Friday, August 3, 2012

CI Paints Birthday Hop

Good Morning Bloggers!
I am so excited to be celebrating 
3rd Anniversary with a
Birthday Hop!!!

You should have come here from
 if not, please start at
as you don't want to miss out on all the fun!

For my project I used the sketch from
and came up with this birthday card!

Lots of texture and dimension with CI Paint bling and sparkle
All my favorite!!
I did some of my favorite techniques using my paints, 
coloring the satin ribbon and painting the chipboard pieces.
The one balloon looks pink but it actually is almost a perfect match to the paper!
These also happen to be some of my favorite color combos,
you already know I love pink and kraft together.
I love anything with kraft!!

Supplies Used:
CardStock~ Kraft, 
PTI~ Vintage Cream
Designer Paper~ Simple Stories~
Happy Day Paper Pad
Cut Files~ Scalloped Border~
Lori Whitlock
Embellishments~ Chipboard Pieces
Hemp Twine~
Satin Ribbon~
painted with Autumn Wheat CI Paint
Extra's~ Creative Inspirations Paint~
Autumn Wheat, Denium, Chocolate, Rustic Red, Buttercup
Sewing Machine

Your next stop along out Birthday hop is 

Blog Candy!!
Creative Inspirations Paint will be giving away 10 paints to a random commenter,
 but to be eligible you need to leave comments on the 
CI blog and all DT member blogs!

Don't Forget about our sale!
Perfect time to stock up on some paint!!!
Thanks so much for stopping by!
Have a GREAT Friday!!

Here's a look at the entire hop list:
Jessica ~ ME~
Irit ~ NEXT~

Entering this into the following Challenges:
Mojo Monday~ Square Sketch
The Kraft Journal~ Use a Sketch
Paper Playtime~ Anything Goes
Really Reasonable Ribbon~ Ribbon and Bling
My Crafting Channel~ SVG Saturday
PaperPlay Challenge~ Layer it Up
Crafty Ribbon Challenge~ Spots and Dots
DL.ART~ Happy Birthday Linky Party
Wags 'n Whiskers~ Birthday
Simply Create Too~ Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp and Show~What Did you Say
Go Fish Challenge Blog~ Circle or Triangle


  1. Super cute. I am following your blog now. Check out my challenge from my blog.

  2. Love the colors and textures you used!

    Sheri R

    sherii at cfl dot rr dot com

  3. Gorgeous card! Love the colors you used.. the sewing adds the perfect touch. I love it!

  4. Great card, especially with all the textures. I love kraft paper with almost any color. Have a wonderful day!

    Stay Creative,
    Carson's Creations

  5. Very nice i should try these paints out! Your suchna perfect card maker, i always enjoy what you make!
    Deb C

  6. Love your layout and all the color

  7. Very lovely card. I may have to scrap lift this. I need to make 2 birthday cards this weekend for a man and the style of this would be perfect. Thanks for linking up with the SVG Saturday Challenge.

    ♥ My Crafting Channel ♥

  8. I love the dimension of this card, it is usually hard to see when the card is straight on but not this one! Loveeeeeeee the pattern papers and the colors..beautiful work my friend.. Yipeeeeeeeeeee a blog hop, better get kickin! Thank you !

  9. Wow! I really love this Jessica! The dimension looks beautiful. I've never heard of CI paint, but I'm loving it! Gotta go check it out. Thanks for sharing!

  10. Beautiful job on your card Jessica! I like all the dimension and texture. Love the cluster of balloons:)
    Have a great wknd Jessica!
    Sherrie K

  11. Jessica ~ Oh this is just to FABULOUS! I LOVE the design and ALL the dimension your card has today! Of course the paper and sewing. GREAT idea to paint the chipboard too! I have never tried that one yet! I hate when a picture doesn't capture the true colors ~ happens to me a LOT!!!! Have a GREAT weekend!!!!

  12. Love this card my friend. The stitching is perfect. Actually everything looks perfect. Hope you have a Great Weekend my friend.

  13. I love you card. It is so simple and the colors are great.

  14. Awesome opportunity to get my hands on some of your amazing paints! Very cute hb the abbreviation. Thanks!

  15. Great bithday card!! I LOVE the balloons!!

  16. Lovely birthday card, love the dimensional balloons and the striped paper in the background. Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge . Tracy x

  17. The balloons are awesome, lovely BD card Jessica... Enjoy your Friday and crafty weekend...TFS~

  18. Great card. Love the dimension and shimmer. Coloring ribbon is one of my fav techniques.

  19. I loved working with that sketch. you did a great job with it Jessica. I love the balloons and the HB what a cute card.

    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Birthday Linky party.

    DIANA L.

  20. This is so awesome, Jessica!! Your stitching is really making me jealous!! I wish I could stitch a fraction that good!! Love the balloons and the HB!! So fun and fabulous my friend!! I hope you have a great weekend!! :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  21. Such a fun birthday card! Happy Friday!

  22. Jessica: Thank you for joining us at Simply Create Too for Challenge #19 - "Anything Goes". Your card is very pretty and love your colors!

    Simply Create Too Team Member

  23. Cute Card! I Have only ever made 1 card, and never did send it, i am always afraid it wont look good enough....Yours is awesome!

  24. girlfriend you are rocking the sewing!!!! super fun card :)

  25. Jess love those balloons and the stitching is fab! Super fun card. have a great weekend. Karen

  26. Love your card Jessica, those balloons are gorgeous!

  27. I love the colors! I also like the use of circles and squares!

  28. Like the texture & layers.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  29. Very nice! Love all of the textures, papers and stitching...super job. Thanks so much for joining us over at the Go Fish! Challenge...good luck. Kathie

  30. Oh how cute. Love the use of "hb". I think you coined a new acronym! Thanks for your comments on my birthday card, Jess, and for always stopping by!--Pat

  31. aww your card is adorable...totally love it...

  32. Awww... This is so cute! I love the way you tied the balloons together and the stiching is perfect! :)


  33. Great colours, and I love the stripes. Super stitching!
    Alison x

  34. LOVE your chipboard balloons!! Beautiful job!!

  35. This is a beautiful card! Love the colors together and the gorgeous stitching! I am your 800th follower :-)

  36. Great card. Loving those balloons. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Ribbons this time.
    Dawn xx

  37. Very pretty card, Thanks so much for joining in our Lots of Layers Challenge at Paper Play this week
    Hugs Julie P

  38. Hi jessica,
    YOur card is just wonderful. I love your take on the sketch and the great colors you used. But most of all, I love the HB for the sentiment!! Everything about this is so so cute.

  39. So pretty!!! Love the colors and layers and the little bit of stitching. Thanks so much for playing at the Go Fish Challenge!

  40. Great card Jessica- I love the overall design and stitching! Thanks for playing at Go Fish Challenges! :)Amy

  41. Fantastic card! Love all the stitching and those fabulous balloons! Thank you so much for joining us at Go Fish Challenges!! :D

  42. Great card! Thanks so much for participating in our Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge.

  43. Cute card! I love the "HB" letters for Happy Birthday good idea. Thanks for sharing and joining us at Simply Create Too DT AJ~