Thursday, October 22, 2020

Seize the Birthday - Texture

It is Shirley's time to pick a subject for a challenge and she has picked 


If you're not a toppings kinda person, can just
stick with our usual "Anything Goes"Birthday!
The choice is yours!

Just remember to keep it a Birthday Theme!

Surprise Party Guest

My card 

Watercolor paper
Embossing folder from Tim Holtz, wood grain
Distress inks in Stormy Sea, Brushed Corodory, Bundled Sage
Penny Black Die, Happy Birthday
Simon Says Stamps die Eucalyptus leaves

More inspiration here from the Design Team

Our Surprise Party Guest is....  
It's Angie Combalo and you will find her blog HERE

Thanks for stopping by and I always appreciate your comments! 


  1. Oh this card makes for a great masculine one. Love that added texture with the color added to it

  2. Love this! The colours perfectly emphasize the texture of the woodgrain. Perfect way to add the sentiment.

  3. This is so stunning and unique. I LOVE the colors you have used, and the texture really makes the whole card pop. LOVE the eclipse technique with the letters too. Well done, I'm pinning!!!

  4. So beautifully done and great colors and textures.

  5. Great texture with that EF and I love the colors and the eclipse technique you used. Have a great weekend. Hope you are settling in in Florida.

  6. Fabulous texture card - great colouring - Cheers Maurs xxx

  7. Looks like so much texture and the colors really POP! This is FABULOUS!

  8. I love how the pop of color really make the woodgrain stand out! If I had those leaves they would be used a lot! Love them! This is fabulous Barb!

  9. The texture is highlighted even more with the colors, isn't it! I love what you've made with it! Awesome looking card, Barbara!

  10. Those colours on that texture is absolutely fabulous! Love it! Great embellishment and sentiment too.

  11. This is so tactile, Barb! I love the colour and texture, and how the sentiment pops!

  12. I love the look of this, so rough and textured and those colours highlight it beautifully, Cathy x