Monday, August 11, 2014

Shades of yellow..


Hope you had a good weekend. Alongside a brief playdate with JT, I've been running around trying to tie up loose ends before we leave for London on Thursday!

I thought to take my mind off of the planning / packing, that it would be a good idea to start the week with a new challenge.

I came across Seize the Birthday a while back, but have not entered yet.

The challenge is all about Birthday's but each week there is an extra 'topping', which you can add if you like - clever. This week the topping is 'Yellow'.

As you can see from my main photo my card is most certainly full of the topping.

All the papers are by Recollections at Michaels. I really wanted to mix my patterns and shades. I added the American Crafts navy and white spotty ribbon, to break up the yellow a bit. As I added some navy, I thought I would stamp the sentiment in navy too, the stamp is by Woodware, the washi tape circle and bling are from my stash.

Happy Monday



  1. HI Claire, love the yellow and those papers - lovely mix of designs..super card! Glad you had a good playdate! I hate all the rushing around before travelling too, never mind, soon be on that plane! Hugs Carole Z X

  2. This is gorgeous Claire! Love the different patterned paper together… and the ribbon finishes it off beautifully! :-)
    Hope you have a great week!
    Big Hugs
    Sue xx

  3. Great mix of patterned papers and I love that polka dot ribbon. So glad you were able to join us at Seize the Birthday!

  4. The navy and white sure does make the yellow pop! Love the layers!
    Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday!


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