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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Not a Christmas Card

I needed to make a male card for an upcoming 18th birthday!
I didn't feel that teddy bears or cute little boys would be quite right for this occasion, so I went for this Kenny K Digi - I hope it's within the limit of decency...
I still have some way to go with my coloring skills, especially with markers, but I'm fairly satisfied with how this one turned out as I'm no hair and skin expert!
I've used a wood patterned DP as background. The ones with spots and squares are leftovers.
I've used die cuts for the number and stickers for the sentiment. The only embellishments are some die cut stars.

This card is for these challenges:
1) Here Come the Boys - Anything Goes
2) Totally Papercrafts – For the Boys
3) Make it Monday - always Anything Goes

22 comments:

Corinna said...

Your card looks really great. Great for a young man who is 18 years old. I like that!

chrissy xx said...

JUst GOrgeous! LOve this image Pia..
LOve your colours too.
Chrissyxx

Laine said...

She is fabulous Pia. I love how you have coloured her. Perfect card for a man young or old.
Sending you Merry Christmas Greetings.
Laine
X

Sue - bearhouse said...

WOW! This is brilliant Pia, I would say it's the ideal image for an 18 year old!
Your colouring is fabulous and I love the papers and layout.

Sue

Paper Profusion said...

Great male card Pia - he will love it! Lovely to have a break from Christmas cards too! Your colouring looks super - not an area I have ventured into so far - I dont think I'd be much good. Nicola x

cotnob said...

This is a perfect card for an 18th Birthday, I love the wood patterned background and your colouring looks great to me.
Pauline
x

aussie aNNie said...

Colouring looks good to me Pia, and all I will say is 'whoohoo' lol, what a fab sexy card for an 18 yr old...super...luv annie

Deepti Stephens said...

wow.. sexy card!! :D and your coloring is awesome Pia!! love the wooden bg and the stickers.. :)

Skye said...

A great male card. The colouring is excellent. How are you enjoying using the markers? I like the wood DP

Crafty Lark said...

Great card and colouring, love your layers and the effect on the start. xx Flora

Lau W said...

Wow this is a superb masculine card ! The image is perfect, and so nice papers ! Your colouring is fab !
xxx

Marlies said...

A beautiful card with a perfect image for a man! The background papers are a perfect fit with the sexy cowgirl! Marlies x

karen said...

I think this will go down very well, its a brilliant card, karenxx

RiNNE said...

Great job on the coloring!!! Woot woot! I think he will LOVE this card, heehee!! Wonderful design and I love the color scheme!

Wishcraft said...

Great design and image hun, fab card :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Sue said...

Wow! this is an awesome card Pia! I love this fab image and your colouring is beautiful !! The papers and stars are just perfect together with this image… it's perfect for a male 18th.... I love it!! :-)
Hope you have a lovely weekend!
Big hugs
Sue xx

scrappymo! said...

Wow!!!
You did a great job on the colouring. I am terrible at it but they say it improves with time! Yours is just lovely!
For a guy card, the wood background and the design papers are so perfect! He is going to love this card.

Marjorie said...

Stunning card Pia... great design and your image is wonderful!... I would also just like to thank you for all your support and lovely comments on my blog... I will be away for a couple of weeks, so wanted to wish you and your family a very 'Merry Christmas' and hope 2013 is a good year for you:)
Hugs,
Marjorie
xx

Paper Profusion said...

Hi again Pia. Just wishing you and yours a wonderful Christmas and all that you wish for in the year ahead. Nicola x

Faye said...

This card is spot on for an 18 year old. Love the texture too. Have a wonderful Christmas. X

Sue said...

Hi Pia... just popping back to say...
Hope you and your family have a Very Happy and Healthy Christmas and New Year!
Big hugs
Sue xx

Woo said...

Thank you for playing and sharing your creation with us at Here Come The Boys! Good Luck! Woo x