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Thursday, 2 September 2010

Surfs Up

Suns Up for Surfin
Good morning another wonderful Spring morning a little cooler this morning hey it's Spring who cares it means we're getting closer to summer. I made this card last week for my sons 11th birthday he adores the out doors, he's a great swimmer and last season started Surf Life Saving and knew that this image would be him. He's currently on a mountain Spring skiing at present for his Year 6 Ski Camp lucky boy!!! Don't kids have great camps and school trips now days???
I came across a Challenge Blog the other day and thought I would try it out it looks really interesting. This weeks Challenge is #79 and one for the guys that's right Masculine Cards which is great!!! As I'm surrounded by men in my house hold and this Sunday is Fathers Day in New Zealand it's always the 1st Sunday in September.
Card Recipe:
Card: White SU card for the base.
Papers: Orange and Aqua papers from Craft Creations and the Floral Orange paper and the Aqua spot papers are from Magnolia Papers.
Image: This image is Alfie Surfin from Digistamp Boutique
Colour Medium: Copic Markers, Baby Blue Ink Sponged for the background.
Tools: Cuttlebug, Spellbinders Nestabilities Square, circle punch
Embellishments: Ribbon from American Crafts, Brads and paper clip from my stash, Handmade Sticker Ocean Summer from KB and the Beach Ball was handmade by me, punched in white card, coloured with copic makers, circle punched and mounted on chipboard and a foam pot dot.
  1. Cards for Men "Long Summer Days Challenge #18"
  2. The Corrosive Challenge #79 One for the Men

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Wishing everyone a great weekend.


Liza said...

A fab card Kathie, I love the bright colours and the image. I'm sure your son loved his card.

Liza x

Kelly said...

Oh Kathie, this card is the perfect card for summer! I love your choice of paper and the ribbon is awesome. It goes so well with the rest of the card!

Stefanie said...

What a wonderful card. I love the theme and your beautiful details!

Greets, Stefanie

Patricia St Martin said...

wonderful bright colors. love the layout. Thanks for playing with us at Cards for Men. Good luck on the challenge.

Alison said...

Bet your son will love this card! Love the bright colours and that fab image. Thanks for joining in our challenge at Cards For Men and good luck in the draw.
Hugs Alison x

mulberry station said...

Just have to tell you again how much I love yoru wedding card. Your little surfer dude is really cute too. Love your bright color scheme and fun emblishments!
Hugs, Nancy

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

Nice Post. This record helped me in my school assignment. Thanks Alot