After everyone had gone home from our 4th of July barbecue, I closed myself off in my craft room and played along with two challenges: Case Study #148 and Seize the Birthday #20. Case Study has an especially bright and cheery card as the inspiration photo designed by Jocelyn Olson and Seize the Birthday has a very fun sketch that combined to make a cute birthday card to add to my stash.
Stitched Mat: Circles again. That set has been doing overtime at my house. That great big circle is is screaming to have some stitched detail around the edges. I was inspired by the bright colors and beautiful digitally stamped background in the Case Study photo. I wanted to try to achieve the same effect using some new stamps. Here's my card: