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Monday, June 6, 2011

Happy Birthday Challenge

Today is my first entry into the new TOMIC-Magnolia Inspiration Challenge-website.  This weeks challenge is to create a Happy Birthday Project.  Yesterday I was playing around with Edwin catching butterflies-too cute!-and thought it would make a perfect birthday card.  Some of the elements in the design that I thought would put it together are my green bakers twine with the masculine brown button in the center.  Makes for a great item for your eye to travel to.  The next elements are the different contrasting paper designs that I stapled to the right side of the card.  I cut both of these using PTI dies.  I thing printed out my sentiment and also stapled that to the card using my Tim Holtz mini stapler.  I know, I am a gadget junkie lol.  Using design from both sides of your cardstock guarentees cohesiveness.  I hope you enjoy today's card!  Love, Elle

18 comments:

Paula said...

Very cute! You did a wonderful job coloring Edwin!! Great job :)

Patty said...

I just posted my card and saw your cute card and had to comment on it. You have done a fantastic job coloring and this will be a wonderful card to brighten someone's day!

Cassy said...

Very cute Edwin card! Love the button and twine!
:o)
Cassy

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow!
This is such a super cute card!
I love this sweet Edwin and your paper and details are gorgeous!
I am so very happy that you could join us at TOMIC!
hugs
kim x

Liza said...

A gorgeous card, I love this Edwin image. Thanks for joining us for our first challenge at TOMIC.

Liza x

Regina said...

So cute Ellen!!! I love the papers and your coloring is perfect!!! Love the soft colors, for sure!!!
Have a marvellous week!!
Hugs
Regina

Barb Hardeman said...

Super cute 'guy' card using Edwin. Love all your design elements and your coloring is great! It's always so inspiring to visit and see what others are doing on their cards...hugs...Barb

Gosia S. said...

Beautiful, sweet card! Thank you for joining TOMIC this week, good luck
Hugs, Gosia S.

Rene said...

How CUTE!!!! Love your papers too!
Rene :D

sue said...

I love your latest creation, the button looks like an old fashoined soccer ball

Sheri said...

Cute, cute, CUTE!!! :)

Sharon Keanly said...

Awww this is so sweet. Good luck with the challenge.

Lisette Morris said...

So cute!! Great coloring!

Danielle said...

Very sweet, love this little guy. GReat card.
Hugs.

Camilla said...

Hello!
A very beautiful card in the lovely summer colors.
I love this image of Edwin.
Thank you want to be in Tomic's challenge this week.
Hugs: Camilla

*Vicki* said...

Oh wow!! Edwin is so adorable!! I love your coloring and the grass blades!! ;)

Only By His Grace said...

Very cute card Elle. Lovely design too. Nice soft coloring.
hugs Maz

Michele said...

Such a gorgeous card. Love the image and the colours also. Hugs Michele x