Thursday, September 15, 2011

Polly - Happy Birthday - Digital Delights

Hi Everyone - We're half way through the month of September and half way through all the September birthdays in our family. I made this card for my mom's sister - my Aunt Nellie. Now Aunt Nellie is a very special aunt to me. She and her husband, Uncle Richard, were like my second set of parents. They did not have any kids until they adopted my cousin, David. So my brother and I were like their kids too - they spoiled us rotten. They were at all our special occasions throughout our lives - birthdays, graduation, weddings, etc. 

(Now Aunt Nellie reads our blog every day, so Aunt Nellie when you get to this part, you have to stop reading. I don't want you to see your card until it arrives in the mail. But of course, if I know my Aunt Nellie, she's still reading - HAAAA!!!)

So when I saw this little girl digi named Farm Girl Polly by Digital Delights by Louby Loo, I decided to use her for Aunt Nellie's card. I colored her hair blonde because my hair was blonde when I was a little girl.

Here is the card:

Card base - Kraft Paper cut at 6 x 12 and folded in half
Red Shimmer Paper
Scalloped Oval was cut using the Fancy Frames Cricut Cartridge at 4 3/4".  I pop dotted it for dimension
I cut two - 1 1/2" strips of the red paper and embossed them with the Dots Embossing Folder using the Cricut Cuttlebug
Digi was colored with Promarkers
Happy Birthday Sentiment is a Digital Delights digi.
Bling was purchased at Michael's

I hope Aunt Nellie likes her card as much as I do.  And I really hope that she stopped reading when I asked her to stop.  I'll ask her tomorrow and I know she can't lie - tee-hee!!  (And Aunt Nellie, if you're still reading - I LOVE YOU!!) 

Other Challenges:  
Crafty Boots - 2W, SIO - (2nd week) Anything Goes
Daisy Doodles Creative Challenge - 2E, SIO, (must use digi) - (1st week) Embossing (ends 25th Sept)
House of Gilli - 2W, SIO - (1st week) Embossing
TThe Crazy Challenge - 2E - Birthdays

Get Hippity with Ippity

Thank so much for your visits and your comments.  Until another day, God Bless You!!  Donna


  1. Absolutely adorable Donna! I'm sure Aunt Nellie will LOVE it! I do! ♥

  2. Happy Birthday, Aunt Nellie!

    What a sweet card!

  3. Adorable Donna:) Am sure you Aunt will adore it too:)

  4. Oh Donna, I just love everything about it! The coloring is perfection and all of the layers just come together perfectly.

  5. So very very sweet! Thx for linking it up to the Make It Monday party!

    Mary J x

  6. What a lovely card. I love the soft colors you´ve used. Thank you for playing along with us this week at the crazy challenge, good luck! Dominique

  7. I'm sure your aunt will love this card and sepecially the sweet words you wrote about her. :-) Thank youso much for joining our challenge this week at The Kraft Journal!

  8. Such a sweet card.

    Thank you for entering the first Crafty Boots challenge.


  9. I think your Aunt Nellie is going to enjoy your little piece of art. Thanks so much for joining us at Get Hippity with Ippity.

  10. Oh, how cute. Thanks for playing at GHWI.

  11. Beautiful card!!! THanks for playing at Get Hippity with Ippity!! I hope you'll be joining us again!! Blessings!!

  12. What a precious card, Donna! Your aunt will love her card and the sweet childhood memories you shared.


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