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Sunday, 22 January 2012

Happy Birthday, Happy Birthday, Happy Birthday

To Me!
50 I am!  It's hard to believe!  On the inside I'm still only 30!
When I was making my tissue box cover last week I came across another Saturated Canary image I had "forgotten" (just right for the challenge at Truly Scrumptious this week).  This little darling is Zorana, A Dancing Gypsy and you can find her here at Saturated Canary who want us to use our "Dies and punches".  I am also entering my card into Cute Card Thursday where the theme is "music and dance".

I've used Sizzix papers with DCWV matting.  My image is coloured in Copics - I was a bit intimidated by her hair especially given that I decided she needed to have black hair with blue highlights but I'm quite pleased with it.  The sentiment is SU and I used an SU punch for it, two MS border punches for the central horizontal lacey panels and Nesties for the image itself.  I cut the buttons with a button punch and glazed them.  The swirls and flowers, bow and brad are from my stash and there is a little Craftworks candy and some ribbon too.
Hope to see you soon!  Hugs, Lesley

23 comments:

Kim Piggott said...

Happy Birthday Lesley! Hope you had a brilliant day!
Such a totally beautiful card!
Gorgeous work!
Enjoy your birthday week!
hugs
kim x

debby4000 said...

Oh beautiful card, Happy Birthday, hope you had a fabulous day.
luv
Debby

Deb said...

This is so gorgeous Lesley, she is adorable and so perfect for our challenge.
Happy Birthday, hope you have something lovely planned!
Many thanks for joining in the Cute Card Thursday Challenge this week!
Debxx

Joey said...

Aww hun Happy belated Birthday to you! this is a gorgeous card, stunning colourcombo. Joey x

Renkata said...

Happy Birthday Lesley,
Best of wishes.
This is such a joyful and colorful card.
Love the combination of colors.

Céline said...

HI Lesley, another fab card i love so much your coloring! gorgeous combo and papers
hugs
céline

Mina said...

wwwwwoooooooohhhhoooooo way to go being in the 50's is so chic girl and your joining a good crowd...HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!! I hope you had the most fantastic day...your card is stunning and your colouring is just wow
Mina xxx

Loopylou. said...

Happy birthday Lesley!!
love your card too!!
thankyou for playing along with us this week over on the saturated canary challenge blog!
hugs Lou xx

dolcreations said...

Happy Birthday Lesley! Wow look at the detail you gave your image! Wow the hair is just amazing. Love the yellow little bow on the bottom of the sentiment.

Faye said...

It's your birthday?! Why didn't I know this? I'm in HR, I know when I need to forget everyone's birthday... This is a rather fabby little number, innit? Loving the colours. BTW. We don't have a cat, but there is a cat in the house. More info coming soon. xxx

Mandy said...

Beautiful card,lovely colours and layout...Thanks for sharing with us at Truly Scrumptious,hope to see you next time....
Mandy x

C l A i R E said...

AMAZINGLY GORGEOUS CARD! You are so awesomely talented!

Jules said...

Hi Lesley

Very belated birthday wishes to you!!!

I hope you had a lovely day and wish you many happy returns.

Love all the detail you have put into your lovely creation here.

Gorgeous use of colour.

Love Jules xx

julieprice3 said...

I just love Krista's images and you've done a beautiful job on this one
hugs Julie P

Michele Spera said...

Beautiful job on your card:-) I love the bling added:-) Thank you for joining us at CCT
Hugs
Michele

Jane said...

Belated Birthday Wishes!!
Love your card!!
Thanks for joining us at Saturated Canary Challenges! xx

Annie said...

Belated Happy Birthday! what a fabulous card, I love the details on her dress and the mix of colour and pattern you have used - makes for a cheery card!
hugs, annie x

Linda said...

Belated Birthday wishes Lesley. I hope it was everything a birthday should be. Honey, all I can say about your coloring on this is WOW. Her hair absolutely shines. That dress is to die for and I love the embellies. A total wow card, but every time I pop in here it is a wow. Hugs, Linda

Marianne said...

First of all, happy belated brithday Lesley. I hope you had a wonderfull day.
I love this beautiful collored image. Especially how you collored her hair.
Hugs Marianne

Dawn B. said...

Happy birthday.. I am right behind you. This is such a sweet card. Love all those amazing embellishments.

pickle said...

Happy Belated Birthday
Kerry x

Julie said...

Saw this one in real life too and loved it!! Your hair colouring is awesome!! Juliexx

Hlora said...

Beautiful image and perfectly coloured and embellished as always.