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Friday, March 30, 2012

Birthdays in Blue

This is my latest birthday card for today.  Honestly, I am not at all happy with the result, but I always try to "make do" with my cards - maybe I will be inspired to make a change for the better!
Image is by Unity.  I added some Stickles, and I think that was a mistake.  The verse I overstamped is from an older  SU set called Versatile Verses.  CS and DP are Recollections, except the metallic DCWV I used for the tiny flowers.I have teeny half pearls in the centers.  The border is a Martha Stewart punch, and the flourishes from a Cuttlebug die.  The bit of blue ribbon has a glittery edge.  The ink is Fiskars blue.



First of all, if you know this image, please let me know!

The DP is Colorbok.  I used Prismas to color, and a Cuttlebug die for the trellis strip.
This is the sketch - though as I looked at the inspiration I know I did not really get the idea LOL! - http://cardpositioningsystems.blogspot.com/
This is for the colors: http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.com/search/label/challenge
And For the Boys:  http://craftingwhenwecanchallenges.blogspot.com/
Another for the boys:  http://paperplaytime.blogspot.com/

9 comments:

  1. What a great card for a boy's birthday! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Bugaboo's Colour Challenge on Catch the Bug. Good luck in the draw!
    luv'n huggz
    Jen Leeflang
    BUGABOO DT

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  2. Nice card, I like all the sewing!!
    Love from The Netherlands,
    Leintje*

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  3. Cute - Hope you'll join me at 52 Card Pickup...there's a giveaway this week!

    http://www.oldbackporch.com/2012/03/52-card-pickup-week-13-giveaway.html#comment-form

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  4. Great job on both cards! Your little guy image sure is cute.

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  5. Great cards Dorothy, the little boy image is very cute and beautifully coloured.

    Thank you for sharing your work with us at Crafting When We Can Challenges. :-) xx

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  6. Such a lovely card. Love all the blues, but have to say it is not birthday but butterflies as our third B at Stamptacular. I still hope to see you back tomorrow for a new challenge. Bettina xx

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  7. Really pretty! Glad you played along with our challenge on the Ippity Blog!

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  8. Great job! Thanks for playing along with us at CPS last week...and I can see the sketch in there...sometimes it's more of a "starting off point" than a literal take, right? :)

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  9. Hi!
    nice card
    I work in CPS-258 to
    if you can visit me
    here is de link!!

    hugs from Chile

    http://carolinamaraboliscrap.blogspot.com/2012/05/tarjeta-dama-vintage-cps-258.html

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