Friday, February 8, 2013

Celebrate! Make some Noise!

***This is my second post of the day, for my Chinese New Year Blog Hop post, please scroll down***

My friend Melissa Shea is celebrating 100 blog followers and invited some of us to party along with her.  She's got a fantastic giveaway going on, so you definitely want to go over there and check it out.

Melissa is a ton of fun and makes some great stuff, so while you're over there, follow along, it's well worth it!

Here's the card I made for Melissa:



Fun huh?  I actually got the idea when I saw this post over at my friend Elena's blog.  It was a really easy card to put together.  The noisemaker is from Target and had a Hello Kitty thing on it.  I took that off and used some Amy Tangerine Sketchbook paper around the body of it and added a little AC glitter tape (that I had cut in half lengthwise to make it skinnier) on the ends of the paper.

After stamping the sentiments on the card, I used a piercing tool to thread the twine through the card front.  It's tied around the noisemaker, but it's not holding it in place.  There are a couple Zots that are holding it in place, the twine is just for show.

Some fun sparkles finish off the look

Huge congrats to Melissa on such a fun crafty achievement!  Now head on over there!

Supplies Used
Paper/Cardstock:  American Crafts - Amy Tangerine Sketchbook 6x6 pad; CTMH - White Daisy cardstock
Stamps:  CTMH - Trinity and Extreme Caps alphas; TPC - Cupcakes
Ink: 

CTMH - Black ink
Other:  American Crafts - Glitter Tape; The Twinery - Charcoal Twine; Zots - Adhesive dots; Polka Dot Whimsy - Sequins; CTMH - Liquid Glass; Tombow - Mono Adhesive; Noisemaker - Target

14 comments:

  1. such a fun fun card... I just seen it on Melissa's blog.. so creative Miriam and super fun..

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  2. Just saw your card on Melissa's blog!
    This is so fun!! Love it!

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  3. OMG Miriam I love this *so* much!!! Probably my favourite of all the cards I've seen you post! Just so much fun and colourful and awesome and WOW!!

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  4. This is sure to bring a smile to the recipient's face! I love this idea. So much fun!

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  5. So CUTE love the boldness of everything and those festive sequins!!! I put a follow up comment on my blog to your sweet comment...should have included that in my post anyway...come see!

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  6. So much fun! Why didn't you submit this one for the BD call? Aiya!

    Love ya girlie:) Have an awesome weekend!

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  7. Ack! I just love it! Thanks for helping me celebrate!!! Hugs!

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  8. This is soooooooooooooo adorable!!! I love love love love love that blower on here!!! Such a great idea!!!

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  9. darling...love the sequins...such a fun party card!

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  10. I'm totally into this sequin craze, and you've showed them off so perfectly! LOVE this to bits, Miriam!

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  11. This is so much fun Miriam! So clever and creative! Puts a big smile on my face.

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  12. Fabulous idea to use the noise maker! Love it!

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