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Monday, April 25, 2016

Bling, shimmer and glitter - Eureka Challenge #190

This is my design team entry for challenge #190 at Eureka Stamps - "add some bling" (Eureka Stamps blogspot.   I used the digi image Heart Bouquet. Originally I intended to use it for an anniversary card.   However, I recently learned that a friend from church is going to celebrate her 90th birthday, and I wanted to have a card ready for our quilting group to sign. Norma still drives, loves to play bridge, and quilted with us until recently. I colored with shiny metallic pens and chalk pencils. The letters are cut from pink glitter cs, the bg is shiny eggplant cs and I used shimmery champagne cs for the base. This cs looks great when embossed -  I used a Darice heart embossing folder.  There are shiny gems on the corners of the image panel. 
CHALLENGES:
Sketch #2:   Verve
Colors- pink, rose, green:  DRS Designs
Ribbon:  Ribbon Girls
Song -"Hearts and flowers":  Incy Wincy
Bingo - top line:   Crafty Enjoyments
Glitter/bling:  Come and Get It
Use a digi:   Star Stampz 
Any:    DLart
             Cards Galore
             Crafty Sentiments 
             Digistamps4joy
             Inspiration Destination 
             Lil Patch
             Love to Scrap
             Lemon Shortbread
             Not Just Cards 
             Our-crafty-corner
             Paper Nest Dolls
             Word Art Wednesday
             
 
               

14 comments:

Gail said...

A nice layout Dorthy - Norma will love this card - I love the heart background embossing folder - I believe I have that in my stash - TFS at WAW this week - best wishes in the win - have a blessed day! John 3:16

wannabcre8tive said...

A beautiful card and so perfect for a special birthday. Happy that Norma is able to be so active, that is great.

Lori Kobular said...

Awesome 90th Birthday card! I am sure that Norma will love it! Thanks for playing along with us at DL.ART April Linky Challenge!

katieo said...

Norma will love the beautiful card you created. I love how you personalized the sentiment and the embossed background. Thank you for joining the DL.ART Thankful Thursday Challenge. Katie-DT Member

Marji Franklin said...

What a sweet card! I love it.

Lynne Walker said...

beautiful card
thanks for joining incy wincy
Lynne

nwilliams6 said...

Happy Birthday to your friend, Dorothy. Your card is a sweet tribute to her! Love the colors and the wonderful image. Great choices and very creative. Thanks for playing with us in the DRS Designs Challenge! Hugz

Del said...

Lovely card, and what a great age to reach! Thank you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore April - Anything Goes Challenge and good luck! xx

Eva Ng said...

Awesome card! Thanks for join us at {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
Eva Ng

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

Such a great card to celebrate such a special birthday. Just beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Viva la Verve!

Erica Bruton said...

what a great card. i'm sure the recipient will cherish it. Thank you for joining us over at lil patch of crafty friends. Erica DT

Dwie lewe rączki said...

Lovely card. Thank you very much for joining our challenge at Come And Get It challenges.
Hugs, Iwona

crafty-stamper said...

Lovely card and great embossed background-belated happy birthday to your friend---Thank you for joining us at Our Crafty Corner
Carol DT x

Julie S said...

Lovely card! Thank you for joining us at Love to Scrap! Challenge Blog. Good luck and we hope to see you again soon. Julie x