Quixotic Challenge Blog First Challenge

This Site Today is a special day, it is the first challenge from the Quixotic Paperie Challenge blog, and it is Elaine’s, the owner of Quixotic Paperie, birthday.

click for more info So the theme, as chosen by Elaine, is ‘Birthdays’

For my birthday card I’ve used the lovely Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps Moonlight Whispers – Francesca with the My Mind’s Eye Wild Asparagus Papers and some ribbon jute.

I’ve coloured the image with Primacolor pencils and sansodor.

The hearts are from the great wooden shapes range Elaine has in stock here. I’ve punched a hole through the large heart with my crop-a-dile and painted the hearts with white crackle paint then painted over with Shimmer Paints Gold Glimmer Blingz and Wed Wagon.

Happy Birthday Elaine

Stamp – Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps Moonlight Whispers – Francesca
Ink – Versafine Onyx Black
Colouring – Prismacolor; Sansodor
Papers – My Mind’s Eye Wild Asparagus Papers
Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; double-sided tape; silicone glue
Other – Ribbon Jute; Wooden shapes; Shimmer Paints Gold Glimmer Blingz and Wed Wagon; Cuttlebug and embossing folder; ribbon; Crackle paint ranger; Brads; Seam ripper

Kim Dellow

Kim Dellow is an artist–designer–film-maker living the creative life in London, UK. She’s a freelance creative for the craft industry and others, and she loves to share her art-ventures on her blog.


  1. 4 November 2009 / 1:57 pm

    This is GORGEOUS, Kim! You've coloured Francesca beautifully! I love the layout and the hearts and crackle paint! Just lovely!

  2. 4 November 2009 / 1:58 pm

    What a great card! Wonderful papers and a very cute image!
    Hugs Jacqueline

  3. 4 November 2009 / 2:10 pm

    Wow!! This is fab! Lots of things I like about it.. especially the treatment you've given the hearts, I think.

    Y'know, if I ever get to make a card again, I may well join the challenge! (Seems like ages since I've had the time!! :o(

    Chris xx

  4. 4 November 2009 / 2:39 pm

    Fabulous card Kim, I love that image and the beautiful distressed hearts too!
    Hugs Tara xx

  5. 4 November 2009 / 2:42 pm

    Hi Kim!! What a sweet creation!! I love that image and all of your details really make this fabulous!! HUGS

  6. 4 November 2009 / 2:50 pm

    Oh my, I love this card so much! It looks like you put so much thought and detail into it.

  7. 4 November 2009 / 3:34 pm

    GREAT card!!

    Saskia 🙂

  8. 4 November 2009 / 3:54 pm

    This is fabulous Kim. I love these papers (must dig mine out) and the painted hearts look fantastic.

  9. 4 November 2009 / 5:35 pm

    Wow your card is adorable. I wasn't so sure about those images at first but they are really growing on me. You've coloured her really beautifully.

    Love Lynda xxx

  10. 4 November 2009 / 5:45 pm

    Kim this is really gorgeous hun, love the colours and the image is so sweet
    hugs Mandy xx

  11. 4 November 2009 / 6:26 pm

    Georgeous card Kim, one of my fav papers, the image is so cool. Good luck with the new challenge blog.
    Suzi x

  12. 4 November 2009 / 6:43 pm

    Oh wow this is fantastic. Really unique card Kim. Wonderful.

  13. 4 November 2009 / 7:50 pm

    Fabby card Kim!! Love the distressing and the hearts are so cute! I love that image….need some more hours in the day to play with mine! Have a lovely evening, Judy xx

  14. 4 November 2009 / 8:26 pm

    I really love the colour scheme, distressing and ribbon jute on this card – it all comes together so nicely!

  15. 4 November 2009 / 8:33 pm

    Love this card especially the colours you have used

    Jackie x

  16. 4 November 2009 / 8:58 pm

    Fabulous card Kim! Love the crackle paint on the hearts!

  17. 4 November 2009 / 9:52 pm

    Oh my Kim this looks ADORABLE and sooo pretty, love all your amazing details!

  18. 5 November 2009 / 9:44 am

    Oh Kim what a adorable image, and its been so beautifully coloured, the bps and design is stunning and bright. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxxxxxx

  19. 5 November 2009 / 1:41 pm

    beautiful card!!

  20. 5 November 2009 / 5:04 pm

    Such a gorgeous card Kim, I just love all the detail you have put into it and that fabby image too. So lovely to be working with you again hun !


    Jo xxx

  21. 10 November 2009 / 11:38 pm

    How stunning!! Love these images and you've done a cracking job!! Love the crackling especially!! Juliex

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