Friday, May 3, 2013

Friday Challenge #27

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Happy Friday Quick Quotes Fans!  Kate here today to share May's Friday Challenge.

May is filled with lots of birthdays in our family.  Friends and family alike!  I will be creating lots of birthday cards, birthday decorations and birthday layouts during this month.  Why don't you join me in the fun by creating your own "Beautiful Birthday" project for Quick Quotes' May Friday Challenge?

Today I am sharing two birthday beauties created with Quick Quotes papers and embellishments. First up is a birthday layout of my sweet grandson, Chase.  The photos are from his 1st birthday party. This layout is chock full of Quick Quotes Just Because.... papers.  These papers are so bold and beautiful, such a perfect pairing with the pictures of Chase.

I created the rays of beautiful colors by cutting the JB300 paper along the pattern.  Once the rays of color were adhered, I stamped the sentiment in Quick Quotes PowderPuff Chalking Inks that coordinated with the individual rays of color.

The birthday present is Quick Quotes Birthday Gift Chipboard. I added color to the chipboard with Quick Quotes Powder Puff Chalking in Limeade.  Then, I altered this chipboard gem to include my photos of Chase, the title and a journaling spot.  The journaling spot is from the Quick Quotes Inspire Bundle.

Quick Quotes Supplies for "It's Your Day!" Layout:
Powder Puff Chalking Ink in Java, Limeade, Pink Cheeks, Amaretto and Mango Mai Thai

Other Supplies: 
American Crafts
Buttons - October Afternoon
Helmar Premium Craft Glue
Helmar ZapDots


A beautiful birthday card is the second birthday project I am sharing today.  I will be honest, this card whipped up in 15 minutes with the help of Quick Quotes Stowaway 6x6 Paper Pad.  All the beautiful matching papers made it so easy! 

The very cool chipboard sentiment is from the coordinating Stowaway Chipboard.  

Quick Quotes Supplies for "Fabulous" Birthday Card:

Other Supplies:
Helmar Premium Craft Glue
Helmar ZapDots

I hope my projects have inspired you to create some beautiful birthday projects of your own and share them with us for this month's challenge!


Friday Challenge 27:
  • Create a project with a Birthday Theme.
  • You can create a layout, card, mini album or altered art using the challenge theme. 
  • Of course we would LOVE to see Quick Quotes products used on your project, but it's not a requirement to play. 
  • You may use any products to participate in the challenge. 
  • No back posting allowed, projects must be newly created for this challenge. 
  • One entry per person, per challenge please.  
We can't wait to see what you create this month!

Challenge begins today and is open until 11:59 pm PST on 5/25.


The 'Top 3,' as chosen by our Design Team, will have bragging rights with a 'Top 3 fave' button to display at their own blogs + everyone who participates will be entered to win the prize for this challenge.

Prize = $25 gift certificate* to shop at !!!

Use the InLinkz button at the bottom of this post to link up your project!
  • Don't have a blog? You can also link to a photo in a gallery like Photobucket or
  • InLinkz will ask you for the direct link to your project, not just your blog address.
  • Click on your projects specific url and copy/paste it to link up.
(*QQ Prize Disclaimer: Prize contest open to US residents only.  
If you live outside the US and want to play, you would be responsible for any shipping costs for prizes won. 
The $25 gift certificate does not cover shipping costs.) 
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