Tuesday, March 9, 2010

A birthday invitation

So here is a birthday invitation that I whipped up for you guys, of course, in the middle of the night. I used the celebrations cartridge to make the card. I only used scrap paper to make this cute invitation. I hope you all like!
The list of challenges:
1) Pile it on: One color
2) Cupcake Craft Challenge: Flowers
3) Kaboodle Doodles: Happy Birthday
4) Ooh La La Creations: Anything goes
5) Pollycraft Monday Challenge- Distressing
6) The Pink Elephant: Invitations
7) Creative Card Crew: Celebrations
8) Papertake Weekly: Buttons, Bows, Brads, Bling
9) Spoonful of Sugar: Beads (on the candle and buttons)
10) Tuesday Taggers: Swirls and Curls
11) Crafty Creations: One Color
12) Cuttlebug Challenge: Cracked Glass (on the leaves of the flowers, hard to see in the pic)
13) Just Buggin: Use Card feature
14) Hand full of Stamps: Let it "Shine"
15) The Stamping Boutique: Stitching
16) Crafty Ann's: Not comfortable with a technique (stitching)
17) Stampin for the weekend: One Color
18) Crazy for Challenges: Paper Piercing
19) Lots to do: Distressing
20) My time to craft: Kids Cards
21) Quixotic: Leave It Out and use Leaves on your project.
22) Frosted Designs: Favorite Technique, mine is glimmer mist
23) Crazy Challenge: Show Them Anything (a free week)
24) Practical Scrappers: use chalks or inks (copic markers and distress inks)
25) Gingersnap Creations: celebration
26) Crafty Calendar Challenge: flowers
27) Pixie Dust Studio: 3 D Creations
28) Magnolia Down Under Challenge #37- Birthday


  1. Fabulous card Joann and so many challenges. Thanks for popping into OLL again. Hugs x

  2. Great invitation card JoAnn

    Thanks for sharing with the Lotstodo Challenge xx Hilda

  3. What a lovely invitation. A brilliant style and your stitching is so clever.
    Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's challenge.
    Beryl xx

  4. Beautiful invitation!
    I can't believe you used so many challenges! Wow! Way to go!

  5. Gorgeous invitation, you would never realise that you're out of your comfort zone with stitching. Thank you for making Crafty Ann's one of your challenges.
    Ann x

  6. Great card!! Love the stitching!! Thanks for joining us at Just Buggin Challenges this week!
    Lynne JB DT

  7. WOWZA! Stunning card! Thank you for joining us at TPE this week!


  8. Oh that's fantastic - I would certainly come to your party.
    thanks for joining us at The Pink Elephant this week.
    Ann xxx

  9. Cute card - I can't believe you were able to fit it into so many different challenges!

  10. what a fabby party invitation,i must use my cricut more:)

    thank you for joining us at pollycraft


  11. Wonderful birthday card! Thanks for joining in the Pollycraft Challenge.
    Hugs Lynsey x

  12. What a brilliant card. Congrats on so many challenges. Thanks for playing with us at OLL this week
    Beryl x

  13. Joann, what a lovely card and that cupcake is good enough to eat!!! Congratulations on the amount of challenges you've entered with this one card - 27 - I think it must be a record I've seen.

    Thank you for taking the time to enter this into the Crafty Ann's Challenge this fortnight. I was lucky enough to be a Guest Designer this month so I am looking at all the lovely creations and seeing how others interpreted the challenge.

    Take care and my best wishes, Kym xxx

  14. This is wonderful - I love your design! Thanks for joining the MTTC Challenge this week!

  15. WOOOOOW amazing card! And look how many challenges WOW! Thanks so much for joining us this week at TPE...
    Hugs Kel

  16. great card!!!

    Thanks for taking the cracked glass challenge with us at, cuttlebug challenge blog~ Shantaie

  17. Fun card! It just makes you want to party!! Love the stitching on the inside! Thanks for sharing it with us at Frosted Designs!
    Barb :)

  18. Love the color combo, is just great little project! Thank you for joining us at Crazy challenge, sorry to say that but the them "anything" was for the last week. :) The new challenge is "Triple it" and I'd love to see you again this week with something on that topic.
    hugs Nana

  19. awesome! thanks for playing along at craftycreations :) xx shelly

  20. A fabulous invitation and I can't believe you only used scraps for this!
    Thanks for joining in with CACB.

  21. Very cute! I love how you did the layers. Great job and thanks for joining us at Just Buggin.

  22. Wonderful invite card Joann, great use of scrap papers.

    Thanks for joining us at Pollycraft.


    Joanne xx

  23. Beautiful invitation love the stitching thank you for joining us at Crafty Ann's

    Lorraine x

  24. WOW this is totally Fabulous!!! Excellent job! Very creative! Thank you so much for joining us on the Pixie Dust Studio Challenge!

  25. This is fantastic. Love how the cupcake opens in the front. The colors are great and I love the balloon stitching. Thanks so much for joining us at the DTC.

  26. What an adorable cupcake! Love how this opens and the stitched balloons! Great take on this weeks challenge (piercing) at the Digital Tuesday Challenge, I'm so glad you could join us!

  27. Wow - what an amazing card and an impressive list of challenges! Thanks for piling it on with us :)

  28. Hello
    this is such a delicius card. I kind of want a cupcake now. Great card and wonderful colors.
    Thanks for joining us at SFTW.
    Gunn :-D

  29. Fabulous JoAnn!
    Wow, that's quite a list of challenges!
    I think you can add another one for #28, digital tuesday~piercing! The stitching inside
    is so clever! great job!

    Thank you for joining us at Creative Card Crew!!!

    blessings, Maria

  30. Great job and super cute!!! Thanks for playing along with PIO.

  31. Super cute!! Love the cupcake!! Thank you so much for playing along with us at TPE this week!!
    TPE DT

  32. Wow! Love the design JoAnn, that cupcake is too cute! Thanks for joining us this week at TPE!

  33. Oh wow what a brilliant idea and I love the stitching :D
    Thank you for joining us at stampin' for the weekend and good luck.

    X Amy X

  34. Fabulous cupcake card! Love all then details you added, and congrats on being the winner at Just Buggin! Thanks for playing with us!

    Kandi *JB DT*

  35. Congrats on your win!!! Love the cupcake card. Now I know I need that cartridge. The details were out of this world!

  36. I really like this card, great job!!! Thanks so much for playing along with HFOS.