Wednesday, 13 January 2010

Happy birthday!

Hi everyone :D

I know I am not very adventurous with my titles!
I have just finished a card  I LOVE.  I really really really like this one.

I followed the sketch at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.  I thought my image would be too big but I do like it this big.
I really wanted to try and do some distressing and I think i've done it ok!  I love sponging my edges now (as if you don't know by this card), I think it really makes the card look a lot nicer.  I use my promarkers to sponge the edges again :)
This is also the stamp I ordered with Annika that I had to use!
I also embossed the card which you can kind of see if you enlarge it.

I am entering this for:
Simon Says Challenge - 'Shabby chic'
Flutter by Wednesday's - Anything with a Fairy, Butterfly or angel. Go and check them out as they are having some blog candy give aways too!
Craft Catz - Bright and Sparkly.  I think even though the card is quite dark, the image makes up for this theme as I used bright colours and lots of sparkle :)
Crafty Cardmakers - New (Stamp)

Stamp - Flutter Anya
Prima Flowers
The glitter is some cheap stuff from wilkos
Lovely DP from Lisa
Ribbon from a local market
Card from Papermill



Hi Cheryl
A gorgeous card,thankyou for taking part in this week's challenge at CraftyCatz,
Hugs Dianne xx

Arlana said...

hello Cheryl, Thanks so much for joining us @ SSW!!! Glad you used my sketch your card is very sweet and love the vintage feel to it.

carol said... her sparkly outfit, lovely card thanks for playing along with CC x carol

Nancy said...

Cheryl, your card is gorgeous! Flutter Anya is one of my all-time favorites!! Thanks for playing the Flutter By Wednesday challenge with us this week!!

Kris said...

Gorgeous Cheryl! Love the sparkle on her dress and wings... OMGosh and i LOVE her hair!!! what a sweet birthday card! Thank you for playing with us this week at FBW! hugs!

Melissa Craig said...

Really cute card Cheryl. I love the sparkle on Butterfly Anya! Thank you for joining us at SSW!

Danni said...

Oh this is just gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with my flutter by challenge!

Kimberly S said...

You have good reason to love your card, you did a beautiful job! Thanks so much for joining us for Flutter By Wednesday! :)

Amy said...

Fabulous card Cheryl, she's such a cute, sparkly fairy! I love the look of sponging the edges too!

mulberry station said...

Hi Cheryl. I tryed to leave a comment and I don't know if it worked or not so here I am again. Your card is really cute. I love your fairy and the destressed, vintage feel to your card. Beautiful work! Thanks for joining us at SSW.

☼ Cheryl* said...

Wow, Thanks everyone :)
Your all so kind!

Ms. Jen said...

You did a great job. I like the image this big on this card too. Keep up the good work!

Karen Wilson said...

What a cutie! Awesome job Cheryl! Thanks for joining us at FBW this week!

Rose said...

What an adorable card! Love it! Thanks for joining us at SSW this week!

sweetbloominscraps said...

Thanks for playing at SSW! I love your little fairy and all the destressing you did. Think I will have to do some more of that again. I also love the glitter on your fairy! Great Job!

debby4000 said...

Oh this is fabulous and love the image.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Challenge.

Kim Dellow said...

So cute Cheryl. Lovely! Kim

Lisa T said...

I love that little Anya! The glitter is so pretty, too. Thanks for playing along with this week's Sweet Sketch Wednesday challenge!

Jeannie said...

Just lovely! Thank you for joining us at SSW!

Peace & Luv,

KymKreates said...

I love the distressing and thanks so much for joining us at SSW!

Teri said...

Fabulous card hun - glad you shared it with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!
Teri x

PaperCrafty said...

Darling card!! Thanks for playing along with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!!


Jack said...

Another fab card. Love the distressing
Jack (Crafty Cardmaking)

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