Friday, June 29, 2012

It's your birthday...

It's no secret that my birthday is coming up.  I start reminding people 6 months before hand. Being a summer baby, I was pretty spoiled when it came to my birthday.  I never had to go to school on my birthday, so growing up I pretty much learned that your birthday is the day that you do what you want.  For me, that usually means relax and laze around all day.  Even now, I  take the day off of work on my birthday.  I just can't understand doing something other than having 100% fun on your birthday!  This card is in that spirit.  I imagined it as a birthday card from my yorkie, Sophie, telling me to kick back and relax on my special day.  She might have a little bit of an ulterior motive, though- when I'm relaxing, she generally is too.

I used Paper Pups to make the "relax" dog and the word "Relax" on the inside with the shadow feature under the main image. The Sentiment is from Joy's Life- I used a mix of Holiday Occasions and Everyday Occasions.  I made the banner that the sentiment is on from cutting a straight piece of paper and using a corner punch on the edges.  Isn't the background paper cute?  It's from the 8x8 Basics pack from Hobby Lobby.  Sophie thought that I should make more purple cards and get out of my comfort zone a little.

I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Tuesday Alchemy- Furry Friends
Celebrate the Occasion- Happy Birthday

In case you wondered, here's a picture of Sophie, relaxing in the craft room:

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  1. Oh!!! I love the card!! The puppy cut out is so cute!! I have to say that Sophie is ADORABLE!!! I have a mini yorkie named Shelbi and she our little baby girl! They are the best dogs & have the best personalities! :)

  2. Very nice, thanks for playing @ CTO Birthday Challenge!

  3. Love the cute dog die-cut with the purple background, really cute card! Thanks so much for joining us this week @ CTO for our "Happy Birthday" Challenge :)

  4. Hi Becky - I love your card and your furry friend. Adorable adorable adorable. Thanks so much for joining us at Tuesday Alchemy.



  5. How cute! Thanks for sharing it with us at Tuesday Alchemy!


  6. Lovely card and your dog is adorable!

    Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Alchemy this week!