Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Happy Birthday!

Hello everyone.  Happy Hump Day.  Hope your week is going well.

I am over at Imagine That! Digis by Kris as a Guest Designer today.  She sent me this lovely digi to play with.

 (click on the image to take you directly to the store)

I couldn't resist using it for a friends little girl, who turned 5 on Monday, and this is the card I made for her.


If you look at this close up of the digi - you can see I actually digitally coloured her, using the Silhouette Design software and the fill function.  The only pencil colouring I did, was the hair, skin, legs, and grass. I used my Silhouette Cameo to cut her out.


My papers are all from a Recollections stack called All Season Papers.  I also used a sketch from the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.  Here is the sketch.


I inked all the edges of all the layers and then popped the image up on some pop dots to add some depth.  I also added a flat backed gem to the flower - from my UK stash, so bought many moons ago :-)


For the inside I used the base papers from the front and some teeny butterflies to add some interest to the inside.


It's Imagine That's 1st Birthday next week and we are having a blog hop to celebrate - so I hope you will come back next week and take part in the hop :-)


This card is being entered in the following challenges.

Fussy an Fancy Friday Challenge - Challenge #108: Sketch challenge (closes 6 Mar)

Fan-Tastic Tuesday (where it's hip to be Square) - Challenge #25: Anything Goes (closes 10 Mar)

Through the Purple Haze Challenges - Challenge #31 - Use a Digi (closes 8 Mar)

Craftin Desert Divas: Craft it Up & Link it Up Linky Party #26 - Birthdays (closes16 Mar)


Just Keep on Creating - Challenge #1 for 2014: Anything Goes (closes 26 Mar)

Thanks for stopping by today.

Happy crafting.

37 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous card,love the image and details.xxx

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  2. A lovely card Karon, you are so clever...digital colouring...it looks fabulous!! xx

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  3. Oh this is the perfect card for a little girl Karon, it is gorgeous, love that image and love love love the colors! Great inking and love the inside of the card too...Sorry I haven't been by lately I was super busy getting ready for the Celebration going on at my blog! So excited about it!!! hugs

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  4. This is so super AWESOME!!!
    What a GREAT image!!!!
    FAB job Karon!

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  5. What a happy, cheery card. And thank you for all the kind words you always leave on my blog. :)

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  6. Hi Karon
    Fabulous card.....
    Thanks for joining us at Fan Tastic Tuesday this week
    Hugs Sylvie xx

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  7. I'm sure the birthday girl was thrilled to get this card from you... It's so girly and cute.... Great job Karon!

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  8. Your little fairy is adorable. You are rockin' that Silhouette design work! The ribbon is perfect with your color scheme and design.

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  9. Perfect for a little girl. This is so cute. The Sil coloring is fabulous. Any way you color it, it's terrific.

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  10. Such a sweet design..... thank you for joining in with us over at Fan-Tastic Tuesday, we would love the pleasure of your company in next weeks challenge .....,.
    Hugs
    Suzy B ~Owner Fan-Tastic Tuesday
    Xx

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  11. Awesome Karon. You nailed the sketch and the coloring on the Digi is perfect. Any little girl would love this card, even a big girl would.
    Have a creative day.
    Hugs Nana
    ♥ My Crafting Channel ♥
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  12. Very pretty and creative design, Karon.

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  13. Such cuteness! What a great layout and I love the papers you used. That little image is just totally adorable and the coloring is fabulous. What a sweet, sweet card!

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  14. This is so sweet, Karon!! The image is adorable!! I love the colors and design!! Absolutely fabulous card!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  15. What a sweet card for the little birthday girl, Karon! The image is adorable! How I love fairytale scenes. :o) The background papers are stunning! Lovely work as always, my friend! Have a happy day. :o)

    Hugs and blessings,
    Karen

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  16. Lets begin with a Prefect take on the sketch! Adorable image.Such SWEET coloring....
    A Super DUPER cute card! She will love it!
    Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas Linky Party.
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    *Crafting With Creative M*

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  17. Wow, fabulous job coloring and shading, Karon! I really would love to get my hands on a Silhouette ... some day :) there are so many amazing things you can do with them. Love your sketch. I may have to give that one a go. Thanks for stopping by my blog and your kind words. Hugs, Kelly :)

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  18. Awww...this is sooooo cute! LOVE how you've digitally coloured her. :)

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  19. Beautiful! I will have to try some digital coloring.

    Susie

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  20. What an adorable card! Thanks for sharing!

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  21. Adorable card Karon, I love the cute image and layout. Very pretty.

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  22. Gorgeous card, Karon. Great take on the scketch. What a sweet image and beautifully coloured. I love mushrooms--images and to eat...tee hee. Lovely DP's.
    Thanks for coming over to play with us at the Fussy and Fancy Friday.
    Hugs,
    Norma

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  23. What a bright and happy card, Karon...so juicy. Guaranteed to make it a very happy birthday, indeed. And thank you for your kind words of support. Much appreciated, my friend!
    hugs, Asha

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  24. Karon, I love this card, the main image is so bright and cheerful and I love the way you have decorated the inside as well.

    Thanks so much for sharing your card at Anything goes, Just keep on creating :)

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  25. This is an adorable birthday card! Great job on the coloring (I especially like the dots on the mushroom!)

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  26. Amazing card, love the mix of patterns

    Thanks for joining this weeks challenge at TTPH

    Sara

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  27. Your card is adorable, and perfect for a young girl.
    That image is so cute.
    You actually digitally coloured her, now that is cool.

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  28. This is darling Karon, I bet she just loves it, that image is just so cute and girlie!!

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  29. Oh my this is such a great design! Love your image and the digital coloring! I hope I can get my Silhouette to read registration marks soon- so I can use it to cut out my images... Thank you for joining us at TTPH this week, good luck :)

    Lisbeth @ Lisbeths hobbyer
    DT Through The Purple Haze

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  30. OMG! How fund and adorable.. Love all the elements in this card. Thanks for joining us over at TTPH.

    DT Pam

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  31. I LOVE your sweet card. What a cute image.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,
    D~
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

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  32. What a precious card for a little girl's birthday! Thanks for joining us at TTPH!

    ~Ashley
    TTPH DT

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  33. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge for March with your delightful crafting - hope to see you again soon. x

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