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Friday, 6 May 2011

Crafty Ann's Challenge #40 - 6 May 2011

Another fortnight has also come-and-gone for the Crafty Ann's Challenge.  We had a wonderful array of fancy folds cards entered into for the last fortnight.  I'm glad it's not down to me to pick the Top 3 this time!!!  The challenge for this fortnight is "happy birthday".
The image I have used for my card is one of Crafty Ann's more recent images of a gorgeous peacock.  I coloured it in with Promarkers and highlighted just a few areas with my Sakura Stardust clear pen.  I have then used some of Crafty Ann's Funky Collection backing papers as they matched perfectly the colours of the peacock.  I did some matting and layering with some blue mirri card.  The card is finished off with lots of Crafty Ann's pre-coloured flowers with just the addition of some gold mirri card candy in the centre to add a bit of elegance, Crafty Ann's ticket sentiment and some gold organza ribbon which I heated with my heat tool to shrivel it a bit.

It would be lovely if you could have a look at all the cards made by the rest of the Design Team member and I would officially like to welcome Carol to the Design Team.  Click here to go straight to the Challenge Blog.

I am also entering this card into the following challenges:

Ellephantastic - Birthday party
Birthday Sundaes - Anything goes
Cupcake Inspirations - Photo inspiration
Pear Tree Designs - Free for all
Pollycraft Monday - Anything goes
Ann's Creative Nook - Anything goes with an animal
Papertake Weekly - Anything goes
Digistamps 4 Joy - It's a celebration
I Love promarkers - Song title (Peacock by Katy Perry)
Craft Your Passion - Anything goes
Paperplay - Show us your style
Crafty Sentiments - Flowers
Inspire me Fridays - Anything goes
Bling it On - Photo inspiration
Divas by Designs - Anything goes
One Stop Craft - Birthdays 


Jen Leeflang said...

Your colour combo is just perfect! Thanks for joining us on the Digistamps 4 Joy "It's a celebration" challenge - we are so glad you did!
luv n huggz
DS4J DT Co-ordinator

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Lovely card, I love the shimmer. Thank you for joining us at Ellephantastic

Posh Cat Crafts said...

sorry forgot to say thank you for joining us at Craft your passion too

Ann Whitfield said...

Absolutely gorgeous Kym! Beautifully coloured and I love how you've arranged the flowers to draw the eye to the sentiment.
Ann x

pinky said...

Hi Kym, thanks for the link to the lovely little bears. So cute, might have to have a little shop:) You're a bad influence lol. Have been fine with my gallstone till yesterday, had a wee bit of bother but it settled again. Other than that I'm great. How are you, are you back to work?

katesacraftybugger said...

gorgeous peacock.Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week,Kate

Carol said...

I love this Kym - such a vibrant colour scheme. Thank you so much for your welcome, that's number one over with and so far it's been a very enjoyable experience! Hope you are keeping well. Carol x

Crafty_Fairie said...

Very pretty card thanks for joining in at PTD.


laney said...

Super card Kym!!!
Thanks for joining in with the Bling it On challenge this time hope to see you again

Beryl K said...

Brilliant card Kym,
Beryl x

Patsi said...

Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at bling it on xx

Chris said...

I love peacocks (there's a white one, very interesting to see, in the Sarasota Jungles where I like to go feed the flamingoes) they are so beautiful, as is your card. thanks for playing with us at Cupcake Inspirations.

HandmadebyTLC said...

This is a great color c combo, blue and yellow. Great entry for the Diva's by Design challenge. Good luck!

Dawn said...

Lovely card, thanks for joining us at DBD x

Debs said...

fabby card Kym..thanks for joining us at Bling It On...hugs Debs x

Thistleblue said...

Lovely card Kym, pretty colours and a cute image. Thanks for joining us for the Ellephantastic challenge this month.
Elle DT

Basslady said...

a splendid creation! love your colour-combo and the image!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo