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Thursday, 12 January 2012

Commissioned Birthday Card

I was asked to make a birthday card with the following remit - for a young lady who loves music, girly but not too girly, no flowers or masses of things on the card and to include some stars but the reason why (she's the star in their eyes!!).  
Oh my goodness me I thought but then my Kenny K image called Mad Skillz came to the rescue.  I have coloured the image with Promarkers and cut out with my Nestabilities die and inked around the edges with a chalk ink pad.  The backing papers are a mixture of from my stash and the lovely glittery one is a new one given to me by a blogging friend.  The card has been finished off with some organza ribbon, Craftwork cards sentiment, peel-off stars and two Papermania gem brads (these are new to me - I got them for my birthday back in October but they were sooooooooooo nice I had to keep them a while but I feel it's now time to start using them).

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Kenny K's Challenge - New beginnings (new paper and brads for me)
Mark's Finest Papers - Brads or eyelets
Corrosive Challenge - Ring in the New Year
Crafty Cardmakers - No floral embellishments
CRAFT - Celebration
Crafty Creations - Something new
Moving Along with the Times - Spots and stripes

16 comments:

Princess4Wiz said...

What a fun card, Kym! I'm sure the young lady with love it :-)

Thank you for joining in our challenge at Crafty Cardmakers.

Beth. xxx

Trimgym said...

Great project, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week and good luck! Don't forget to check back with us again on Thursday for our new challenge and to check if you have won or made our Top3. Happy New Year!

Jo and Tigerlover.

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah this is great what a super card, Thanks for playing on MAWTT this week, Hazelxox

Barbara Colbert said...

Cute card! Thanks for sharing at Speedy Fox and Friends!

craftyb said...

That gal is full of get-up-and-go energy! MAkes such a FUN card! Hope you can join us at Crafty Creations Challenges again soon! bx

Sara said...

This is such a gorgeous card!!! Beautiful papers and your colouring is stunning!
I sure the young lady will love it =)
Thank you for joining us at Kenny K Krafty Girlz Challenges this week!

Josephine said...

What a fabulous card!

Thanks for joining the Crafty Cardmakers 'No Floral Embellishments' challenge!

Rebekah said...

Love this superb Mono look thanks for joining us at Kenny Ks Krafty girlz hugs Rebekah xx

LaJanette said...

Woohooo Kenny K to the rescue! Way cool card! I think this young lady will love it:0) Not too girly but with just the right details!

Thanks for joining the fun at Kenny K's Krafty Girlz!

Hugs;
Janette

Tinkerella said...

Hey Girl, what a beautiful card you made! I love it!
Thanks for sharing it and playing along at CRAFT Challenge this week.
Best wishes and a big hug from Austria, Elisa (GDT Jan.)

Aunty Sue said...

Fab card and thanks for sharing at CRAFT this week and good luck

carol said...

lovely card, thanks for sharing your fab creation with us at CRAFT, good luck x carol

DesignerDiva said...

Many thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week with our Spots and Stripes and good luck with the challenge. I'm sorry I'm not too well and this comment has been copied and pasted, but I wanted to make sure I visited every blog that entered.
I some blogaversary candies on offer on my blog if your interested.
Hugs Laurie x

Lisa Jane said...

wonderful card - love the spots and stripes . Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week
Lisa x

Dolly Daydreams said...

Hi there, what a fun card and fab image loving your colour choices. Thank you for joining us this time at Crafty Cardmakers and good luck.

Marie

lynne said...

What a great card!! Love the fun image and your colours are gorgeous!

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calendar this month for our New News Challenge!!
Hope your having a lovely weekend!

Hugs,
Lynne x x