Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Colour it in at Cardz 4 Guyz

This week at Cardz 4 Guyz we want to see some colouring in! And don't forget, your card must be suitable for a male.

Now I'm not great at colouring and blending with Promarkers, but I recently got this lovely little "Ninja Edwin" Magnolia stamp and I thought he'd be a great image to practise on. And I DID need to practise - I've thrown my first two attempts at his outfit away, but eventually I settled on Cool Grey 2, 3 and 4 for the outfit, with just a hint of Cool Grey 1 for his outline and shadow and to give depth and shading to the Blush I used for his face. I die cut him out  and layered him onto plain kraft with my old faithful nesties circles.

I've layered him up with corrugated kraft-and-black, some grey striped paper and a punched border, and finished with a stamped greeting and some candi. I think this would be great for a little - or not so little - boy who has martial arts lessons!

I've used up lots of old stash in this card - the corrugated kraft has been hanging round for ages waiting for the right project and the candi is from the very first pack of it I ever bought. (Do you know it breeds? I'm pretty sure several of my packs have mated and produced offspring in colours I'm sure I never bought).
 
So I'm sharing this with Use Your Stash at Tilda's Town Challenges - my first visit to this challenge.
I'm also playing along with
Clear it Out Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner - Lots of Layers 
Cuttlebug Mania - Anything Goes   

7 comments:

  1. He is a little cutie isn't he Jane, so glad you made this card with him. Thank you for playing along with us at TILDA'S TOWN this week & the very best of luck. Love Jane x

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  2. Bwhahaha! I agree with you about the breeding!! This is a terrific card, Jane! It made me smile and I love that you used the corrugated paper that's been around for ages! It's perfect for your design!! Hugs, Darnell

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  3. beautiful card. thank you for joining us at crafty gals corner. :)

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  4. Handsome Edwin creating Jane! So glad you linked up to Tilda's Town Challenges this week! Thanks for playing!

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  5. So cute!!!!
    Thank you for joining Tilda's Town.

    Hugs
    Nathalia

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  6. A beautiful boy's card!
    Thank you for joining Cuttlebug Mania this week!

    Hugs
    Swissie

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  7. Adorable card, thanks for joining us at Clear it Out Tuesday for the anything goes challenge.

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