Have an Elf-tastic Birthday!

December is a very busy birthday month for my family.  My sister and my Mom (and my Dad too) all have birthdays in December.  I think it would suck having a birthday so close to Christmas.  I’m so thankful mine’s in June!

So I have already sent off my sister’s birthday card but I have been procrastinating on making my Mom’s until last night.  It's going to be late but oh well!

I was inspired by the Seize the Birthday challenge where we were asked to use a holiday stamp on a birthday card… and the light bulb went on!  I grabbed my "Santa’s Elves" stamp set from My Favorite Things and knew that I’d find one of the elves with a present in his hand… perfect!!
I thoroughly enjoyed colouring in my little elf using the no-line colouring technique and my Copic markers.

I added lots of bling to this one... glitter paper... glitter pens and sequins too!

So I used the current sketch from the MFT Sketch Challenge (#257) and a birthday card was born!
Thanks for stopping by!

~ Ally ~

Supplies:
stamps: Santa’s Elves (MFT), Birthday Messages 3x4 (Simon Says Stamp)
inks:  Memento (Dessert Sand, Rich Cocoa), Copic Markers, Sakura White Gel Pen, Sakura Stardust Pen
dies: Stitched Circle STAX, Fluttering Hearts (MFT), Stitched Duo 1 (Pretty Pink Posh), Labels (Spellbinders)

cardstock:  Bubblegum (MFT), Recollections 110lb White Cardstock, Silver Glitter (Worldwin)
paper: Homespun Gingham 6x6 (MFT)
sequins:  CraftMedley

other:  thread
#mftstamps

5 comments:

  1. great card...so sweet and amazing colouring!!

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  2. This is so special! I adore it all done up in pink....awesome! Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday!

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  3. Oh I do so love that little elf...he makes a perfect holiday birthday card!! Your sketch is fantastic as is the coloring! Thank you for playing along at Seize the Birthday!

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  4. Adorable card. Love the elf in pink. Thanks so much for joining us at Seize the Birthday.

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  5. Super cute! Great colouring and l love the inlay silver hearts. Thanks for playing along with Seize the Birthday.

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Thanks for brightening my day. I read each and every comment.
Hugs,
Ally.