Sunday, January 3, 2010

Birthday card for a niece

Yeah!!! I got to craft a little today. We had to go see my husband's parents (we did the gift exchange today, since it snowed like crazy on Christmas and I got $30 gift card for Michael's YEAH!!), so I only got an hour in the morning and I took advantage of the time I had. My MIL asked me to make a card for her so she could send it to her niece. She only specified two things: 1) to have word "niece" someone on the card and 2) have "Michelle" typed somewhere...
So I decided to make a card for Just Us Girls challenge, so here is the card I made....
Being crazy for blue I used navy blue and white. And then I thought it needed more color... So I colored my girl's dress in fuchsia and tied a hot pink bow... I know this ribbon is supposed to be for Christmas, but I thought it looked so girly with all that sparkle, so I used it here :)
And as you see I typed word "niece" on the front. And then I found this nice birthday poem for a niece online and changed the first line to read "Michelle" (the original was: I really am so fortunate)...
Girls, I want to thank you for stopping by and visiting my simple blog. I do appreciate your visits and comments! Thank you for your sweet words and encouragement. I don't have my family close (they live on the other side of the planet), except my DH, I feel a need to share my crafty accomplishments and difficulties with someone else other than my hubby (bless his heart, he's been so patient). Someone who understands, someone is going or may be has gone through the same troubles, learned something new... So I THANK YOU for giving me the opportunity to share with you!!!!!!!

Enjoy your Sunday!

17 comments:

  1. This is VERY pretty! I know the recipient will love it! I am SOOO digging that ribbon! Awesome take on the sketch!

    Thanks for playing with the JUGs sketch challenge! Hope to see you next week!

    Gabby~guest DT

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  2. This is such a sweet card, Annie! I bet your MIL loved it because it was made to her specifications! I'm glad you have your "cyber-friends" to share your lovely work. Thanks for playing our JUGs challenge and we hope to see you again soon!

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  3. LOVE this, especially that fun ribbon!

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  4. LOVE the ribbon and that image! The poem inside is just FAB! Keep crafting and sharing - it always makes ME feel better!

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  5. Wow! Fab card and just right,even down to the verse, love that ribbon

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  6. Fantastic card, I'm sure your niece will love it. Great sparkly ribbon too.

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  7. Very pretty!! I know she'll love it!

    I know what you mean about sharing your artwork. My husband says everything is "nice"...LOL! I want to show it to someone who KNOWS what I'm talking about!!!

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  8. Beautiful - love the poem on the inside and that ribbon is beautiful - I'm sure your niece will love it. Thanks so much for playing along with Just Us Girls as we kick off a whole New Year! Hope to see you back again.

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  9. Annie, your niece will love this card!! SO girly ana that ribbon is beautiful!!! Thanks for your sweet comments you left on my blog!!
    Hugs,
    Angela

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  10. Great take on the JUGS challenge, hoping to get to it myself. I really enjoy your blog, you do great stuff. This card is so pretty love the color combo and that ribbon is fantastic. Have a great day!

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  11. you did a beautiful job on this custom made card! love that poem...and your ribbon is just fabulous! know MIL AND niece were super pleased!

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  12. What an sweet card Annie! You did a great job coloring the image & I love those boots! Your shimmery bow is beautiful! Thanks for playing along with Just Us Girls sketch challenge! Hope to see you Saturday for a fun technique challenge!

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  13. Beautiful card! Love the layout.

    Glitterbee love!

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  14. What a fun and 'spunky' card! Great image and that ribbon is fabulous!!!

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