Thursday, April 29, 2010

One hefty imaginary friend

Today's card is created using image from Hambo stamps, they have loads of fun stamps and hilarious sentiments. It cracked me up the moment I saw it and I knew exactly what I was going to do with it.
I coloured the image with Copics, no glitter or glaze involved - yes, I know, it can happen to me sometimes!
The papers are from my favorite MME Quite Contrary collection. It's an obsession, what can I say! I didn't use any embellishments except some stickers and die-cuts from the same collection.
All the stitching is done by hand using embroidery thread and the sentiments were created in the computer and printed straight onto stickers, then heat-embossed. The grass is made with MS border punch.
I would like to enter this card into following challenges:
Stamptacular - sewing
Crafty Catz - sewing
Lili of the Valley - Here Comes Summer
Mercy's Tuesday Challenge - Sketch inspiration

Thanks for looking and happy crafting!



Pauline said...

I love this scene, lovely colouring on the image, really fab card. Pauline x

Liz Corrigan said...

What a great card Annika. Such a fun image and great sentiment. Love the colour scheme you have used, goes so well with the image. Rosie x


Hi Annika
A fabulous card and a fab image,thankyou for joining us at CraftyCatz for this week's challenge,
Hugs Dianne xx

Jessica Wekenman said...

I absolutely love this card! I love everything about it! The sentiment is so cute and just perfect!

Anonymous said...

This is darling! Reminds me of a Disney movie out right now 'How to Train Your Dragon', so cute!

Alice & Crafts said...

Really cute!!! well done!

Sprytebyrd said...

Oh, this is such a wonderful card! I just LOVE everything about it! Great job!
Thanks so much for joining us this week at Stamptacular Sunday! ♥ Good luck on the challenge!
Dee (Spryte)

Sylvia Blum said...

oh my goodness.. this is spectacular and SO adorable!!!!

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Wilma said...

How lovely! This card is really cute!!!

Inkerbelle said...

So sorry I called you Clare, Annika. I know better!! :)

Inkerbelle said...

Put the kettle on, Annika; I am coming over for a colouring lesson. Whether I am invited or not! Love everything you do!!

carol said...

oh wow how cute!! love the image, thanks for sharing with Crafty Catz this week x carol

Stempeltiger said...

WOW! Such a beautiful card Annika!
Love the sweet and funny image.
Hugs, Swantje x

Rach said...

rofl, what an awesome card, love it.xx

Nicki said...

Wonderful card Annika, such attention to detail, it's gorgeous and it made me laugh too!

Nicki, xx

Allison Rankin said...

This is awesome all the way around. From the design to the sentiment to that coloring! I am green with envy!

Kim said...

Annika, your cards are awesome! You color so beautifully! Thanks for commenting on my blog. Very kind of you!

Annette said...

What can I say, but "awesome!" Great detail from front to back. Thanks for joining us at SSC.

Marlene said...

Oh my gosh - this is too stinkin' CUTE!!!! Love the image - and love how you made the card. Your coloring is to die for! Simply FANTASTIC.

Carolyn said...

Annika, I think this is one of the most fantastic cards I've seen in a very long time. I love everything you've done with it. The inside is also perfect. Thanks for joining in at SSC.
Hugs xx

Unknown said...

Gorgeous card, thanks for joining us on LOTV.

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