Usually I use today’s sketch just with a sentiment in the lower box.

But since I broke down and ordered Copic Sketch Markers for my birthday, I wanted to use them badly. I first used the flowers from Spring Solitude again, but because I had stamped them on a circle, they didn’t quite look right.

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So I got my girl from She’s all That out and stamped her in Brown Palette Ink on a Whisper White Oval piece.

The oval was cut and dry embossed with my oval Nestabilities.

As you can see from the color of the sentiment, it didn’t come out quite as dark as I wanted.

So I went overย the imageย with my E47 Dark Brown Copic. (I hadn’t had much time to play with them yet. but I can’t wait!!! ) Next I traced around her with B000 Pale Aqua. I went over it again with the same color for a little bit darker look. This color is super light.ย 

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I added sparkle to the candle light and her pearls with the Sakura Gelly Roll Stardust pen.

The oval was layered on a Purely Pomegranate scallop oval cut with Nestabilities.

I added a small flower from the Pretties Kit to top right of the oval. First I colored the inner part with E47, then went over the entire flower with R39 Garnet Copic Marker. Stardust Stickle was added in the center and a half pearl from the Pretties kit was adhered with a bit of Crystal Effect.

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My card base is a 4 1/4″ x 8 1/2″ piece of Soft Sky Cardstock folded in half.

I dry embossed the card front with my Texture Texture Cuttlebug Folder.

The Chocolate Chip strip measures 1 1/2″ x 4 1/4″.

Scallops were added with the corner rounder and holes were punched with the 1/16″ handheld hole punch.

Purely Pomegranate satin ribbon finishes the card off.

Beate

Stay at Home Mom of Three, Splitcoast Team Member and Copic and Spellbinders die Lover.

32 Responses to “Birthday Girl”

  1. Oh I LOVE it! Just FABULOUS, Beate! I LOVE that satin ribbon! ๐Ÿ™‚ And your new Copics!

  2. This is ca-ute. . . love it!

  3. Cute!!! I don’t want this set Beate!!!! Too cute!! Didn’t you get rid of a bunch of copics some months back? I can’t live without mine!

  4. Adorable!! Love your colored flower…Love your copics! I’m glad you treated yourself for your b-day! Have a wonderful weekend, sweet friend.

  5. This is sooo beautiful, really making me want those copics!!

  6. This is stunning! I love the colors…everything! You will have so much fun playing with your copics! They are awesome! Have a wonderful day! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  7. very elegant! And I love that little flower colored and sparkling!

  8. This is so beautiful !!!! I can only imagine what you’re going to come up with using your new COPICS !!!! Am I jealous….nahhhhh….ummmmm, wait…..uhhhhhh….YES I AM !!!! I am excited for you though….you deserve a great treat like Copics ๐Ÿ™‚

    Enjoy…go hug Rick
    Dance on ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. Such a sweet image. Love the cb and ribbon Beate! Okay off to try the sketch!

  10. this is wonderful Beate – I love embossing and I was wrong – it was copics!!! You did a beautiful job coloring with them! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

  11. ohhh, very pretty, I love the colors …:-) and the girl..:-) TFS:-) Bye, Silke

  12. Love this color combo and what a great birthday gift to yourself!

  13. Oh Beate, this card is so adorable. One of my all time favorite color combos (although, I’m learning I have a lot of fav combos when I stop by your blog..lol). Way to go! Treating yourself to Copics…they are next on my long list. I will have a b-day card in the mail for you (I think I’m the only person who didn’t know) So sorry:)
    I hope you have a wonderful weekend and thanks for the great sketch.

  14. Beate, I LOVE the scallops you added..and these colors are just gorgeous together!! I cannot WAIT to see all the cool things you are going to do with your copics!!! (Oh please do a tutorial!!!) ๐Ÿ™‚ Hope you have a fantastic weekend!!!

  15. Ok. I’m a moron. I just realized where the comment section was! Duh!!!

    Love the card. Very cute!

  16. Hey Beate!! I lOVE everything about this card!!! The embossing folder is perfect!!! And I love that stamp set!!! Your cards are always so inspiring …. I can’t wait to pick up my SU order now so I can play with *Shes All That*

    Take Care!! :]

  17. I gave you a Super Blogger award for all your generosity!!

    http://paperpleasing.typepad.com/my_weblog/2008/04/too-funny-i-can.html

  18. Beate – what a beautiful card!!! Love how you used your new Copic’s aren’t you lucky….Hope you get to enjoy them a lot!!!

  19. Very pretty! Copic markers are awesome! I just bought my first set too and I love them.

    Have a fantastic weekend!

  20. Beautiful Beate! I love the embossing…and those Copics are fun aren’t they?! I’m loving mine too ๐Ÿ˜‰
    I was an early bird…on the post for the OLD sketch ๐Ÿ˜‰ I didn’t jot it down though so I forget what it looked like anyway…haha!
    Can’t wait to create later!

  21. Beautiful as always!!! This card is so elegant!!! ๐Ÿ˜€

  22. Girl — you got Copics again!! I can’t wait to see what you do with them! Love your card — that little girl is so sweet!

  23. GORGEOUS card, as usual. It’s SOOOOO pretty! ๐Ÿ™‚

  24. Beautiful card!! I love the colors, wide ribbon and embossing!! I also love how you’ve used your Copic markers! Awesome!!

  25. I Love the way you used that stamp! What a great idea! Have a wonderful weekend!

  26. Thanks for the challenge. Here’s the link to my card:

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/881002?cat=10545

    Have a great weekend.

    Kathi

  27. This is simplicity at it’s best! The colors, the texture, the embellishments! It’s beautiful!!!

  28. Wow! This is gorgeous! I think I like the girl best this way! lol! The emossed background and ribbon make it so stunning and elegant!

  29. Wow, love your card. The colors, ribbon and embossing are simply elegant, and “she’s all that” is adorable.

  30. I love this! So many textures and such gorgeous use of colors. Ummm, just curious………not my business…….but I thought you had sold all 4 boxes of Copic’s awhile back. Was it that you liked the sketch better? Just curious.

  31. Oh, you bad girl! JK! I’m glad you finally got the copics, now I can see what cool stuff you do with them ๐Ÿ™‚ Plus you deserve such a wonderful Birthday gift to yourself.
    Love the sketch, and love the card. I love how you only used part of the image of the girl . Havea great weekend!

  32. very pretty card and neat sketch, love how you went around the image in a blue, really adds something, I never would have thought of that!

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