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Birthday card

Hello, I actually have another card...it was actually a card I made without any occasion or person in mind, which is a little unusual for me since I'm usually cramming at the last minute to send things out!  It was nice to have some down time over spring break.  Anyhow, it also conveniently happens to be a Free for All challenge at Anyone for Anya this week.



So I jumped on the big Anya bandwagon.  Also jumped on the copic bandwagon, except for the hair which is black colored pencil.  I kind of like that the limbs were thin and the clothes were mostly hidden by the box.  It seemed like a good beginner thing to start with coloring a box.  Patterned paper is from Echo Park's Happy Days.  Cut the one border with the perfect layers ruler.  Border punch was Fiskars.  Hmm, not much else I can add about this card.  Maybe it could have used a sentiment somewhere near the bottom, but I didn't look too hard for a small birthday sentiment.  Have a good day!

Comments

Danni said…
Very pretty! Love the colors/papers!
heidi said…
I love the girl on the card. The card is adorable.

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eva said…
hehe, big anyas and copics -- hard to stay away from those! such a pretty card! i like those papers too.
Leanne said…
Pretty! You did a wonderful job coloring her up and the layout is pretty cool. Great paper choices and design. It's always fun to make something just because. :) This is terrific Cheryl!

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Rachel Parys said…
This is too cute Cheryl!! I love the colors you used, and what a cute layout!!
RiNNE said…
Wonderfully colored! So pretty!

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