Tuesday, 28 December 2010

Commissioned Birthday Card

I was asked to make a card for a lady whose birthday was Boxing Day.  She's in her 20's so I am hoping I've got the image OK.  All the remit was to keep away from traditional Christmas colours as the person gets fed up of receiving no actual birthday cards and just a birthday message inside her Christmas card - how mean is that?

I have used this beautiful image of Big Sisters Babs from Di's Digi Downloads.  Look at those killer heels!!!  I have coloured the image in with Promarkers and highlighted areas with my Sakura Stardust clear pen.  I have done some basic matting and layering and used my Martha Stewart lattice punch down one side.  I have finished the card off with peel-off sentiment and paper flowers with a sequin flower centre.

This card will fit the following challenges:

I Love Promarkers - Anything goes
For Fun - Anything goes
Aud Sentiments - Anything goes
Digi Doodle - Anything goes
Sew Many Cards - Anything goes
Craft Your Days Away - Punch it out
One Stitch at a Time - Surprise us
The Crazy Challenge - Punch it
Digital Tuesday - Anything goes
Passion for Promarkers - Anything goes
Paper Pretties - Birthday card 
Party Time Tuesday - Anything goes birthday
Top Tip Tuesday - Get embellishing
Creative Card Crew - Birthdays at Christmas
Simon Says Stamp - Anything goes.


*Vicki* said...

Such a cute image and gorgeous coloring!! Great card!! TFS! HUGS

Marjo said...

Super cute card! The Birthday girl will surely love it.

Thanks for sharing at OSAAT, hugs Marjo

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Kym the first thing that caught my eye was the beautiful colour blue that you have used it looks gorgeous so does the image and I adore that lattice effect down the side. Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Digital Tuesday this week.
Lorraine x

katesacraftybugger said...

lovely card -im sure she would have loved it -thanks for joining in our challenge at I ♥ promarkers this week -Kate x

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Kym, what a gorgeous card. I love the cute image and your colouring is fab. Thanks for joining in with our Mega Christmas challenge over at PFP. Hugs, Denise x
Have a wonderful 2011 x

deesdesigns said...

This card is perfect - she'll love it!
I'm so glad you were able to join us for our challenge at Aud Sentiments!

Tracy said...

Fun card! Don't think she'll be disappointed. :) Thanks so much for joining us this week at Digi Doodle Shop's Best!

Pauline said...

Lovely creation Kym... the colours are so delicate! I'm sure the young lady will love it! Thanks for joining us at For Fun!

skylife said...

I think you've made a great job and the lady will be really happy with that card! The image is wonderful!
Thanks for joining us at DDSB

Dawn said...

I am sure she will love this card and smile- must be sad not to get a birthday card just a message in a Christmas card?
Thank you for joining us this week at

Julie said...

Delightful birthday card, I'm sure the recipient will love it! Thanks for sharing it with us at PFP for our mega challenge. Juliex

A Cards Delight said...

Adorable card! Love the image and her beautiful eyes. Pretty colors and designing and sure it will be a b/d card hit! TY for joining us at PTT.

craftybunny said...

Such soft,pretty shades of blue and a lovely shimmer.I'm sure she we was delighted to receive this.Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shops Best :D
Lisa x

Ellie said...

Another beautiful card Kym! Love that border punch and such a great image!
Thanks again for joining us at digital tuesday!

Karen said...

Lovely Kym, thanks for joining us again at I ♥ ProMarkers and Digi Doodle Shops Best.

Stacy Walker said...

Lovely card. Thank you for joining us at Sew Many Challenges.

ona_i_ja said...

Kym, your card is so cute and sweet!
Thanks for joining us at CCC and OSAAT this time and good luck!
Happy New Year!!

coops said...

gorgeous card kym.the image is fab and your colours and details are stunning.
thanks for playing in our mega christmas challenge at PFP :D

xx coops xx

Ruthie said...

Very cool - love it and the colours are perfect

Thanks for joining in at Aud Sentiments


WeirdCat said...

A cute card, lovely image,thank you for taking part in The Crazy Challenge this week
Ruth x

Anne-Marije said...

I also love this one!
Thanks for joining us at the Digital Tuesday Challenge...
xxx Anne-Marije

A.J. said...

This is a beautiful card. Thanks for joining in with our “Punch it Out” challenge at Craft Your Days Away and also at OSAAT!

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