A Bevy of Birthday Best Wishes

abstract watercolor happy birthday card

I have a number of special February birthdays, so I had fun making a bevy of birthday cards to send out to family and friends.  This first one above is my fave (and it is already on its way to a special cousin whose birthday is Monday!).  I love the combination of purple, turquoise and yellow, and I used texturizing paste on the watercolor paper before painting to add some fun drama and dimension.

PP280 2

The Paper Players Challenge (PP280) this week is a Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge, so I chose, the diagonal of Purple, Pink, and Yellow which I did in Brusho Watercolor after embossing the coneflower silhouettes on these two cards – one in black and one in white.



Some of you may recognize this card below.  I had made this random abstract watercolor a while back, so I topped it off with this fun  Happy Birthday Die Cut I cut out in several colors.

Birthday card red white blue black abstract watercolor

For this last one, I splashed some fun green-gold olive and burnt umber watercolor paint and then spritzed it all with some gold glimmer mist.

birthday card gold green brown watercolor abstract

Wishing all February birthday friends and family the best of birthdays!

Cheers & Hugs,


52 thoughts on “A Bevy of Birthday Best Wishes

  1. Love the purple shade! The first 2 are my favorite! They will make your friends feel extra special I am sure! Birthday wishes to them! MY friend’s birthday is Monday as well! 🙂 And I have 2 friends whose birthdays are Valentines Day!!

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  2. What a fabulous bevy of cards indeed Jodi! I love them all, especially the first one with the texture paste and the cone flower silhouettes – these are stunning in both colourways. So thrilled to see you joining us for tic-tac-toe over at The Paper Players this week!

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  3. Looks like your cards are the icing on the cake! Especially the first one – it looks YUMMY! I like how you are adding watercolor to your cards as it adds that special touch that says, Jodieeeeee! 😄🎨💙🌈

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  4. Jodi, I always smile when I see your cards! You are just so creative! I love the coneflowers! SO bright and happy! The first one is just fabulous! The textured paste adds so much dimension and I love that color combo, too! We have 5 birthdays in 3 days this week in my family! Then it’s Valentine’s! Lots of cards to make! SO happy you joined us at The Paper Players this week! XX

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