Monday, 7 July 2014

Happy Happy Birthday Darnell!


Hi, it was Darnell's birthday a few days ago, so I'm late posting this card.
If you haven't visited her blog at djkardkreations then you're in for a treat.

Darnell is a talented card maker with a terrific sense of humour, her posts are always entertaining and a great source of inspiration. You'll probably also learn lots of new words and acronyms!

Ardyth is hosting a linky party to celebrate, there's still plenty of time to join in.

I've used the die cut words from my new Happy Birthday background die. I coloured them with 3 distress inks. At  Moxie Fab World, there's a wonderful words challenge, to use a word die.

The butterfly was stamped, fussy cut and coloured with inktense pencils.
The challenge at Addicted to Stamps & More is to use markers, pencils or pens in your project.

Materials used:
Poppystamps Happy Birthday background die; Darkroom Door butterfly stamp; Entangled embossing folder; Spellbinders square dies; distress inks; inktense pencils; bling.

Thanks for visiting,
Cathy x

17 comments:

  1. Sweet card Cathy. Darnell will LOVE it! xx

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  2. Beautiful card Cathy!!! Happy Birthday Darnell xxxxxx

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  3. This is lovely. Love that blue you have used. I am sure Darnell will love it too!
    Hugs
    xx

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  4. So pretty with the colors fading. She is the best and has brought so many bloggers together. She makes me laugh every time I visit. I love how you colored your butterfly. I think she'll love it.

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  5. Another one of your amazingly beautiful cards - Darnell will love it!

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  6. A beautiful, beautiful card! I love the embossing on this and that gorgeous butterfly.
    Lynn

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  7. I love the crispness of the blue and white and that window! I know Darnell loved it!

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  8. Oooh, thank you so much, Cathy!! That was really sweet of you! I love your card design and the beautiful blue ombre coloring of your die cuts and butterfly! I'm also really drawn to that embossing folder. I don't think I've seen that one before and it reminds me of the way I used to doodle in school on my note paper. Remember doing that? One continuous line and not lifting your pencil or pen off the page? I still like to do it sometimes when I'm on a long phone call!

    Anywizzle, I love it! It means so much to me that you dedicated a post to me and entered your pretty card in the linky party at Ardyth's! Mwah!! Darnell

    (Thank you, Maureen!)

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  9. Cathy, this is simply wonderful...love all the texture! And that butterfly is perfectly colored...lovely card for Darnell! So happy you could join us at ATSM!

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  10. Love the beautiful blues, especially on the sweet butterfly :) Thanks so much for joining us at Addicted to Stamps and More!

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  11. Wow, love this one. Stunning combination of texture and colour. Thanks for joining us at ATSM this week. Monika

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  12. Just gorgeous, Cathy ... those ombré blue hues are so lovely ... and what delicious texture! Anita :)

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  13. Such a gorgeous card, Cathy! I apologize for being a bit late with commenting, I had a run of migraines... That butterfly is stunning, and your embossing is brilliant. Love this card!! And I see our Miss D. did too!! Thanks so much for linking up and helping us celebrate the birthday girl. Bev

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  14. So, so, so brilliantly done - that textured background is beautiful and everything about this just sings!!

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  15. Such a pretty card, Cathy!
    I think Darnell is a lucky, lucky girl!

    Teri

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  16. That butterfly looks real! Like it is about to take off for flight. What a wonderful card!

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