Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Birthday Balloons - ATG at Crafty Gals Corner

It snowed! Huzzah! For most of the winter, my town has been a frigid example of all things winter: -30 degree windchills on a regular basis, icy sidewalks, shuffling steps - you know the sort. But there has been a definite lack of the white fluffy stuff. I always say that if I have to put up with the cold, I may as well get to frolic around in some snow, too! So yesterday, when I woke up to a winter wonderland full of falling flakes (how do you like that double alliteration) I was decidedly delighted!

But I digress. What I'm really here to talk about today is the new challenge going on over at Crafty Gals Corner this week.

http://craftygalscornerchallenges.blogspot.com/ 

And it's a good one... Anything Goes!! That's right, no rules, no guidelines, no stodgy old lady with her pointer finger telling you that your card doesn't quiiiite fit the challenge guidelines. Link 'em on up!

As for me, I was given a digi image from Lemon Shortbread called Cute Balloon Girl. (Someone got creative in the naming department.) The name is very apropos though, because she IS adorable and she does have a bunch of awesome balloons which I colored in all shades of bright colors. 


I used a little bit of Glossy Accents to give the balloons a little lift. And then I ran some sheer ribbon down the side. It's the perfect birthday card for my little sis - who's going to turn GAH! 23 this year. Nothing to makes you feel older than when your baby sister is above the age of 16, am I right?

But I digress. My point is that you should totally click on over to Crafty Gals. Why? Because we have three - yes THREE! sponsors this week who just wanna give you stuff. 



Prize: $10 Gift Certificate
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Prize: 4 Digital Images

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Prize: 3 Digital Images

As for me and my card, we are going to link up to the sketch we used at Mojo Monday and to Party Time Tuesdays Anything Goes





 Thanks for stopping by! Hope to see you over at Crafty Gals soon!

31 comments:

  1. Lovely card. You are too funny about the age thing...how do you think I feel...my youngest child is 25 :-P

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  2. Lovely card. You are too funny about the age thing...how do you think I feel...my youngest child is 25 :-P

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  3. super cute card!! LOVE the image and fun bright colors!!!

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  4. What a gorgeous card!! The image is so sweet and colored beautifully!! I love the glossy accents on the balloons and the sheer ribbon!! Your sister will adore it!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  5. Love your take on our little baloon girl your card is very pretty!!

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  6. This is such a cutie Becca, love the bright colours. Would love a little bit of snow over here but doesn't look like we're going to get any :( As for age my "little" sister turns 50 this year!! Carol x

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  7. What a fun card, Becca! Your little sister will love it! I like how you added the glossy accents to the balloons - I wish I could remember to do this! So you like snow, do you... well we have plenty of it, and you can have it! We have more snow than any winter in recent history and the roads have been a mess. There is more coming on Friday! Guess I need to invest in snow tires!

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  8. That's one bright happy card! We must live in the same town, it should've been named, "Cold Weather Town".

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  9. A wonderful bright and cheery card. I love the bright balloons and your sis will love it. One would think you would have tons of snow. We have yet more snow coming down and it is pretty. Tomorrow it will be a balmy -15C (Bloody cold). Here is to more card making:)

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  10. Adorable image and card, Becca. Love the shinny balloons!

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  11. Such a sweet image and fab bright colours. Enjoy the snow, ours has gone for the most part except where it was piled up off drives. x

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  12. Holy crow! This is gorgeous! Love the bright colors, and that image IS cute!

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  13. Wonderful card!! Thanks for playing along with us at the Party Time Tuesdays Anything Goes Challenge! ! :)

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  14. Cuuute card! Love that sheer ribbon down the side & I reckon your alliteration skills are pretty good! Glad you've got snow, too!!!

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  15. Adorable card Becca! I love the fun palette and the beautiful sheer ribbon! So pretty! hugs :)

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  16. Wow and Wow some more - the coloring is some of the best ever!!!! And that pattern paper you put behind 'cute girl with balloobs' is amazing, so btlright and the perfect foil for such a delightfully fun and brightly colored image!!! Awesome and I hope you find something to smile about today!!!

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  17. This girl's eyes are so sweet!! LOVE the fun colors and those balloons!! FUN!!!

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  18. Way to showcase that sweet image, Becca! Your baby sister will adore it!! I hope you got a chance to go out and make some snow angels!! Hugs, Darnell

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  19. Such a fun card! Thanks for playing along with Mojo Monday!

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  20. Ah! I love this! I love the bright colors, and those balloons are so perfect!
    Hugs,
    Samantha xx
    Designs by Sammy

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  21. Love this Becca, such a fun card, hugs Carole Z X

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  22. This is so cute! Love the bright colors :)

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  23. Such a pretty card, beautiful colours and design. Thank you so much for playing this time at Party Time Tuesdays, good luck and hope to see you again soon. Andree (DT)

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  24. Cute Image
    and love the bright color you used
    graet use that Mojo Monday Sketch
    your chevron paper I love it
    sweet card Becca

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  25. So bright & fun! And I hear you on the winter weather - although this year to date we are nearly at 3 metres of snow (about 9 feet) and expecting another 2 today. But it's still that freaking cold. We got a prairie winter by accident, apparently, and somebody should fix that sh** right now. lol

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  26. Such a sweet card Becca and love the bright colouring! The balloons are fabulous! ;-)

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  27. So cute, love bright colored glossy accent balloons! And this reminded me to link up my today's card to the Crafty Gals challenge!

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  28. Sweet cards--love the balloons!

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  29. Lovely fun card for your 'baby' sister, Becca!!! Love the cheerful balloons!!!! Great take on the MM sketch!!!

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  30. What an adorable card! I Love the glossy accents on the balloons. They really stand out. As for snow-you can have it!! I would rather have cold and NO SNOW. We have had quite a bit of it and it is not going away. Water leaked into one of our windows already and I am afraid that the ice flows in the gutters are going to cause problems when it does start to warm up a bit. I am glad you like it but not me!! Have a great day!!

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