Sunday, June 14, 2009

It's another boy birthday card - and I won the Magnolia Down Under Challenge!!

Happy Sunday everyone!
I had such a quiet night last night as 2 of my 3 boys were at sleepovers!!  And this morning my 3 yr old is off to a birthday party which is a pancake breakfast, yum!!  And to make my day an even happier one I just saw I won the Magnolia Down Under Challenge - 'Moving to the Country'!!  I'm so thrilled - woohoo!!  Another birthday party means of course another boy birthday card.  I so love this High Hopes stamp and I'm certainly putting it to good use!  
I decided to colour the image this time with copics and I just love the result.  The colours are so beautifully vivid and I'm finally starting to 'understand' more how to use them with regards to shading etc.  This card is pretty simple in design as I didn't have a lot of time to put it together. The back panel is cb embossed with the argyle folder and the image is cut out on the nesties. Punched photo corners, birthday sentiment and little wooden buttons with blue thread through them are my 'boy' embellishments!!  No flowers on here .....
I hope you are all having a wonderful Sunday and enjoying whatever joys the day brings. Thanks for stopping by and for all your beautiful comments!


Cheryl Joshua said...

Fantastic boy card,love the image and brilliant colouring!!!
Hugs xx

Sharon said...

A perfect boys card Danielle and beautifully coloured. Congrats on winning the Magnolia Down Under challenge!

helen said...

fabulous card danielle and congratulations on your win
helen x

Tara said...

Danielle that's fab news about your win, well done ;o)
I love your card and the HH image is brilliant!!
Hope you're enjoying your peaceful morning...... whilst it lasts!! xx

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous card, love the fabulous image.

Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

Gorgeous card Danielle, love the image and the beautiful papers and lo. Hugs Nikki x

Anonymous said...

a gorgeous card sweetie, fab colours. hugs rachxx

dolcreations said...

This card is so adorable. It is nice to see a boy card being made! I never have lots of ideas for thank-you for the inspiration! Congratulations on the win. You do such nice cards so it is not a surprise!!!

Riet said...

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

Hugs Riet.x

cats whiskers said...

Congrats on your win Danielle and I have to say I love the colours on this one sweetie and your colouring is just perfect
Hugs Jacqui x

stampinfrog said...

A Perfect card for a young man's birthday! I just love this image and your coloring with the copics is fantastic!
Congrats on the win!!!

Bev said...

Oh this is gorgeous! Love the adorable image and the fabulous choice of papers. x

Rica said...

Hi Danielle, this is gorgeous - a perfect 'boy' card with a fabulous image and such great colours. I suppose you must get good at these with three boys, but I bet you wish you could do more girl cards.
hugs Heather xx
PS Congrats on your MDU win.

KanataNewf said...

Awesome news about your win on the Challenge! We shall be in the presence of greatness at the class on Saturday!

Curt in Carmel said...

Congrats on your win! That's wonderful! This card is as cute as can be. And your coloring is perfect. You did a wonderful job with the Copics!!!! Best, Curt

Anonymous said...

Wonderful card Danielle, that image is so perfect for little boys cards! Love your colouring. Congratulations on your win with the Down Under exciting!
Thanks for your kind comment...the colours I used are E40 E41 E42 E43 E44...hope that helps.
Have a great day.
Carole x

Claudia Rosa said...

what a sweet card Danielle,
i love the High HOpesimage! thats really adorable. the embossing folder with this image looks great too.

congratulations hunny!!! iam so happy for you


Shirl said...

Congrats on your win Danielle. I so wished I had more time to visit your blog. I often come for a lurk but don't post... sorry! I so love all your work. It is nothing short of inspirational gf! Wonderful boy card xo S

Jenny Gropp said...

Congrats on your deserved WIN!!! yay!!! Adorable card! Love those totally out of scale feet!!!


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