Thursday, November 21, 2013

Be Jolly...

Hello there friends!

It's my birthday today and while I'll be working for most of it I do think I'll probably go out afterwards to celebrate with some friends. Though I can't stay out too late because then I'd miss the to-die-for delicious peppermint cheesecake that my sis is making for me. I tell ya... I'm feeling the love!  :)

So I've got another wonky card to share but this time the tilt was intentional from the start. Little Elf Finn was needing some ink and a card to shine on and I thought the tilted look would work really well to help convey the motion of that little guy swinging on the ornament. The papers are an older Making Memories 8x8 pad that I cut into and can now cross off my list... three down, 17 to go. LOL! As always, I pulled my copic colors from the papers so that Finn would match nicely. I kept the embellishing to a minimum with just a bit of gold washi tape and a sprinkle of gold die cut stars. I will admit that I have totally fallen in love with the current gold trend, especially in my crafty supplies. ;)

Ok then, time for me to scoot. Have a good one!

Supply list:
cardstock- Bazzill and Copic X-Press It
paper- Making Memories (Twinkle)
stamps- Penny Black (Little Elf Finn), Papertrey Ink (sentiment)
ink- Memento tuxedo black 
Freckled Fawn gold star and gold dot washi tapes
Memory Box star dies
Gold Smooch
Sakura clear glaze pen
Copic markers:
skin- E000, E00, E11, R00, R20, BV00
hair- E50, E51, E53
clothes- YG91, YG93, YG95, E81, E84, E87, E47, YG00, YG03, G07, G29, R46, R89, W00, W0, W1, R12, R20
bulb- R20, R22, R24, R27, R29, E19, E18, Y11, Y21, Y26, Y28
background- G20, 0

22 comments:

theCook said...

Have a wonderful bithday!

Finn is such a funny little fellow! Love how you colored the image, the bauble really looks round and shiny, that's not so easy to do!

Heidi Brawley said...

Happy Happy Birthday to you!!! Wish that all your Birthday wishes come true!!! That cheesecake sounds mighty good too. Your card is very Wonderful too. Love the fantastic coloring of it all!
Enjoy your Special Day!!!
hugs, Heidi & Brooke

Nancy Thomas said...

Beautiful coloring Amy - a sweet and festive card. Happy Birthday!!!

Chitra Nair said...

Wish You a Wonderful Birthday Amy!!!
Your card is gorgeous as always!!!

Lau W said...

Héhé ! Happy birthday AMy ! It's my birthday too !!!! :-)) Hope you have a super day !
Your card is wonderful, as always !
xxx

Dotty Jo said...

Many happy returns hun! Your card is fabulous - totally! Jo x

Hanne said...

Happy BIrthday Amy! The card is sweet as always, thank you for inspiration.

Danni said...

Happy Birthday!! Hope it's a great day! Very fun and sweet card!

Julie D. Richards said...

Oh, Happy ?birthday girlfriend. Hope you have a fabulous day. That cheesecake sounds divine, have a bite for me, lol. You card turned out fab. I could have swore this was a Mo Manning image.

Tracy Campbell said...

I hope you have a terrific birthday. Don't eat too much cake.
Love the Christmas elf! :-)

Rhonda Miller said...

Happy Birthday!!

I love your card. The image is so cute.

Julye said...

Happy birthday and hope you didn't work too hard. The cheesecake sounds wonderful can you share the recipe please. The card , wow such a cute image and fab card card thanks for sharing.

Leanne said...

Happy Birthday Amy!! Hope you had a wonderful day!!
Super cute card!! I so miss visiting you. Have a super weekend!!

Leanne said...

Happy Birthday Amy!! Hope you had a wonderful day!!
Super cute card!! I so miss visiting you. Have a super weekend!!

Linda said...

Happy Birthday Amy! Hope you had an amazing day and ended it with some of your sisters peppermint cheesecake!!!

pixie sparkle said...

Happy Birthday Amy, have an awesome birthday celebration!

Loz said...

Belated Happy Birthday!! I love your wonky cards! He is so cute and certainly looks like he's swinging :) Your bauble colouring is awesome!! x

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gobeagirl said...

I think you are enjoying the wonky look as you sure have mastered it. It looks like he was made to have a card just like this. I think it is adorable! I knew your Birthday is around the 20th and one of these years I will get the specific day correct. Happy Birthday my friend. Glad you had a great day. Hugs Lisa

Shirley N said...

Love your layout, Amy, beautiful card and coloring!!!

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