Thursday, 25 February 2010

Birthday card for nephew and challenges!!


Hi Everyone,I'm still sticking to my new year's resolution i think its a record that a resolution has kept for so long!LOL

I've made a birthday card for my nephew Michael he will be 9 so i thught he might want a bit grown up rather than cutey and i'm also entering the following challenges also:

Allsorts Challenge - A tag, ticket or label

Anyone 4 Anya- Something completley different - i've used a new folding techinque which is  a spring card

ICS Sketch 55 


The Crafty Pad - Brown, Blue & Cream or White

Totally Papercrafts - Lots of Spots

I've used:

DCWV retro papers
Papermania textured carstock
'Prince Ian' digi stamp TGF
HOTP Brads
Sizzix dots embossing folder
Ribbon
carstock label
Promarker for skin colour and pencils for clothes

I thought i would give promarkers a go but not use them for all my image as i didn't want to ruin it but i think it's turned out really nice so they will be going on my shopping list!LOL

Thanks for looking!

Sal xx
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17 comments:

  1. What a cute card for your nephew. Thanks for joining us at ICS this week.

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  2. Hi Sal
    great springy card, fabby image, great paper, thank you for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week, hope to see you next week, sue.x

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  3. I love your card!I have also a template for a spring card but never used it. Now I see yours a want to make also one ;) It makes me happy.Greetings from Spain.
    Tineke

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  4. Hi Sal,
    Fantastic boy card in gorgeous colours. I love the image.
    Hugs,
    Fiona x

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  5. Fabulous card :-) I love this image and the papers and colours you used are perfect :-)

    thanks for joining the Totally Papercrafts Challenge :-)
    Luv
    Lols x x x

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  6. Hi Sal

    A great card for a 9 year old. Such an "in-between age" to try and cater for.

    I love the unusual shape you have chosen and your colour combination.

    Thank you for playing along with my challenge at Allsorts this week.

    Love Jules xx

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  7. Oh this is brilliant Sal perfect for a young lad the colours are fabulous and loving the image you have done such a great job.

    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  8. Hi Sal

    You card is spot on for that agre group, it should reall appeal to him.

    Thank you for joining in at Allsorts this week.

    B x

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  9. Hi Sal,

    Such a cute card, sure your nephew will love it. Thanks for joining in the challenge at The Crafty Pad this week.

    Pat xx

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  10. Hi Sal, lovely card, so cute, your Nephew will adore it. Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week.
    Hugs Suzi xx

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  11. lovely card i'm sure he'll love his grown up card. thanks for joining us at ics this week.

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  12. A great card, thanks for joining us at Any one for Anya?

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  13. Hi Sal what a perfect card for a 9 year old. Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Pad. :)

    xxDebbie The Crafty Pad

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  14. Hihihi this is stinkin' cute! Thanks for playing with us over @ ICS :) ~ Nini

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  15. Fab & fun card. Many thanks for playing along with ICS this week. Lou x

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  16. Very cute! Love the fun design!

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  17. Hi Sal. great card hun. Love the shape, the colours and the papers. Gonna have to have a go at one of these. Hope your well.

    Mel X

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Thanks very much for your comments which will be greatly received! Sal xx