Hap-Pea Birthday! 9

Hi there! I’m with you today, showcasing one of the little clip arts from the most current monthly colouring pack over at Karleigh Sue. I thought it would be fun to make some of the clip arts the main feature on some cards, and was immediately drawn to this cute pea pod!

I decided to make this a more masculine themed card, so I used some greens, blues and mustards in my colour palette.


I lightened the lines of the image, then coloured with my copics, for a ‘no lines’ effect, and added in a cast shadow underneath, so the pea pod didn’t look like it was floating!

as a finishing touch, I added some triple thick to the peas in the pod, to make them really POP from the pod!

don’t forget too, if you do get the colouring pack, you can enter your colouring or cards over in the official karleigh sue fan group on facebook, to be in with  chance of winning next months colouring pack absolutely FREE!


Product list


Copic markers- G99, G94, G21, YG 17, YG 25, YG 23, YG 21

white gelly roll gel pen

bamboo twine from some odd girl

3D foam pads

lawn fawn Milo’s ABCs

cardstock in green , white, and super smooth for colouring

papers from Prima and Studio Light

Americana triple thick

memento ink in tuxedo black.

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About rachel Gillham

I'm a twenty something mad cat lady, with a rescue cat and a passion for all things crafting... You can often find me tinkering with one or other of my machines, making cards, vinyl decals for items, or doodling quietly.

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Great card – love that sentiment!

Thanks for joining us at Crafting With Dragonflies.

Helen x

Lynn aka Lynnpenguin

Super cute creation. Thanks for playing along with us at Scrapper’s Delights. Good luck. Looking forward to seeing you again.
Lynn, Scrapper’s Delights DT


What a great card! So fun yet handsome. Thanks for joining us at Crafting with Dragonflies! Best, CG

Rae Ann

Such a cute idea for a masculine birthday card! The shadow was a great touch. I love the overall effect.

Thank you for joining us at Li’l Patch of Crafty Friends for our challenge.

stephanie Serrano

Oh how sweet this is! Thanks for playing at Catch The Bug!


Cute card and sentiment, thanks for playing with us at Crafting with Dragonflies, blessings HIlde


Like this card, makes me smile great job. Thanks for sharing with us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends.
Leanne DT/LPCF


Cute card, thanks for sharing with simply Papercrafts!