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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

CTO Challenge 30: Tall Card with Present - Gifts Galore

Hi everyone!

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Welcome to another Celebrate the Occasion challenge! This week's challenge is to create a tall birthday themed card. In addition, it must also include a present. Ever since I came back from Vegas, I've been eager to create since I came back with a whole lot of goodies! My little nephew's birthday just recently past, and I never got a chance to make it before I left since I was swamped with things to do and events. So here it is! It will be off in the mailbox real soon since he lives in sunny San Diego :)

What a lucky boy he is! He received a mountain of gifts! ;)


Trail of Treasures:
  • Card base - fits in a 3.25 by 6" envelope, cardstock from Recollections; I welded a circle and a rectangle together for my base shape from Plantin Schoolbook and stitched around the card
  • Patterned Paper - Making Memories foil star paper (got 50 sheets of it for $2.99 from Tuesday Morning!)
  • Boy - cut from Baby Steps cart, face from Peachy Keen Stamps PK-451 Wide Eyed Kids 1 1/8" and I added Crystal Accents to the eyes, and pink chalk for the blush on the cheeks
  • Gifts - cut from New Arrival, and Create a Critter carts and some embellished with Stickles (Lime and Stardust). Other gift packages are Jolee stickers - I do not enjoy using the Cricut to cut out gifts :(
  • Banner - stamped and cut out using the Pink by Design Small Banners set, used a fiskars tiny hole punch, and used some blue twine

Make sure to celebrate birthdays with us this week! Have fun crafting!

Until next time's treasures,
Tracey xox

14 comments:

  1. This is just adorable I like how you have the little face peeking over the presents.
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  2. I really like your card! The banner is wonderful. -Yvette (fellow DT)

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  3. Adorable! I love all the presents and banner at top!

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  4. Tracey your card is just adorable!!
    Laurie fellow DT Member
    scrapsbysissy.blogspot.com

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  5. This card is sooo GORGEOUS Tracey!I LOVE that little face peeking over and the banner to, AMAZING job as always my friend!!:)

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  6. Love the little kid peeking behind the presents, so cute :)

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  7. Cute card.Love the peeping face.
    Jayne x

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  8. That little boy is sooo adorable peeking over his presents. Beautiful card your nephew will love it!!

    Mary
    www.marebearscraps.blogspot.com

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  9. How fun! I'm sure your little nephew will love it!

    Fellow DT member,
    ♥ Rayna
    http://purplepeepstechniques.blogspot.com

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  10. Oh, What a delightful card. That cute happy face looking at all those presents is adorable. i just love PK Stamps. The ban er at the top of the card is great!! This is just one happy card.
    Charlotte

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  11. Thanks Tracey, for your sweet comments on my blog. Your blog is so fun and I am now following you too! Love your cute card with that sweet face...So Great!
    Cindy Porter
    http://cardcrazeeme53.blogspot.com/

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  12. He's a fun little guy peeking over his pile of presents!

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Thanks for the love! I read and appreciate all your comments since we all need love from time to love! Much love to you! <3