Before I forget, thank you all for the lovely comments and birthday wishes yesterday! You are the kindest, sweetest folks and I'm lucky to have you reading my blog! I had a great day and ate too much of this wonderful thing. It's dangerous to know that chocolate cake this good is only 40 minutes away! And, before I announce the big winner of my birthday contest, a card to share:
I'm using more of those great heart accents by Heidi Grace. I think I might have to go back for more! Here I've used them as flowers for a Valentine's inspired card. Everyday Button Bits from Papertrey Ink is a versatile set; as you can see, you don't even need buttons to use it! To create the background for the flowers I used my Aqua Mist Copic Color Collection. I'm still learning how to use my Copics but this was an easy technique. I mostly used the lighter shades and my blending pen to create a soft watercolor effect, adding a bit of the darker shade along the top edge:
Another simple card using Kraft cardstock. I'm using so much of the stuff I have to order it by the truck load...lol! And now, the moment you're probably waiting for, the winner of my card-a-month contest. Can I get a drum roll, please??? I used random.org to pick the lucky number, and here it is:
And comment number 43 belongs to Jen who wrote:
"I have been a watcher of your blog for some time. Not sure if it was from the beginning but I have lurked about for some time. Thank you so much for all the wonderful creations that you share with us. Hope you had a wonderful birthday."
Congratulations, Jen! I will be contacting you soon to get your mailing address so that I can mail out your first of many creations to come!
Thanks again for your comments yesterday. It really made my day!