Friday, February 13, 2015

Sweet Birthday Wishes

Come on over and join us. :) 

This week we are being sponsored by All Dressed Up. Thanks so much! 

I love this image from All Dressed Up, but there's not an image I've seen yet that I haven't loved. They;re just so girlie and sweet and with two girls in the house (and all their friends) it's hard not to find good uses for these adorable images.

I colored my little cutie with Prismacolor pencils. I had to outline her with my thin Copic markers because my printer didn't print as dark as it normally does and I wanted that effect. I guess I need a new ink cartridge. :) I used Copic markers for the outline and 'floor'. I used Glossy Accents on the starts and Diamond Stickles on her wings. I cut her out using my 'Labels 9' Nestabilities dies.

The doily is from my stash. Can I just say I don't think I have ever used a doily. Like EVER. I really like it! The diagonal paper is a scrap I had from making a mini album from a Teresa Collins kit a couple years ago. The edged piece in the center was also found, as is, in my scrap stash but I know that it's Stampin' Up's Elegant Eggplant. The card base is Bazzil's Marshmallow and the mats are Neenah's Desert Storm.

The sentiment is from a set that was gifted to me from Darnell. Thanks Darnell!! The set is call Communique Curves from PaperTrey Ink. I inked it up in Stampin' Up's Whisper White Craft ink and heat embossed it with their white embossing powder. Didn't do as well with the Craft ink as with Versamark but I wanted it to be 'very' white, if you know what I mean? 

This is a card for our sweet friend, Dara Kate, who is celebrating 6 years old next week! I think I got the looks close enough that she will be able to tell it's her. :) 

Thanks for looking! I hope this finds you happy and healthy.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges: 
All Dressed Up #28 - Anything Goes
Craft for the Craic : February - Birthday/Anniversary 
Scrapper's Delights #40 - Anything Goes
Creative Moments #61 - Anything Goes w/ Optional Love Twist
Top Tip Tuesday - Favorite Color Combo (Purple and 'Grey-iege')
Digi Sketch - For the Girls and/or Any Sketch
Allways Something Creative #92 - Gloss and Glitter
The Crafting Cafe : February - Favorite Technique (Heat Embossing)
D.L. Art : February - Anything Goes
Scribble and Scrap #37 - Anything Goes
That Craft Place - Anything Goes
The Corrosive Challenge #217 - Splash of Color
Open Minded Crafting #29 - No Pink, No Red
Baffies Kreativladen #40 - Anything Goes
WordArt Wednesday #170 - Anything Goes
Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge #214 - Embossing (Heat - Sentiment)
Cutie Pie Challenge #84 - Cute w/ Delightful Doilies
Craft Your Passion #248 - Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create #110 - Anything Goes w/ Optional Color Bingo 
Seize the Birthday - Anything Goes w/ Hearts and/or Arrows
QKR Stampede #126 - Lovely Lace
Creative Fingers #67 - Anything Goes
PolkaDoodles Challenge - All Things Kraft 
Art By MiRan #25 - Anything Goes
Simply Create Too #79 - Anything Goes
As You Like It #47 - CAS or Fussy (CAS - I don't know why because it's always been my style. When I try to 'fussy up' my cards, they still end up pretty CAS. :))


  1. This is so pretty, Alycia! Thanks so much for sharing your lovely cards with us in our challenges. It means SO much to me, and I'm grateful for it. Have a blessed week, and congrats again on your win! It's going out in today's mail.
    Word Art Wednesday

  2. Pretty card love the beauiful image and the doily--thank you for joining us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun
    Carol DT x

  3. Beautiful design. Love your layering! Thank you for sharing with us at Simply Create Too - Myrna DT

  4. Such a darling image, beautifully colored! Thank you for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday! Brenda

  5. So sweet! Fantastic image and coloring! I love the doily too! Thanks for joining us @ Red Rubber Inspirationals!
    Drea DT Host Inspirational #207

  6. A wonderful card. The image is delightful and beautifully coloured. I love her sparkly wings.
    Thank you for joining in with the Scribble & Scrap challenge and good luck x

  7. What a sweet birthday creation! Thanks so much for playing in our challenge at 613 Avenue Creates! We hope you’ll come join us again real soon! Great job!
    613 Avenue Create DT

  8. Love your cas card, so pretty and not an embellishment in sight, love it. Thanks for sharing over on AYLI. Carol xx

  9. A very pretty card, Alycia. Your colouring is fab. Thank you for joining us at As You Like It. Luv, Wilma

  10. Hi Alyica
    I love how you coloured your image! I specially love how you grounded the girl with the shadow. I recently started grounding my images too so I am noticing more and more how people are doing that.
    Thanks for joining the challenge at All Dressed Up!

  11. Beautiful card.
    Great that you joined us at Cheerful Sketches Challengebloh!

  12. How very sweet! I love the hair colour you've used too!

    Thank you so much for joining us at All Dressed Up Stamps and good luck!xx

  13. Such a pretty card Alycia! I love that image!
    Thanks for playing in the Favourite Technique Challenge at The Crafting Cafe this month!
    Good Luck & I hope you'll play along next month too!
    Dawn xx

  14. BEAUTIFUL card! Your coloring is AWESOME! I also used a doily for the 1st time and LOVE the look! Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede Challenge "Lovely Lace"!

    Brenda DT

  15. Cute card! Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion. Hope to see you again next week. Helena x

  16. A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges.

  17. Hi nice card!
    Love the image!
    thanks for joining our challenge over at CCC
    Linda DT CCC

  18. How sweet is this?!Beautifully coloured image and such a pretty card.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week.
    Lisa x

  19. I love this image, it's very sweet.
    Thank you for playing along with us over on the Crafting Cafe xxx

  20. Beautiful card, thanks for joining us at Cutie Pie's. Sue x

  21. Thanks for sharing your super creation for Crafting Musketeers challenge 22, Hazel, DT Crafting Musketeers - thank you also for entering this for my Patterned Paper February challenge. x

  22. Love the colours on your card and the take on our sketch, thanks for playing along with our challenge at the Cheerful Sketches Challeng blog.


  23. Gorgous little card - love the cute image. Thanks for joining as at the Artbymiran Challenge.

  24. Thank you for joining this week at QKR Stampede Good luck and We hope you'll join us again soon
    Zoe x
    Handmade with lots of Love

  25. Like the simple and classy, stylish design !!
    Well done!

    Thank you for participating in Winter Wonderlands challenge this week!

    Hug Lena

  26. This is very pretty. Thanks for joining our "Lovely Lace" Challenge this week at QKR Stampede. Julie, DT Member

  27. Beautifully simple and very effective card. Thank you for joining us at Digitally Sweet Challenges!

  28. Such a pretty little card, thanks for sharing it with us at Polkadoodles this time.
    Jenny x
    Polkadoodles DT

  29. This is a pretty card. Thank you for sharing with us at The Crafting Cafe Challenge. Marlene DT

  30. Super cute card! Thank you for joining the challenge at the Red Rubber Inspirational blog this week! Lynda - DT Champion Red Rubber Designs

  31. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Cheerful Sketches!

    Marjoleine (DT)

  32. Alycia, this is so sweet and dainty!
    Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday!

  33. What a sweet image! Thanks for playing along at Seize The Birthday :)

  34. Great card - love the sweet image. Thanks for joining us for our All Things Kraft Polkadoodles Challenge

    Karon DT, Polkadoodles

  35. Beautiful card Thanks for joining us at Everything craft challenge
    Hugs Susan xx

  36. very nice.
    Thank you for joining us at Cheerful sketches.
    Greetings Geesje DT

  37. Stunning creation thanks for joining the fun over at Polkadoodles and good luck.
    Anita (DT)

  38. Lovely card thanx for joining us at SOC x

  39. Lovely design! Thanks for joining us this month at crafting cafe :)

  40. Super cute, I love the image and colours. Thanks for entering into cutie pie challenge. Gem dt xx

  41. Really pretty and very cute.

    Thanks for joining us at the Cutie Pies.

    Helen x


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