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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

It's My Birthday BUT....

It's my birthday today but you get the presents!! Tina Russell of high hopes stamps has generously given all the divas stamps to give away as blog candy and today it is my turn. How cool is that?! So I have 4 unmounted rubber stamps for my winner. They are sitting princess, fearless knight, frog prince, and rock wall. I have made a card as a sample to show the stamps that the winner receives and this card and maybe a couple other little goodies will be sent to the winner by me. Here is the card:



To make this card I first stamped my knight image twice (once for a mask) and then stamped the rock wall over the mask. I stamped the princess and frog and they were cut out and added to the main panel after coloring. I used copics to color it and sponged in the ground and sky. I did use a prismapencil on the ground for some shading. I used gold stickles for the crowns and shield, stardust stickles on her dress, spica glitter pen on the knight bolts and rhinestones in the crown. I distressed the edges of the image and sewed it onto my cocoa matte which was also distressed. The layout is the sketch challenge for today on SCS.




Supplies:
stamps- high hopes sitting princess, frog prince, fearless knight, rock wall
CS- celery, cocoa, bliss blue, white
accessories- copics, stickles, rhinestones, organdy ribbon, sewing machine, edge distresser


Ok, so how can you win? Simple just leave a comment on THIS post and tell me about your favorite birthday memory. I will be drawing the winner on Saturday Nov.21 at noon EST by random.org. One entry per person please and good luck!

BLOG CANDY UPDATE:

SNSS blog- giving away 6 stamp sets enter till Nov 30

Chris and Jessica- each giving away a SNSS stamp set, enter through Nov.21

Hope you like my card and the goodies. Hope you have a wonderful day!

46 comments:

Christi said...

What a sweet card!!! And Happy Birthday to you! My favorite birthday memory was this year when my husband (after waiting 4 years) finally gave me my wedding ring. :)

Summerthyme Studio said...

Happy Birthday to you!
Happy Birthday to you!
Happy Birthday dear Janette
Happy BIRTHDAY to YOU!!!!

and Many many more!!!!!!!

Love your card and the sweet sweet images!!!!

Vicki

Chok Keun (CK) said...

Happy Birthday to ya and may you have many happy returns!

The card is so cute and I love your coloring too!

Sue Strozyk said...

First, HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! Second, your card is absolutely awesome!!!! and third, One of my favorite birthday memories would be when one of my closest friends had a little birthday party for me with her family when my family wasn't able to be around that day. ( i can't remember why they weren't around, just remember that my friend did that for me!)

Danni said...

Happy Birthday!!
Adorable card!!
I think this birthday was my fav because I received so many wonderful cards from friends.

JenMarie said...

Happy Happy Birthday Janette!!!

misse336 said...

Happy Birthday! I love your card today and the one you posted a little bit ago with the dragon. HH stamps are so cute.

Carrie said...

Happy Birthday! Your cards are beautiful. My favorite birthday memories are of my children's birthdays.

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Trudy Osborn said...

Happy Birthday!

My favorite birthday memories are the times spent at my aunts house celebrating mine and all the other family birthdays (a LOT) that take place in Feb. So much fun...I miss it.

Tami said...

Happy Birthday (again!). My fave memory was when I was about 8 and we didn't have any money but my parents took a drive to my grandparents' house (about 4 hours away) just so I could have a really good birthday. It was a surprise- I didn't realize where we were going until we were about 15 minutes away!

laurlynn said...

Happy Birthday! Mine is on Thanksgiving this year! My favorite memory is when my roommates and neighbors through me a surprise party. I was late to my own party since I had a night school final exam and then had to drive home in a snow storm. It was a fun and relaxing evening.

StampinginKansas said...

Happy Birthday to you! I have it marked down in my craft room and meant to send a card....but I haven't been in my room for awhile. November is an awesome month for birthdays! Mine is next week. Hope you have a great day!

Your card is awesome as always!!!

Alanna said...

First, happy birthday. Second, great card. I love it. My favorite birthday memory was a couple of years ago when my 7 year-old daughter surprised me with breakfast in bed and showered me with love all day.

Kathy H said...

HAPPY Birthday Janette!!!!
My favorite B day was when I turned 16 I got a birthstone ring from my parents...

The Crazy Life of a Navy Wife said...

This is an AMAZING card! I just love the stamps and how you've put them all together.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!
I don't really have a favorite birthday memory... I have a lot of bad ones that I can remember. On my 16th birthday my dad took me to a Cleveland Indians game. They lost BIG time and when we went home my ice cream cake had melted... none of my friends called me and I was REALLY upset. On my 18th birthday I wrecked my car. Oh my, the list goes on. Here's hoping your birthday is better than mine are!!!

Tracey said...

Gorgeous card! Happy birthday to you!!!!

My favourite birthday memory would be my 30th since it was the day I found out I was pregnant with my baby girl!

Christine Riley said...

Happy Birthday! :) I LOVE this card, you created such a wonderful scene. Please don't enter me in the drawing for the stamps (I have them all! :) ) but I just wanted to tell you how much I love your card! TFS!
Hugs, Christine :)

Dawn said...

Janette!!! I had no idea it was today!!! Hope it has been happy and thanks for the chance to win! I have had so much fun playing along with the HH challenges... thanks again
Dawn

Cass said...

Hope you have a wonderful birthday! :) Your card is amazing.

My fave birthday memory is having an ultrasound last year and learning the baby I was carrying was a healthy little girl. :D

RhondaG -the stampin' bunny said...

I think my favorite was finally get to drive the car my parents bought me over the summer when I turned 16 in October 1987! Ack!

Happy Birthday! I love me some High Hopes...wish me luck! (and thanks for the heads up about the candy in your SC post!)

Joni said...

Happy birthday to you! My favorite B-day memory wasn't actually my B-day it was my daughters 5th B-day because in the middle of her party I went into labor with her little sister. My daughter was so good to quickly open her presents so that her dad and I could get to the hospital to have the baby. To this day she is 12 and her sister is 7 and they both love sharing their birthday with each other.

Michelle B. AKA JustPaintingAround said...

Happy Birthday Janette! One of my favorite birthday memories is from about age 6 when I received my first box of 64 crayons from my favorite Aunt and Uncle. Thanks for the chance!

Stamp and Smile said...

Fantastic coloring and eye for details! Happy Birthday... SMiles! :)

Cheri Howard said...

Happy Birthday! My favorite birthday memory has to be when I turned 15. My two best friends turned 15 a month or two before me, so when it was my turn they came to my house for a sleep over (which included very little sleep). The next morning, we went to sign up for driver's ed. We had such a goofy time!

ribenaruby said...

First of all Happy Birthday! What a great candy it is,the sponged sky looks so real on your creation. Fabulously made.
I got my first birthstone ring years ago and adore it.

Ilona said...

A day to late but I've hope you have had a verry nice birthday with lots of presents and dear people around you.

A verry beautifull card you made with the georgious stamps for the blog Candy.

My sweetest birthday present was a cat witch I get for my 30th birthday form my husband. I'm a big cat lover and a long time I told him I also want a black / brown tabby cat but he said "We already have 3 cats so no more cats its enough" 2 Days before my birthday he take me to the animal shelter to seek out a little tabby kitten because he knew they had a lot of tabby kittens there. (and they were not open on my birthday) He want to let me seek out my own cat the sweetheart.
Sadly my kitten died 2 years ago on the age of 10 but I never forget him my little Tijger.

greetings Ilona

Renata van Miltenburg said...

Happy birthday! I'm a scorpion as well :) My birthday is 11.11 and in most parts of the Netherlands they celebrat "St. Maarten" that day. Children go from door to door, with a (hand made) lantern, singing special St. Maarten songs (most of them are silly). Where I come from they don't celebrate so since I live in the place where my husband grow up I get more then hundred children at the door singing (for my birthday I imagine *Ü*). My neighbourchildren sing Happy Birthday so that would be my favorite birthday memorie.

With love from Holland,

Renata

Jami {sgtStamper} said...

Happy Birthday friend!! This card is so sweet - your coloring is fantastic!!!

My favorite birthday memory... my hubby was deployed on my 30th, and I was not liking turning 30... he sent me the most amazing card, with the most amazing things written in it, and it's been my favorite of all!!
hugs, Jami

JHET said...

Happy Birthday Janette! Your cards are always fab to look at. My favourite birthday memory was last year because my Dad was here for a visit and the day after that was my Christian wedding!

May God bless you with more birthdays to come. Take care and thanks for the blog candy!

Jhet

Heather "Hev" said...
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Heather "Hev" said...

Happy belated Birthday :)
I hope you had a fabulous day!!!

I love your card - straight out of a fairytale :)

Fond birthday would have been when my brother and I shared a birthday at our house with 20 friends. Mum couldnt afford to do much so it was extra special :)

Have a fab day
Hugs, Heather

ps sorry for removing post above - major spelling errors!

Kristen said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!
These stamps are super cute, and your card is to dye for cute!
My family always makes my b-day special, but my favorite one so far is when my hubby took the kids down to my craft room one night when I was working and made me the greatest homemade b-day card ever. I think they used every embellishment they could find. It must have taken them hours. It was so sweet. Thanks for reminding me of that day.
Hope you have a great day!

6 wacky women said...

Happy Birthday, Janette!
Awesome card and great coloring.
The best birthday I had was when my Dad bought me a little black lab puppy. He was adorable!!

Have a great day
Karen

Ann Hedvig said...

Happy Birthday!


My favorite must be when I turned 33, I had just had my babyboy a week prior to my birthday, and was soo happy!

Cazzy said...

Have a very happy birthday!

My birthday memory was my 50th, my husband not only laid on a surprise party in a village hall (well I had sort of worked it out) but he bought a holiday for a week in Prague, our first trip abroad and his first airplane flight, I felt on cloud 9 for weeks, had lots of wonderful presents as well!

Jennifer said...

That is such an adorable card! Happy Belated Birthday!!!

My favorite memory was my 25th birthday, because I had gotten married only 5 days prior. We were still on our honeymoon, and it was very peaceful & relaxing. I missed seeing my family on that day, but loved my time with hubby!

Elzie said...

Happy belated birthday. Of course I would love to win them.
And my favorite birthday memory is when I had my 8th birthday. I got an accordion and I was so happy. Had wanted it for a long time.
Hope you have a nice day.
Love Elzie

Jennifer Love said...

Oh how CUH-YEWT is this card?! I love it!

My favorite birthday has to be the one where everything (and I do mean EV-ERY-THING) was Strawberry Shortcake. I'm STILL obsessed! LOL!

Bunny B said...

Happy Birthday to YOU!!! Great card! It's so cute!! My fave birthday memory would be the one with my 1st ice-cream cake! That was a real treat to be shared amongst loved ones :)

Deb said...

I just LOVE your card and all that beautiful shading! I have prismas, but cards like this make me want some copics SO bad!

I'm gonna leave you w/ two b'day memories, because they are a contrast! I turned 30 when we were newlyweds living in Hawaii. I remember sitting in a fabulous restaurant w/ tears streaming down my cheeks. I knew the decade of responsibility and change was coming and I was terrified!

This year I turned 50, and it was a piece of cake! My Bible study girls gave me a great party, and it was a fun, joyful day. I'm embracing every single year!

Happy Birthday to YOU!

Etha said...

oh that's neat! Happy Birthday to you :)
Your card is just super sweet, that frog LOL!
I must say, I have like zero birthday memories, my birthdays all my life have been utterly uneventful. I don't think I even ever had a party as a kid...

Sena said...

Happy Birthday to you!!! My favorite memory was when I got the laptop I've dreamt of! :)

sena.sagani[at]gmail[dot]com

Ronda C. said...

Hope your birthday was happy!

My favorite memory was when my friends gave me a birthday party for the big 5-0! It was fun!

Kay's Creative Corner said...

Super cut card!! Happy belated birthday to you... Hope it was lots of fun....

Sue D said...

Very cute card--my granddaughter would love to receive a card like that. Happy Birthday to you! Mine is today--my favorite birthday memory was a surprise 50th party by my church stamping group last year.