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Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Happy Birthday to you....

Another rainy day here...what can I say!! These are new Echo Park papers which I bought last week so I thought today was as good a time as any to use them....now this one was a bit of a disaster but I think I have rescued it....I bought one of the pearl pens from Quixotic and added this to the corners...then I forgot I had done that and stuck my thumb right on top...so I had a brainwave!! i thought I will wait until it is dry an then pick it off...only thing it took some of the paper off too so I had to make the dots slightly bigger than had wanted but I think it looks ok. I have coloured Brigitta and the fence with copics...Brigitta is from All That Scraps and the fence is from Pollycraft. I distressed the edges of the paper and around the circle and added a message which was in my stash...no flowers!! I have entered this card in the challenges below...remember I have candy..

Sketch & Stash - sketch

Anyone for Anya - stitch it

Cupcake - distressing

Die Cut Dreams - gingham

Digital Tuesday
- 2 digis from 2 different companies


Fi
x

23 comments:

Debbie said...

Hi Fi,
Love this. What a lovely little image and like how you have made her standing by the fence scene, clever you!
Those papers are gorgeous and the sentiment is really nice too.
Cannot see you have made any mistakes, you have done a beautiful job.
Debbiexx

Lindsey said...

What mistake?! I can't see anything, it's lovely! I'm impressed bt how "round your pearls are. When i use liquis pearls it always ends up with a pointy top! Are those pens easy to use? Might get one if they are
Lindsx
PS it's pouring down here too. My hair looks like I've been electrocuted.

Lindsey said...

I see Faye is beating me again. This is war!

Ellie said...

This is gorgeous. The images work so well together. Fantastic sketch and papers too.
So happy you joined us at digital tuesday this week!!

Pops x said...

This is such a sweet card i love the colours that you have chosen and the papers are perfect, great layout big hugs Pops x

Hetty said...

This is a lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Anyone for Anya

gr hetty

craftykitten said...

What a super card, love the layout and the colours. Thanks for joining us at Die Cut Dreams this week. Good luck.
Hugs
Dawn x

Sue said...

Hi Fiona
aww a gorgeous card, lovely scene you have made, fabby papers & layout, sue,x

Faye said...

You defo pulled your rescue off as I wouldn't have known if you hadn't fessed up! Majorly cute! Thanks for playing at Cupcake this week! ;)
xxx

Fleur said...

Beautiful Fi, as always!
Hugz Fleur xXx

Papertrails by a paper lover said...

this is just so cute!

Debs said...

love the image and the different papers you used, great job! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week. Good luck and hope to see you next week
Deb
xxx

Annika said...

Stunning! Love how you've placed the image in front of the background and colouring is just fab!!!
Hugs
Annika

Paul said...

Liking the scene you've created. The background fence is great and matches the CC image well. Have just finished and posted my Anyone for Anya card and now having a look around to see what others have done. Thanks for showing your work and letting me visit.
TFS
Paul
http://craftyblogocks.blogspot.com/

Kruemel said...

What a beautiful card! Love the bright colors with the distressing. And the image is just soo cute.

Thanks for joining our Cupcake Craft Challenge!

Hugs,
Kathrin aka Kruemel

Crystal said...

AWWW this is soooooooo CUTE!!!! I LOVE this image and fabulous papers!

Julie said...

Nicely done, a great layout and pretty colours. Thanks for joining us at Anyone for Anya this week?

Jennifer said...

A real cute card Fi!Adorable! xx Jenny xx

Crafty Chris said...

Thanks for joining us at DCD with a beautiful card.
Chris x

Michele said...

Such a gorgeous card Fi, love the colours. Hugs Michele x

Biscuitlid said...

fab card - love the layout and your gentle distressing

Thanks so much for joining in with our gingham challenge at Die Cut Dreams and distressing at Cupcake
Hugs
Victoria
x

Jill said...

beautiful card Fiona love the image and pretty papers thanks for joining us at Sketch n stash hugs Jill xx

pink lady said...

Wow what a fab card, I love the image and the papers you have used are gorgeous x