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Thursday, November 26, 2015

For a boy's 7th birthday

There's a new challenge over at  Outlawz Twisted Thursday and this week it's ANYTHING GOES. Our sponsor the month of November is Ppinkydolls, but this time I used one of my rubber stamps (Bildmålarna), colored with Promarkers, as I needed to make a card for my nephew who will celebrate his 7th birthday this weekend.
As for the shape I went with a step design made of kraft paper.The first step was decorated with a rope embossed paper, a string with Dienamics die cuts attached to it and some die cut starfish and seashells made with a Memory Box die. The second step us decorated with die cut waves from Memory Box and some more starfish. Then the third step and panel has been designed to look like a horizon with boats. Here I used stitched oval dies and letters from Dienamics, as well as one from Memory Box for the number - it's hard to spot but it's there in the upper right corner. The card was no quickie, but lots of fun to make.

This card is also for these challenges:
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
Pile It On - #96 Fancy Folds
Allsorts - At least 3 diecuts

37 comments:

Lau W said...

Wow love the dies ! This card is splendid ! Happy birthday to Liam !!!
xxx

Loz said...

This is super CUTE Pia..Loz

brenda said...

A super nautical card Pia and very striking colours, many thanks for joining us at Allsorts challenge.

B x

Chrissy said...

Wonderful stepper card Pia,I can never get my steps right..the little sailor boy is precious and I love every detail you added..gorgeous..

luv CHRISSYxx

Jacee said...

What a fabulous design Pia, a really great stepper, love the little boy!
Hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Laine said...

Such a cutie Pia and perfect for a little boys birthday. Love the colour and detail used.
Laine
xx

Migdalia said...

Super DUPER cute! Awesome job!
Happy Thanksgiving to you & your family!
Migdalia
Crafting With Creative M

scrAPpamondo said...

I wish a very 7th happy birthday to Liam!!
Your step card for him is wonderful!! He will love it!
All your work has given an amazing result!! The little boy is really sweet, such a lovely face he has!! And the rope embossing is just perfect with the cute embellishments and the strings!! Love so much the blu waves in the second step, they looks great in the front of the horizon with all the boats!
This is really a stunning card, I pinned it
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/534802524480493748/
Hugs my friend, have a nice evening!

KT Fit Kitty said...

This is adorable! Your nephew is going to love this! I love the step style and all the die cuts you used! Cute image too! I like how you personalized it with Liam's name!

cotnob said...

A super card Pia, such a sweet image and fabulous nautical design - a brilliant card for a young man.
Pauline
x

Mrs.B said...

A lovely card Pia, and it's a great design. I'm sure Liam will love this.
Avril xx

Donna Ellis said...

Whoa! Pia, the little boy will love his card! It is adorable! Children always enjoy stand up cards. Hugs, de

Sue B said...

Oh what a fab design this is Pia… love how you've decorated each step and the wee sailor boy is adorable… your nephew is going to love this!
The flower stamp that I used is a Rubber Stamp by Stampendous called Ranunculus… sorry I forgot to put that on my blog.
Hope you have a nice evening
Big hugs, Sue B xx

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

wonderful work Pia really love it .. cant beat a sailor for a great image eh?
Thanks so much for popping over. Just catching up!
Shaz in Oz.x

{Shaz in Oz – Calligraphy Cards}

Donna said...

Awesome step card, like your nautical them, your nephew will like it!

aussie aNNie said...

so so cute Pia, the gorgeous dies and image are just fabulous.xx
{ aNNie}

Wendy L said...

This one is so sweet. Thanks for joining us at Allsorts. xxxxx

meg said...

Great card Pia love the bold blues and colouring of your stamped image also the embellishments which are a wonderful finish

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so adorable Pia. Such gorgeous striking colours and I adore the little image.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Mervi said...

Fabulous and cute card, worth of the effort.
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts;-))m

Carrie Sheridan said...

Your nephew is going to love this, Pia! It's so darling! I love the stamp you used, and you added so many sweet touches! The waves, the anchor and wheel, the twine, the rope embossing...everything comes together perfectly!

chrissy xx said...

Oh My what a sweetie this is!
A FABulous scene and I LOve your colours Pia.
Chrissyxx

Jean Chaney said...

Everybody loves something with their name on it. This is a really special card for a lucky boy, Pia!

Mimi said...

You are on a roll...this is so well balanced, Pia. IT really has such an aesthetically appealing look-- all of the patterns are arranged perfectly, which seems like such a feat considering the steps! Amazing.

Mimi said...

You are on a roll...this is so well balanced, Pia. IT really has such an aesthetically appealing look-- all of the patterns are arranged perfectly, which seems like such a feat considering the steps! Amazing.

Tammy said...

So Cute Pia, fabulous step design and adorable image! Your nephew will love it!
Tammy x

Marina said...

I do love stepper cards - I think they always look a bit special, even though mine often take a bit of fiddling to stand up properly tbh! Love all these nautical elements.

Patricia St Martin said...

Your nephew much of loved his card and you personalized it for him. Is this your first step card??? I do not remember seeing a step card before and this one is a 3 stepper card. But I can't get here as much as I would like to. Sorry I'm so late with my comment but been so busy with family over and things to do.
Hugs Pat

crafty-stamper said...

Fabulous stepper card and perfect for a 7yrs old love the cute image,b,paper and die-cuts
Carol x

Monika Reeck said...

Why I did not get update on this Post Pia ooh ooh
I love this little sailor Man so cuutee and so sweet colored too
Love his blue clothes and LIAM in Blue so ool too
you made a shape card yaayyy I never made similar like this must try this hehe and love all the embellishment
complete Pia
ADORABLE card as always love this too
hugs
Monika

Brenda's Card Corner said...

AWESOME step design Pia! Love the embossing and your fabulous dies!

Brenda

Janet McLaughlin said...

What a great card for a 7 year old boy! He is going to love it!

Frk. Bogstad said...

Åh kor nusselig :)

Hi! I'm Shirley and said...

This is such a wonderful card! Thanks for sharing.

Carrie Sheridan said...

Pia, I just saw that your card was the winner over at Pile it On Challenges this week! Congratulations!!!

Asha said...

Seriously! How cute it that?! The nautical theme is just perfect for a little man. It's fun, playful and whimsical. So many great details... the waves, the framed name... Liam is one lucky little fella!
x Asha

Kim Heggins said...

What a sweet sweet card Pia...just love all your wonderful details of your card. So fabulous!