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Sunday, 5 December 2010

Playing with Birthday Bash

My latest Cricut passion is this fun cartridge - Birthday Bash, that I got from Scrappy-go-lucky. I made three cards for the SGL blog, this is one of them, pop over to see the other two. There are loads of features on this cartridge - lots of whimsical characters for children's birthday cards, shaped cards (see my roller skate card over on the blog), and some very useable phrases as well.
I cut the pile of presents at 3 1/2", and added a bit of bling

I kept the colour combination quite simple, but I think it worked well

Drop by tomorrow to see how you can add to your collection of Promarkers. There should have been a video to watch, but I carefully prepared everything, made the video, reviewed it, and on the short journey across the kitchen, managed to drop the camera onto the tiled floor. Dead as a dodo. Still, that's solved Mike's Christmas present problem for this year, and I get the latest model, so there's always a silver lining....
See you then


  1. Gorgeous card Enfys..love the colours TFS:) x
    sorry you dropped your camera:(
    Hmmm cant think of a nicer Christmas present!!!!:) x

  2. Oh no! What a disaster! Well, maybe for the video. Anyway, is the video saved onto a card? You might be able to salvage that.
    I love the colors of the card. Black/white and Red/white are always striking combos. And the three together are just smashing! I love the combo! Thanks for sharing.
    I hope you get a great new camera.
    Are you leaving for the UK soon? I know you'll want to be home, with the kids, for the holidays. So travel with care and stay safe.
    Hugs, Jess

  3. your card is great - love the arrangement of gifts.

  4. oh hun this is one stuning,project gosh really love this ,hugs cheryl xxxxxxx

  5. Lovely striking card.Simple but so eye-catching.The colours are great.Thats what I'm doing with my birthday money,buying some crafty stash... It has to be done.Take care.Debbie x

  6. What a gorgeous card Enfys.

    Hugs Riet.x

  7. Was the camera insured you might be able to claim for the new one.
    Fabulous card love the diecuts they are lovely for embellishments. With love and hugs Shirleyxxx

  8. Gorgeous card, love these die cuts and these colours together are perfect. Oh dear sorry to hear about the camera but as you say always a silver lining lol.
    Kim xXx

  9. Hi En

    Your card is great .. .. it sounds like a really good cartridge.

    I have been over and looked at your others too. That roller boot is awesome. Love it!!!

    Sorry to hear about your lost video .. .. but as you say .. .. a silver lining is there too. LOL!!!

    Love Jules xx

  10. Very, very cute! So sorry about our camera!!

  11. themessycraftroomSunday, December 05, 2010

    Great card Hugs x ChrisB

  12. Another camera bites the dust! Make sure Santa knows the right one to make you feel better;-). Sorry to hear about the accident.

  13. adorable card. Are you sure you accidentily dropped your camera??? No seriously, sorry about the damaged camera, hope your Santa brings you a new one.

  14. LOVE your card!!! TFS! -Sam :-)

  15. this cart is on my christmas list. Love the card

  16. The birthday bash cartridge is a really wonderful one. Too bad I'm not allowed :-) to buy anything anymore.
    Of course, that's also the reasing I'm twisting my thumbs (is that how you wish for good luck in English too?) for the ProMarkers. They seem amazingly versatile, but I'm bursting out of my small craft room and have promised hubby dearest not to buy anything new for a while.

    Carin (digicatonet)

  17. I have Birthday Bash too and totally agree. I love all of the cards you made with it, esp. the gifts. Thanks for sharing your inspiration. debbiebrazzle at ilcp dot org

  18. WOW - gorgeous colors! So sorry about your camera...

  19. Very pretty card. I know you are going to enjoy a new cammera but am sorry you drop your old one. I just hate the learning curve on new equipment. I am looking forward to videos of your wonderful creations.

  20. Hi there, love this colour combination it's just yummy, brilliant cards!
    What a pain,dropping the camera. Still, as you say a good pressie:0) xx

  21. Great job... I would love to win and thanks for a great giveaway. Maybe I will be one of the lucky peeps.........
    E-Mail: davidbayles@sprintmail.com

  22. love the card and sorry about your loss or should I say gain?

    I told my hubby I wanted a new coffee maker and he said he could not see getting it because there is nothing wrong with our old one and warned me I could not break it just to get a new one. Oh he knows me so well...hee hee

  23. So sorry to hear about your camera...good thing it's just in time for Santa to bring a new one. Another great card!

  24. You know, this would be great for Christmas too. Love the color combo! xxD

  25. Wow my heart just dropped with you!One of my nightmares is that my camera is dropped.
    But you get another and that is wonderful

  26. awesome card!!! ooooh soooo sorry about your camera.....

  27. What a cute card. Love the presents. TFS!!

    amandaremus at gmail dot com


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