Two for One!

The challenges on Cute Card Thursday and A Spoon Full of Sugar are both irresistible this week. The first is to make a card for a child, and the second is to make a card for a boy. My fab nephew, Harry, will be twelve next month, so I saw this as an excellent opportunity to make a birthday card for him, and combine the two themes.

I used the super cool Sk8r Boy stamp by Sugar Nellie as my image.  He was coloured with Prisma pencils, with paper stumps and Sansodor to blend, then matted and layered onto DCWV cardstock in lime green and blue.  I embossed a larger piece of the blue card with a Cuttlebug embossing folder and layered that onto matching backing paper, which was another magazine freebie.  Brads were attached to the cardstock at the side, and then the edges were trimmed with decorative scissors. The text was printed on the computer. The scalloped circles were cut with Nestabilities, then layered to make the sentiment rosette.

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14 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Andrea
    Jul 11, 2008 @ 09:18:33

    Fab card Maria, I love how you have coloured the image and the papers are great.
    Thanks for joining in the CCT challenge

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  2. Donalda Cox
    Jul 11, 2008 @ 09:53:44

    This is so cute dear. I love it. The papers you used are awesome

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  3. deb
    Jul 11, 2008 @ 10:30:05

    gorgeous card, just love the colours and fab image, thanks for joining in both challenges

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  4. Nikki
    Jul 11, 2008 @ 12:32:11

    Fabulous bright card Maria and great colouring, Thanks for joining in our challenge, Hugs, Nikki x

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  5. jacqui
    Jul 11, 2008 @ 14:11:14

    Love this what a great boys card, and your colours are great
    Hugs Jacqui x

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  6. Debbie
    Jul 11, 2008 @ 14:22:49

    Gorgeous card Maria The SK8tr Boy looks fab, Thanks for joining in the challenge this week 🙂

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  7. Camilla
    Jul 11, 2008 @ 15:40:46

    What a cool boys card!! Thanks for joining.
    Hugs, Camilla.

    Reply

  8. annie
    Jul 11, 2008 @ 16:33:15

    great card for those awkward teenage boys! have a good weekend. annie x

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  9. Debbie
    Jul 11, 2008 @ 17:16:45

    Great card Maria and you have coloured it beautifully.

    Debbie x

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  10. Bev
    Jul 11, 2008 @ 17:19:49

    This is just amazing Maria – the papers and colours are fabulous and that image so beautifully coloured

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  11. Linda
    Jul 11, 2008 @ 18:37:41

    This is a lovely card Maria, beautiful colours. Linda x
    Loving your blog.

    Reply

  12. craftyc
    Jul 12, 2008 @ 15:57:34

    A super card, love the bold colours and its perfect for a 12yr old!!
    Clairexx

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  13. Wendalyn
    Jul 15, 2008 @ 15:58:07

    Your card is adorable. I got this stamp to make my son one for his birthay cause he is big into skateboarding. Today is his birthday and i haven’t made the card yet LOL…

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  14. Tova
    Jul 18, 2008 @ 15:38:55

    wow love colors and papers !!

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