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Sunday, 7 July 2013

Still Call Australia Home



My card today features UK Betty a retired stamp from Simply B Stamps all in red, white and blue.


I’ve drawn in some white stars in a very bad Southern Cross formation to turn her into an Australian Betty as this card is heading to a colleague who is going to work overseas for 12 months.  It’s to remind him that Australia is home and therefore he has to come back!

I followed a sketch from Die Cuttin’ Diva’s Challenge Blog that resembled the Australia flag too.  The challenge also called for a die cut, I didn’t have a star die so I cut a Spellbinders’ pennant shape seven times to make a Federation Star (the sixth star on the Australian flag).

Ingredients:
Copics
Skin E50, E51, E53 (cheeks E11)
Lips RV25, RV63
Dies & Embossing Folders
Spellbinders Nested Pennants
Spellbinders Nestabilities Classic Circles
Papers
Close to My Heart Pemberley Blue cardstock
Papermania Portobello Road
Stamps
Simply B Stamps UK Betty (retired)
Challenges

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9 comments:

Nadja said...

Oh my what a beautiful card! I love the way you colored her hair and the dress is just divine! Thank you for coloring along with us at Chocolate, Coffee and Cards.

Nadja

Mian said...

Your card is absolutely brilliant! Love your coloring and the design is fab!

Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us this week at QKR Stampede.
Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

Hugs Mian
QKR Stampede Design Team Member
http://mianspysselhorna.blogspot.com

Gerda said...

What a fabulous card! Love the cute girl image you used! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!
Gerda
http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

ScrappyHappyMommy said...

Very sweet image. Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin' Divas this week.
Anita
DT DCD
http://scrappyhappymommy.blogspot.ca

Karal Schuknecht said...

Your coloring is beautiful and the image is so cute. Thanks for joining us this week for "Rock the Red White & Blue.
Karal QKR Stmpede
My Blog: Karals Creative Corner

DonnaMundinger said...


Wonderfully creative and fab coloring. Love this, Emily! xxD

Chitra Nair said...

Wowwww!!! Beautiful card and love your coloring...
Thanks for sharing it with us at CC&CC...

Lisa :) said...

LOVE this card!! Stumbled here from a challenge blog!

Denise@DigiHaven said...

Wow, fantastic! We haven't chosen winners yet but ... There's a special "appreciation" blog button posted on our Facebook page for everyone who entered this challenge. Thank you for joining our challenge and showing your support. https://www.facebook.com/DigiHavenChallenges