Friday, February 25, 2011

Happy Birthday Bosslady!!

Today is a very special day at 7 Kids College Fund as it's the boss-lady's birthday!!
~ Happy Birthday Tabitha!! ~

I haven't know Tab for very long but I do know that she is such a wicked funny and kind person.  It is an honor to be designing for her super awesome store.  Myself and some of my DT teamies thought it would be nice to surprise her today with birthday creations just for her!!

My sweet friend, Tracy sent me this adorable image, Congratulations Tilda.  She is from the You Are So Special Collection, which is now available at 7 Kids College Fund.

I've made a Big Buckle card and you can find the tutorial HERE.  The photo above shows the card "unbuckled".  Honestly, I didn't really use the tutorial except for a general guideline.  My card measures 5" x 5 1/2" and my buckle is 1 1/2".  The image is popped up using foam tape for dimension and to give a little pocket for the buckle to go into.  My DP is from My Mind's Eye, Home and I've paired it with the Parisian border punch from EK Success, because I thought it had a festive look to it.  And I of course used Stickles and Shimmerz for sparkle on the bow, party hat, dress trim and along the image panel edges.

The above photo is of the open.  It's blurry (sorry) and I didn't realize until it was too late that the sentiment is crooked.  (Ughh!!)  The pearl flourish on the side/inside of the card was done by me using individual pearls.

I invite you to check out the 7 Kids College Fund blog to take a peek at all of Tabitha's birthday cards.

A Spoonfull of Sugar = #140 Birthday Wishes
My Time to Craft = #129 Hats (Party Hat)
Top Tip Tuesday = #23 Bling it on
Kaboodledoodles = #55 Break Tradition (Big Buckle card)
Ooh La La Creations = #74 Pink
Magnolia Stamp Lovers = Pastels
Stamptacular Sundays = #99 Someone Special
Card Makin' Mamas = #15 Happy Birthday

Thanks so much for stopping by today!!


*  Paper: PTI White and Vintage Cream Cardstock
*  DP:  My Mind's Eye, Home
*  Border Punch: EK Success, Parisian
*  Corner Rounder Punch: Creative Memories
*  Slot Punch: Ek Success
*  Pearls: Recollections
*  Copics:
   Dress/Shoes: R85, R83, R81, RV000
    Gift/Bow/Hat: BG18, BG13, BG11, YG95, YG23, YG03, YG21
    Hair: Y21, E31, E35, E25, E47
    Skin: E11, E00, E50, R02, R00
    Shadowing: W5, W3, W1, C1, BG0000


Crystal said...

Oh WOW this is FABULOUS Wendy, she is adorable, such a GREAT birthday card!!! BEAUTIFUL girly!

martina's kaartjes said...

what a fantastic coloring !! this is just great !
greetings, martina

Kim O'Connell said...

Wendy, this is FANTASTIC! Your coloring is awesome! Love the idea of the buckle card! I am starting to fall in love with these Magnolia stamps now that I am into busting out my copics. This cute card may have pushed me oer the edge to buy some. Damn you. Ka-ching! ;)

Pattie said...

Wow Wendy - stunning coloring on this one! You have outdone yourself! Fabulous!

Iulia said...

Hi, Wendy! I've just discovered your blog. You have great creations here! Love your coloring and the choice of stamps!
Amazing card this one too!
Hugs, Iulia

Paula said...

Love the play of light on her dress & that border punch is delightful. I especially like the way that swirl is visible with the card closed above the buckle. Love the way you've picked out the colours of the papers too with the colouring of the image.
Paula (PEP)

Denise Marzec said...

Wowwwwwww! STUNNING card!!!!!!

Kate said...

I LOVE that pearl flourish! Great job! I really like the slider sentiment tab (I hope you can figure out what I mean!!). That is SUCH a clever idea. I'm going to have to figure that one out and try it myself!
(PS I am the queen of crooked sentiments.)

Kerri said...

Seriously gorgeous coloring, Wendy! Your buckle card is fabulous!

Betty Wright said...

Wendy, this is wonderful! Your coloring is stunning! Lovely card! Thanks so much for playing with us this week at Stamptacular Sunday Challenges!

Christy Dillman said...

Gorgeous, your coloring just pops! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles this week!


Caroljenks said...

Wow this is absolutely stunning - your colouring is perfection! Beautiful colours and papers...just a gorgeous card.

Thanks for joining in with our 'Bling it On' challenge this week over at Top Tip Tuesday :)

Carol x

Anonymous said...

AWW!! She's so precious!! I love your gorgeous coloring detail on her and the layout is so sweet too!! :) Brilliant design sweetie!! TFS!! HUGS

Anonymous said...

Beautifully done! I love those gem swirls too! Thanks for playing along at Top Tip Tuesday this week, hugs Samantha :0)

scrapn_momof2 said...

Adorable card Wendy! As always your coloring is fantastic. Love this style or=f card BTW.

patriziawithaz said...

Great card Wendy and the image is perfectly coloured. We are happy that you joined us this week at MTTCC and hope to see your work again soon x

Eiglas said...

Stunning is not a word I use often or readily but I would unreservedly apply it to this beautifully coloured image and card!
Super work Wendy!
Thank you so much for coming over to play at Top Tip Tuesday!

Anita said...

Beautiful card Wendy. Love that image and she's colored beautifully. Very pretty papers and I love that you made it into a buckle card.

Sprytebyrd said...

Wow! Your coloring is gorgeous! Beautiful card!
Thanks so much for playing along with the Card Makin' Mamas and Stamptacular Sunday on our Challenges this week! Good Luck!
Hugs! Dee Sprytebyrd's Sentiments

Sammibug said...

Wow! Fabulous birthday card! Thank you for playing in our "Pink, Pink and More Pink" challenge, at Ooh La La.

Dana said...

Came here via seeing your blog candy posted on Sylvia's blog and have just spent some time browsing around! I loved the card you made for your niece also but this Tilda is truly amazing!! She is colored marvelously!! I also have blog candy left for a few more hours ; )

~Jeri~ said...

Wow I don't know how I missed this one. Love these papers and the bling along the side. Especially love the closure, how creative and as always your coloring is awesome!!

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