Thursday, 13 October 2011

My Birthday Girl

Willow, as you probably already know is my middle child and the last of the kids birthdays this year. Yesterday she was 7, she had a fantastic day. She's been on a bit of a downer for the last week or so, and every time we asked her what she wanted for her birthday she told us that she didnt want anything, and then went around with a face like a wet weekend.
So I was working blind when I went to Toys R Us at the beginning of the week - but I think I managed to get everything she likes...








The birthday girl ...


So she was highly delighted with all her presents - and her diva cake from M&S, aren't Markies cakes just yummy!!


I ended up making 2 birthday cards for the little madam - I made a pretty one with a Gorjuss stamp, but she came through to my room and decided she wanted me to use a different image, so she chose the image for this card...
 Image: Janessa from Saturated Canary Digis, coloured with promarkers and flexmarkers
card blank is Craftwork Cards, paper is Tim Holtz, La Blanche flourish stamp, Papermania daughter stamp, Prima e line pearls and white organza ribbon from stash


I'd like to enter my card into:
The Stamping Boutique - Someone Special 
Tuesday Throwdown - Think Pink
Sisterhood of Crafters - Birthday

18 comments:

Andrea said...

A Belated Happy Birthday to Willow - I hope she had a lovely day. It's so difficult when a child doesn't know what they want, but I'm glad Willow loved what you gave her.
The cake looks scrummy - hmmm, should I go get a piece of cake now? lol!
And the card looks extra special - I love the image.
Enjoy the rest of your week.
Love, Andrea xx

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Wow what wonderful photos of the "Birthday Girl"! Enjoy her ... they grow up WAY TOO FAST!
Your cake is awesome and your card is adorable!
Thanks for joining our 'Birthday Challenge' and The Sisterhood! Hope you'll come back again soon!

Darlene
one of the 'Sistahs'

Suze Bain said...

Great excitement in your house yesterday then, looks like you all had a fab day. That's a yummy looking cake you baked (lol) and your card is a stunner. Gorgeous colours and love the stamping on the paper. Fab. xx

nnalorac said...

Lovely piccies of your brood debbi. Fab card, great design and colours and of course your colouring is beautiful. I ordered some flexi's, sent the wrong damn ones didn't they ahhhhhhhhhhhh. Never mind will enjoy all the more when they come. love the image Faith chose. Carolxx

Pamela said...

Ok, so it was Willow's birthday but I'm afraid Faith stole the show for me. Second picture down Willow is holding up a purple 'alien' and the look and of wonder on little Faith's face is just to die for! Hope it was a good day for everyone. Happy Birthday Willow.

Loopylou. said...

debbi i always love looking at your photos, they are always so real and fun, i love them. and your card is gorgeous too, love the heart and the papers
huge hugs Louxxx

Paula (PEP) said...

Willow looks very pretty in her dress with her hair tied back - you have a lovely little family. That cake looks lovely & girlie & I just love the SC image she chose for you to make her card with. That's one very special stunning card if I might say.
Hope you all had a lovely family time & that Faith isn't suffering too badly from her mishap. Hope you & Graham have recovered from the shock too.
Paula (PEP)

Kat said...

Looks like Willow had a lovely birthday with great presents and a yummy cake. What a bonnie wee girl she is. Looks like Faith and Scott were having a good time too. Love the card you made for her, with her choice of image!

Kat xx

CraftyLoops said...

Such lovely photos and a beautiful card. Lee xx

NanaConnie said...

Fabulous card for Willow! Love the soft ruffle around the heart shape. So glad you played along at Tuesday Throwdown this week. Good luck in the draw.
NanaConnie TT DT

Aud said...

Happy belated birthday to your daughter Dez that cake looks scrummy and I must say I will have to get some fudge ready next time you are about, Carol says she hasnt tasted it either but I think that she did at alford one day maybe its an excuse to get a batch to herself. Hope your keeping well and hope yto catch up soon. Aud x

Julia said...

Beautiful daughter, she looks so sweet. Your card is lovely. Thanks for joining us at The Stamping Boutique. Hugs, Julia-DT

Dragonlady said...

Hi Debbi

What a beautiful birthday cake and gorgoeus card for your daughter - love how you have done the word. I am sure she loved it. Thank you for sharing at The Stamping Boutique.

Hugs Ali x TSB DT

Miranda said...

fab card Debbi, love the image too
great colouring and details

thanks for joining our challenge this week
hugs
Miranda TSB DT

*Vicki* said...

Such a darling card!!! LOVE the coloring you've done with the image!! So perfect with the fun and happy birthday party!! :) Thanks so much for joining with us at the Tuesday Throwdown Challenge this week!! Hope you will join us again! *Vicki* - Oct GDT

Sandy S said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for sharing the birthday family moments1 :) Good luck & thanks for playing with us at The Stamping Boutique!

Sandy :)
DT TSB

TannyP said...

Thanks for sharing the photos =) What a fabulous birthday! Love that cake!! The card is awesome - that border really rocks =) Thanks for joining in the Sisterhood of Crafters Birthday Challenge!

Diane Davies said...

What a fun party! Love the card. Thanks for joining us at The Sisterhood of Crafters. : )

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