Sunday, May 16, 2010

Happy Birthday …. to a dear friend

This card I made for a special friend at work. I have known her now for about 13 years and she is an awesome lady so I wanted to make her something special.

I used the sketch from Midnight Madness as my starting point and then created. This card falls into the following challenges:

I used my wonderful Daisy stamp for my image. I feel in love with her a long time ago and is one of my favorite stamps. I don’t use her a lot anymore but it sure was nice to ink her up again.

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I followed the sketch at Midnight Madness but altered it a little. Instead of the three metal charms being on the side I added them to the bottom. I used Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels 13 for my mat. I then traced around the outside of the label and used it for my blue border.

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I colored Daisy with the following Copics:

  • Skin – E11, E00, E000, R20, Roo
  • Pants – BG07, BG05, BG02
  • Grass and leaves – YG07
  • Shirt – YR02, YR00, YR000
  • Belt – E35
  • Hair – Y23, Y21, E35

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I used Prima fairytale roses and a MS punch for the leaves.

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The charms I purchased at Michael’s some time back and finally pulled them out.

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And the inside I used my Cricut By George cartridge for the Birthday sentiment.

13 comments:

Angelwood said...

Very beautiful card! Your friend will love it! hugs, Angela

Gunn (MsPlum) said...

This is very pretty! Your Daisy are so cute and your colorings are amazing!

Very pretty card for someone special who sure will be very happy for this!

Thanks for joining in on our dancparty this week. Make sure to come back for our big barbecueparty next week!

Mvh
Gunn
MMSC GDT

Carol said...

How sweet and adorable. That image is just precious. Love your colors and flowers. Great job with the sketch this week. Thanks for joining us at the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge. Hope you are enjoying our Dance Party this week.

Bear Hugs,
Carol :o}
Midnight Madness Design Team

Peggie said...

Great card. Love the ribbons. Your coloring is super.

Lillian said...

Lovely card, Stephanie. I'm sure your birthday gal will truly enjoy it. Wonderful coloring and layout.
Hugs!

My Creative Outlet by Janna said...

Amazing! Your coloring detail is perfection! I'm sure the birthday girl will love all of your hard work! Thanks for sharing with us at Stamp Something this week!

Janna :)

Lovely Linda said...

Hi Stephanie, this is adorable - I love that image too and you have coloured her so beautifully! Your flowers are gorgeous, I am loving your take on the sketch!! We are glad you joined in the fun this week and appreciate your support for the MMSC - we look forward to seeing you NEXT week when we are going to be 'sizzling' - on the Barbeque - YUMBLY! C U there! (((HUGS)))
Linda MMSC Design Team

Priscilla said...

Love your card this week..she is just to adorable. Those charms are the perfect touch with this weeks sketch too. Well cone. Thank you so much for playing the Midnight Madness sketch challenge and for helping us celebrate our one year anniversary. We had such a great time at the Dance Party and I hope you will help keep the fun going by joining us for the Midnight Madness BBQ this week. Break out your Cookbook. It’s going to be a Pot Luck BBQ ;)
Priscilla
MMSC Hostess

designsfromwithinbycharlotte said...

This is just beautiful! I love this Daisy image from Elisabeth Bell, one of my all time favorites! Your colors are fantastic together and your coloring is magical! Thanks so much for joining us with the dance party, hope to see you at the BBQ tomorrow!
Hugs,
Charlotte
MMSC DT

michele hileman said...

That is absolutely beautiful

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Beautiful card Stephanie! Love the flowers and charms. Thanks so much for sharing your creation with us at Stamp Something this week, hope to see you back again! :)

Chrissie said...

Super summery card with fabulous colouring!
Thanks for joining us on OSCC this week!
Chrissie

Lisa said...

Hey Girlie long time no see! Hope all's well with you! I love your little card! Gorgeous work as always!!! Thanks for joining us at Stamp Something this week-hope to see you back soon!
HUGS!

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