Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Polka Doodles 3rd Birthday


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Hi everyone,

Todays card was inspired  by the Polka Doodle Birthday challenge. I used a gorgeous digi named Ava from Krista at Saturated Canary. She has the most wonderful little digi's. This one is a free digi she has on her blog right now so if it is still available you should go grab it while it's there.

I colored her with copics but the set I have doesn't have a lot of colors that go together so I used quite a few different colors that I thought would look all right together. I used a 5x7 whisper white base. I stamped versa mark onto the base and dabbed chalk to get the background. I have done this before years ago but so sorry I am not sure the name of the technique. Oh maybe it was called black magic. I used the SU thin dies with my bigshot and cut around the image. I added 7 small rhinestones and 3 bows. I doodled around the cardbase with sakura sparle gel pens and inside the cutout. Added happy birthday sentiment and the card is finished. I love to color so I do enjoy using all the different mediums that are out there to choose from.

I am entering this card in these challenges
Polka doodles - Birthday card and three of the same embellishments.
Stamp N Doodle - Bling and sparkle
A Gem Of A Challenge- sketch

Stamps: SU broque mofits, teeny tiny wishes, Saturated Canary Ava digi
Paper: SU whisper white, purple {sorry don't remember the name
Ink: SU chalk, versa mark
Accessories: SU frame dies, recollections ribbon, copics, sakura pens, small rhinestones

Thanks you for stopping by. I love to have you visit. Happy creating!

11 comments:

Jan Hennings said...

Absolutely adorable and my goodness you are an amazing artist!

Mandy said...

Such a pretty card,love the image and your take on the sketch is fabulous...Thanks for sharing with us at A Gem of a Challenge and good luck with the DT call...
Mandy x

shell said...

Beautiful card hun, thanks for joining us for our birthday celebration at Polkadoodles..
Shell xx

Cat said...

Super cute! Love that image too :-)

Janine said...

Love this cute image from Krista. Downloaded mine a few days ago.
Great card and love the purple tones.
Hugs, Janine xx

Gemma said...

Beautiful card...

Thanks for joining us at Gem of a challenge & good luck!!
hugs and xxx
Gemma

Jie Craft said...

nice card! love the colors you use...:)
Thanks for joining with us at Stamp n Doodle.
Hugs, Jill

shirley said...

Hi
Beautiful card, love your colouring.
Shirley x

*Alison* said...

so sweet.. I love this image.. Thanks so much for entering the DYSU DT Call.. it is going to be hard to narrow it down.. not an easy task.. Good Luck!
HUGS
Ali
-owner of
The Alley Way Stamps
DYSU CHallenge blog
Free digital stamps

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Carol :-)

thanks for entering the Simon Says Stamp DT call and Good Luck :-)
luv
Lols x x x

FauxPainter - Dee Paramour said...

A beautiful card, thanks for taking part in the Polka Doodles challenge