Monday, March 26, 2012

Happy Birthday!

My niece will be turning 8 at the end of this week and she is a little bit of a cowgirl.  She rides horses and wears cowboy boots but in a very girly way.  I wanted to make her a card to help celebrate and I also used this card for the My Favorite Thing Wednesday Stamp Club challenge #64.


I used the My Favorite Things Pure Innocence Cowgirl stamp set along with the Die-namics country charm die set.  The designer paper I used is My Mind's Eye Dilly Dally 6x6 paper pad.  It has some very cute county-ish papers.  I especially love the wood paper.  I colored this cowgirl with Copic markers after stamping her in Memento Rich Cocoa Ink.  I sewed an actual bandana on this card to give it a country touch then used twine to 'rope' it all together.


Here is a close-up of the charms I used.  I cut them out with my Cuttlebug and then covered them in  Martha Stewart glitter.  I attached them to the twine using a pin I took off some clothes I bought at Martin & Osa.  Cute! 


On the inside of the card I added some more of this cute paper and stamped a shadow of the cowgirl.  I typed the sentiment on my computer and then printed it out.



These are the My Favorite Things stamps and dies I used for this card.




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4 comments:

  1. oh, my! this is one cute card. LOVE the bandana...sooo cool! thanks for stopping by my blog today and leaving some love! I always appreciate it.

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  2. This is so cute. I love how you used a real bandana. Your niece is going to love it. Just perfect.
    Ang

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  3. This is so cute!! Congrats on being featured on the MFT blog!

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