Happy Birthday!

I’ve been playing with the new set called Kimono Kids this week. Its what I call an open image, or one that is stamped in outline and has to be colored in somehow. I chose to stamp it on colored cardstock and then cut the pieces out and mount them on whipser white.

This card is also in celebration of someone’s birthday! Leanne, of Weeinklings, is celebrating her birthday today! She is a very talented stamper who is always giving me sweet words of encouragment! Thanks Leanne for allways being so sweet! Hope you have a great one! 🙂

I used colors from Diva Coffee Break Designs and this sketch from Just Add Ink.

Stamps: Kimono Kids, Staring You (retired)
Ink and Paper: Early Espresso, Old Olive, Temting Turquoise, Melon Mambo, Whisper White Craft Ink
Other: Square Punch, Old Olive STriped Grossgrain Ribbon, Antique Brads, Pop Dots, Itty Bitty Flower Punch, Vintage Brads, Scallop Trim Border Bunch, white embossing powder

23 thoughts on “Happy Birthday!”

  1. Your card is super sweet. i wasn't sure about this set but your lanterns make me want to get it!

  2. This is SWEET, Erica! I love those lanterns, too! And those CUTE flowers you added! Thanks so much for helping us celebrate LeAnne's b'day!

  3. Erica, Lovely birthday card for LeAnne! Thanks for helping us celebrate! I love the lanterns, lighting the way to a happy birthday!

  4. Fabulous card! I LOVE the bright, vibrant colors and those lantern stamps are SO cute!

  5. Oh yes, I AM thrilled about this—so cute & fun! I always love what you do, Erin, and how special that you made this with me in mind! THe colors are so bright—just love it!

  6. Fantastic card! Love your use of the lanterns and the addition of the sweet flowers. The whole card just rocks!

  7. Really neat card and I love the 2 new to me challenge blogs.

    It's a good lfie!
    Terri E.

  8. I LOVE this card! WOW!! The colours are super fab and those delightful lanterns, it's awesome and definitely deserved to be picked!
    Smiles SHarnee :0)

  9. What a beautiful, happy, fun card! Congrats on being a 'Top Pick' at Just Add Ink this week – well deserved, Erica!

  10. Erica, this is so cute! What a prefect layout for these cut little lanterns! (I like the new blog background too!:) )

  11. Super cute!!! Love how you used this set. Those laterns look adorable with the paper piecing. Great job with the layout too.

  12. I love it! I love the use of the super wide ribbon – I need to try that one. Plus the 4 tiles are perfect!

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