Thursday, 5 March 2015

Happy Birthday, Kate!


Today is Kate's 12th birthday and this is my card for her. You may recognize the layout from  Shona's card from last week's Muse challenge



...or you may not! This is the first card I made for that challenge (you can see the second one here). Kate's party theme is neon/glow-in-the-dark so it seemed appropriate to use these bright colours for her card. Notice, please, that there are 12 little dots.

Here's a photo of Kate, taken by the photographer at my sister's wedding last month (with the bride's bouquet):



We're looking forward to a party at home with 11 girls, black light and lots of glowing activities - decorating t-shirts with neon paint, a photo booth with lots of neon/glowing props, a movie, and meringues with whipped cream and fruit instead of birthday cake (don't ask!)

22 comments:

Hannelie said...

So cool! I love it!

Karren said...

Stunning and so perfect for a 12 year old girl!

Diana Nguyen said...

Great card and I love it that it matches her party. What a great reminder of a fun time.

Jenni's Jems said...

Today is my son's 22nd birthday too and pretty sure that I won't be invited to his party!! ;-) but I love your neon coloured card and I'm sure Kate will appreciate having such a cool card and her party sounds really great too!x

Brenda said...

My goodness, not sure how I missed this one, but glad I finally saw it! Love this bold, amazing card Ardyth! Those colors are fabulous, and I love that you put 12 dots on the card. Happy belated birthday to Kate, the party sounds like so much fun!! Hugs, Brenda

Deborah Frings said...

Brilliant - quite literally brilliant :) Love the card and I think it's a super theme for Kate's party.

Kristie Goulet said...

Happy Birthday to Kate! LOVE her card, so perfect!!!
Her party sounds soooooo FUN!!! Enjoy! :)

Vicki Dutcher said...

There it is again - perfect placement! :) Happy bday to Kate~

I Card Everyone said...

Party on, Kate!! Darling theme, and won't she just love this card!
=] M

Happy Dance said...

Oh she's going to love this! It's so full of fun and happy. And all for sweet Miss Kate! Wonderful card. I'm popping over to her blog to give her a wish there, too. Have fun at that party! Let us know how it went! Bev

Anita in France said...

Happy Birthday, Kate ... what a gorgeous photo! Fabulous card too, Ardyth ... all those yummy circles and vibrant neon colours ... delicious! Anita :)

Paru Mahtani said...

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Chriss Blagrave said...

This is such a perfect card for Kate's neon themed birthday and the twelve mini dots...sweet!
Beautiful pic of Kate, she's got a beautiful smile!

OH Babs said...

Great card for a 12 year old girl. Have a fun time - your house will be filled with laughter. I always had a chocolate pie made with a graham cracker crust 😀🎁

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

FAB card, pretty daughter, but fruit instead of cake???? Whats wrong with them?

Bobby said...

Beautiful picture of Kate. She looks a lot like her mama. Happy Birthday to her. I'm sure your card will be a hit.

Pam said...

What an awesome card, Ardyth! I love that you added 12 small circles. Sounds like Kate is going to have a fabulous birthday prty.

Kim Heggins said...

What a cool mom you are and what a fabulous party too! I am hoping you post some photos from the party too. I love that card, so festive and fun.

Geri said...

...can I come to the party? Wow, the girls are going to have a blast!

Fabulous card - love the twelve dots and the neon colors. Such a pretty picture of Kate too :)

Lisa said...

What a FUN card!! Love the big colorful dots!! Happy belated birthday wishes to your daughter!!

Shona Chambers said...

This is so fantastic and how special do I feel having inspired you for a card.....I'm shocked!!! What brilliant party colours and love how they pop against the black and white. And what a great idea to have 12 little dots instead of the number 12 for such a grown up girl. I'm sure her party will have been a hit and would love to see some photos. Phoebe just turned 10yrs old two weeks ago, seems like just the other day she was always in my arms....time goes way to fast when it comes to your children!

cm said...

A very belated Happy Birthday to you, Kate! I imagine your party was fabulous and the photo of you, with the bride's bouquet: Lovely! Your smile, I'm sure, brightens up a room! As for the card you mom made: a treasure! Hope your year of being 12 is exceptionally wonderful!
~c