January 8, 2011

Card no. 89 - Just Magnolia + Color Create + Few more Challenges

Happy Saturday Everyone!!! Another Birthday party behind us - LOL! I love 'em! It's fabulous to see friends and kids having the best time.

Apparently, a major winter storm is heading our way - we are in Atlanta area - so the stores are out of bread, milk and eggs - it tickles me because everything shuts down (stores, schools, even my dr. hubby doesn't go to work) when there is snow here in "the South". So I wonder what will happen in the next few days - a lot of people seem to be "freaking out". We haven't been living her for that long, so I can't picture this.

Anywhoo, today's card was made for sweet now 5 year old Kara. Her Gymnastics Birthday Party was sooooo much fun! And since she is THE ULTIMATE girly girl - what else to use than pink, white & red (from the Color Create Challenge) with hearts and sparkle. I used this week's Friday Sketcher's Sketch + Just Magnolia's Challenge (Anything Goes), teamed up with Simon Says Stamp Challenge - New Beginnings - I think new year as a 5 year old counts - right? - and Cute Card Thursday Challenge - Out with the Old - I used my last year's Valentine's Day papers along with my I-don't-even-know-how-old DCWV papers. The sweet Love Ladybug Tilda is colored with my ProMarkers, Copics Sketch & Ciao and spakled up with Stickles (Star Dust). The cute Heart Rhinestones are from Michaels and the gorgeous Heart Border is brand new punch from Martha Stewart - oh, yum! The lacy ribbon is by American Crafts - my new fave!
As you can see I still have to work on my coloring - the bleeding of my markers is just so hard to control. I am using Neenah Super Smooth paper, but I still have this happening - hmmmm .... need to work on the blending technique a little more. I also did a little bit of paper piercing. So fun! The Birthday stamp is by Inkadinkado and I just love it - I use it almost on all of my Birthday cards.

Q: Did you know you can use your 40% off coupon at Hobby Lobby to get your Copics? I just got mine ☺

Hope you're enjoying your weekend!

The Front View
The Image Detail

The Inside View


Juls said...

wow this is too gorgeous for words!!! she is just too cute!!! Love this image, and yet I think I have yet to ink her up, you have made me want to get her out her box and have a play!!....love her paper pieced trousers and all the pink tones you have used, what a fabulous make!!! Hugs Juls

Pops x said...

Gorgeous card sweetie love the image really sweet, gorgeous colours and papers too, thanks for joining us at Just Magnolia this week, big hugs love Pops x x x

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card :-) The image is adorable and the papers and design are beautiful :-)

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

Annchen said...

so cute!

Julie said...

Super cute! I love her fancy pants. Thank you for joining us at Cute Card Thursday!


debby4000 said...

Adorable cute card.
Thanks for joining in with Simon Says Stamps Challenge.

Annie said...

thanks for joining us at Cute Card Thursday with your beautiful card, and I hope we see you again next time.
hugs, annie x

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