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Sunday, 13 March 2016

It's your birthday

I find teenager cards difficult.  They are so used to intense graphic images and gaming on electronic equipment, it is hard to capture their attention with anything that doesn't move or explode!

So I go for simple design-colour-image. I followed the blue through her clothes with the button border and just popped her with a teensie border of red, and of course a golden star.  I like the backing paper with its tone on tone red with splatters of white and darkest red.




Image: Scrappers Delights

Doily: Nellie
Button die: MemoryBox
Star die: DieNamics
Sentiment stamp: Rosie's




Shared on challenges:
http://mojomonday.blogspot.co.nz/2016/03/mojo-monday-438-contest.html
http://craftyfriendschallengeblog.blogspot.co.nz/2016/03/challenge-27-anything-goes.html
http://inkyimpressionschallenges.blogspot.co.nz/2016/03/iic-march-challenge-lets-hear-it-for.html
http://creativeknockouts.blogspot.co.nz/2016/03/132-dies-cutspunches-stamping-boutique.html
http://www.cre8tivehandsfriends.blogspot.co.nz/2016/03/fairies.html

7 comments:

Maxine D said...

Yes, those teens are difficult Carol - love this with that fabulous paper in the background, and the fun row of buttons. Your colouring of the image is stunning.
Blessings
Maxine

Dawn Turley said...

Beautifully done Carol. You've nailed the teenager card for sure.

Ardilla said...

I really like your card and think your teen will love it!!!
Thanks for joining us at Cre8tive Hands Friends Challenge.

Ardilla :)

Annette Stapylton said...

Oh wow, I love love love this. Fabulous and great work.
Thank you for sharing with us over here at Crafty Friends Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
Annette DT Member

Amy Cohen said...

Well done! I love the button border. Thanks for sharing with us at Creative Knockouts.
Amy-DT

Lisa Dryden said...

Great card!
Thanks for playing with us at Cre8tive Hands Friends Challenge.
Lisa DT

Diane Louise J said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely card with the Anything Goes challenge over at Crafty Friends.
Diane Louise (DT) x