Birthday Pocket Card

Birthday Pocket Card

The Seize the Birthday challenge to create a pocket card caught my interest!  I combined that with the color challenge over at Create with Connie & Mary to create this birthday card.  To make the pocket for this card, I brought out my retired BigZ Scallop Envelope die with the pretty scallop edge on the envelope flap.  It was just the right size for this sentiment from the Birthday Blossoms stamp set.   The background layer is from the English Garden Designer Series Paper and I used the coordinating Garden in Bloom stamp set for the flower on the pocket.  I finished by adding a couple of touches of gold using the Gold Sequin Trim and 1/8″ Gold Ribbon.  The sequin trim is attached to the card with the handy Handheld Stapler.

Be sure to visit these challenge blogs to see all the beautiful creations!

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11 thoughts on “Birthday Pocket Card

  1. What a fabulous pocket card, Karen … the gold and green ‘wrapping’ is fantastic … so lovely against the floral background! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Seize the Birthday! Anita – Surprise Party Guest :)

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  2. What a lovely pocket card – The Mossy Meadow is a great choice for your envelope too and I love the flower and ribbon detail. Thanks for joining us over at Create With Connie and Mary this week!

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  3. Really like the tiny little envelope greeting on this card! Love the gold accents…they really give your card that extra something special! Thanks for playing the Create with Connie and Mary color challenge this week!

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  4. What a cute pocket card! Love it!! I like the gold sequin touch as well. Thanks for joining us at Create with Connie and Mary this week. :)

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  5. Squeal!!!! I LOVE the cute little envelope and the pocket sentiment! What a fun card you created using the beautiful flowered paper and accents! Thanks for playing along with us at Create with Connie and Mary!

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