You’re invited!

You’re invited!

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Happy, Happy 10th Birthday Scrapbook & Cards Today!  It's going to be an exciting celebration and YOU are invited to come along and join in the fun!
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Before a party starts, an invitation is extended, yes?  Well, here is yours…complete with streamers, polka dots, sequins, and balloon!

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I love creating party invites, and have a few simple steps and tips for you today explaining the process behind today's invitation.

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I love starting with a fresh, white canvas…makes the colors pop!  I have used the new Hello Gorgeous collection from My Mind's Eye.  I selected two Hello Gorgeous journal cards, one that I cut to fit behind the chipboard frame, and the second to place in the background to bring in some polka dots and color.

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I then rounded the corners at the bottom of my card and stamped my sentiment from Paper Smooches.  Near the top, I tucked in a die cut file tab behind my journal card.  These little items are among my most favorite accents to add to my cards.  I love the simple pop of color they add in just the right places.

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To finish my card I added some die cut flowers near the upper right corner and layered a chipboard balloon from Crate Paper over my chipboard frame.  Sequins and an enamel dot were used as finishing touches.  These lovely white sequins are from We R Memory Keepers and come with adhesive already on them, so you just peel and stick.  They are my favorite!

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Let the party begin!  Join us at 10:00 am! I can't wait to see what's in store.

~Melissa

2018-03-21T17:58:02+00:00

40 Comments

  1. MaryAnn March 21, 2016 at 3:42 am

    Lovely invite. Thanks will be there for the celebration.

  2. TracyM #6773 March 21, 2016 at 4:03 am

    DELIGHTFUL invite Melissa, LOVE your pretty layers!!!
    Thank You, it will be a PLEASURE to join the celebrations 🙂

  3. MichelleB March 21, 2016 at 4:32 am

    Love the invite – beautiful colors and layering (need that MME line!) Let the party begin!

  4. theCook March 21, 2016 at 5:53 am

    Beautiful.

  5. Cynthia Baldwin March 21, 2016 at 8:31 am

    Fun layers on this invite!

  6. Wahnita Hammond March 21, 2016 at 9:51 am

    Yippee! I love celebrations! Happy Birthday!!!!

  7. auntie em (emily) March 21, 2016 at 9:52 am

    What a sweet card! Love the fresh spring colours and the sweet embellies. The little bow is perfect!
    Happy 10th Birthday! 🙂

  8. auntie em (emily) March 21, 2016 at 9:52 am

    What a sweet card! Love the fresh spring colours and the sweet embellies. The little bow is perfect!
    Happy 10th Birthday! 🙂

  9. Betty B March 21, 2016 at 10:05 am

    Woohoo let the party begin. Love the layers on this invite .

  10. barb macaskill March 21, 2016 at 10:33 am

    What a pretty invite! LOVE all the pretty layers! Thanks for inviting me! I feel super special to be on the invite list! I know that all the wonderful people will be attending! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

  11. Kelly A. Crowl March 21, 2016 at 10:55 am

    How fun is THAT INVITE!!!

  12. Greta H March 21, 2016 at 11:19 am

    Wow–gorgeous!

  13. jennifer reynard March 21, 2016 at 11:43 am

    Beautiful and so happy looking!!

  14. Kelly Massman March 21, 2016 at 11:44 am

    beautiful card!!!

  15. Dorina D March 21, 2016 at 12:28 pm

    Oooooooooo. Headed to work. But as soon as I can, I’ll be here to help celebrate………..Gorgeous card and a fun tutorial. Thanks for the invite.

  16. Marla Hargadine March 21, 2016 at 1:19 pm

    I make all my birthday cards. Thanks for the inspiration!

  17. Kris Berc March 21, 2016 at 1:23 pm

    Happy 10th birthday! The invitation is beautiful!

  18. Alissa March 21, 2016 at 2:25 pm

    Happy 10th Birthday and thank you for the opportunity to win!!!

  19. Emily Pitts March 21, 2016 at 2:36 pm

    I have always loved Melissa’s cards, thanks for the step by step through your creative process. 🙂
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

  20. LC March 21, 2016 at 2:39 pm

    What a beautiful invitation! I’m headed to the first day post from your epic 10th Birthday celebration. I can’t wait to see all the fun you have in store!

  21. Kim March 21, 2016 at 3:37 pm

    Happy Birthday Very creative card.

  22. Teresa Medeiros March 21, 2016 at 3:42 pm

    This is so beautiful!!

  23. Melanie March 21, 2016 at 4:44 pm

    I love birthday parties!!! Thanks for the invite! And thanks for having so many fun projects and prizes!

  24. Shelley K March 21, 2016 at 5:26 pm

    Love all the layers on the card !! Happy birthday!!!

  25. Susanne March 21, 2016 at 8:21 pm

    Such cute projects!

  26. Fran B March 22, 2016 at 12:09 am

    Thanks for the invitation to your celebration! ?
    LOVE the ribbon cupcake!

  27. Adaline Banks March 22, 2016 at 8:37 am

    This greeting is the perfect combination of party and spring. I love the colors!

  28. jengd March 22, 2016 at 8:46 am

    Adorable card! I love all of those layers!

  29. Erika Hayes March 22, 2016 at 12:41 pm

    I totally agree fresh white start is the very best! Thanks for the great ideas and tips! LOVE the colors you are working with.. so fun and perfect for a PARRRRTAY!

  30. Christine Kiehl March 22, 2016 at 12:42 pm

    fantastic Invite! Brought me here!

  31. Dawna March 22, 2016 at 1:28 pm

    Love the invite, so bbbbeeeeautiful, \|Would love the chance to work with your product. Thank you for sponsoring.

  32. Pam Kubala March 22, 2016 at 8:52 pm

    I love the fun birthday themed project for March 21st. The party invitation card is adorable! I think I’ll try to make it on my own for so many birthdays that are coming this spring.

  33. Sue D March 22, 2016 at 10:14 pm

    thanks for the fabulous invite.

  34. Barbara Hache March 23, 2016 at 7:06 am

    Beautiful banner. Thank you for the inspiration and great prizes.

  35. Lynn Gauthier March 23, 2016 at 12:29 pm

    Happy 10th Birthday. Love the layering and gorgeous color of your invitation. The balloon is awesome! Beautiful!!!

  36. Rachel Kokes March 25, 2016 at 2:35 pm

    Happy Birthday!!!!!

  37. Ro sanchez March 26, 2016 at 3:18 am

    Would Love to win all these fabulous prizes!!!! All the things I can make!

  38. Lynne Gaudet March 27, 2016 at 10:28 pm

    Looking forward to the party!!! Happy Birthday!!! Who wouldn’t want to come with such a beautiful invitation??????

  39. Joanne Jay March 29, 2016 at 11:06 pm

    Gorgeous card. So many beautiful layers, flowers, balloons, etc. Love it. Thankss

  40. Janisa Duval April 2, 2016 at 10:30 pm

    Love the cupcake!

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