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Sunday, 6 December 2009

Coming up Roses (well rosebuds!)

Hello everyone,
Have you done the blog hop at The Character Cafe yet??  If not then you really should - you need to go to the Store Site first and start from there, there is a freebie along the way (she is sooooo cute) and if you post a card using her you get an extra entry in to the draw to win a fantastic prize which includes a COPIC airbrush system!! Wow!
So here she is then - as the finished article because I can't post the pic of the freebie you have to go and get her yourself at the end of the hop which finishes at The Character Cafe blog site.

I used some pink self adhesive glitter paper from Hobbycraft (thanks Mum!) and a Pink/Grey DP which I received as part of a RAK recently (thanks Clare!). 

I coloured the image with blending pencils, watercolour pencils and Sakura Gelly Glaze pens. I used pink and purple chalk around the edge of the piece of card with the image on to compliment the colours I used on the image.  I finished it off with a handmade ribbon using some new ribbon recently purchased from Hobbycraft.  I shall also enter this card for the challenge over at CRAFT challenge as they are looking for Christmas Birthday cards and I think that this fits the bill nicely.

15 comments:

  1. This is so precious, Dawn!!! Fabulous coloring and I LOVE the sparkle going down the sides! Lovely!
    Hugs,
    Lisa

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  2. Thanks for the mention Dawn - I knew it would come in useful and the baby dragon is really cute - well done.

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  3. Soooo cute! I love the colours and the mixture of colouring mediums gives a wonderful effect. Thanks for sharing your card with us, we'll be posing a link to you on our website as well as adding 5 ballots to the tree for the draw :) Good luck!

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  4. Beautiful its soooo cute..we have a freebie on cute daisy may why not pop over and pick it up
    luv
    linniex

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  5. Hi Dawn

    This is fantastic, I love the colouring and the highlighting.

    Hugs Ali x

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  6. This is SO cute!!! I love the colors, the coloring and the glitter! Great job!

    Thanks for joining us at TCC!

    Billie - TCC DT

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  7. Cute card Dawn!! love the use of gelly glaze pen. TFS ..good luck with the candy.

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  8. Love the coloring! Good luck with the draw!

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  9. So cute!! What an adorable image.

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  10. Adorable card Dawn!! Love your colouring and the colours you chose and glittery edges.
    Thanks for joining us on the 12 hops and good luck on the draw.
    Kelly

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  11. This is so.... cute, just love that image. Thank you so much for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week, good luck in the draw.
    Suzi xx

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  12. Aaaa you are playing along with the Character Cafe girls I know K and K will appriciate the advertising and those little Chibi images are really pretty cute once you get used to them!!!

    Thanks Dawn!!!

    Heather

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  13. Wow, what a cute image. Lovely card.
    Thank you for joining us at C.R.A.F.T Challenge & good luck.
    Magda x

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  14. Just adorable, lovely card. Thanks for joining us at CRAFT. ANesha

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  15. Lovely card, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge and good luck!

    Jo.

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