave each other the same!)
I had embossed the lower corner of the blue paper with a Celebrate folder, but it didn't turn out as nicely as I wanted it to...hard to see in the picture.  The sentiment is a digi stamp from my collection.  I thought it worked pretty good as a "tag" under the ribbon.
This card is entered in the following challenges:
    Mojo Monday Sketch #223
    Fantabulous Cricut #93-Man Time
    Charisma Cardz #1-Happy Birthday
    Birthday Sundaes #38-Birthday Card
    Kaboodle Doodles #101-Fireworks/Celebration (I went the celebration (birthday) route :) )
Thanks for stopping by!!!


  1. What a super cute card, Emily! Just love those colored candles and the papers you used in the background! Super!...I am having a Valentines giveaway on my blog so drop on over!
    Cindy Porter

  2. Wonderful birthday card! Glad to hear the weather is lovely there :) Thanks for creating with us at FCCB this week!

  3. Beautiful card.Intersting layout. Bravo ! Good Work !

    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz on our 3rd birthday this week.

    Hugs from France.

  4. Cute card- I really like the candle cut! Thanks for playing this week at Birthday Sundaes! :)Amy

  5. lovely card
    thanks for joining us at charisma

  6. What an adorable card! Thanks for playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles this week.

  7. Cute card. I love working with MoJo Monday sketches. Thanks for playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles.

  8. Really cute!! Love those candles!! Great sketch!! Thanks for Playing with us @ FCCB!!
    TFS!! Take Care!!
    Jennie @

  9. What a cute card. You did a great job with the sketch. Great job using something new too. So funny that you and your mil exchanged the same item for a gift. But what a great gift. Very nice job. Thanks for joining us at Birthday Sundaes.

  10. A wonderful creation hun! Thanks for playing over at Charisma Cardz! xxx

  11. Love the patterns and colors you chose for your birthday card! Thanks for playing along with us at FCCB for the Man Time challenge!


  12. Fabulous card I love the image and colours. Thanks for joining our Birthday challenge at Charisma.
    xx Vee