Saturday, January 15, 2011

Dazzling, baby, dazzling......

Hi everyone!
It's the fifteenth of the month, so you know what that means....yeppers, time to duel it out!

This month's kit came all the way across the country from Paola in British Columbia.  Yep, I realize that is a different country even, but still is west coast to east....lol  The theme is "Fun and Laughter for ever after!"

Here's a list, so you can check them out and leave them love!


Dazzlers        Divas
April (me)     Barb
Debbie       Carol
Jeanette      Jamie
Melina          Joan
Michelle       Judy
Paola           Kelly
Terry           LJ

Thanks for stopping in!  Next month, I get to pick the theme and kit, so I hope you will all stop in and see what is going on!

Huggz,
April

oops ~ didn't mention what the kit included, so here it is:

*Penny Black -'Best of Luck' #2349K
*SU! -Perfect Punches (B-Day sentiment)
*Designer Paper: 'Lovely' (doublesided) by K & Company and 'Paisley Bloom' by Daisy D.
*1 -11cm.round- white paper doiley from Dollar store
*3 strips of Ribbons: Mellow Moss taffeta 3/8" by SU!
*Riding Hood Red striped grosgrain 5/8" by SU!
*Burgandy stitched organza 3/8" by Michaels
*3 self-adhesive red candy dots by Pebbles Inc
*3 flowery gems (2 red ,1 green) by Forever in Time
*3 red small gems by Forever in Time
*3 ivory sm. five petals flowers from Michaels
*2 small rosettes from Michaels
*1 olive-green button from Walmart

17 comments:

BlueInks said...

Very cute card. That image makes me smile. LIke the layout you used!

Becky said...

MY Word, this is a funny Birthday card. Love it!

MiamiKel said...

Oh la la, you are working the shading on your cards, girlie! How fabulous and creative you are! Your shading and coloring are just so eye catching and draw us right in to your layout and design - wonderful, April! I can't wait to see what we are dueling next month :) Love ya! x0x0

Lone Pine Designs said...

This is a funny card...great colours and design!

Tammy said...

Wonderful card. Good thing that one of the chicks remember the fire extinguisher with all those flaming candles.

Julie said...

Your card made me laugh April!

Terry said...

Love the card April! It's great to see how different everyone's cards are using the same stuff! Thanks for sharing!!!

Carol W said...

Oh April...how fun is this? (btw I need the fire extinguisher when they put the candles on my cake too...lol). I love how you colored this image and I agree with Kelly...the shading you did around the image really draws your eye to the detail of the image....great job. I love your layout and the way you pulled the whole card together....AWESOME....hugs to you my friend...
Carol

Barb said...

Great card--I love the image Paola sent to you--I have it and need to use it more often. Your colors are perfect and this card just puts a smial on my face!

Judy McMullen said...

April, your card is just delightful!! Love that fun image and it is so perfect for the Fun and Laughter theme!! Great job!!!

djones said...

Great card April. You too used so many of the embellishment goodies. I like the double strips of ribbon too. Way to go girl!

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Oh my.... look at all the fun shading and coloring you did on the image. Impressive, my friend!

I love the way you have such an eye for placement of elements on a card.

Outstanding!

Darlene said...

Holy Cannoli, girl! You rocked this one! So fun hopping from blog to blog for this duel.
Such a fun image too.
Great job!!
Off I go to the next one...!

~Paola~ said...

yeahhh April! Your card rocks girl! what a GREAT ide to place the image between the two strips of ribbons! Wonderfully detailed front and that shading of yours...wowww...it sure makes the image pop!Sooo glad you enjoyed the kit!♥

Lynn McAuley said...

I love this flaming birthday card!! Sensational, April!

Jamie Sanchez said...

Hahaha... I just crack up at every one of these cards I see. It's really the clucker with the fire extinguisher.... the look on that chickens face just makes me laugh for some reason.

You did a great job on your card April. Love all the color.

Deedee Anderson said...

This is hilarious April -- good thing they remembered the fire extinguisher! Such fantastic coloring and shading on your image and greeting -- it really makes it "pop" against those beautiful papers!