Friday 4 May 2012

C&S Birthday card

It takes me ages to put a card together!  I decide on what image I want to use then think about colours so go through my papers (no mean feat as I'm sure you will agree! lol) once I've chosen then I need to sort the colours of my copics to tie in and what design the card is going to take.  Once I've decided on all that it tends to come together reasonably quickly just have to work out the embellishments!  Now you may wonder why I have rambled on a bit here but this card which uses the fantastic Birthday Girl 1 digi stamp from Mad For Markers, looks very simple but it actually took me hours!  I kept swapping papers around then umming and ahhing over design, need I go on but the finished card looks so clean and simple and looks like it could have been made in minutes!  Am I really the only one this happens too?  Anyway I have used copics E00, 11, 47,49 & 57 V000, 12, 15 & 17 YG03 &23  then added a little touch of sakura stardust, my papers are First Editions Daydream pad and then added 2 different ribbons and a little charm from my stash and a stamped sentiment.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Sweet Stampin' ~ Anything But Square
Sentimental Sunday #100 ~ Cards for Kids
Papertake Weekly ~ Anything Goes
Crafts and Me #82 ~ Fave colour combo
Crafts 4 Eternity #70 ~ Maypole Ribbons


  1. pretty card, fabe colours.

    Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week.


  2. What a fabulous card,love the image a great

  3. Love the ribbon Jac, gorgeous card. It does take an age to get everything ready but worth it lol. Thanks for joining us at Crafts4Eternity.

  4. Cute Card. Love the image.Thanks for joining us at the sentiemtnal sundays challenge this week.
    Hugs, Archana

  5. Awww how cute Jac, love the sweet image and colours xxx

  6. Beautiful card. Love this colour coombination and charm. Lovely.
    Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin`

  7. oh i love the DL card .. i must make them more often.. what cute little image too
    Lisa x

  8. OMGOSH Your card is gorgeous, I love it:-) Thanks so much for joining in the fun at Crafts and Me this week:-)

  9. a real cutie Jac, love the colours...thanks for joining in with the Crafts and Me challenge this week
    Mina xxx

  10. Fabulous card Jac! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x


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