Saturday, September 12, 2009

Safari Edwin

Hello there!
Today I've finally put together a card using my gorgeous Safari Edwin (he's been coloured for ages and just sat in my box)! I've used the fabulous sketch from Friday Sketchers this week. I used a piece of scrapbook paper from stash for the octagonal panel. The back panel is embossed so that means I can enter this into the Just Magnolia challenge for this week, embossing!
Onto the card, I coloured with my copics. Edwin is adhered with 3D foam dots as are the jungle leaves. I used my airbrush to colour a white prima flower so it looks more like a jungle flower! The sentiment is computer generated which I die cut using the spellbinders tags. I ran brown ribbon through and adhered it to the card.
I'm really happy with the final result of this card. Magnolia has a special challenge on this weekend to create a winter card/project for exclusive publication in their Magnolia Ink magazine. Check out the link here. I'm thinking I might just enter it so I've been working on something this afternoon. Of course, I can't blog it but I figured I would have a go - they can only turn you down right?? I don't often enter these sorts of thing 'cos I don't figure I'm good enough, but what the heck, won't know if you don't try!!
Well, thanks for popping by! We're enjoying another glorious weekend of sunshine! My mother-in-law arrives tomorrow for a 2 wk visit so not too sure how much inky time I'll be getting in! I hope you're all enjoying your weekend! Thanks so much for all your beautiful comments - they are truly appreciated!
Hugs,
Danielle x

27 comments:

KanataNewf said...

Just adorable, Danielle! And of course you should enter for the magazine! Your work is fabulous!

dolcreations said...

Oh my goodness, Danielle this card is amazing. I love the safari truck in the background. You coloured it up perfectly! Very nice!
Have a great weekend...Have you seen the weather for us this week. I may have to make summer cards again!
Christine

Cheryl said...

Fantastic,love the scene you have created and the images are fabulous!!! Love it!! You should enter Magnolia's challenge,you are very talented!!
Hugs xx

Frankiesue said...

Danielle, thats a great take on the sketch, and I just love that Edwin!!

Amanda's paper palace said...

Hi Danielle
Fab card, love magnolia's this edwin is fab and love all the detail
hugs amanda x

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow Danielle this is so adorable!
Love all your fabulous detail and colouring on your gorgeous card!
You should so definitely enter into the Magnolia challenge!
hugs
kim x

Rach said...

a wonderful card Danielle, what a brilliant combo of stamps... great colouring and detail hun. hugs rachxx

Anne said...

A wonderful wild card! =) Great details and your colouring are fab!

Hugs Anne

Anne said...

A wonderful wild card! =) Great details and your colouring are fab!

Hugs Anne

LINDA said...

Hi Danielle, This is incredible!!! I Love everything about this one..The scene is awesome, your coloring fantastic..and a great layout.. Very beautiful work as always!!
Hugs, Linda

stampinfrog said...

Danielle this is just a fantastic card for the men in our lives! Love the embossing panel and of course your coloring is just Fantastic! You should enter to have your GORGEOUS cards in a magazine!!!
Have fun with your MIL!
Hugs,Connie

Pattie G said...

Danielle, You amaze me! You are so good with those copic Markers. The colors are so vivid... Great Job.
Luv & hugs
Pattie G

Tracey Feeger said...

Wow this is super super cute. Love these stamps but never got a chance to buy them. what a great take on the sketch.
mwah
Trace

Tanya said...

What a cute card Danielle! Love your sentiment and paper.

Dianne said...

WOW! I just came across your blog. This card is amazing. Male cards are so hard to do and you did a marvelous job.

Dianne
http://mypaperhugs.blogspot.com/

SCRAPCRAZY said...

Super cute card!! I like how you layered the card;)
GinaMarie

debby4000 said...

Oh this is amazing, stunning work with the images.
luv
Debby

Clare (Littlebear) said...

This is a fabulous card Danielle.
You go for it with the Magnolia Ink magazine entry. Good luck!
Clare xx

chelemom said...

Love this card!!! Your coloring ROCKS!!

Stephanie said...

You should be happy - what a fantastic card Danielle!!

Also, thanks for the snapshot of your room - I'm soooo jealous!!

Hugs xxx

magnoliacreationsbydarcie said...

Your card is too cute!! I love Edwin :)

Tara said...

Thanks for your well wishes Danielle, certainly done the trick! It was really kind of you to stop by and leave me a message ;o)
I love the sweet card - so stunning and fab colours and layout too!
Hope you have fun with your visitors ;o)
Hugs Tara xx

Lorraine said...

One of my favorite cards Danielle love everything about it.

Tab said...

Fabuluous card, sweetie! Love the sweet images and the colours that you have chosen are yummy! Love the papers too.
Hugs Tab xxx

cats whiskers said...

Oh this is just stunning, how did I miss it, love the colours and great embossing you have coloured Tilda perfectly
Hugs Jacqui x

Rachel said...

OMGoodness how ADORABLE!!!
hugs,
Rachel

Evelyn C said...

this is just fab x

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