Monday, 16 April 2012

Happy Birthday to a Special Guy ...

I made this for my baby (he turned 20 last month) he doesn't mind a cute card, bless him!
Purchased Edwin from the last release of Magnolia stamps and he was my 
favourite of the entire collection. I have seen a few sneak peaks of the next Magnolia collection
and I really NEED some.
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Anyways, I decided to cut away the front of this card to create the clouds which
I have done this freehand.  The inside back of the card is the sky complete with
a sun which I cut out with my Slice.  Distressing the clouds with TH inks really adds depth.
Coloured with Promarkers, completely hand stitched once again, 
sound like a  record, sorry.
Some Kraft card from my stash, fence die & bunting die.
Garden twine from my shed :)
Grass hand cut, really must invest in a die, me thinks.
The sentiment is from a set from Tickled Pink stamps which is not 
I believe available anymore?
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I would like to enter this card in the following challenges -
Here come the Boys - Tiddly Peeps (I won Top 3)!!!
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That is all from me today, have a great day, crafting or not
take care, Jane x

19 comments:

Vicky said...

Just so gorgeous Jane...love the image and great layout too hun :o)

big hugs Vicky xx

June Nelson said...

Aw Jane this is brilliant!! I cannot foir the life of me make a decent male card and I envy everyone that can , its great darlin xxxxxxxxx

Teresa said...

Oh Jane this is smashing! I love this Edwin and your background looks fab. Teresa xx

Teresa said...

Oops! I was so mesmerised by your card I forgot to say thanks for joining in at Here Come the Boys challenge. xxx

Fleur said...

Oh I love this, that sun is a fantastic idea. and I love the twine
HUGZ Fleur xXx

Sandra H said...

Oh your card Jane is lovely and l reckon it will go down great guns for your baby! mine was 28 last weeks :)x

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love the image and fab papers.xxx

Catherine said...

Fab card, love the bunting......

Suzie McFloozy said...

Fab card - you've created a great scene and I love the stitching :)
Thanks for playing along with us at MMCS this week and good luck x
((hugs)) Suzie xoxo

Sarah said...

This is fabulous!

Thanks for joining us at the Pretty Little Ribbon Shop .

Sarah x

coops said...

so stunning jane.fabulous design and details and the edwin is fab ;D

xx coops xx

Cards by Alison said...

Jane this is stunning. I am sure your son will love it. Alison xxxx

Woo said...

This is so gorgeous! Love your colouring technique! Thanks for sharing your tiddly peep card with us at Here Come The Boys! Woo xx

Tab said...

Gorgeous card, my lovely...so pretty!
Hugs Tab xxx

Annette said...

Your cards are stunning i love the layouts so different xx

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

How stinkin cute is this.... What a darling Magnolia image, your scene is beautifully crafted. I bet he loved this.

Elaine said...

Hi Jane what a super little image , love this card and that twine makes it pop . Fab work .
I have been abscent laletly but now back anhave had a look at your creations of late, they are as fabulous as ever well done, Hugs Elaine

Sarah said...

Hi Jane thanks for popping by on my blog, thought I'd return the favour. I love this, Edwin is so cute and I love all the stitching. Gorgeous card, they all are x

karen said...

Super fabulous card, love your layout, thanks so much for joining us at Here Come the Boys, Karenx