Friday, January 21, 2022


Hello crafty friends! Welcome back to my little section of blog land. While I have a bit of free time, I wanted to share this card that I made for Digi Doodle Studios using the adorable Party Birds image.

Aren't they sweet?  To create this card, I chose papers from a 12x12 paper pad from DCWV called Confetti., which was a HOT BUY from Michaels.  Here is a similar one.  I colored the birds using alcohol markers to match the strip of confetti paper on the left.  The party hats and the balloon were all colored with Sakura gel pens while the party favor, and dots/stars surrounding the birds were all colored with Pentel metallic gel pens in gold and silver.  I had used Silhouette Design Studio to size the image to fit nicely on a 5.5" x5.5" square card base.  I also used the design program to create the scalloped circle layer behind the birds, and the sentiment.  So that everything would match, the scalloped circle was colored around the edge with an alcohol marker.  I think this card turned out super cute!  Of course, all the shiny and metallic markers do not show up well in pictures. ­čśÇ


Creative Moments #230:   ATG (3/3) 
Crafty Calendar #1:  ATG (3/3)
CHN Patterned Paper:  ATG using patterned paper
Love to Craft #66:  ATG (3/8)
Mix it Up #57:  ATG (4/8)
Crafty Animals #57:  ATG using animals
Critter Crazy:  ATG featuring critters
SheepSki Designs #58:  Square (1/3)
Fab 'n' Funky #543:  2 or more patterned papers
Aud Sentiments #290:  ATG + sentiment (3/5)
C.R.A.F.T #624:  ATG (1/2)
The Paper Shelter #495:  New Beginnings (1/3)
Polkadoodles #4:  ATG (1/2)
Digi Choosday #3:  ATG (1/2)
Colour Crazy #3:  ATG with coloring (1/2)
Crafty Catz #579:  ATG (1/3)
The Outlawz Twisted Thursday:  ATG, optional twist: Feminine
As You Like It:  Favorite Coloring Medium and why (alcohol markers are my coloring medium of choice because I have the most experience with them!)

Well, that's all for me today friends!  Thanks again for stopping by...oh, and don't forget to join us at the Digi Doodle Studios challenge blog for this month's challenge BE HAPPY and/or YOUR FAVORITE THING.  There's still time left to play along!  Until next time,

­čĺŚ Stay Healthy, Take Care, and God Bless! ­čĺŚ

~ Marie


  1. They are so darn cute! I love the colours you chose for this Marie. Everything is so bright and happy. Fun sentiment! Thanks for sharing this with us at The Paper Shelter!

  2. LOL.. what a fun make! Lovely image and great colours!

    Thanks for playing along with our Challenge at Critter Crazy and good luck!

    Hugs and please come back soon!
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  3. So sweet, a lovely birthday card in such pretty colours. thank you for joining us at Crafty Catz this week.

  4. What a fun card! So cute and I love the sentiment you chose. Thanks for sharing it with us at Polkadoodles this week.

  5. Love all the layers on your marvelous card, Marie. Thank you for sharing your beautiful card. Good luck with your entry, and hope to see you again. Hugs, Lori (DT - The Paper Shelter)

  6. Lovely and colourful. Thanks for joining AYLI challenge. Elaine

  7. Just popped back to say thanks for joining us at Fab'n' Funky.

  8. What a cute design and colored beautifully! I love the final design with all the layer...thanks so much for joining us at The Paper Funday Challenge.

  9. Adorable card, love the sweet birds. THanks for joining 613 Avenue Create and TTCRD challenges. Anesha

  10. Hello Marie, This is such a sweet card! Love the cute image and your colour choices are just perfect, great touches of sparkle as well.

    Thanks for joining in with Crafty Calendar Challenge this time,
    Sarah R
    DT Crafty Calendar Challenge

  11. So very sweet and lovely colouring..
    Thank you so much for joining in with us at 613 Avenue Create..hope you will play along again..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  12. Love the paper and how you have matched it with your fab image. Such a happy card. Thank you so much for joining us in our challenge at Critter Crazy Challenge this week. Good Luck and I’m looking forward to seeing you again in our next challenge.
    Faith A DT

  13. Marie this is a Fabulous card and thanks for sharing at Crafty catz hope to see you linking up again in our new Anything Goes challenge

  14. Very cute card. Thanks for joining us at LTCCB
    Tina DT

  15. A cute image on your lovely card. Thank you for joining our challenge at
    Let's Craft and Create this week and good luck.. Ursula Uphof DT

  16. Sweet card, I love it. Thank you for entering our Anything Goes Challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
    Tw├│rcze pasje Danki {My Blog}

  17. This cute birds look like they are having a super party! Thank you so much for entering our challenge at colour crazy, good luck and see you again soon.

  18. Very happy and cute card, love the warm, bright colors. Thank you for joining SheepSki Designs "Squares" -challenge, I hope to see you back in our new "Use Some Red"-challenge.

  19. This is beautiful! Thank you for playing along at Penny's Challenges.

  20. This is beautifully coloured and I love the party paper in the background! Thanks for sharing your creativity with us in this challenge at he Colour Crazy Challenge, Vic, D.T. X

  21. Your image is too adorable and is beautifully colored! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at A Place to Start!
    Chana Malkah, Owner

  22. Me, again! I still love that wonderful image and your beautiful coloring!

    Thanks for stopping by our house at 613 Avenue Create !
    Chana Malkah, Owner
    Redora Lee Designs My Blog
    A Place To Start , Challenge Blog
    613 Avenue Create , Challenge Blog

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