March Birthday Blog Hop!


It’s another Mixed Media Chix blog hop!! Valentine’s Day was so much fun we decided to do it again! This time, we chose a birthday theme, which works out perfectly for me since my older daughter was born in March and turns…(eek! I can hardly believe it!) 25 this month!!

Of course I had to create a fun, fashionable card to celebrate this milestone birthday for her. Happy Birthday, Cait! Sending all sorts of love and hugs your way!!!!

25 and beautiful

I used a variety of techniques on the background for this card. First I stamped it with a background stamp. Then I sprayed Goosebumps  through a stencil to act as a resist. I sponged on Distress ink and gelatos to build up some layers and then I used some images fussy-cut from patterned paper for the focal point! My daughter  is quite the fashionista so I hope she likes this card!

Lots of our blog hop participants have family members celebrating this month including Maria whose babies turn 8 on the same day as my daughter! Here is the lineup so you can check out everyone’s projects:

Maria Levine 
Laurie Finch –you’re right here!!
Tracy Easson
Julie Odil
Sally Lynn MacDonald
Lisa Hetrick
Francine Rossoni
Rebecca Daniels 

I hope you enjoy our little hop, don’t forget to comment to win Maria’s generous prize and if you are celebrating this month – Happy Birthday to you!!

Supplies: Unity Stamps -Dinged Dots, ImagineCrafts – Goosebump spray, Crafter’s Workshop – Harlequin stencil, Tim Holtz Distress Inks – Old Paper & Black Soot, Faber-Castell Gelatos – metallic melon and DCWV Lady Couture stack.

~If you have not often felt the joy of doing a kind act, you have neglected much, and most of all yourself.~
A. Neilen


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