Friday, March 9, 2012


I created this birthday card for a friend at church.  The image I used is called THEODORE and is from Bugaboo Stamps. I started with a black card base and added a piece of red card stock just slightly smaller than the base.  The strip of dotted card stock across the center of the card was created by using an eraser on the back of a pencil dipped in black ink and added randomly to a piece of red card stock. I backed it in black card stock and added a black ribbon across the center of it.  I then added a piece of red card stock that I backed in black card stock.  The image is colored using crayola and prisma color pencils. I backed the image in black card stock.  I finished the card by adding 3 gray flowers.  I addded white pearls in the center of each flower and up in the corner of the square.  I also added a lady bug button onto 2 of the flowers.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Catch The Bug: Anything Goes

Pile It On: Spots or Stripes or Both

Critter Sketch: Buttons (ladybug is a button)

Papertake Weekly: Anything Goes

Moving Along With The Times: Cute As A Button (ladybug is a button)

Card Ingredients

Bugaboo Stamps Theodore Digital Stamp
The Paper Company Red Card Stock
The Paper Company Black Card Stock
White Card Stock
Studio G Gray Paper Flowers
Ladybug Button
Queen & Company Pearl Pearls
Black Ribbon
Black Ink Pad
Crayola Color Pencil ~ Tan
Prisma Color Pencil ~ Black, Crimson Red, Deco Pink


Denise and Louise said...

Pretty card and such a cute image.
Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges this week xx

sgc said...

Cute card with a button! Thanks for playing along in the Critter Sketch Challenge.

Rose Petal said...

Hello Mary. How cute and so very beautiful. Love the image and your paper and colour combination are just fabulous. Thank you for joining us at MAWTT and good luck.
Love Sandra xxx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Oh what a cute creation, love it! You spotty card looks fab & what a great idea, thank you for sharing!

Thank you for sharing with us at MAWTT this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Stephanie said...

So cute, thanks for playing along with us at Catch the Bug.

Anonymous said...

Great card Mary; love the cute image! Thanks for joining is for this week's Anything Goes challenge at Papertake Weekly, Good luck! x

Debs said...

Super cute card. Love the ladybug button.
Thanks for playing along with us at MAWTT this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Helen said... cute! Love the little ladybird!
Thanks for joining us at Pile It On!
Helen x

Jacq said...

Hi Mary,
Oh this is just Gorgeous!!! Love the Adorable Theodore Bear image, the background looks fab, love the striking colour scheme. Love the layout and the embellishments. Coloured perfectly. Thanks for joining us at Critter Sketch and Good Luck. Hope to see you joining us again.
Hugs Jacqui xxx

BethieJ said...

Your card is DARLING! That image is just so cute!!!
Thank You for joining us at PIO last week! Have a GREAT day!

Angela said...

Oh this is so cute! Thanks for joining us at Little Darlings Rubber Stamps. hugs, Angela

Karen said...

Such a cute card, thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges.

Stampalicious said...

this is gorgeous! I love the layers, and the red here!, thank you for joining our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop challenges this week, hugs, martina

DesignerDiva said...

Love your beautiful card, thanks for joining us at MAWTT for my Cute As A Button challenge
Laurie x