Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Interrupting the Christmas Cards for a Sparkly Birthday Card

A very dear friend of mine is having a birthday tomorrow. Her favorite color is red --- imagine, red at Christmas time! Well, I just happened to be in a red-coloring mood and did this image, and a few others while I was at it.

The image is from the Sophisticated Ladies at Rubberneckers. That collection is so elegant! This lady is called "Pearl" which was my grandmother's name. I could so easily imagine her in this classy gown.

The image is colored with Copics and accented with rhinestone swirls, red stones, and Prima flowers. The edge is trimmed with Martha Stewart border punch.

Along with the card we are giving her a delicious, decadent red velvet cake topped with cream cheese frosting. Yummmmm!

Like much of the Midwest we are experiencing very cold weather. Fortunately we are far enough south that we didn't get any of that heavy snow. It was strange, though, that we had just a few flakes of snow flying around even when the sun was shining through the partly cloudy sky. To all of you in cold and snowy weather, I hope you are hope safe and keeping warm.

Take care on the roads and stay well. Thanks for stopping by!


In God We Trust


Rose Petal said...

Hello Barb. What an amazing card. Love the colours and the image is just gorgeous. The flowers and pearls just give it the added class that it deserves. FANTASTIC.
Happy Crafting.
Love Sandra xx

Chrissie said...

Oh I just ADORE this Barb and I'm sure your friend will too.
I think I need to check out these stamps now lol!

Mina said...

wow you cant beat a bit of sparkle and this would put sparkle into anyones birthday...stunning Barb
Mina xxx

Lynette said...

Wow - what a stunningly-beautiful card!!!

Myrt said...

Oh Barb, this lady is sooooooooo elegant and you've coloured her to perfection! Your friend will absolutely be delighted with this gorgeous creation. Sorry I've been a poor blogger lately!

DonnaMundinger said...

wow Barb, she is truly elegant! Love the red and white! xxD

Julie said...

Barb this is absolutely divine! I love the red and the lady looks so elegant!

Fab colouring and sparkle!

Big Hugs