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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!

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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. 🙂

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

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  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.

    Trish
    JAI Design Team

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

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

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

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  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.

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

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

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  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!

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    • 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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