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Thursday, November 11, 2010

WOJ Willow Card for Mom's Birthday

Morning! I finished up my Mom's birthday card this morning. Her birthday is the 17th, so I need to get this in the mail today.  We also have family coming in tonight (can't wait!), and I need to finish getting the house ready, but I wanted to post this first.

I tried something a little different (for me), and followed this sketch from Cupcake Craft Challenges Blog:

Here is what I came up with:

Here's a pic to show (hopefully!) the Shimmer Mist. The card is so sparkly IRL, but I had a hard time capturing that with my camera. :(

Image: WOJ Willow with a Basket
Paper: BasicGrey Eskimo Kisses, SU! RidingHood Red
Ink: SU! RidingHood Red (sentiment and image), SU! Pastels (colored with Blending Pen)
Pink pearls, ribbon, and flowers from my stash
Lace border: Cut from Martha Stewart "Thank You" note 
SU! Champagne Shimmer  Paint (mixed with alcohol and sprayed on)

I am entering this in the following:

*Cupcake Craft Challenge #116 -- Sketch
*Fresh Brewed Challenge #22 -- Two or More Patterned DP
*Inktegrity Design #22 -- Ribbons and Flowers
*The Sisterhood of Crafters -- Birthday
*A Crafty Little Place Challenge #64 -- Red, White and Green
*Flourishes Challenge #FTTC92 -- Glitter (I used Shimmer Mist all over my finished card--love that!)
*Lexi's Creations Challenge #26 -- Anything Goes
Let's Ink It Up Challenge #6 -- No Digies and Recycle (I cut the lace border from the bottom of a MS Thank You card)
*2 Sisters Challenge -- Birthday
*Top Tip Tuesday #9 -- Use an Image
*Cute Card Thursday Challenge -- Anything goes
*Paper Play Challenge #45 -- Ribbon, Lace & Flowers

Well, that is probably enough challenges, 'ya think?! :-)

I'm off to mail Mom her card and to finish getting ready for our company!!

Hope you have a craft-making day!


Purple Card Lady said...

This is so precious. Thanks for joining Inktegrity for our Hump Day Challenge.

Claire said...

Beautiful card, love the stamp you've used and clever recycling too :-)Thanks for joining us at LIIU and good luck
Claire xx

Shirl said...

Love your imagination. I must admit when I first saw your card I was looking for the recycling. Very very pretty. Thanks for sharing with us at Let's Ink It Up
Hugs Shirley x x

Rebecca said...

hey mama! i luv your cards! they r really cute...and creative :-)

too Blessed to Stress said...

oh that is so lovely Debbi! I am sure she will LOVE it. It is so feminie and sweet :)

~Emily N. from "too Blessed to Stress"

Caroljenks said...

This is gorgeous, I'm sure your Mom will adore it. Hope you had a lovely evening with family.

Thanks for joining us over at Top Tip Tuesday this week :)

Carol x

Micki said...

Wonderful Birthday card.... you captured the sparkles enough that I can imagine how sparkly it is. Gorgeous card!!!! Thanks so much for joining us this week in The Sisterhood of Crafters.

Hope to see you again next week. Hugs

Michele said...

Such a pretty card. Love the image you've used and the colours also. Hugs Michele x

Vee said...

Such a lovely card.
Thanks for joining TOP TIP TUESDAY.
xx Vee

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Debbi, what a gorgeous card. I love the image and the colour scheme is stunning. I'm glad you enjoyed using my sketch! Thanks for joining us at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

SuzanneK said...

Beautiful card I am sure she will love it. Imaginative recycling too. Thanks for playing along at LIIU. Suzanne x

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Wow this is awesome Debbi and yes, I can see the shimmer ... gorgeous!

Sassylassy said...

Your card is just darling. I love the image and your colouring is beautiful. Mom is going to love it!
Hugs Bonnie

Joanna K said...

Beautiful card, lovely image and thumbs up for recycling a part of another greeting card! Thank you for joining us at LIIU :) x

Gwen's Busy Little Hands said...

Your card is so sweet. Love the pure innocence of that image. She's lovely.


Dragonlady said...

Hi there

Beautiful card and clever recycling. Thanks for playing along at LIIU.

Hugs Ali x

Donna said...

Thank you for joining in with this weeks sketch challenge at Cupcake...your card is amazing and so pretty! Donna x

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Beautiful card!! Thank you so much for playing along with us at ACLP!!

Pat said...

That is such a lovely card! I just found your blog & love it!

Hugs, Pat Smith

Vanja said...

Gorgeous card! I love the image and the colours.
Thank you for joining us at CCT! :)
Hugs, Vanja

Vera W. Yates (Ling) said...

This is so pretty! Thank you for playing with us at Paper Play! :)

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