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Hi everyone! I am a veterinary technician living in NY who loves to pen pal and make cards in my spare time. I have never been good at crafts since I can barely draw a straight line with a ruler but I was determined to give it a go.  I love learning all the different techniques and ways to craft. Follow me on my journey as I grow as a card maker!

Sunday, September 29, 2013


Hello my crafty friends! This is my first DT post for Challenges4Everybody and I am so excited to share it with you. It means so much that they have given me a chance to be a part of their team considering how new to card making I am! Head on over to enter your current projects for a chance to win the five images my wonderful DT buddies and I  have used to inspire you for this challenge! Sherri Baldy is our sponsor for this challenge.

 I have been a follower of this blog for awhile now and was so pleased to be offered a chance to be a part of their Design Team.  Tickled pink I guess you could say. So what better color scheme to use for my first card than pink of course.  I happen to be a huge fan of pink and chocolate colors together.  I just think they mesh so well.  I colored in this image by Sherri Baldy. How adorable is she with that long hair?  She reminded me of the film Tangled that my adorable nieces made me watch over and over! I am working on learning how to color and blend better. Practice, practice, practice.... Never give up! I used a Martha Stewart punch to make the leaves and glued together the flowers with a pearl added to the center.  Two cute little pink buttons were added next to the image.  I used my stampin up oval and scalloped oval punches for the Happy Birthday sentiment.  The fun sentiment is a die cut sticker.  I added a hint of glitter to the flower in her hair and on the flowers on her legs with my glitter gel pen.  I used papers from my stash that I picked up at a yard sale earlier this summer. I have followed the sketch at Sketch and Stash for the card layout.  I really enjoyed making this card for my first DT post and hope to do many more in the future.
Entering this card in the following challenges:
Sketch N Stash- sketch
Stamp and Create- birthday challenge
Party Time Tuesdays anything goes
Oldie but a goodie challenge - dies/punches
Anything Goes Challenge Blog- out with girls
Lej Designs Challenge Blog- layers
Inky Chicks - pretty in pink
  2 sisters challenge blog- anything
digidesignchallengeblog - coloring skills


  1. What an absolutely gorgeous card, great use of dies. Thank you so much for entering my challenge theme on an Oldie But A Goodie, and good luck!

  2. Amazing, thanks for joining us at LEJ Designs
    Susan xx

  3. Congrats on your DT position, Erin! Your card is sweet - I love pink and brown together too.

  4. Super pretty card.
    Thanks for playing along at SnS this time.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

  5. aaaw bless, thanks so much for joining us at Sketch N Stash with this wonderful creation!
    xx, Ally

  6. A really lovely creation Erin, fab colouring! Thanks for joining us at Di's Digi Designs Challenge xx

  7. Fabulous card... perfect for our theme of 'Out with the Girls'!

    Thanks for sharing at Anything Goes - hope to see you here again soon!

    Christine x