Friday, August 13, 2010

Blogger’s Challenge - Birthday

Today for the Blogger’s Challenge we had the theme of “Birthday”. Well that was really an easy one! So I jumped right in!

I really enjoyed the sketch from Monday that I decided to use it another time today!

Here is my card for today:

birthday challenge

Can you see the center of the flower? This is the coolest thing – You are going to crack up! Take a guess what it could be…. Well I won’t torture you any longer! It is:

 Ear buds

See, a very kind and special friend thought of me too when she bought those. She was so excited and said: “Can’t you just picture them in the center of flowers?” And sure enough, I was able to! I even had another idea for them, as to the “how to add” them to the project.

You start with – a jumbo brad:

jumbo brad

Then you add the little ear phone cover:

jumbo process of covering

… just like you would with ear phones! And then you get this:

jumbo covered

Isn’t that just way cool? Thanks my friend for sharing with me! Now I just have to find some more before I can share the source :-)

Happy Friday!

15 comments:

  1. Wonderful birthday card! Thanks so much for sharing that terrific idea! How neat! :D

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  2. Such a cute idea, and they come in all those great colors! Great addition to your birthday card. TFS

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  3. How pretty, clever use of the ear buds for your flower center.

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  4. Fun Flower center!!! Great card!

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  5. Very pretty card. Love your colors and the flower. What a clever idea for the flower center.

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  6. What a hoot. Who would have thought that ear bud covers would make great brad covers. Your card is very pretty.

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  7. Fabulous! Love your card and hopefully one day I will covet your idea. Love that center. Hugs, Gayle

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  8. Nice layout and the colors together are fantastic!!

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  9. That is absolutely adorable!!! Love the center flower, how creative.

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  10. OMG Claudia! You think of everything..how very clever and such a great look too! Gorgeous card...love those colors together! Hope you had fun at SWAP last night. {SMILES}

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  11. What a clever idea....not sure I've every seen earbud covers in colors like you rec'd. Lucky you! GREAT job on that card...doing double duty on Challenges....way to go!

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  12. Great minds think alike with the color combo!!! Your card is adorable and you win the Ingenuity award with the ear bud idea!

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  13. OH MY GOSH! I love this idea! You are too smart, everyone will be buying ear buds now! Great job combining the challenges again. I love the flower really makes the whole card. Thanks for using my sketch again!

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  14. Beautiful birthday card and great little trick for custom colored brads.

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  15. Beautiful card, luv those brads...who would imagine that we now can dess out findings!

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