Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Have a Ball

It's time for our Wednesday challenge over at The House That Stamps Built. Since it's the fourth Wednesday of the month, it's your favorite -- Anything Goes!
I decided to create some fun birthday cards using several stamps from the Contain Yourself series.

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Check out what the other design team members created: 

Supplies and tools:
Embossing: Brick Embossing Folder (The Paper Studio) 
Inks: Prismacolor Pencils, Colorless Blender Pen, Tuxedo Black Ink, Distress Oxides (Broken China, Wild Honey, Seedless Preserves, Peeled Paint, Worn Lipstick)
Punches: Diamonds (Fiskars)
Stamps from Repeat Impressions
9702-O, Gumball Machine
9710-I, Gumballs
9703-F, Have A Ball
9717-C, Happy Hello

This post linked to:
Simon Says - Anything Goes
4 Crafty Chicks - For the love of kids
Time Out Challenge - Quote (below)
Cardz TV - Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes


Donna said...

How beautiful! I like how you colored your punched piece to match and the brick background. I also like to see your photography every week!

Glittered Paws said...

Awesome - and love the brick bg you used. The layout is great - especially the punched border. You do such a lovely job of staging your cards.

Viv said...

A real fun card Esther!

sandie said...

I love the texture, great mix, makes me want to pick it up! Also love the mix of the bright colours and the grey. Thanks for joining Time Out x

Heather said...

This is so fun!!! Love the embossed background and that fun, colorful border; it goes perfectly with colors of the gumballs.

Conniecrafter said...

Oh how fun is this, love all the colorful gumballs, and colorful border! Neat idea to continue it on the inside sentiment too!

Laurie Unger said...

I really like the texture on this. Your coloring on the gum balls is awesome!

Cheri said...

This card just makes me happy, Esther! I love every detail and element you added to it. So many textures and lovely details equal a fabulous card.

LilArtsyWoman said...

This is a beauty and wonderful to view.

Carol L said...

I love the colors of the gumballs and the texture of the bricked background - a perfect and fun combination for a happy birthday card!

Jill V said...

I love the texture of your background - that brick embossing is just gorgeous! Your gumball machine image is so much fun - perfect for a Birthday card! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Time Out! Jill

debby4000 said...

Fabulous card, love how the gumballs and the border are full of rainbow colours amongst all the grey and white.
Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge

Natalie said...

What a fun birthday card, love those gumballs. I have a gumball stamp I need to ink up!! Very cute design.