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Friday, 7 January 2011

My First DT Card

So excited & nervous at the same time to share this card with you!!!























This is my first ever DT Card & this one is for Challenge #12 over at Digi's With Attitude! Challenge Blog , where the theme is "New Years Resolutions" and as the title suggests, your project must reflect a New Years Resolution.
The image is one of Grumpy Gretchen and is called Martini! You can find her here!
I printed her onto some lightweight smooth card & coloured her with promarkers! I added a piece of recyled ribbon, from one of my birthday pressies, then matted the image and the computer generated sentiments onto some black lightweight card.
  
I then matted the image onto the pink & black designer backing paper (not sure where it's from as I was given it by a friend).The sentiments were attached with foam pads to give a bit of dimension.




To finish the card off, I attached a couple of sticky gems & a  built up paper flower which has a little rose as the centre!
These little paper roses are sooo sweet!
I hope you like it! 





Please pop over & join in the Challenge if you have the time!
Thanks for looking!
Update: the paper is Kate Knight for Dovecraft! Thanks for letting me know Maria x
Off to look for some challenges to enter my card in!!!


Dutch Dare Card Challenges #94 New Beginnings (DT place!)
Paperplay Challenges #11 Clean & Simple
Sassy Studio Designs #54 Something New (Digi)
I Love Promarkers #47 Recycle (My Ribbon)
Sparkles Forum Challenge #2 New Things (Digi & DT place)
Stamp Something January Digi Day Challenge
Scrapbook Sisters Challenge #17 Anything Goes
Crafty Card Crew New Beginnings
Pile It On Challenge #1 Brand Spanking New

34 comments:

  1. Dawn, it's brilliant! Absolutely love the sentiment, (gave me such a laugh!) So glad to see you kicking off your DT experience with a perfect debut card!

    Hugs, Ali x

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  2. Well Done Dawn and fab card I do love Gretchen she is so loveable best of luck with the Dt over there
    Jacki xx

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  3. Woo Hoo - WTG Dawn - excellent DT card and loving the idea of matching drinks to your outfit!!!

    Kathyk

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  4. It's beautiful Dawn and I heartily agree with the sentiment!! Love the flower.
    Suz x

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  5. Dawn!
    I didn't notice the rose in the center of your flower til now!
    That's really CUTE!!
    Our first day went pretty well, didn't it?

    Stacie

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  6. Fantastic job Dawn, i love the colour! They are lucky to have you on their team!
    The paper is Kate Knight for Dovecraft.
    Did your candy arrive safe?
    Maria x

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  7. Well Dawn dont know why you were nervous this is absolutely perfect everything goes so well together and your detail is great. Mary x

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  8. Fab card hun. Well done on your new DT post, I can see why they choose you x

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  9. What a cute card! Love the image too, Thanks for joining us this week at Dutch Dare Card Challenge.

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  10. Fab card Dawn, thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.

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  11. Hi Dawn..

    Well done, no need to be nervous, fantastic card hun..

    Thanks for joining us at SFC, good luck.

    Huggies Angel

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  12. Hi Dawn. Congrats on your new DT position. Lovely card in fab, spunky colours which suit your image well. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.
    Tine :)

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  13. What a great card, Dawn. Loving that sentiment, pmsl. Big congrats on your DT place. Way to go, hun. You're off to a super start. :o)

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  14. Fab card Dawn, I love it! Gorgeous colours and the sentiment is perfect :-)
    claire xx

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  15. Fab card Dawn, great job !
    thanks for playing with us at paperplay this week
    hugs
    céline

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  16. Very nice Dawn, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
    xx

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  17. Love the sentiment! Those are words to live by! ;) Great layout and the big flower really pops!

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  18. Lovely card dawn! i think i may have to try what its says on the sentiment! xxx

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  19. Hello Dawn, what a gorgeous card, wow first DT.... I remember my first DT card and it was a mees, this is beautiful.xxx

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  20. Great card, no need to worry hun!

    Thank you for sharing with us at SFC this week, Good Luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

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  21. Dawn, congratulations and you have done such a beautiful job on your first DT card...she is darling!!! Love it!! Thanks for coming by to visit me and hope you will return often...big hugs for you...Jacque

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  22. Fab card!
    Thanks for joining us at Pile It On!
    Helen x

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  23. What a fabulous card Dawn! Great sketch and such a fun image!
    Thank you so much for playing along at stamp something!!

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  24. Thank you for entering your fantastic card in our 17th Scrapbook Sisters Card Challenge. Hugs from Julie and Karen xxx

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  25. A lovely card made with a fab image
    Thanks for joining in at SFC this time

    Jackie x

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  26. It's very pretty, great image, thank you for joining us this week at I♥Promarkers
    Ruth x

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  27. Great card Dawn, nice to see a different style of image - more 'grown up' LOL Thanks for joining us on I ♥ Promarkers this week.
    hugs
    wynneth
    x

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  28. Too cute, and that sentiment is the greatest! Thanks for playing along with SSD!

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  29. Back with my other hat on, lol. Still a great card with brill sentiment. :o) Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

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  30. Beautiful project Thanks for playing along with our plain and Simple theme at PAPERPLAY!

    Liz xx

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  31. Lovely card! Thanks for joining us for this weeks challenge at The Rubber Cafe!

    XOXO
    Kristine

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Thank you for taking the time & trouble to comment! I truly appreciate your feedback!
Hugs
Dawn xx