Happy Belated Birthday Anita

The very talented and all around gorgeous girl Anita from My Paper Craft World celebrated her birthday exactly a month ago today . Being the shy retiring lady she is she didn’t spill the beans until it had passed but as you all know here in blogland its hard to keep a secret ( although Darnell and Bev  of Happy Dance both managed to do that whilst organizing this surprise ) These two lovely ladies wanting to honor the lovely Anita and have organized this link party so we her blogging friends can show our appreciation by uploading cards here . If you would like to join in please follow the link or if you just want to pop over to Darnells blog to see how wonderful these blogging friends are there are tons of cards already linked up in the gallery

Anita here’s wishing a very happy belated birthday sending you lots of warm hugs from Greece.

It seems my card also fits in with this fortnight’s Fusion challenge so I hope you don’t mind Anita if I pop it in there too !

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I decided to follow just the sketch and used this lovely stamp by La Blanche coloring the eyes and lips with Copics and then adding GA to give a shiny effect . The frame was made with Spellbinders square ( obviously ) die and for the first time in ages I didn’t rev up the old Cameo !!!.

Before I go I would like to share some photos of the view along the sea front where I live, Ive recently taken up power walking and I walk about 10km daily ,lately there have been some fantastic sunsets and I managed to get a quick shot of the sun as it was disappearing  behind the mountains.

Wishing you all a lovely day

Take care

Marie

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22 thoughts on “Happy Belated Birthday Anita

  1. This is so lovely, Marie! Our dear bloggy friend, Anita, will surely love this. That stamp is so unique, and I love that you’ve only colored the eyes and lips. Great paper too! Love the sunset and the umbrella artwork. Water and sunsets just go together, don’t they?! (though in my part of the world, it’s sunrises! lol). Beautiful card, and I’m so glad that you were able to help us all celebrate our dear friend, Anita.

  2. This is a piece of Art Marie. Then added GA ( took me a while to work out what that meant!) is just so fab, who doesn’t like a bit of shiny red lippy! And please stop with these photos…I am too jealous!!

  3. Awesome frame card, do you sell these in your shop, you know in a darkened corner! – sorry!

    This is another awesome make, I soooooo love your work.

    PS Thanks for the “lovely” comment on my blog🙂

  4. Well, first of all, I’ll say again, you don’t live in Greece, you live in Paradise!! Thank you for sharing the photos! Now about your post and card. Your post was very touching, Marie, and your striking card is positively mesmerizing!! Go you for making this masterpiece without your little friend, lol! It really is perfection that Anita will be just as spellbound by as I am!! Thank you so much for joining the surprise party!! Hugs, Darnell

  5. Oh, this is such a striking card, Marie!! And great on colouring those eyes and mouth!!! This card is so different from all the others and I LOVE it!! The black frame is perfect!! Stunning!!!

  6. What a stunning card – so simple and yet so exotic! love the glossy accents on the lips and eyes! And thanks for sharing that lovely umprella sculpture how wonderful is that! Thank you for joining us at Fusion with this lovely creation!

  7. Gorgeous card Marie……Anita will love it. What a great combined surprise for her….it’s been a pleasure to take part. Fabulous photos, so jealous that this is outside your window! So in awe about the power walking and the 10 km a day…

    Hugs.

    Karen xxx

  8. Oh my goodness, Marie, thank you so much, this is stunning! I love the classic black and white with the touch of colour in the oh so glossy blue eyes and luscious red lips … so cool! Thanks so much too for your lovely and touching words and sweet wishes, I’m so delighted you joined in to celebrate my surprise belated birthday bash, and made it such a special day! Hugs, Anita🙂

    Oops, almost forgot to say what stunning photographs … yep, more talent! 🙂

  9. Wow what a stunning card! Love the CAS style of it and love the two bright pops of color. I also love your pictures, those umbrellas are so neat looking and I love your beautiful sunset! Good for you for power walking! Hugs

  10. Hi Marie, Fab card for your friend, I love that big black frame, it fits perfectly!! Fabulous shots of the coastline, clever photography and well done for walking so far you’ll be all healthy very soon😀 XX

  11. gorgeous card Marie, you cards always have ur signature style🙂 love it and the photos u have shared … I want to make a trip to ur place now🙂
    thank you for sharing with Fusion

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