Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Blue For A Boy


Hi everyone, I've not had a lot of time for crafting over the past week or so, but I really wanted to have a play with one of my new adorable LotV stamps from the latest release. I already have more darling LotV stamps than I know what to do with so I only bought a couple of the newest ones, but I just absolutely HAD to have this one!!


I deliberately chose this stamp and colour scheme to play with so as to tie in with some challenges; and I also attempted a different way of colouring, largely  based on CASEing the wonderful colouring by Elise on her LotV DT card here.

Stamps: LotV "James - Laptop" and "Everyday Tags";
Media: Promarkers and Flexmarkers;
Papers: Forever Friends "Kraft Notes" (dots), LotV "Petal Fresh" (stripes) and LotV "Krafty Christmas" (kraft);
Supplies: twine from The Ribbon Girl; button and metal brads from my stash;
Tools: small, large and lacy circle nestabilities; Martha Stewart "Scallop Dot" edge punch.


Challenges:
Dream Valley #73- Boys / Men
Charisma #2 - It's A Boy Thing
Ooh La La #148 - A Man's Card
Cutie Pie #61 - Cute January Blues
Kaboodle #207 - Use Blue
Sentimental Sundays #190 - More Than 3 Layers
Passion For Promarkers #231 - Ribbon, Lace or Twine
Allsorts #242 - Buttons & Bows
Papertake Weekly - Bow Dies
Sweet Stampin - Your Favourite Style 
(anything that includes James the Bear!!)
Stampin' For The Weekend - Happy Birthday
Deep Ocean #69 - Birthday (2nd entry)
Sparkles #52 - Show Us Your New Stash (2nd entry)
Without Words - Spots &/or Stripes (2nd entry)
Divas By Design - Anything Goes
Lili of the Valley - Anything Goes (4th entry)

That's all from me for today - 'til next time.
Hugs,

25 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card and colouring Pauline, thanks for joining us at allsorts Tracy x

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  2. Brilliant in every way! Love the image, your colouring, the fab design and the lovely tag banner. So pleased you chose to share your card with us at Divas, Jx

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  3. What a simply adorable card. I love all the embellishments and your coloring is terrific. Thanks so much for sharing your creation with us at Sentimental Sundays.

    hugs,
    Rocio - DT

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  4. This is adorable Pauline, I love blue and kraft together and the layout is fab and I love the greeting tag bunting. Gorgeous card. Hugs, Claire x

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  5. Blue and brown are one of my favourite colour combos Pauline and they look great on your pretty card.

    Thanks for sharing your creativity with us at Allsorts challenge.

    B x

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  6. Love how you colored this super sweet image. Keeping the colors to just a few really enhances the layout. Wonderful and inspirational!

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  7. Adorable and gorgeous card
    luv
    Debby

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  8. Oh this is so cute and you have coloured him brilliantly. Love the layout of your card too
    Hugs Kelly

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  9. Very adorable image! The bear is sooo cute!
    Thank you for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin' this week.
    Pia xx

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  10. What a fabulous card Pauline. Glad you are playing along with us at The Cutie Pies in our Blue Challenge. Good Luck! Sarah-J

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  11. So cute and beautiful card! hugs, Helena

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  12. So cute!! Love the tag banner and the blue/kraft colour combo! Thanks for joining the Sentimental Sunday challenge this week, hope to see you again very soon.

    Victoria DT

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  13. Fab card, thank you for joining us over at Kaboodle Doodles this week xx

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  14. This is fabulous Pauline! Your colouring is wonderful and I adore how you strung the tags like a banner - wonderful!
    Big hugs, Kat x

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  15. Oh this is so so cute. I just love everything about it!

    Thanks for joining us at Stampin' For the Weekend for our Happy Birthday Challenge.

    Hugs

    Julie

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  16. Aww. So cute.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin'
    xxx

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  17. So lovely card with this sweet little bear image. Great layers.
    Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin` “Your Favourite Style” Challenge and we hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs
    Natali

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  18. this is so sweet, gorgeous blues

    thank you for joining in with the cutie pies xx

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  19. Gorgeous! Thanks for 'showing us your new stash' at Sparkles Monthly challenges.

    Hugs Helen P (DT) xx

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  20. Just adorable! I can see why you had to have this stamp :) . Super card you made with it too.
    Thanks so much for playing along at Ooh La La Challenge, hope you'll join us again next Monday.
    Hugs
    Anne

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  21. Wow superb colouring and layout, absolutely stunning creation :)

    Thank you so much for joining us at
    Without Words Challenge I hope you will try to join us again next Month :)
    Have a lovely day
    Crafty hugs
    Bridget :)

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  22. Awwww how cute is this, love the tags hanging on the string.
    Thank you for joining the Cutie Pies 'January Blues' challenge and good luck x Susan x

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  23. Such a cute card, thanks for joining us at Cutie Pie's. Sue x

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  24. Loving the combination of the blue and the Kraft card, your colouring of the teddy is superb, I love the way you have turned the tags into bunting I might have to give this a try especially on my scrap book pages as it would work so well for journalling cards. Thanks for sharing with us at Ooh La La creations.
    Alli x

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  25. This is fabulous Pauline, love how you used the tags as a banner ...very clever!.

    Thanks for joining our Anything Goes challenge – good luck!

    Anne x
    Lili of the Valley

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Thanks for looking, and for taking the time to leave a comment - I really appreciate it.
Pauline x