Thursday, April 21, 2016

Simple Chevron Birthday Card

I met my friend Sue more than 10 years ago when she started taking my adult ed scrapbook and card classes at an area high school. Her enthusiasm for both were contagious. She adores her family members which makes her a dedicated scrapbooker. She cares deeply about friends and acquaintances which makes her an eager card maker. When we're together we share our hearts and pray for each other's needs, problems, and blessings.

Here's a quick card I made for her birthday. My back is really bad right now so quick simplicity is important to me. I used a free cut file (from Dream Big) at Cricut Design Space to make the chevrons. Here's my cut file sized for a 4.25" x 5.5" card. (There was an extra little "heart chevron" I wasn't able to ungroup.)

The background DP was long-retired navy blue CTMH background and texture paper that looks like fabric (another attempt to USE IT UP). I stamped "Birthday" with black ink and used white embossing powder to make "wishes" stand out. The stamp set is CTMH Lovely Birthday. I added three pink enamel gems to match the flowers and chevron.

Thank you for joining me as I  honored a special friend on her birthday!

I'm sharing this card with the following challenges:

Aud Sentiments #153 - anything goes
Cards in Envy - Birthday
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog #76 - anything goes
Penny Black and more April Challenge - birthdays
Seize the Birthday - anything goes
Word  Art Wednesday #226-227 - anything uplifting


Ann Abrahamson said...

Love the composition and colors used on this beautiful birthday card. I'm sure your dear friend will love it! Thanks for sharing this with us at Cards in Envy!

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Beautiful card and layout .Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥
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brenda said...

A lovely bright and cheery card Vickie, many thanks for sharing your pretty card with us at Penny Black and More challenge.

B x

Sandy Trefger said...

Love the chevron design on your card! Thanks for sharing with us at Cards in Envy.

Elaine Stark said...

It may be quick and simple but a super card. Thanks for joining Aud Sentiments challenge. Elaine

Barbara said...

This is a very nice design and I love the colors that you used. It all came together very well. Thanks for joining in the fun at Seize the Birthday.

Mervi said...

Fabulous card!
Thank you for sharing at Penny Black and more;-))m

My Crafty Place - Sharyn Polesel said...

I love the chevrons and the textured look of your background. Beautiful card! Thanks for playing along with us at Seize the Birthday!

shirley-bee said...

Very sophisticated! Love the colour scheme and the bold chevrons. Thanks for playing along Seize The Birthday :)

Ann Chuang said...

Great card! Thanks for sharing your card at Love To Scrap! Challenge Blog! Hope to see you again soon!! HUGS!
Ann DT

Tracy said...

Thanks for joining Penny Black & More @ Allsorts challenge with this great entry, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x