Monday, 22 June 2009

50th Birthday commission

I was asked to make a 50th birthday card for one of Angela's friends - Hi Angela if you're reading this, I hope you like what I've done!

I decided to go big and bold with this one...


Image: Shine Miss Anya from the Greetings Farm, coloured with promarkers; saffron for the skin to give her a bit of a tan, blossom and rose pink for the top, magenta for her bow and sun specs, cinnamon and cocoa for her skirt, sandstone, cinnamon, umber, raw sienna, cocoa for her hair.

Paper is Pebbles Inc, pink satin ribbon I won in Fran's blog candy recently, flowers are punched with the EK Success retro flower punches from Pebbles Inc paper and from a free polka dot paper from Simply Cards and Papercrafts magazine and embossed. Papermania brads and the numbers were cut from gold mirri card and embossed with the happy Birthday folder in the cuttlebug.

And as ever, here's Anya's close-up...

 


10 comments:

dawnmarieg said...

Hi Debs, oh this is a gorgeous card! Love the large 50 and the embossing just gives it something. Love Anya's hair, she looks like she's just out the hairdressers lol,fab highlights and lowlights. I'm sure your friend will be delighted. Hugs Dawn Marie.xx

scotspanda said...

gorgeous card hun, I love it:o)

lotsalove

Amanda xx

FionaJ said...

Fab card Debz and great colouring, love these Miss Anyas they are so versitile, and Yes you are right the one on my blog was one of the images I had coloured in for the PfP challenge a few weeks ago, i usually colour a few and then pick the one that bests suits the layout I use, already got a couple ready coloured for tomorrows challenge. See you soon. Fi xx

CraftyC said...

A beautiful card Debbi, love the gold embossing and Anya looks really cool in there!
Clairex

Natalie said...

Fabulous card Debbi. x

Dianne said...

I just love this card, it is amazing!!

helen said...

fab card debbi, love the big 50 and the embossing and anyas hair is fab
hugs
helen x

Bea said...

Oh I like that very much
Bea x

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my this is quite beautiful definitely big and bold and gorgeous.

Hugs
Lorraine x

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Debbi.

Hugs Riet.x

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