16 March 2010

Can we please come to your party?

Well, it is a big big week of birthdays! Edwin and Tilda are on their way to some birthday parties with a lovely bunch of red balloons!

The first birthday party is Magnolia Down Under Challenges - they are turning 1!! To celebrate they have a big birthday blog hop, so head over and check out the work of the very talented and gorgeous Design Team. Their challenge this week is to make a birthday card - how appropriate!!

Happy birthday MDUC!




Next is Cute Card Thursday - they are turning 2! Happy Birthday to you too! Their challenge this week is Celebrations.

And also having a birthday this week is Copic Creations! Their challenge this week is Your Favourite Copic Technique that they have featured during the year - I have chosen Suzanne J Dean's tutorial on colouring reds. Happy Birthday Copic Creations!!

So - now on to my card!! I have used Tilda and Edwin on their bicycles from tle Lazy Summer Days collection. I have coloured them with Copics. I have then stamped separately the balloons from "Tilda with Balloons" from the vacation 2008 collection and coloured them and cut them out to give Tilda a nice bunch of balloons. It is a bit hard to see on the main photo, but I have sponged a few clouds onto the back ground. You can see this a bit clearer on the second photo. This is something I saw my friend Zoe do so I had to give it a go. Zoe has a cloud template available on her blog if you want to give it a go. The layer of kraft cardstock has been run through the cuttlebug with the Happy Birthday embossing folder for a little bit of texture.









Copics I have used are:
E000, E00, E11, E31, E34, YR20, R20, B21, B23, B60, R22, R24, R27, R29, G40, YG05, C1, C3, C5, C7 and blender 0.

12 comments:

  1. Wow, birthdays everywhere this week. You've been kept busy. Looove your colouring and clouds on this card. The extra balloons are a great effect and the cluster of flowers is perfect!!

    Kylie ox

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  2. This is amazing! I love your red coloring, and how you did those balloons is wonderful!! Thanks so much for joining us in our Copic creations celebration!

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  3. Oh this is gorgeous, love it!
    hugs
    Sue x

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  4. Love this Kylie!! What a great idea using the string for the balloons. :) Colouring looks stunning and your clouds came up a treat!

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  5. Wonderful card!!!!! So gorgeous!!!

    Thanks for joining us this week at MDUC.

    Hugs,
    Nicole

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  6. Oh wow...love all the detail...such terrific colouring.

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  7. WOW!! Kylie this is GORGEOUS!! I LOVE your colouring on these Magnolias :D
    Sammi
    xxx

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  8. Hello Kylie,I ♥ the way you done those balloons fantastic.!! Beautiful card.
    Kind Regards
    xx

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  9. KYLIE, KYLIE OH MY KYLIE! Hehehe, this is AMAZING, absolutely jaw dropping do you want to know my birth date amazing! LOL! I love it. LOVE the balloons with Tilda, to talented you are missy! Thanks so much for joining us for our Birthday Bash this week at MDUC..
    Hugs Kel

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  10. Your card is so cute. I love the colouring.

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  11. A FABULOSO Kylie Kard! These guys look soo adorable heading off to a party with their balloons - and don't listen to Kel - my birthday is before hers - LOL
    Thanx sooo much for joining us at MDUC this week for our special birthday bash.
    xXx

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  12. Fantasic card!!!! I love the stamps, the colours, the flowers and love, love, LOVE those balloons!

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