Thursday, November 19, 2020

Seize the Birthday - Sparkle and Shine

Sparkle and Shine is our last challenge for this year chosen by Cathy.  My how time has flown. 

 Our "Toppings" option this time is...

Just remember to keep it a Birthday Theme!

If you're not a toppings kinda person, can just

stick with our usual "Anything Goes"Birthday!

The choice is yours!

Surprise Party Guest
Julie Peddicord
Check out her blog! 

My card 

Spellbinder butterfly dies
The sentiment is GKD Flower and Frames
Background created with Turquoise and gold splatters 
Gems from my stash

More inspiration here from the Design Team

Wishing you all a great Thanksgiving and a Merry Christmas!

Thanks for stopping by and I always appreciate your comments! 


  1. Well this is simply stunning. I love the soft colors, and I bet it really sparkles in real life. That butterfly is DA BOMB!!! Really, REALLY pretty!!!

  2. This is gorgeous! Such an artistic take on our topping theme. Absolutely beautiful card!

  3. Your glittery bfly goes well with your fun background!

  4. Love the look of verdigris of your background panel and the butterflies, Barbara! So beautiful and artistic! The matching rhinestones are a great finishing touch!

  5. Gorgeous background, it's quite fabulous! Beautiful butterflies too! This is a stunner!

  6. I love how one of your butterflies is inlayed and the other is visible! That background is amazing and think you need to make some more! Your gems match perfectly as well! Beautiful card Barb!

  7. Wow, love the background for your pretty butterflies. Great card.

  8. Your background is amazing! Love the pretty butterflies and all of the bling.

  9. Wonderful artsy background Barbara! Gorgeous butterflies too, such a beautiful card, Cathy x

  10. Fabulous artsy background - I personally love the combo of turquoise and gold. And the butterflies are beautiful, and I can imagine all the shine! Awesome card, Cathy!

  11. Beautiful card, Barb! The turquoise and gold background is perfect for your butterflies.

  12. Lots of beautiful sparkle here!!! Love the textures on your background.

  13. So pretty! Great colours & I love the sentiment on the vellum with the gems.