Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Two Birthday Cards

Yay for Spring Break! There are so many glorious hours in the day when I only have one full time responsibility, instead of two. I love school and my job is great, but I can't wait for our huge 7 month trip where I won't be doing either of them!

Anyways, free time means more scrapping. Here are my most recent two cards...
My mom got the card in the mail yesterday, so I can post a picture now :). I shouldn't reveal a lady's age, but it ended in a "0" so it's a big one. I tried some new things, like with the twine, beads and painting.
















I'm pretty excited about it and my mom loved it :)

Then I challenged myself by combining challenges and made a card for my sister Lila. (Or, I think I'll give it to her, it's still a month and a half away.) Her birthday ALSO ends in a zero this year-30.
















So the challenges that inspired me:
First, I saw the colors over at ColorQ (#77) and immediately thought of Lila-she loves blue.


















But I thought "meh, it's too soon to make a card for her!" But then I saw the challenge happening at Tuesday Morning Sketches. Now, I hope this still counts-the challenge was clean and simple-and child themed. Since she's turning 30 I know she's not a child age-wise, but she is develop-mentally disabled, so she still likes children things. In my mind she's a big kid.


And, lastly, because I like seeing how many challenges I can combine on one card, I snatched a layout from over at Get Sketchy (#79) again.















Whew! Long post today. Again, yay for Spring break!
<3 Amber

7 comments:

darkpoetess said...

ooh i love the colours and twine on the first card...and the hedgehog is so cute on the second! x

Melissa Craig said...

Your cards are fabulous!! I love the little hedgehog on your sister's card, I'm good with a 30 year old kid. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

Yapha said...

What an adorable hedgehog! Such a cute card! Great use of the colors! Thanks for playing at ColourQ this week!

PapierGirl said...

Beautiful cards - one totally different from the other, yet equally beautiful! Thanks for joining us this week at GS! :)

Sylvia said...

Cute card, Amber! Thanks for joining us at the colourQ this week!

CelticJuju said...

I loveddddd the card!!! my fav card ever :o) and yep it is 50! LOLOL Lila's is wayyy cute, she will love it!!!

Noelle said...

Haha! VERY cute and funny! Thanks for playing at CQC:)

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