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Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Celebrate



Because I've been almost all about Christmas cards lately, I thought I'd do a birthday card to break up the visions of sugarplums dancing in my head!

And it was an excellent excuse to use both this gorgeous image I won from Kenny K a week or two ago and some new papers I picked up last week, The Black Currant Stack, from DCWV. The image immediately made me think of Catherine Zeta Jones in Chicago and the song, All that Jazz! And I already know just who I'll be sending it too, as I have a friend with a birthday in Feb, that I think will really love it!

I cut a card base in deep purple, coloured the image, with my trusty promarkers and got very excitable cutting flourishes, feathers, corners and sentiment with my silhouette (*whispers* I still get very excited every time I get to use it!). Layered up lots of the gorgeous papers with black card and added some paper flowers and gems to embellish it. I'm going to have to make a box envelope to fit it! Oh dear, I shall have to use my silhouette again ;)

I'm submitting this for:
- Moving Along with the Times - Inspired by a song
- Brown Sugar Challenge Blog #122 - Anything Goes
- Crafty Sentiments Designs - Anything Goes
- Creative Card Crew #76 - Birthday with a Sentiment
- Tuesday Throwdown #223 - Bling it On
- Sentimental Sundays #235 - Lots of Layers
- Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
- Craftyhazelnuts Patterned Paper Challenge - Anything Goes w/Patterned Paper

9 comments:

  1. oh really gorgeous, love the colors
    thanks for playing with us at crafty sentiments
    hugs
    céline

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  2. Thank you so much Kerry for sharing your happy card with us at Brown Sugar Challenge this week.
    Kind regards,
    Gloria
    DT member BSCB

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  3. Ah this is super, what a great card, your song is one of my all time favs too. Thanks for playing on MAWTT this week, Love Hazel (Didos) xx

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  4. Great card.

    Thanks for sharing at MAWTT.

    Susan

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  5. Lovely colours - very striking! such a great card and perfect for our lots of layers challenge. Thank you for sharing this with us at Sentimental Sundays x

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  6. Such a fun card! Love the purples and blacks and that happy little image just makes me smile!! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwback challenge!
    hugs!
    Pam
    TT DT
    www.pammiesinkypinkies.blogspot.com

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  7. Congrats on your Kenny K win! This card is so much fun, I love it! It's nice to have a break from Christmas cards and make a birthday card :) Thank you for sharing your lovely project with us at Creative Card Crew this fortnight!

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  8. Lovely, I am very glad you entered this week at Tuesday Throwdown. I hope you had fun!!! See you back very soon to play in another fun challenge.

    TTFN,

    CraftyGirl
    craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com
    Tuesday Throwdown DT

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  9. Lovely card. Great design and colors. Thank you very much for joining our challenge at Creative Card Crew. Hope to see you next time.
    BIg hug, Yvonne

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