Birthdays and Donuts

Mmm…… donuts. Oh, hi everyone!  Don’t mind me, I’ve had donuts on the brain ever since I came up with the idea for this card 😉  My dad has had more birthdays that he would care for, but definitely not as many donuts as he’d like, so I’m thinking this birthday card will bring a smile to his face!


I used the sketch at Just Add Ink as a starting point as the sketch lends itself well to the donuts 😉  though I had to stretch the sketch to be landscaped rather than turning it so I could still accommodate the sentiment part of the sketch. The outside sentiment is from Paulette over at Create With TLC.  She has some of the funniest sentiments! I cut the sentiment out with Spellbinders Deckled Rectangles because it makes me think of icing.  Then again, I just like to think about icing!  Ha!  The donuts were printed and cut using the Silhouette and colored using Promarkers. I thought about using Diamond Glaze on the icing but I’m not sure I have enough time for it to dry before it has to be in the mail. The ribbon was tinted with a Promarker too.  Here’s a look at the inside and a close up of the yummy, er I mean colored donuts.

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I’m entering this card with the following challenges:

I’m also linking up for Show It Off Sunday at Create With TLC for using one of Paulette’s digis.  Now, off to go get some donuts!!!  🙂

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11 comments on “Birthdays and Donuts

  1. This is such a fun card, Karen! I’ll bet your Dad will love it. Thanks for playing along with us at Just Add Ink this week. 🙂


  2. What a great concept- donuts are always appreciated, even in card form!


  3. What a cool entry in the sketch challenge at Just Add Ink!
    Now you’ve got me thinking about donuts too…yum.
    I’m sure your Dad will appreciate this card.

    JAI Design Team


  4. stunning card, love the paper
    thanks for playing with us at crafty sentiments


  5. Hi Karen – a super card – thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments and good luck x


  6. Lovely card the donuts are fab. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week xx


  7. I can so see how this sketch works for donuts Karen- lol! I’m sure your Dad will love it. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink.


  8. Hihi, so fun and beautiful card at the same time! Thank you so much for joining PFP this week. Hugs Lotta


  9. Hi Karen,
    This looks great. Love the celebration donuts & the fab paper. Thanks for joining us at Passion For Promarkers this week.
    Andie xx


  10. Donuts are my weakness! LOVE these images and the fun DSP you’ve chosen! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week!


    • Thanks! Donuts and brownies are my weakness too. I cannot be in the same room with them without eating them! The DSP is from a 4.5″ x 6.5″ stack from The Paper Studio called Birthday Extravaganza. The colors in it are fantastic. Its was fun playing along! The sketch was very versatile… I’m sure I will end up using it again and again.


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