Sunday, 5 February 2017

Birthday Weekend

It's that time again ...... what's that you say?


Yes, today is #2 son's birthday, so out came some stamps I rather like,
but haven't used very much.

This muddled up zebra seems a little annoyed,
perhaps he was hoping his birthday would just float away like the balloons!
 Ha, ha ..... no chance!


I started with a shimmer black blank card 
(try saying that after a few drinks .... hic!)
 found a nice background paper from a dollar store and cut it down to fit.

I stamped the zebra and the balloons on white cardstock and fussy cut them.
Once I knew where he was going to sit, I stuck a piece of washi tape in place
and stamped the sentiment. 

I coloured the balloons and zebra with Prismacolor pencils.
One balloon was glued directly onto the background, 
the second balloon and zebra were popped onto dimensionals.
The balloon strings were drawn by hand.

Katzelkraft - KTZ168
Visible Image - Just be Happy
Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz - Crazy Things

Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers - O is for Outrageous! 

After a yummy lunch out with the family, we returned home to open presents 
(and, of course, the card) 
followed by the 'kids' happily playing video games!

I'll be back again tomorrow for the second of the weekend birthdays!

Happy Crafting!



  1. Wow, Helen this is fabulous! I have this zebra stamp but could never create anything as brilliant as this! Thanks for playing with us at SoSS, Jo x

  2. Ohhhh this is super! I love the washi tape and the zebra's adorable sweater!!!
    Thanks so much for joining the sisterhood of snarky stampers for O is for Outrageous!!

  3. That is one crazy zebra! A really fun card - thank you for joining in at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers

  4. He does look a bit grumpy doesn't he ? haha... I am sure he'll cheer up when he gets to the party !
    Lovely card, Helen !
    Corrie x

  5. What a fun card, great use of the washi tape, Thanks for taking up the challenge at the sisterhood of snarky stamper for O is for outrageous.

  6. This is so funny! I love the zebra's sweater!Thanks so much for joining the sisterhood of snarky stampers for *O* is for Outrageous!

    Majo - DT ♥

  7. I love both that fun zebra and the washi tape! Great fun card. Thanks for joining the fun at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers!

  8. Fun card! That zebra matches its clothes like my daughter matches her socks. Thank you for playing in our "O is for Outrageous" challenge at the Snarky Sisterhood.


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