Friday, June 4, 2010

Phindy Challenge - Birthday Card

New challenge at Phindy's Place again - Birthday cards this time! Since I'm always (according to my beloved, at least) short of male birthday cards I decided to make one.

The image is just adorable, poor mr Brown looks decidedly uncomfy in his old-man-brown suit!!!

The papers are from Papermania Victoria & Albert collection, old-worldly like mr Brown himself. I've kept embellies to minimum, just Fiskars corner and border punch and couple of gems. The sentiments are from Amy R Birthday collection.

Copic colours used:
Skin: E50,51,53
Suit: E49, E29,E47,E57,E13
Doggie: E39,17,15,13,21
Shoes, hair, accessories: W00,01,03,05,07,09
Shirt, hankie, grounding: C00,1,3,5,7,8
Present, tie and wrap YR24, YR15, YR23, Y15
Flowers & present wrap:R27, R05, R02, YR15, Y32, G09, YG25

Don't forget to visit Phindy's Place and look at the lovely creations of the rest of the design team!

I would like to enter this card into following challenges:
Simon Says Stamp - Male card
Pixie Dust Challenge - Punch It Out
Your Next Stamp - Use a Border Punch
A Spoon Full Of Sugar - Celebration
Sir Stampalot - Punch it

Thanks for looking and happy crafting!


Cec said...

Printed the boarding passes and ready to go but couldn't resist checking what you've got for us today. I love this card. The image, colours and sentiment are so perfect for a man. I'll be checking in as soon as I get back to see what treats are in store for me.

MoonDust Bath and Body said...

I love that card. It is adorable.

pinky said...

Annika this is just excellent, love the image and the perfect sentiment with him. Thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month.

Ann English said...

Oh, Annika-incredible! Your coloring is such a work of art!

Netty said...

LOL, just brilliant images, love it. Annette x

Shirley said...

This is so perfect for a man birthday card, but I think it's rich and beautiful looking too. Perfect sentiments for a perfect card.

brenda said...

Hi Annika

I just love the sentiment on your card, how very apt to go with the image. A super card.

Thank you for joining us at Stampalort Challenge this month and good luck.

B x

mycardz said...

Well, this card definitely brought a smile to my face! Again, amazing coloring and what perfect sentiments! Love it! hugz, Mary

Liz Corrigan said...

Another wonderful card. What great papers, will have to look out for them. Great colouring as always. Rosie x

chris said...

Hi Annika
your colouring is amazing, though i dont feel i should call it that, its art work!
off now for another look at your blog.
back soon hugs chris xx

Marlene said...

Another one for my favorites bookmark! You are simply AMAZING!

Stef H said...

the dog doesn't look to happy either!!!! love the papers! and i just love those corners!!!!

Anne-Marije said...

Wow this card is amazing! I really love your colouring...
xxx Anne-Marije

Martine said...

oh wow this is just wonderful, the colours are fab as are the papers and image, thanks so much for joining in with this weeks Simon Says Challenge, Best of luck to you


Sue from Oregon said...

oh goodness...I have to look at every little detail of this one...wonderful!

Sylvia Blum said...

Oh my goodness... I want to be able to do colouring half as good as you do when I'm grown up!!! I'm always sitting here in front of my puter drooling over your gorgeous creations and can't believe a non-professional artist can do things like you do with some markers *wow wow wow*
{hugs} Sylvia

Anne said...

LOL you always have the BEST sentiments Annika! What a gorgeous card and yes, he isn't happy in his suit is he?

This image has never done much for me - but I love it now - your colouring and clever use has really put it back on my list:)


Anonymous said...

WOW! Amazing coloring! Love this! So FUN!
Pam Going Postal

PinksyDoodles said...

Fab card with a great image and sentiment.
Thank you for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month.
Clare x

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