Happy Birthday

Hi everyone!  It’s time for another great sketch with My Favorite Things!

My niece’s birthday is just around the corner so I thought I’d take this opportunity to create a card for her.

I chose Birthday Girl from the Pure Innocence line.  After coloring her with Copics, I pieced her dress and added some grass with colored pencils.  I used Circle STAX to create the two circle panels and the flowers were created using Pretty Posies Die-namics.  The Kraft buttons were stitched to the centers using Hemp Cord. The birthday message was stamped onto a Sentiment Strip then tucked behind the image panel.

On the inside, I stamped a second sentiment from the set and added a silhouette of the girl stamped using soon-to-be released Sno Cone ink.

<—Here’s the sketch if you’d like to play along. You can find direct links to more samples HERE.  And remember, if you upload your card to the SCS gallery using the keyword MFTWSC105, you will have the chance to win up to $20 in MFT money!  One winner is chosen at random each week.  More info can be found in the MFT Forum in SCS.

Thanks for visiting!

Copics used: E00, E11, BV000, R20, Y21, E31, E35, E40, E41, E42, W00, W1, BG70. Finished size 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2.

12 Responses to Happy Birthday

  1. She’s adorable Michele. Perfect colouring on her dress. The shading makes it look like real fabric!

  2. Love her paper pieced dress. So pretty.

  3. Your niece is gonna love her card! Wonderful, love the girl’s dress. Beautiful papers :o )

  4. This is just the cutest card ever!
    I love it.

  5. So adorable! Love the added flowers…simply fabulous card!!

  6. So pretty! I just love this!

  7. I LOVE this soooooo much!!!!! God, I can’t believe I don’t own this PI= the cutest girl ever! lucky niece!

  8. Your card is adorable! Love the colors.

  9. Love the waves on the dress and the colors. Such a darling card!

  10. Cute! Love the gingham!

  11. Jennifer Partridge

    Oh, Michele!

    This is ADORABLE!!! :) I love her paper-pieced dress and the balloon is so much fun! I better label my flower dies better. I forgot that I have those Pretty Posies Dienamics! ;)

    Thank you so much for taking the time to share!

    Crafty hugs,

    Jennifer
    partridgelu at yahoo dot com

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