Friday, 11 November 2016

Sweet Birthday

Hi and welcome!  Today was a holiday for us here in Christchurch so I took full advantage and spent most of the day in my craft room.  Although trying to get a half-decent card was like pulling teeth!  My mojo done up and left :(

After spending literally hours on this card for my niece's upcoming birthday, I'm still not happy with it but it is what it is.  I used the sketch from MFT, the colors from Color Throwdown and I'm linking up to Seize the Birthday (no toppings).


I stamped and colored the girl using Prismacolor pencils and, due to a faux pas, had to fussy-cut her out.  The card base is Fog and on top of that is a die-cut panel of Watercolor Wash paper in a teal-y color.  The vertical panel is white with a copper layer underneath.  The girl and the sentiment are popped up on foam tape.


Thanks for visiting!




Products used:

Stamps:  Sweet Birthday Wishes (MFT)
Ink:  Versafine Onyx Black, Versamark
Cardstock:  Fog, White, Copper Metallic, Black, Watercolor Wash (MFT)
Dies:  Pierced Rectangle Stax (MFT)
Accessories:  White EP, Prismacolor Pencils

Cheers
Karren

10 comments:

Karen Davis said...

I cannot even begin to imagine why you are not happy with this card Karren. The washed background is superb and your wee cupcake and girl are coloured to perfection!

Broni said...

This is so sweet and so cute, Karren! Thanks for playing along with us at CTD this week!

Rosemary said...

totally adorable, karren!! I love how you created all the texture on her dress!

I Card Everyone said...

It looks plenty cute to me, miss... especially her lovely orange dress!
=]

Jen Mitchell said...

She is just as sweet as can be and I have no idea/ why you aren't happy with her. Your niece will love it!

Susanne Vargas said...

Are you sure your mojo has left? Because your card looks pretty awesome! Love it!

Karen D. said...

soooo adorable...

stampwithsandy said...

Karren this is so sweet! Love the little PI girls, and I think you coloring is fabulous. I struggle using colored pencils as well and keep reverting back to my Copics. Thanks so much for sharing with us this week at Seize the Birthday!

Barb Ghig said...

Beautiful coloring with your pencils and I love your watercolor wash background! Such a sweet card, Karren!

Cécile RIBON said...

Yum!!! Such a sweet card ! This little girl with her big cake is adorable!