Monday, September 24, 2018

We Have a Birthday

How has your week started out? I hope very well. Mine has been busy so far. I'm feeling a little better today but I'm still blowing my nose and coughing. Not my idea of fun. I did manage to get a card done today even after a lot of hours volunteering today.

This birthday card uses MFT Space Explorer stamps and coordinating dies. I used Tim Holtz watercolor paper for the background. and layered distress oxide inks to make the space look: peacock feathers, twisted citron, picked raspberry and black soot. I used the same colors for the balloons except the black soot. The stars and astronaut are colored with Copic and Spectrum Noir markers. I finished the images off by using a white gel pen for embellishments. The sentiment is from the same set, heat embossed with white embossing powder on black card stock and die cut with MFT Pierced Fishtail Flags. Love how this turned out! I am entering these challenges:

Hope your week is off to a wonderful start. It rained all day today and it looks like rain for the next two days. We need the rain but I do like sunny days. I am off to bed and hope that I actually sleep tonight. Thanks for stopping by. Make it a wonderful week!



Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Donna, I love the background on this cute card! Adorable image, too!

Pam said...

I love this adorable birthday card! The little astronaut is so cute. I have the same stamp set but have not used it yet. I love the beautiful background! Great job!

Janice said...

A brilliant background, perfect for the cute astronaut!

KathyA. said...

Oh... what stellar colors for your space. And the little space guy is adorable. Thanks for joining us at Pennys this week. DT Kathy []

NanaConnie said...

Cute, cute, CUTE, Donna, and I love the background colors! Adorable sentiment, too. OK, time for a DT hat - Thanks so much for joining us at QKR Stampede this week and good luck in the draw.
NanaConnie DT

Shelly Schmidt said...

Wow- this is an adorable card and such a fun way to us the the sketch too! SO fun! I love your colors as well!!!

crafty said...

A super birthday card. Thanks for joining in the QKR Stampede challenge this week.

Creaine said...

This is so lovely, thank you for sharing with us over here at Penny’s Paper-Crafty Challenge blog and best of luck with your entry.
Bye, Groetjes van Ine (DT)

Glenda Atkins said...

The sketch and your card are wonderful, love all the bright colours and the sentiment and image are too cute.

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