Keira’s birthday card

I’m popping in today to show you the card I have made for Keira, who will be 5 next week.

I followed the sketch for this week’s Seize the Sketch ChallengeSTS-#4_01

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I used the cute little “Annie’s Prezzie” stamp from Tiddly Inks.  I coloured Annie using my ProMarkers, trying to use the blender pen more effectively this time, as I didn’t have a pale enough pink.  I laid down a coat of the blender on the skirt, then some Pale Pink on the areas I wanted to keep darker; then, using the fine nib of the blender, I drew some ink from the chisel end of the Pale Pink and then worked the paler colour into the skirt.  I was so pleased with the outcome that I used the same technique for the spots on the dress and hair bow!

The pink mat is “Slipper” by Bazzill Basics.  The white scalloped piece was simply cut from a piece of cardstock and embossed using the Swiss Dots folder for the Cuttlebug.  The rose was made using one of the Petal Pairs punches – I’ve been having great fun with these recently, using YouTube to create various flowers!

Finally, I added plenty of Star Dust Stickles to give the dress, present, shoes and rose some sparkle!

Thanks for reading x

Challenges:

Seize the Sketch – Challenge 4

Seize the Birthday

In the Pink – Challenge 28: Bling it up

Passion for ProMarkers – Embossing

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14 thoughts on “Keira’s birthday card

  1. What a gorgeous card. I love the sweet image and your colouring is fab. I really like the embossing folder you’ve used! Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

  2. This is gorgeous, I love that sweet image and you have coloured her so beautifully. The embossing looks fabulous too.
    Thank you for taking part in the Passion for Promarkers Challenge this week
    Sue xx

  3. Cute image and the sparkle on the edge of the dress is a nice touch! Thanks for linking this up with us over at Seize the Birthday!

  4. Sweet CAS layout and love this little girl! The touches of sparkle are just lovely and perfect for our challenge at In The Pink 🙂
    Hugs, Kat x

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