Sunday, October 5, 2014

Sweet Birthday Wishes for Hannah!!!

I am blessed to count Stacey Schafer as a true blogging friend - and we've actually spent time together in real life!!  First, she came to Colorado to visit and after a long day of crafting, we had to find a pet store to get a Broncos dog tag for her daughter's new puppy.  About six months later, we met up in Chicago for three days of tourist time and Hannah came too!  We ate and shopped and visited museums and the Skydeck.  Hannah was hanging out with me to walk out on the Skydeck but abandoned me in favor of her mom when it became clear to her that there was no way in heck that I was going to step out on the glass floor 103-stories up!  But when I decided to walk back to the hotel, Hannah graciously agreed to come with me.  It ended up being quite a long walk but very interesting.  We figured out that if you looked up, the gargoyles and other winged creatures on top of the buildings were quite ominous. A few months later, I was honored to be Hannah's first Facebook chat!

Anyway, it's been in my mind for months that I needed to find out the date of her birthday and I've just never gotten it done.  Luckily, I saw cupcakes on Facebook for Hannah's 10th birthday today!!!  So, the card isn't mailed - but I wanted to send sweet birthday wishes to Hannah!!

Sweet Birthday Wishes

Happy 10th Birthday Hannah!! Sweet wishes to you!

  • Stamps: WPlus9 Sweet and Treats, Whole Lotta Happy ("Birthday Wishes")
  • Paper: Doodlebug Sugar Shoppe, My Favorite Things Orange Fizz, Simon Says Doll Pink
  • Ink: Black, Simon Says Doll Pink and Smoke, Copics
  • Accessories: WPlus9 Sweets and Treats dies (just the "sweet" banner), Stampin' Up border Punch, misc sequins
  • Challenge: clean&simple Fall to Layout but upside down


  1. Your card looks cute and yummy!

  2. I turned the sketch up side down just like you did! Your card is totally awesome!

  3. Oh, such a great story! ha, ha, she sure knows what she wants, 10-year-old Hannah!
    Sounds like you all had a wonderful time together, something to cherish.
    Love your card, but then I always do!
    The bright and cheerful, girly colorcombo, just perfect.
    And the cupcakes add the festive feeling of your card.
    She will definitely like your card as well, for it's a real 'treat'!
    So sweet of you.


    ps. thanks for your sweet comments, really appreciated! :-)

  4. What a blessing to find such a precious friendship in a crafting friend. I love those cupcakes to bits <3

  5. What a super cute card for Hannah! Love how colorful the cupcakes are. I think I'm going to need to add that set to my stash!

  6. This is THE perfect card for a 10 year old little girl! Very cute Kim!

  7. Such a cute card :) love those cupcakes

  8. Super sweet......those cupcakes are scrumptious!

  9. Yummy cupcakes. Sweet birthday wishes. Hannah is a lucky girl!

  10. I am sure Hannah feels just as honoured as you do! Sweetness PLUS for this card! Hugs xxx
    PS My EnchantINK tagline: Happiness is Stamping with Friends! (So True!)

  11. Such an enchanting story to accompany your card, Kim. Hannah sounds quite delightful and far more adventurous as I would be. Glass deck on a skyscraper? No way! I couldn't even climb beyond 50 stairs at the Eiffel Tower when I went to Paris with my brother! He went to the top, and took a fabulous photo of me, down on the ground, where I know I was pouting my fear of heights. Yep, call me chicken! I know Hannah will absolutely love this card; as do I. Awesome cupcakes, indeed!

  12. I like what you did with this sketch and your yummy cupcakes. So beautifully colored!


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