Monday, February 25, 2013

Sprout's First Birthday Card

Hello all and hope you're having a wonderful day.  I shared the fact that we didn't get around to having a party for Sprout's first birthday.  But that doesn't mean we didn't have a cake and card!
 The cards are important to me because I fill them out completely, with thoughts, memories, milestones, and wishes.  I put them in a box - nope, the girls never even get to see them - and all these cards will be handed over to them when they are 18.  At least that's the plan!
So the outside uses Cricut Cart Celebrations for the Candle #1 (5") and the "st" is from Mickey Font (1" plus shadow).  The sentiment is Stampin' Up's Teeny Tiny Wishes.  The inside uses a fabulous monkey from Melonheadz - I usually refer to Sprout as Monster Child or Lil' Monkey - plus most accessories out there have monkeys on them this season.
Here's the birthday girl.  A good friend of mine surprised us with a gorgeous cake (yup, we forgot to get a cake ourselves), and my mom made her a felt birthday crown.  So my baby DID get a birthday party!

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Cheryl First said...

Oh, Lola, she is so precious!! Love that gorgeous cake, and such a cute felt crown!! What an awesome 1-yr card! She really had a great birthday!

Berni Cuttino said...

Cute, cute,
Beautiful embellishments and fabulous image. Digistamps4Joy.
Berni (DT Member)

Desire Fourie said...

Such wonderful creations. Love everything about them. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
{Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Catherine said...

Oh Lola this is so so sweet ! Your girls will be over the moon when you give them the cards... This is such a lovely thought... Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

She is so darling and adorable and so it the card. What a novel idea about saving the cards. On a different level, students in the 8th grade write about hopes and dreams for their future. The school saves them and sends them to the students write before high school graduation. 80% of the students get them and it's fun for us and them to read.

KarinsArtScrap said...

Such a lovely and sweet card.
Thanks for join us at Digistamps4Joy.
Hope you join us next time.

Greetings karin DT member

Shannon White said...

Oh What an Adorable card Lola!! Just Darling! And what a Sweet Scrumptious Birthday cake and Adorable crown too! Sprout is soo Precious!! 8-)


Sandy from Ukiah said...

Oh Lola, i can't believe Sprout is a year old... WOW.. and what a little doll she is. So glad she had a party after all. What precious memories you are making.
i never did get the stamp. :-(
Thanks so much for stopping by to say hello.
I have been busy doing "nothing".. lol..
Love the bath tub card and your swing card.. you are so amazing.
i pray you have a wonderful day filled with blessings.
hugs from ukiah

Margreet said...

What a cute card for Sprout's 1st birthday...thanks for sharing with us at Melonheadz Friends!
xxx Margreet


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