Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Snappy Birthday!

Hello my fellow crafty peeps! Happy Tuesday! Today I'm sharing the card I made for my Dad's birthday last week (he loves jazz), using my new Cricut Circle exclusive cartridge, which I absolutely love!....

SIZE:  4 x 6"
CARTRIDGE:  "Animal Antics"
EMBOSSINGCuttlebug machine, Darice "Reptile" folder
PUNCHMartha Stewart
STAMPMy Pink Stamper "More Punny-licious" set
INKCTMH Exclusive Inks "Dutch Blue", Tsukineko "Galaxy Gold" & "Cosmic Copper"
OTHERCTMH Liquid Glass, Fiskars circle punch, Stickles "Black Diamond" & "Xmas Red", Creatology googly eye, foam tape


Entering in these challenges:

Card Makin' Mamas -  no patterned paper
Crafty Catz -  Challenge #177, anything goes
DL.ART -  Thankful Thursday Challenge/April Linky Party, anything goes
Dream Valley -  Challenge #54, "Happy Birthday"
Every Day Is An Occasion -  Sunday {Fun}day #8, anything goes
FCCB -  Challenge Me Monday #155, use yellow & triangle(s)
Paper Playtime -  Challenge #7, use a pun
Simon Says Stamp -  "Happy Birthday" or celebration
Simply Create Too -  Challenge #34, animals
Totally Gorjuss -  Challenge #178, anything goes + sparkle
2 Sisters -  Challenge #138, anything goes


Thank you for visiting me today!!

-Diana :)


  1. Diana: So cute--your Dad will love it too! Thanks so much for stopping by Simply Create Too to share your entry with us. You can enter 3 times per challenge, and we would enjoy seeing more of your projects.

    Thanks again for being part of our Animals Challenge.

    SimplyCreateToo Design Team Member

  2. This is perfect! Love the embossing, and of course, the googly eye! :) Thanks for celebrating with us and playing along in our "Happy Birthday" challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge blog! xo

  3. Love your birthday card. The alligator is so cool with the reptile skin. Thanks for joining our challenge this week at FCCB. Kim Ogden

  4. Very cute! Love the embossing :) Ty for joining us @ Simply Create Too


  5. Super cut, the embossing looks terrific! Thanks for joining us at FCCB this week!!

  6. Love the card! That embossing that you did is great. I also love the music notes and the background! Thank you for joining us at FCCB!


  7. This is so Awesome- I love the embossing I love it.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes April Linky Party
    DIANA L.

  8. So super cute! Great embossing and inking! So creative! Thanks for sharing your card with us this week at FCCB


  9. lovely card thanks for sharing with us at 2 sisters this week good luck with the challenge Tracy x

  10. Hey Diana

    Cool Croc card - fabulous image and I just love it.

    Thank you for joining us over at Totally Gorjuss and I wish you the very best of luck.

    I hope you will come and join in the fun with us on our next challenge.

    Have a wonderful weekend.

    Toodle Pip

    Hazel x

  11. This is really cute!!! I love the texture!

    Rebecca, Fantabulous Cricut DT
    I would love to have you visit my blog!
    Check out my new challenge blog DT call!

  12. What a fun card! I really like the embossing and inking! Thanks for joining us at FCCB this week!

  13. Yay! my bbb! I am thrilled for your Top 5! I love this card!

  14. What a fantastic fun card! Thank you so much for joining us at Dream Valley this time, hope to see you again soon :-) Elaine DT -xxx- p.s I have candy available if you would like to pop by and enter :-) http://sparklingblackrose-craftmylife.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/new-candy.html