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Wednesday, 16 February 2011

'HAPPY BIRTHDAY' to.......?

.....FOR FUN CHALLENGES! Yes, it's our birthday, and we are 1 year old!!!! And we want to celebrate in STYLE, so, this week, we have a wonderful sponsor, Michelle Perkett, and a super-duper fun challenge-theme of.........................

So your project needs to be in celebration of a birthday......what could be easier? Here's a little bit about Michelle.....


Michelle Perkett is an artist who believes the world can always us more kindness, innocence, inspiration and color. She lives in beautiful Southern California, and has an incredibly unique, and positively happy style in her art. She has a magical store filled with angels, fairies, mermaids, and wonderful images, bound to delight you!

Michelle's first love is her art. She has run her art business for over 6 years and is spreading worlwide with Etsy and devoted crafters. She tries to live the way she creates her art; with love, happiness, peace, harmony, joy, friendship, kindness and inspiration and hopes that she inspires other people to do the same.

You can visit the MPS shop at:

On the DT we were really lucky to have the chance to work with some of Michelle's fab images, and here's my card...........

I so enjoyed making this card, and went for this image/colour scheme as I made it for a friend whose  birthday was on Monday, Valentines Day! (Happy Birthday for Monday Sammy!!)

I coloured her using my Promarkers, and used my labels nesties to cut, mat and layer.

 I used 2 digi papers (gingham and hearts) red cardstock and Card Candy dots, along with some lace ribbon. The sentiment was made on the computer, using Countryhouse font.

So, there you have it! Why not pop over to FOR FUN CHALLENGES and join our celebration this week, you never know, you might just win some of Michelle's fab digis! Oh yes, there's more!  Helen, who owns the blog, is also putting together some birthday candy as a 2nd prize this week, so there's double the chance of winning....Yay!

I would also like to enter the 'your choice' challenge at Michelle Perkett Studio .

Thanks for looking, and Happy Crafting!


Catherine said...

What a sweet card Ali and I love those papers !

Jan Hunnicutt said...

Ohhh, I love the red and white together, just beautiful! Thanks for playing in our challenge at Michelle Perkett Studio!

Dawn said...

Love it Ali!
Dawn x

Tammy said...

Adorable card! I love the colors and papers!! Thanks for joining us this week at MPS!
Tammy x

Marilyn Webb said...

Wow, I love her all in red and white, beautiful card! Thanks for joining us this week at MPS.
hugs Marilyn

Shelley said...

Beautiful card! I love the coloring. Thanks for joining us at MPS this week. Shelley :)

Michelle said...

Happy Birthday! So happy to be your sponsor this week and I just love your Queen of Hearts card all in red and white! Thank you for joining our challenge at MPS this week as well!:)



paperfun said...

She is lovely. I love all the little white pen dots. It really adds to the image. A very pretty card.

Thanks for swimming with the mermaids at Michelle Perkett Studio.


Pauline said...

Hi Ali.... this is just AWESOME in red and white! what a rockin' creation! Thanks for entering it at MPS!
hugs and blessings,
Pauline (MPS, and For Fun!)