Friday, January 14, 2011

It's your Day!

I had so much fun colouring this image last night, my dear friend Claire was kind enough to give it to me as a gift. It's made by Kenny K and just calls for bright colours in a girly pink and purple hue.

I found the deliciously pink pattern cardstock in my scrap stash and decided to use it as the base of the card. It is double sided with the inside of the card having striped pink lines. I had to adhere a sheet of pink cardstock (also from the scrap heap) to the inner in order to be able to write my message.

I decided to matt the image with black and pink in order to make the card 'pop' a bit more with colour and I like the effect. I coloured her with a variety of mediums, them being: Pencil crayons, steadler koki pens and steadler fine tips and a white gel pen.

The pink dotted grossgrain ribbon comes out of my regular ribbon stash, while the black pearl dots came out of my embellishment collection.

The sentiment was stamped using a scrappy cat stamp from the birthday collection in black StazOn ink and then matted with the same cardstock as used for the image.
I inked the edges of the card in jet black to carry through the black on pink theme.

For once, I'll be entering my card into a few challenges:

- The Crafty Pad: Birthday Card
- Tip Top Tuesday: Anything Goes
- Kaboodle Doodles: Do it with Digi's
- Sisterhood of Crafters: Birthday card

I am sooooo happy it's Friday and I hope you all have absolutley wonderful weekends lying ahead of you!


  1. What a wonderful image! Just love the colours you have used! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles this week and hope to see you next week. Jill

  2. What a fantastic image - I love it!!

    Thank you for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday!  Hope to see you again next week!

    Leanne xx

  3. Fab card! Love the colour combo you've used.

    Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Pad @ Please come back on Sunday for another brilliant challenge! :)


  4. Great card, super image. Thanks for sharing at The Crafty Pad this week.

    Pat xx

  5. Such a wonderfully happy birthday creation! Thanks for joining us at The Sisterhood Challenge and we hope to see you again next challenge!

  6. This is such a fun image to play with.
    That bow is perfect touch.
    Thank you for joining us this week at

  7. What a fun card! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles this week!


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