Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Happy Birthday Carol

Today I want to wish a very Happy Birthday to my dear Inkspirational team-mate Carol.  I really hope this card has beaten the Christmas post and made it across the Atlantic on time.

At this time of year I like to make birthday cards that could not be mistaken for Christmas cards! I used a squirrel stamp (new!!) from Clearly Besotted and a CB sentiment from another set. I used scraps of Cosmo Cricket paper and used just a tiny bit for some paper-piecing on the tail.

Have a great day Carol!

I'd like to enter:
Penny Black at Allsorts  anything goes with a stamp
SSS Monday just a pinch (of paper-piecing)
Creatalicious something old (paper) , something new (squirrel stamp)
Mod Squad  anything but a Christmas card

12 comments:

  1. You are so thoughtful Marina and this is a beautiful card

    Love Chrissie xx

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  2. MARINA...Thank you a zillion times over for this darling little squirrel, scampering across the ocean with his sweet birthday wishes! Talk about making my day extra special! You are a gem, my friend! An absolute gem!
    Hugs and love,
    ~c

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  3. Happy birthday to your friend! I'm sure she'll love this cutie!!

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  4. Great design and colours Marina and loving the little cutie.

    Many thanks for joining us at Penny Black and More challenge this month.

    Wishing you a very Happy Christmas.

    B x

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  5. So sweet and lovely! Thanks for joining at Creatalicious: Somehing Old Something New
    Hugs
    Dewi

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  6. Oh, your team-mate will love this card. So cute with the little squirrel running across the page. And I love the polka dots and scallops too. Great take on the challenge, thank you so much for participating this week at the Mod Squad Challenge

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  7. Such a cute card Marina. I'm sure your friend loved it. Thank you for entering our challenge at Penny Balck and More and we hope you will join us next month.
    Shirley

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  8. Such a cute card Marina. I'm sure your friend loved it. Thank you for entering our challenge at Penny Balck and More and we hope you will join us next month.
    Shirley

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  9. What a charming birthday card and you're right-- it was nice to see something totally distinctive and separate from a Christmas card. I love how you made the cute little squirrel be center-stage and I love, love, LOVE the way you incorporated patterned paper into his tail. And then you used the same pattern on the scallop base, which was such a nice touch. This card made me smile and I'm so glad you shared your talents with us for this week's Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

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  10. Love this entry, thank you for sharing with Creatalicious, Jackie CT member.

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  11. Beautiful card. Thank you for sharing at Penny Black & More 'Anything Goes with a stamp' challenge and good luck x Susan x

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