Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Happy Birthday

WhimsieDoodlesPear1cardnpear


I am really excited about this project.. I have been working on it for
a few days.  My friend is having a birthday today. I knew that she had 
just gotten a new sewing machine and I wanted to give her something
that she could use with her new toy.. I saw this adorable pear pin cushion
on the internet the other day.  I knew it would be perfect for this 
Whimsie Doodles Pear image from the New Mini Valentines  set.  This also
fits the challenge over at PCP for the Whimsie Doodles group.. This week
Nicole is hosting and her challenge is birthday cards...Check it out HERE.


I created my own custom Designer Paper on Kraft by resizing the image
and then placing it randomly all over my blank page in Photoshop 
Elements 7.  Printed it and then colored all of it with Prisma Pencils.   I 
sponged and added some ribbon and buttons.






 
In keeping with my New Years Resolution I am challenging myself to do 
something new to ME each month.  I didn't know how to do this 
blanket stitch on the leaf so I You Tubed it and there you have it.   

Did you know that Melyssa is having a sale over at Whimsie Doodles..

Just use the code DAWN20 and you can get this image and many of the 
others at 20% off.  She has some new Valentine's Images..PLEASE ORDER..

They are over the top adorable. 



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29 comments:

  1. What a lovely thought and gift for your friend..it's beautiful and really useful..and the card goes so well with it..love the layout,image and colouring..lovely work..
    Mandy xx

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  2. AWWW Dawn your friend will LOVE this!!! I love these colors, those buttons, and your project is SWEEET!!!! Wonderful Dawn!

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  3. Oh my goodness Dawn - these are both FANTASTIC! Love the blanket stitch too!

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  4. Hi Dawn - what a gorgeous project you have made and it is perfect with your card - your friend is going to be blessed! Love it! Gorgeous DP too! You are doing amazing things with that PhotoShop! Thanks for sharing Dawn I look forward to seeing your 'new' projects each month! God bless you my friend! {{{hugs}}}

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  5. Wow, what a lucky friend! Dawn, these are so perfect. You are such a thoughtful friend, and way to go on that blanket stitch ;D

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  6. Gorgoeus! Love the bright colors.

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  7. What a fabulous gift!! I love it!!

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  8. What a gorgeous project, and such pretty colors! I'm sure that your friend will just love it! :)

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  9. Wonderful card and pear! Well done on learning something new. Anesha :-)

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  10. wow! I'm so impressed. The pin cushion is adorable. And, what a great way to challenge yourself. Good goal! Love the card. I use digital images all the time, and never think to resize them to create a background. How clever!

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  11. Hi Dawn!

    WOW...I had to pick my jaw up off of the ground! What an absolutely amazing and beautiful project!!! Your card is so gorgeous!!! You are just an incredibly talented person! You ALWAYS amaze me with your gorgeous projects! And as always, you're such an inspiration!

    Hugs,
    Lisa

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  12. LOL!! This is so cute Dawn!! Love how you've popped out your images and that fabric pear is just AMAZING!! You are so talented lady!! HUGS

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  13. What a fabulous gift set, Dawn :D Love the way you used the pears for DP and then the larger version for the main image. The two little hearts are perfect and the stitching on the leaf a great touch. Well done!

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  14. Hi Dawn, What another wonderful idea for this image. I'm going to file this idea for use. Did you do the sentiment on the computer as well?

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  15. What fantastic colors and such a thoughtful gift. The pincushion is so cute and your cards always knock me out! Happy Birthday to your friend.

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  16. I bet I know who you made this for....she is going to love it!! You are just too creative. What a fun gift and card!! Love the colors!!
    hugs,
    Chris

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  17. This is such a sweet and thoughtful gift...then pearing it up with that cute card...your friend will love it! :-)

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  18. Such a cute gift, for your friend! I love the colors that you pulled out of the fabric pear and put on the card!

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  19. You are amazing Dawn. That pear pin cushion and matching card are wonderful. Wow. You never cease to amaze me!!!

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  20. Holy Smokes is this adorable!!! You are always SO clever & creative! I've started taking notes, teehee!!! Your friend is going to LOVE it!!

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  21. Oh CUUUUTE pin cushion and I LOOOOOVE your card! Sweet colors and awesome dimension.

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  22. Dawn, I love your pin cushion and the card is too too cute!

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  23. Now THAT is cool! Cute little matching set, fabulous job on them! My grandma has a HUGE collection of pin cushions, she'd LOVE this!

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  24. Well, being the Lucky Recipient of this fantastic project... I can tell you all that this is just as cute in person as it is here... in fact more so! The colors are so vivid and fun, the stitching is perfect... love that felt leaf!!! The card is such a perfect match that I can't put them away! They need to stay out for a long time so I can enjoy them! Thank you so much Dawn! You made my day a happy one! Hugs!

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  25. Dawn.. this is precious.. I love the style and the colors. You are amazing..

    Ummmm.. before I forget... you know when my b'day is.. right? And you know I have a new machine that I haven't touched yet.. right? 'Nuf said!!

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  26. How perfect is this adorable pear pin cushion?? And to be 'paired' with this fun card, too. Awesome gift set, Dawn!!

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Thank you so much for sharing your comments with me. I really appreciate it.. Have a great stamping day..