Thursday, May 21, 2009

ISS Wednesday - Birthday Challenge

A Day Late and A Dollar Short:

Yes, yesterday was the InStyle Stamps Wednesday Challenge....and this week our theme is Happy Birthday! I had planned to have my card done and posted for yesterday morning; however, there was some tragic news in my hometown on Tuesday (you can see the info here), so I didn't get my card done until today. I did not know the people involved in the tragic event, but it is still sad and so close to home.

But now on to the card! I used Mellie from ISS along with the sketch over at Sketch Saturday! She is so sweet with her cake!!! I want to dedicate this card to Mary who is on the DT over at ISS with me! It was her birthday yesterday, so this was made in honor of her!!!! Happy Birthday Hun!!! I used pink liquid applique on Mellie's cake for the frosting....but totally forgot to do my nestie cutout until after I already had the frosting made and fluffed...so when I ran Mellie through my cuttlebug her frosting made a mess all over...but I did manage to save the image (just barely)! Her frosting did look much better before her cuttlebug experience! LOL!
Here is a close up of Miss. Mellie:
Recipe:
Stamps:
Mellie from InStyle Stamps
Inks: Momento Tuxedo Black, Copics
Papers: SU cardstock, DCWV dp, and some papers from my stash
Tools: Nesties, EK Success border punch
Embellishments: Ribbon, flowers, tulle, brads, spacers, pink liquid applique, and MS glitter
GUEST DESIGNER CALL AT INSTYLE STAMPS:
We also have some exciting news right now over at ISS! We are looking for 2 fabulous guest designers to join our team for the June-July term. Wanna join us?

To apply for the guest design team spot:
1. Make a project based on today’s birthday challenge.
2. You do not have to use an ISS image. However, if you’ve got one, you might as well flaunt it! Please keep in mind that most of our images are line art, so be sure to show us your coloring skills.
3. Post your project on your personal blog and write about the guest designer call. Then to to the InStyle Stamps Blog and leave a link to your blog post in the comment section HERE. Please include your email address so we are able to get in contact with you if you are selected.
4. All entries must be received by 11:59pm PST on Wednesday, May 27th.
5. We will be announcing the winner during the blog hop on Friday, May 29th
If you have any questions relating to the guest designer call, please contact Melissa at:
instylestampsdt@aol.com
Good Luck!!!!
Thanks for stopping by, your comments truly make my day!

8 comments:

Nancy said...

WOW Kim, she is stunning, and the cake looks good too;O) Great card.
Happy birthday, Mary!
Hugs, Nancy.

Lena Katrine said...

Great card again, my friend! Cute coloured image, and beautiful details!

Hope you get a great weekend, hun!
Love & hugs, Lena

Kim Piggott said...

Wow Kim!
Such a stunning card!
Beautiful colouring and such pretty paper and detail!
So sorry about the sad news close to your home.
hugs
kim x

Moni said...

So gorgeous card, love the image and the details! Hugs, moni

Debbie said...

Gorgeous card,love the cute image,thanks for playing along with ASFOS this week,Hugs Debbie x

Lorie said...

What a wonderful card Kim! What a world we live in when things like this happen everyday. I'm sorry your town has to go through this! HUGS!

Jodi said...

Oh so cute!! You have colored her so perfectly and made her cake look so yummy!!
Hugs
Jodi =)

TaraG said...

Oh she is a cuttie patootie!!! Love this great card, hun!
Hugs,t

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