Monday, 13 January 2014

DSB Rosie Birthday card...

Good afternoon, my dear Blogging friends!  Despite the forecast of not so scattered showers, we have been quite lucky and managed to evade most of them this morning, and dare I say it?...the sun is even shining!  It makes such a difference having the sun coming in to my craft room (well, supposed to be dining room!), that it made me want to make something bright and cheerful!  As it's a friend's daughter's birthday this week, I thought I'd better make a card to send early, as it has to go to Ireland and the postal service is not the best in getting there!...
...Inspired by the lovely Tara's interpretation of the My Favourite Things Get Sketchy Challenge, I decided to follow along with their sketch and even enter my card in the challenge!  I always get crafty stash envy when I visit Tara's blog as she has so much MFT products to play with and I would love to own some myself...I already have my eye on a couple of the Blueprints sets, the fishtail flag STAX and many more, so I'm hoping that my luck might just be in and I can win something towards getting my MFT stash off the ground!...
 ....Anyway, back to my card!  I have been treating myself lately to some new crafty stash, seeing as I have been away from crafting for a while and this little cutie was one of my latest purchases, especially for this card!  This is from the Rosie 1 Collection from Digi Stamp Boutique and I coloured her using my Pro/Flexmarkers and here's the colour list for all you Letrasetters :
Skin - Blush, Sunkissed Pink, Cocktail Pink, Coral
Hair - Linen,  Champagne, Sandstone, Caramel
Hairband - Tea Rose, Watermelon, Antique Pink, Ruby
Top - Soft Aqua, Aquamarine, Duck Egg, Surf Blue
Large present - Tea Rose, Watermelon, Antique Pink, Ruby, Ivory, Vanilla, Mustard
Small present - Honeydew, Pastel Green, Soft Green, Sandstone, Caramel, Cocoa, Henna
Star Balloon - Buttercup, Canary, Sunflower
Round Balloon - Tea Rose, Cocktail Pink, Cerise, Shocking Pink
 ...The fabulous papers are some more new stash and are from Prima's Anna Marie and Hello Pastel paper pads.  The name and number were cut using my Cricut - I did wonder if I would find much use for this machine, but it is proving to be a great addition to my crafty kit!  I embellished my card with some glitter, pearls, pearl stars and bright dotty ribbon and finished with a printed insert, with a birthday verse. 
I really love the way this card turned out and shall definitely be using this fantastic sketch again!  Thanks for coming to visit me today and I hope I've given you some crafty inspiration!  Back tomorrow with a new Passion for Promarkers challenge - Team 1's first of the year!
Big crafty hugs,
Lisa x
I'd like to enter my card into the following challenges :
Sketch #158 (until Tues 14th)
January Custome Competition (until Jan 31st)
Lets Celebrate (until Tues 14th)
Let's Celebrate (until Tues 14th)
Something New (until Thurs 16th)
(New papers, new digistamp and new sketch)
Something New (until Tues 14th)
(New papers, new digistamp and new sketch)


Sue said...

This is gorgeous Lisa, such a sweet image coloured beautifully and the pretty colours really suit her. That is a great sketch, I can see why you like it so much!
hugs Sue xx

Ali said...

Oh thats gorgeous!! Love the layout and how you have coloured her xxx

coops said...

so stunning lisa.i love your fab design and bright colours and rosie is adorable :D

xx coops xx

Anna said...

Cute card!! Adorable image :)

Donna Mosley said...

Hi Lisa, saw this over at Digistampboutique. Love it! Gorgeous colouring & design.

Donna x

CheerDown said...

Lovely cute card so pretty Thanks for joining us at Fab n Funky
Alli x

Andie's Space said...

HI Lisa,
What a pretty card. Love the cute image & the fabulous colour scheme. Such a gorgeous card design. Thanks for joining us at Divas By Design this week.
Andie xx

Love to Doodle! said...

Sooo beautiful Lisa. Thank you for entering the DigiStamp Boutique Competition. Sally-Ann :o)

Rebekah said...

Love your colour choices thanks for joining us at a creative romance hugs Rebekah xx