Saturday, 25 February 2012

Yet another Birthday!

Hi,

Another week brings another birthday! A niece celebrated her 17th birthday earlier this week and here is the card I made for her:



My card recipe is as follows:
  • Base Card - Centura Pearl 300gsm card in Ivory (Crafter's Companion) cut and folded to a 12cm square card.
  • Backing Paper and Sentiment are both by Create With TLC and were goodies the February Club. I can see this sentiment will be getting quite a bit of use and it looks just as good going vertically like this as it does horizontally!
  • My gorgeous image is called Saffron and she is Little Miss Muffet image - although I'm not sure she's available in the store, but there are plenty more delightful images there to tempt you! Barbara was offering her as a Follower's Freebie in January. 
  • I brought this cutie to life (although I'm not sure I've got the sheen on her hair quite right!) with my Spectrum Noir Pens in the following colours (original numbering system):
    • Hat & Scarf - 68, 65
    • Hair - 104, 100, 92
    • Skin - 132, 133
    • Coat - 96, 91 
    • Muffler - 171
    • Boots - 91, 98
    • Outline - CG1
  • I completed my design by adding 3 pieces of Bling to highlight Saffron's hat and also put them under the sentiment.

I would like to enter this card for the following challenges:
Have a great weekend!
Hugs, Helen x

14 comments:

  1. Your card is beautiful, I really like the Image which you have used.

    Thank you for joining us at Willow Sketchie Challenge this week.

    Anne-Marie x x

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  2. Love your card, Saffron looks so great and I just love that sentiment! Thanks for sharing at Little Miss Muffet Challenges! Good luck and hope to see you again soon!
    Frea, DT member LMM

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  3. Helen your card is gorgeous, adorable image , I'm sure you Niece loved it.

    Hugs Julie x

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  4. Gorgeous card Helen! I love the colours you have used for Saffron!

    Thanks so much for sharing with us at Little Miss Muffet Stamps!

    Arabella

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  5. This card is fab Helen. You chose a great image and coloured it in beautifully.
    Hugs, Heike xx

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  6. This card is adorable the image is so cute! Thanks for sharing at WSC this week.

    Kelly x

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  7. Gorgeous card, Saffron looks great, fab colours and layout, thanks for joining us at Little Miss Muffet, hugs, Sarah x

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  8. Sweet, beautiful birthday card! Hugs! Leah Ann
    Thanks for joining us at Little Miss Muffet Challenges! Good Luck!

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  9. Gorgeous card and love the fab wordart.

    Thank you for joining the LLM challenge. Hugs, Mette

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  10. Super card - love the sentiment! Thanks for joining us at Little Miss Muffet Challenges.

    Cleota
    DT Member

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  11. I'm sure your niece loved this card! It's so cute! Thanks for sharing at Little Miss Muffet Challenges!

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  12. Fabulous card Helen, that sentiment is divine and I love the extra bling you added.
    Tracey
    x

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  13. Beautiful card with fantastic colouring of Saffron, fabulous.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Little Miss Muffet Challenges.

    Hugs Shirley x x

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  14. Great highlights in her hair and I love the silver buttons on her hat! So fun to have a large sentiment too. ;D Thanks for playing along in the Little Miss Muffet Challenges and using a LMM Stamp too! :D

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Thank you for leaving me a comment - I read and appreciate every one!
Helen x