Sunday, May 3, 2015

Simple Happy Birthday Card {SPARKS Challenge}

Hello friends, 

It's time for another Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge!  This week it's ANYTHING GOES and here's my take: 

You can never have too many birthday cards on hand, especially those that can work for both gals and guys.  I had picked up the Incognito stamp set a few months ago and it was just waiting for the perfect card to make it's debut.  I stamped the glasses and added a triangle from the Design Motifs stamp set as a party hat.  Before stamping the triangle on the card, I pressed the diagonal line stamp block from Kissables 2 stamp set against it to create the fun pattern.  The sentiment is from one of my favorites and most used Paper Smooches stamp sets- Sentiment Sampler

Lest the card be too plain and simple, I dressed up the edges by die cutting a dashed line on either side of the stamped panel using the Dots and Dashes dies and I filled in the lens of the glasses with Glossy Accents. 

Ready to play?  You know the routine!   You have until 11:59 PT on Saturday, May 9, 2015 to link up your take on this week's challenge to the Paper Smooches SPARKS blog for a chance to win a $30.00 gift certificate to the Paper Smooches store.  

Be sure to check out the amazing inspiration from the other members of the SPARKS design team playing along with this week's challenge: 

I can't wait to see what you create!  

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. I LOVE this!! Such a CUTE Idea with the Hat and the Glasses!! I LOV the added touch of the Stitches too!! =) THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

  2. OH MY! Katie---- my jaw dropped when I saw this in my email box! LOVE LOVE LOVE the simplicity yet all the detail (and stamps that you've used! LOL!)! LOVE the glossy glasses! LOOOOOOOOVE it x10000000! YOU ROCK!

    THANKS for being patient with me last week- I hate being so busy that I can't respond to your emails <3 LOVE LOVE LOVE YOU!


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