Monday, November 21, 2011

Celebrating Virginia's Birthday

The ever so lovely Virginia is having a birthday party celebration over at her blog. Her dedicated followers and friends are making her birthday cards to help celebrate a BIG day coming up! Of course I had to join in, and I thought since V is a "girl-friday" I should also use the CAS-ual Friday's challenge :)

Happy Birthday V! You rock!
For Virginia's birthday card I followed the sketch for CAS-ual Fridays #29.  For the patterns and colors I was inspired by the latest Paper Smooches Sparks photo, and I used all Paper Smooches stamps!

SPARKS photo inspiration
 All my pattern papers are from Colorbok, all stamps are Paper Smooches "My Peeps", "Sentiment Sampler", and "Santa Paws." I stamped and cut each peacock feather and then colored. The peacock's body is colored with gel pens to make it shimmer.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY VIRGINIA! Thank you so much for all your inspiration and encouragement :)

<3 Rachel w k
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  1. Aw... this is DARLING, Rachel! I adore the lovely color combo and mix of stamps! The composition is so perfect! I am honored that you made this for my virtual birthday party! You even nailed the challenges along the way! WOW! Thank so much for making my birthday extra special! HUGS!

  2. This is so fun, Rachel! Adorable card for Virginia!

  3. How sweet of you girl!! I have a birthday coming up too!! I will be 35 on the 3rd! I can't believe it!! Time waits for no one!! You did a wonderful job as always!

  4. Rachel the background matches your peacock so well


  5. Very cute and it is fun how that little sentiment fits. Great use of the SPARKS challenge.

  6. Super cute - love the design and how you used the colors. That peacock is so sweet!! Anyone would love to get this Bday card!!

  7. How fun is this!!! Great colors!!

  8. You are just so talented !! Great job again!

  9. A fun card, jeez I love Paper Smooches!

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  10. Great card!! Thanks for playing along with the SPARKS challenge! :)

  11. Super cute!
    Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Friday!

  12. So fun, Rachel! And Virginia is definitely one cool chick. ;) Thanks so much for playing along in the Paper Smooches SPARKS Challenge!

  13. OH CUTE! I love that peacock--and I LOVE the presents--perfect birthday card:) THANKS so much for joining in the fun and playing along with us over at the Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge:)

  14. I just adore this little peacock. It's so cute.