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Saturday, September 1, 2012

Sketch - Red, White and Blue

This sweet little cowboy from Stampavie is one of my favorite stamps. I've colored the image using a combination of Promarker pens and watercolor pencils.
I've used jeans patterned paper as background and two more DPs to make the panel behind the image.
I've also used a row of tickets and some jute, onto which I've added white and blue ribbon and red and white twine.
As for embellishments I've used two red glitter brads and a star shaped metal charm.

I've also decorated the inside, by making a frame of the star patterned DP. I've also added the blue spotted paper and tickets, to pick up the theme of the front page.


 I enter this card into these challenges:
1) Sweet Sketch - Sketch
2) Card Crafter's Circle - For the Fellas
3) Stempelsonnen Challenge - Children
4) Pink Gem Challenge Blog - A Boy Thing
5) My Mum's Craft shop - #72 3 sets of 3 things (3 embellishments, 3 DPs, 3 tickets)
6) Celebrate the Occasion - #77 Child's Birthday
7) Shopping Our Stash - #66 Use Your Favourite Things (jeans patterned paper, jute and image)
8) Hooked on Crafts - Cards for Men
9) The Squirrel & the Fox - One for the Men

33 comments:

Dreja said...

Eine supersüße Karte!

Danke für deine Teilnahme an der Stempelsonnenchallenge.

LG Dreja

Chrissy said...

Such a sweet image Pia, fabulous colouring, love the papers and fabulous design.Great little boy card, love it.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Wishcraft said...

Lovely card Pia, that image is so sweet and the papers are perfect for him! Thanks for joining in at A Gem of a Challenge hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Adrian said...

So adorable, thanks for playing @ CTO!

Pat K said...

Wonderful, fun card Pia....love the image and the inside is as lovely as the front. hugs,

mulberry station said...

What a fabulous creation! I love your image and especailly love your added embellishments. Thank for sharing this adorable card with us.
Nancy SSW-DT

Sue - bearhouse said...

Gorgeous card, I love the sweet image and the colours and detailing are wonderful

Hugs Sue

cotnob said...

Great card Pia, I love your cute image and the inside of your card is decorated beautifully as well.
Pauline
x

Heide said...

Pia,
What awesome card. Love the papers and you fantastic coloring. The tickets are are great added touch. Thanks for joining us at SSW.
Hugs, Heide SSW-DT

Jenée said...

Super, super card for some little guy. Your colouring is superb. Well executed design. Thank you for entering this week's challenge at Card Crafter's Circle.

Elaine said...

HOWDY PIA ...This is gorgeous well done .
Thank you so much for your super comments on my blog . Have a super weekend
Big Hugs Elaine

Wedgie said...

Super cute card! Love the image and the papers.
Thanks for sharing with us at Celebrate the Occasion this week, Rachel xxx

Stine said...

Wonderful card.
Thanks for joining us at the stempelsonnenchallnge.
Hugs stine

Jeannie said...

What a cute image and the papers and colors are just perfect! I love that you finished the inside too! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Peace & Luv,
Jeannie

Anna Jasiolek said...

Great 'western' card, I like both outside and inside of this card. Thank you for joining us at the Celebrate the Occasion challenge and hope to see you back again. Hugs
Anna xxx

Marlies said...

An beautiful card Pia with an adorable image!! The inside is so pretty as well!! hugs, Marlies

Annie Anya said...

Hi Pia, wow this is just gorgeous, love the little western cowboy image, the dots and stars look great together along with the added rope bow...wonderful little card...luv annie

Skye said...

A great card. I love your little cowboy, a cute image, beautifully coloured. Your choice of colours and papers are so right for this card.

Your always make good cards for LIM, so I am sure you will find inspiration

Kathie said...

Hi Pia what a great little masculine card just so cute. Love the red white and blue and such sweet embellishments. Great card and thanks so much for sharing it with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday and good luck.
Hugs
Kathie SSW-DT

Tonya said...

How cute! I love the ticket and fiber boarder. Thanks so much for sharing your fabulous card with us at Celebrate The Occasion!

Tonya
CTO DT

Linda Anderson said...

Oh my, this is out of this world adorable!!!! Such a sweet little cowboy! Gorgeous papers too. Love it. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Linda

Martina said...

Eine tolle Karte.
Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme an der Stempelsonnenchallenge.
LG Tina

Leslie Hanna said...

An adorable card. I love how you've used the tickets on the front. Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

Esther said...

Darling cowboy!!!
Love your paper choices :)
Thanks for joining CTO this week!

Arlana said...

Oh how sweet. Love your cowboy image and fun papers. Have a sweet day!!! Arlana@SSW!!!

Trish and Treasure said...

Hi Pia,
Thanks for playing in our For the Fellas Challenge this week at Card Crafter’s Circle, I really like how you have created this wonderful card, it brings back fond childhood memories !!!Very Cute!!!
Hugs
Trish Munro

alicaz said...

so cute! Great sketch and sweet image too!
Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash this week! Hope to see you again soon!

Hugs, Alica ;)

Anne-Elise said...

Oh, this is so sweet, Pia! Love the cute little boy and the background!

Sharon Basel said...

This is just the perfect boy card with that adorable image and your perfect selection of papers. I love the string of tickets you used here - a really fun embellishment as part of the sketch. Beautifully done! Thanks for playing in the Sweet Sketch Wednesday challenge!
Sharon, SSW-DT

Shelby said...

This is a wonderful little boy card! The image is as sweet as can be. Love the layout and the color palette!

Shelby

grandmabonnie said...

Yee haw! This is a sweet card! I love the total look! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Card Crafter's Circle!

Ria said...

Cute card :) thanks for joining the A Gem of A Challenge this time.
hugs Ria

Plastic Cards Printing said...

Lovely card. So stunning design. I like the colors you've used and that image is so creative. Thanks for sharing.