First birthday - Box card

Hiiii,

Ready for the 3rd card? This one is one of my favorites and a special card! My daughter's birthday is around the corner and first birthdays are always special :) So here is the box card I made for her :)




To start with, I cut the cs to the required measurements to make the box card. I then added patterned papers to the flaps that would be displayed on the front. I stuck another cs to the back to make it stand straight.

Now, for the number 1, I started with a normal print out of the number, to use as a stencil. I carefully cut the number, and attached the positive to a circle cut from the cs. I then used scrap papers to mask the image, sponged using distress inks in rainbow colors. Here is a collage of the steps during masking and coloring.

Once done, I removed the number to get a defined "1" in white space. I wanted to fill it in with 3d snow glitter, and so used the negative stencil. So that's negative masking as well :)


I gave a black outline to the number, distressed the edges of the circle and attached to another white cs with pink and black washitape background to get the outlined effect. Added a rainbow colored star 3d sticker, a micky and a heart to make it more colorful :)



I then went ahead with stamping and coloring lots of balloons using distress inks. They were fussy cut, attached to acetate/cs and added on to the box card.  I punched out stars from color papers, added glitter and a rhinestone, and added them too to the card.

I've stamped the Happy Birthday sentiment onto white cs, cut in a circle, outlined with blue 3d glitter. Attached this onto a newspaper roll and covered with a quilling strip. Also, added another washitape that features 2 cute little ducks to popup.

Then I wanted to make a banner with my daughter's name, so I fussy cut little triangles and added cute hearts with the letters from her name. Here is a close up!


I added more 3d stickers to make it attractive for my daughter :) Also, heat embossed a few candles and cupcake in gold, colored them and added :)

I used a floral stamp and repeated it on the outer side to form a background pattern. Finally, used a ribbon to cover the card :)



There goes a matching envelope as well :)






Linking the card and tag to the below contests.

1. Lulupu 4th Birthday Challenge

I've used R2 - Balloons, Patterned Paper, Washi Tape and Banners



2. Paru's Card Making Challenges - March challenge

3. Ranganjali - March contest - Watercolors
4. Peek-a-boo Designs - Challenge 4


Thanks for stopping by, hope you like my card and envelope! Do let me know your feedback.
Have a nice day :)

Comments

  1. This is awesome n happy birthday bhuvi.

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  2. Oh my! Bhuvi is one lucky girl! Beautiful masking and what an exciting card!
    Thanks for playing along at Paru's card making challenges!

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  3. Fabulous explosion box. Loved all the detailing you have put.

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  4. OMG! This box card is perfect for your little daughter! The colors are cheerful and vibrant! I don't know how you manage time with a 1yr old baby by your side! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Lulupu March Challenge! :)
    Suchi- DT xx

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    1. Thanks a lot Suchi :) I made the card when my mom was baby-sitting her :D Without her help, I wouldn't be able to get any time!

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  5. Omg karthika this card is so much fun... luv to bhuvi

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  6. Omg karthika this card is so much fun... luv to bhuvi

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  7. Lovely combo ! I love the cute scene you have created.
    Thanks for playing along
    Sharada Dilip
    DT Peek-a-boo designs

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  8. Stunning card with fabulous details! Your daughter will indeed cherish this beautiful card when she'll grow up! :)

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  9. Stunning card with fabulous details! Your daughter will indeed cherish this beautiful card when she'll grow up! :)

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  10. Wow, what a fun & engaging card! It must be so attractive to your daughter's little eyes! Great job!
    Thanks for joining us at Ranganjali's monthly challenge. Hope to see your cards in future challenges.

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    1. Thanks a lot Purvi! Yes, it was too attractive for her that I had to stop her from tearing them apart :D

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  11. Such a fantastic interactive card , Karthikha ! Perfect as a birthday greeting. Love the colours. Love the way you made that '1'embellishment. :)
    Thank you for sharing your lovely work with us at Lulupu-March challenge.

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  12. Adorable Interactive card & perfect for your lil wonder !!
    Liked the way you embellish it !!
    Thank you for playing along with us @ Peek-a-boo Designs Challenge !!

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  13. Absolutely fantastic! Love how you created the components and made this project! Thank you for joining us at PABD Challenge #4. - Peek-a-boo Designs DT Member

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