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Friday, October 4, 2013

Twenty Times Two

Hey there!  There's nothing quite like a girls' night to make a perfect Friday!  Good food, good drinks, good company...  This is what it's all about!  That and a little belated 40th birthday celebrating for one of my oldest and dearest friends!  Her birthday was last week, but I thought I'd give her her card in person when I saw her!

I colored up Birthday Cake Sassy from Sassy Studio Designs for the occasion.  I used my Copics and partially fussy cut the image for that "out of the box" look.  The papers are My Mind's Eye Fine and Dandy Boy, but I liked the 70ish feel to the colors and since we were all born in 1973, I thought they were perfect!  I kept it pretty simple to show off the sketch, which is from Feeling Sketchy (#71).  I just added a few flowers and a bling flourish.  The sentiment is from Graphicat Designs (who is currently on indefinite hiatus).  It was cut using the Fishtail Flags Stax Die-namics from My Favorite Things.

I really can't believe that we're all the big 4-0!  It seems like only yesterday when we were in high school together!  Now we all have kids!  And some of THEM are in high school!  For real!  I took 40 pretty gracefully, I think.  After all, age IS only a number!  And most days I still feel 20.  Even if my driver's license says my real age is twenty times two!

Have a fabulous night!

Markers used: Copics (E00, E11, E21, E23, E25, E27, E31, Y23, Y28, Y32, Y35, R20, R32, B00, BG10, BG15, BG72, YR02, YR04, YR07).



knitmachinequeen (KMQ) said...

Beautiful card. The dp is so very festive. I'm sure your friend will love it!

DebR said...

Great the image and the cheerful colors.
Thanks for joining us at Feeling Sketchy.

Linda Palmer said...

Very beautiful card Regan. Love your color choices and beautiful papers.

Cards by Sharyn said...

A beautiful card and a great take on the sketch. Thanks for joining us at Feeling Sketchy.

Granmargaret said...

Lovely card. Thank you for joining us at Feeling Sketchy

DebiJ said...

Such a fabulous card Regan, inside & out. Love your matted papers, gorgeous image, so well coloured & lovely cluster. Thank you for joining us at Feeling Sketchy.