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July 15, 2011

A Bright & Cheery Birthday

A month or so ago I bought the DCWV Lemon Flower stack.  Oh the papers are so pretty and I had been wanting to make something with so when the sketch challenge was posted on Fairytale Challenge blog I pulled out this stack of paper to make my card.

Here is the sketch that was to be followed, I like this sketch and think I will keep it for future use.

And here is the card I made using this sketch
At first I thought maybe the papers were to busy together but after inking the edges I think it made them stand out a bit more.  All papers are from the Lemon Flower stack with the exception of the scalloped circle.   This I made using my Imagine, I am a new Imagine owner so I am still playing around and learning.  I thought I would try to print on pearlescence paper to see how it turn out, and oh my is came out beautiful the pearl shows through the light yellow pattern print from the Country Carnival cartridge.   This make me even more excited about my Imagine.

Here is a close up of the circle, but you still can't see it too well.  The "happy birthday"
is a peel off sticker and the swirls are Dazzle stickers.  I love the Dazzles they add a nice embellishment to your projects.   They even have a monthly Premiere Dazzles club you can join and every month you get not yet released Dazzles, paper, and a project letter.  The flower is a Martha Stewart stick on.
I am very happy you decided to stop by today, I would love to hear what you have to say about my card and take a look around if you like what you see I would be thrilled to have you as a follower.

This card is also for the following challenges
Make it Mondays   Always anything goes  - ends 7/17
Penny's Challenges  Happy Birthday  ends 7/19
Bearly Mine   Anything Goes-  ends 7/18
Hanna Stamps  Happy Birthday  -  ends 7/20
Ruby's Rainbow   Happy Birthday  - ends 7/18
Southern Girls  Happy Birthday  -  ends 7/26

15 comments:

Sharon said...

This is just awesome Donna!!!! I love the scalloped circle. Such a beautiful beautiful card! :)

Peggy said...

Donna, this is a gorgeous card. I love the Lemon Flower stack too. It's not too busy. I love everything about it. I will have to try printing on the pearlescence paper. thanks for the tip.

karlinchen50 said...

Hello Donna,
a very beautiful card and a great design.

Thanks for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge.
** Karla

Shirley-anne said...

Hello Donna.Beautiful combination of papers and colours Love the stickers too .Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

Mary J said...

Love those colours!! A really great make!

Thanks for joining us at Make it Monday!

Mary Jx

Bianca said...

What a fab card you have create Donna! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

It's so cute! What a lovely colours you have used…………… Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine....

Hugs
Judith

Jenny said...

Eine wunderschöne Karte in tollen Farben.Danke für deine teilnahme bei Fairy tale Challenge. LG

Angel said...

Beautiful Card.

Thanks for joining us at RRC.

Huggies Angel

darling Ho said...

I love the bright colours! And the swirl sitcker is just perfect!
Thanks for joining us this time. ~darling Ho~FTC-DT

Hannapanna said...

Love this, gorgeous bright colours. Thanks for playing along over at Fairytale Challenge Blog this time. Hugs, Hanna

Crafty Lynz said...

oooh lovely summery card!

Thanks for joining us at RRC.

Hugs, Lynsey xx

laney said...

Super card hun loving those bright summery colours
Thanks for joining us this time at Bearlymine would love to see you next time too
hugs
lane

PokSa said...

Beautiful card. I love your flower.
Thanks for joining us at the Fairy Tale Challenge.
xx Sandra

Cricut Couple said...

Oh Donna! You are making me love those colors. I am not much for yellow and orange, but I LOVE this card!!!