Monday, July 20, 2009

Water Baby Edwin

Magnolias - Page 061Hi Everyone! This is a card that I made for my oldest son. This Summer he asked if he could be enrolled in the Summer Nautical Camp so that he could learn to sail. He loves the water. I always call him my “water-baby”. He is just loving it. We drop him off at 9:30 am and he finishes at 4:30 pm. I miss him (so do his brothers) the days that he is gone but he is so excited and happy that it is worth it. So when I saw this Edwin with the wetsuit and little board, I thought I could create a little “scene” card for my son. In all, I have used 4 stamps. The fence and Edwin are from this years Summer Kit and the reeds and cloud are from last year’s collections. The cloud stamp also has a bench and flowers but I just didn’t ink that portion of the stamp. So I did a lot of masking and coloring but I am really happy with the way that it turned out. I am entering this card in the Magnolia-licious challenge which is to create a card using Edwin.

Here is a better shot to see the shimmer from the Atyou Spica pens that I used:

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  • Stamps: Magnolia Summer 2008 & 2009 Collections
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
  • Paper: SU Chocolate Chip, Soft Sky, Wild Wasabi
  • Coloring: Copic Markers & Airbrushing, Atyou Spica Glitter Pens
  • Embellies: SU Hemp Twine

I can’t wait to give this to him! It was so much fun creating it for him.

Hope you have a great day and thank you for stopping by!


Danielle said...

wow, I love this card Jeanette! Your colouring of this scene is just terrific and all your elements work so beautifully together! Your son will surely love this!
Hugs, Danielle

Marina said...

Wow, your card is gorgeous! I love this scene and your colouring too.
I'm sure, your son will love this card.


Tracey said...

Aww, this is a fabulous card Jeanette. Edwin is coloured beautifully! I am sure your son will love this! xx

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Jeanette,l love the image and colours.

Hugs Riet.x

Linanna DESIGNS said...

Good morning Jeanette, wow another gorgeous card, love this edwin image, he looks fab in his wetsuit! Hugs Linda x

Michele Roos said...

Such a fabulous card Jeanette. Love the image you've used and the colouring also. Hugs Michele x

Vee said...

Love this card and the way you have made the whole scene is fantastic. Fab Edwin too. I'm sure your son will love it.
xx Vee

TannyP said...

Your coloring is phenomenal! Great card - he'll love it!

Sarah said...

what a wonderful card.

Lorie said...

Amazing card, Jeanette! Lots of work, but soooo worth it!! Fantastic!!!

Kelly Schelske said...

Love this card, great scene and awesome coloring!

Hugs, Kelly

♥ Yolanda ♥ said...

Gorgeous card, beautiful colouring too. A lot of work, but it shows!!
Hugs, Yolanda

Sue said...

What a cool dude he is, wow just love the colouring, fab job.
Sue xx

Christina C. said...

Your Edwin surfer card is superb.
Love the wonderful scene you created. Hugs, Christina

Anonymous said...

congrats on winning at the Magnolia-licious highlites blog! Great your scene!
Pam Going Postal


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