Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Birthday wishes and some blog candy

First off I'll start with the blog candy.... the lovely Jenny over at Wee Memories is having a give away for surpassing 300 followers....
Go visit her here to see what you need to do.... just become a follower... No hardship there!!! and then blog about her give away......

Now onto today's card... a birthday card for an adorable 4 year old.... Little Em ( Paula's eldest)  - she has her 4th birthday coming up so I made her a clown card and a little colouring in book....  Am having trouble getting onto Flickr tonight so these photos haven't had their usual titivating.....

I added the clown 4 times to my lightweight card stock in a Word Document and then used 3 different digital papers behind the images.  I used a variety of free papers and then once I had printed it, pieced them onto the uncoloured image.  I used aqua crayons to colour the hair, shoes and flower. I added the bright colour gems for buttons. The background butterfly hearts was a freebie - ( note to self... write down the names of the papers you use!!!!) I know it was green and I changed in PSE8 and resized it a bit.  I then stamped the Hero Arts sentiment along the bottom.  Inside the card, I used the computer to print the words. ( used Tall Paul font available here) and added some butterflies from a scrap of the BG paper.  I also added butterflies to the envelope

I also made Em a little colouring in book with some stamped images in it. 

Hopefully I'll be back at work tomorrow so can get it in the post to her.  I'm am still blocked up and coughing badly - if I can get reasonable night's sleep I'll go to work but if not then another day at home.  I am feeling really tired and lethargic.

must fly as one of my favourite TV programs has just started.... a NZ one called "Outrageous Fortune"

Take care and thanks for visiting.

9 comments:

Sherri Thompson said...

Cute little card, Dawn-and I love your little coloring book! What a fun idea!

AnitaRex said...

Dawn what a cute card and coloring book! So kind of you! I hate to hear that you still so sick! I hope that you get better pronto! Love the clowns hair, so vivid!

Barb said...

Oh, Dawn! Em is going to just love this! Your clown is adorable and how nice of you to make a coloring book for her! So fun for her!

Monika Reeck said...

Ooh so cute idea Dawn and hope your cough get away from you soon and you will feel more better my dear...cute Card too the Images is sooo cuuute Dawn...hugs

Anne Gaal said...

Hi, Dawn! Sure hope you feel better soon! Wonderful hybrid card! I love the butterfly heart freebie background! :-)

Kathy said...

HI Dawn. This coloring card is fantastic and so clever and I adore the clown card....awesome and sure to fill may hours of time :)

Tiffany said...

So sweet, love the little pearls on the clowns outfit and that coloring book is superb! How fun!

Heather Maria said...

Dawn, I'm sure Em will be delighted to receive this in the post! Your card is adorable and I love the colouring book you made for her! Such a great idea to add the butterflies to the envelope - it looks so pretty!

Suzanne C said...

What a sweet card for Em! Love the idea of a coloring book.