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Joni's Birthday Surprise

Today, a few of my friends are celebrating the birthday of the world famous Joni! Joni is a wonderful card artist and a fellow Can You Digi It? DT member. She is celebrating a giant birthday milestone today (its a big one but she shouldn't worry one bit 'cause she looks fabulous). We are asking everyone to drop by Joni's blog and leave her some birthday wishes. She has no idea we are doing this so I hope she is still speaking to us after today!!! LOL.

Here is the birthday card I made Joni:

I used the Mike Eustis Fur-ocious image available at Can You Digi It? I colored the image with Copics and Spica pens, and I used a Punch-A-Bunch leaf punch to make my bush and the bg (I sponged different colors for the bg and sponged them around some of the punched leafs). I also stold some more of the moss in one of my DHs arrangements (shhhhhh - he told me not to take anymore of it but it was a special ocassion and all). Joni loves animals so I am pretty sure she is going to love this card. Inside it says "have a Roaring Good Birthday."

Happy Birthday Joni - love ya and you seriously look wonderful!!!

Be sure and check out these other DT members who are in on the surprise party for Joni (I am posting a bit earlier than they are so if you are checking this early in the morning you may want to drop by later to see them):

and the CYDI?Store Blog


  1. What a special card. Joni will love it for sure. The image is just adorable trying to sit there looking so bad. I love how you made your bush, great job and also wonderful sponging. Thanks for sharing.

  2. That's a great image, too cute and I love the mossy, leafy bits - they really look fab! Great work of art and I'm sure it will be totally appreciated :)

  3. What a cute card you made with this ferocious lion. I think that arrangement is soon going to disappear and you're going to be in big trouble when there is nothing left. LOL Your sponging looks great and it is an adorable birthday card.

  4. This is too cute!! I'm sure she'll love it. Love the bush you created too.

  5. What a fabulous scene you have created :) Love the bush you made and the colouring of the image is great! What a fun card!!

  6. This is adorable, Nancy! Fun sentiment for this cute image.

  7. Your card is adorable, Nancy...I'm sure Joni loved it! Love the bush you created for the lion!

  8. great depth on this creation and love the colours and image
    Hugs Kate xx

  9. What a fabulous card. Thank you for the birthday wishes.

  10. This seems pretty interesting card, i like the idea!


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