Monday, January 21, 2013


Happy Birthday to my sweet sister Sheri!! Her birthday is officially tomorrow, but I wanted to get this card up and I won't be able to send it out until tomorrow :( I'm a horrible procrastinator! Maybe that'll be my new year goal for next year lol either way, I hope she has a wonderful and Happy Birthday!!!

And now back to my card.....
 I just loved this image!! It's Birthday Marci from La-La Land Crafts! Isn't she just the cutest??? I recently took a copic class from Wendy Ramlakhan and figured this would be the perfect image to practice what she taught me! Unfortunately for me, my brain isn't what it used to be lol BUT I think she turned out quite alright! Hair and skin are two of my weaknesses with Copics, so that just means practice, practice, practice and more practice. But with the help of this cute little image and Wendy's patience, I've found a new love for my Copics and not just intimidation anymore...So I guess that's a good thing! 
I also tried my hand at Rosettes. This was my first one. Yes I have the Tim Holtz Dies, and even the Memory Box dies, but I wanted a certain size, so this one was done the old fashioned way...using my hands and my score board. Somehow a few didn't turn out quite that great, I'm sure it was operator error lol but this one was perfect I think!!
Ok enough babbling...I'll leave you with a few more pictures and the inside poem that I found on the web and used. 
Thanks for looking and have a great Monday!!!

 I wanted to include a picture of the back of my card as well. I got these awesome Personalized Labels from The Cutting Cafe! You just tell Regina what you want, she sends the file, and then you print them out! You can do sheets at a time, or just a few. I'm cheap on some things, and why would I want to spend $$$ on a personalized rubber stamp, when I can spend a few dollars and get more than one design! So anyways, just check it out, you'll see what I'm talking about!! :)

La-La Land Crafts - Birthday Marci Digi Stamp
Hobby Paleis - 'Sister' Circle Digi
My Mind's Eye - Lime Twist - Life of the Party 6x6 Paper Pad
Recollections - Black Cardstock
Papertrey Ink - White Cardstock
From Stash - Purple Cardstock (Rosette)
 Liquid Pearls - Lavender Lace
Dew Drop - Brilliance - Rocket Red, Pearlescent Lavender
Sakura Gelly Roll Pen - White
Fusion Glue Adhesive - 1/2" Double Sided Tape
Stampin Up - 1 3/4" Circle Punch
Fiskars - 1" Circle Punch
Martha Stewart - Doily Border Punch
Copics -
Hair - E50, E31, YR31
Skin - E11, E00, E50
Blush - R02, R01
Lips - R14, R20
Dress, Shoes, Bows - V17, V15, V12
Socks, Bows on Shoes - V01, V20, V000
Present - R24, R14, R20
Bow on Present - Y11, Y13, Y15
Panda Bear - C1, C3, C5, C7
Halo Glow - BG0000, BG70 

Card Mania Challenges - Oh, So girly
Crafts 4 Eternity - Punch It 
Eureka Stamps - Anything Goes
Lexi's Creations - Fancy Folds 
Simon Says Stamp & Show - What Are You Known For?? (Inking/Distressing) 
Whoopsi Daisy - Use A Digi (La La Land Image)
 Paper Crafting Journey - Anything Goes
Simply Create Too - Anything Goes 
Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps - Use A Digi (La La Land Image)
My Paper Crafting - Use A Digi (La La Land Image)


Lisa M said...

Fantastic birthday card and that rosette rocks on your card!!! :D

scrapn_momof2 said...

Adorable card Jeri. Love the rosette and your label on the back!! I'm going to have to check those out. ;)


Sue Crease said...

This is such a cute image used on a great card. Love the papers you chose and great to see a shaped card for a challenge. Thanks for joining in on DDF.


Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Lovely easel card, beautiful colouring and layout. Love the papers too. Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge. Tracy x x

Ani said...

Lovely card! The image is so cute! Thanks for playing along at Card Mania! Ani

Larelyn said...

Your image is colored beautifully! This is such a sweet card for your sister - love the rosette and papers. So glad you joined our Digi Desserts Fridaze at My Paper Crafting. I hope you'll be back and also take a look at some of our great digi images at Paper Crafting World - they're great for your Copics!!!

Lynn B. said...

Your sister will love this, you did an amazing job! Thanks for joining us at My Paper Crafting, we hope you come back again.

Lynn B.

Cheryl said...

What an adorable card and I love your rosette!!

Thanks for joining us at Eureka Stamps "Anything Goes" this week.

Sandy Palmer said...

Wonderful easel card for your sister! Your coloring is lovely! I love how the border coordinates with the colors of the paper you used! It just pops on that black background! Thanks for participating this week at Digi Desserts Fridaze at My Paper Crafting! I sure hope to see more from you at DDF! :)

DianeMoneyGoolsby said...

Your card is super cute--your sister will love it. Glad you joined us for Challenge #29 - "Anything Goes"

Simply Create Too Design Team Member

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is gorgeous. I love the sweet image and pretty colours. Your rosette looks fabulous too.
Thank you for taking part in the Card Mania Challenge

Scrappin' Sista said...

Your card is sheer awesomeness! Love the image and the coloring. Thanks for joining us over at My Paper Crafting for Digi Desserts Fridaze. We'll be looking for you for our next challenge.

Scrappy hugs,
MYPC DT Sister
Scrappin’ Sista Designs

Regina Easter said...

oh this is sooooooooooooo sweet and i love love love that doll and the colors.....hugs

Suzanne said...

Such an adorable sweet card and digi. Love the papers you used. Thanks for creating with us at My Paper Crafting for Digi Desserts Fridaze.

Mamma Mia said...

Hi Crafty J - this is a gorgeous card and one I'm sure your sister will treasure. Love your rosette, sweet image and beautiful papers. Thanks for sharing "More than One Fold" with us at Lexi's Creations this time.
Helen x (DT)

Leslie said...

Absolutely beautiful! Thanks for playing with us in the Paper Crafting Journey Anything Goes Challenge!
Leslie, DT

Jen said...

Super cute card, Jeri! I am certain that your sister will love it! Thanks so much for joining our "Digi Desserts Fridaze" Challenge at

~ Jen, MPC Design Team

Amanda said...

Great birthday card, love that you have decorated the inside to. Thanks or joining us at C4E this week.

Cynthia said...

Adorable easel card, Jeri. I know your sister will appreciate this. Thanks for joining the Sweet 'n Sassy Digi Challenge this week!

Daisychain said...

A lovely card Jeri. Thank you for joining us this week at Whoopsi Daisy. Hugs Christine x

Karen C said...

This is great! Thanks for joining our "USE A DIGI" challenge over at WHOOPSI DAISY CHALLENGE BLOG! Hope to see you next week too!
Karen C

Maria Therese said...

Sweet card! Thank you so much for joining us at Bunny Zoe's crafts ♥



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