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Saturday, March 20, 2010

Happy Birthday

What a great challenge at Saturday Spotlight today!!!  It's a birthday card challenge with a twist.....
The Spotlight Divas would like to challenge you to create a nice birthday card...BUT WAIT!!! It's not THAT simple!! We would like for you to use YOUR birthstone color on your creation as well! Don't know what it is? We can help! Check out this link to find YOUR birthstone color: CLICK HERE!!
Have fun and we can't wait to see what you come up with!  

My daughter has a birthday party to attend this afternoon so this was the perfect challenge for me!  I created this card for her friend's 6th birthday.  She likes purple which was fantastic because my birthday is in June.  My birthstone in alexandrite which has always been light purple,this site shows it as turquoise which is pretty but I went with the purple.  Pearl is the stone for June as well so I added some pearls too.
How cute is this little stamping boutique image!!! I colored her with copics and added some stickles for fun!
The papers are from My mind's eye, totally girl and I went with pale plum and basic gray card stock.  The sentiment is from SU.  I added some primas and of course a few little branches from my MS punch.  I really think I need a support group for that punch, I can't make a card without it now!!!!!
Don't forget to visit the rest of the divas and leave them a note!  Have a great weekend!
Challenges......
Friday Sketchers...sketch
Charisma Cardz...something for the kids
Cute Daisy May...anything goes

Thanks for stoppin' by!

12 comments:

Stef H (Glitterbabe)

oh this is just beautiful!

~Denise Lynn~

Beautiful card Erin! LOVE all the pretty purples and the accents. Super sweet image too. :)

Crystal

Erin this is gorgeous, WOW girl what a pretty birthstone you have!! You rocked this challenge...GORGEOUS!

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk)

Wow this all worked out perfectly for you Erin! Awesome! Beautiful creation and I'm sure this little 6 year old is going to be thrilled with this card! Beautiful!

Jessica G.

Gorgeous coloring on an all-around gorgeous card! Wonderful sketch and the embellies coordinate beautifully with the alexandrite color. Thanks for demonstrating what 'alexandrite' color is; it's beautiful!!

pinky

Very nice card, love little audrey. Thanks for sharing at CDM this week.
Pinky

Victoria

A beautiful card those papers are lush x

Aud

Fabulous card!♥

Thanks for joining us at friday Skethers this week!

Hugs,
Aud

Kim Dellow

Oh that is so sweet, lovely colours. Kim

Chris Olsen, Glowbug

This is beautiful Erin!! Love all the purple, the soft coloring and the details!! Awesome take on the challenge GF!
~Chris

*Vicki*

WOWZER girl!! Now this is so so stunning hun!! You know you are so lucky to have a purple color birthstone!! So jealous am I!! :) This turned out so pretty!! Thanks for making such awesome creations every single week!!HUGS

Maria Matter

Beautiful Erin!!!
blessings, Maria

so glad you could play along with us at Cute Daisy May this week!