"I long to accomplish a great and noble task,
but it is my chief duty to accomplish small
tasks as if they were great and noble."
Helen Keller

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Dueling Darlings January Challenge

Happy New Year!

The card on my blog today is for the Dueling Darlings January Challenge.

Judy and I were the hostesses and chose a birthday theme.

The kit for the Dazzlers included:

DP - American Crafts, Confetti - Banana Cream Brady and Peanut Butter Benny.
Images - Whippersnappers "Little Girl and Dotted Present" and Stampin Up! "Birthday Whimsey" (cake)
Sentiment - A Muse "Itty Bitty Birthday"

Images and sentiment stamped in Memento Ink black and cocoa

Buttons - SU!
Ribbons - SU! Rose, crushed curry, orange, bermuda bay

We also asked the Darlings to post a favorite birthday memory.

I have a memory, kind of funny... My friends planned a surprise birthday party for me for my thirtieth birthday.  I ended up going home from work that day sick. Didn't want to get out of bed at all that evening.  The cat had to be let out of the bag that I was going to ruin the surprise party if I didn't show up.  I did show up and pretended like I didn't know a thing.

And here is my card.

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kadie said...

Fab card and kit, Deb!! What a fun theme this month. HUGS

Judy McMullen said...

Darlene, I'm so happy to be partnering with you for the first time with the Dueling Darling's first duel of 2015! Love your darling card! Your papers are perfect for the theme as is your cute and beautifully colored image!! Those embellishments from the lovely ribbons to the cute buttons and the pretty pearls on the shoes really enhance the whole design!!!

Oh, so sorry your 30th birthday surprise was spoiled by illness!

Terry Ladwig said...

Great card Debbie! This was a fun kit and a cute image too!

Love it!!

Barb said...

What a great card Debbie. I love the image and the colors are just perfect! Great layout too! I will miss being your partner in the duels in 2015!

:: BlueInks :: said...

The little pearls on her shoes are just adorable! The paper is perfect for the background. Fun card! Oh and it was nice of you to show up for your party! LOL

~Paola~ said...

awwww...I LOVE the lil detail on the shoes, aka wee pearls...sooo cute!!Beautifully executed card, with such sweet image colored to perfection. Thanks for the fabulous kit Deb!!♥

Carol W said...

CUTE, CUTE CUTE card Debbie. I love the kit you sent and the image is adorable. You and Judy have started the new year off with a bang. GREAT JOB Deb.

MiamiKel said...

Lovely party card, Deb! Such a cute image and fun card to represent all the important birthdays!
Glad to be DDDing with you! ♥

Melina said...

Oh too cute! I love the little pearls you put on the shoes! That is precious! :)

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Deb, your card is just as sweet as it can possibly be. Love the way you placed the ribbon on the DP! And that cute image is colored perfectly!