Saturday, January 9, 2010

Edwin's Adventures .... A Shadow-Box card

Hello my friends!
This is the last of my cards for my class at Heather's next Saturday. I decided to use Edwin - he so often gets neglected and passed over for the beautiful Tilda, but I feel bad 'cos he really is such a cutie too!
I decided to send Edwin on a safari adventure and the shadow-box style card is perfect for incorporating many images onto one card. I sure wish I was going with him.......brings back lovely memories of the safari I did take! The images are coloured with my copics. We will be colouring the images though with Tombow markers in the class. I put the little stool in the other corner and even though I don't have the cat it would sit beautifully on there to add some extra detail should you wish. I would have liked Magnolia to have included some 'adventure' type sentiments or postage stamps like they have in their christmas collections. Maybe they'll think about adding some as they would be perfect to go with these images!
I didn't go with any embellishments on this card - I wanted the images to just lead the way! The aperture is cut out with the largest square nestie. I added glossy accents to the jeep's windows to give the look of glass (hard to see in the picture).
There you have it. Looking out of my window I know where I'd rather be - I'll go on a Tilda & Edwin Tour any day, lol!!!
Hope you all enjoy a wonderful Saturday. Thanks for popping by for a visit today - I love that you take the time to leave me a comment - I really love reading them!
Hugs,
Danielle x

15 comments:

craftieodamae said...

yes he does get looked over, but he's still cute as a button. and you did an awesome job!

stampinfrog said...

Danielle your shadow box card is beautiful! I love Edwin and your coloring is absolutely exquisite!
Have a Safe abd WARM Saturday!
Hugs,Connie

dolcreations said...

Danielle I am right there with you on the Safari tour!
I love how you did this. I am really into cards telling a story! And this one really does! I love the palm trees at the top and Edwin he looks so ready for the tour! Beautifully done!
P.S. You went on a Safari...wow! Lucky girl!

Mandy said...

Stunning card...love Edwin and the layout..never seen one of these sort's of cards..how lucky to have been on a safari..
Mandy xx

Sue said...

Oh Danielle
would luv to be on me safari again, luv your card hun looks fantastic, great colouring, sue,x

Riet said...

So gorgeous card Danielle,i love your image and colours.

Hugs Riet.xx

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Danielle,
This is a fantastic boy card. Edwin is sweet and I must plead guilty to using him sparingly and normally with Tilda.
Great colours and combined image.
Hugs,
Fiona x

Carole said...

Ahhhh..Danielle, this is jut fabulous...what a great card...wonderful creation and so much work!
Have a happy Sunday.
Hugs
Carole x

Patti said...

Edwin is adorable! I love the dimension you created with the shadow box!

Sharon said...

Oh wow Danielle, this is fantastic. What a great little scene. Oh to be on safari and feel some warm sunshine!

KanataNewf said...

what a fantastic card Danielle!

Rufus said...

Great card, looks nice and WARM! Edwin is all ready for whatever may happen.
R/

cats whiskers said...

Love this shadow box card hun how clever, and Edwin looks as if he is going to enjoy his Safari wish I was going with im
Hugs Jacqui x

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow!
This is so totally amazing!
I love your shadow box!
Fantastic!
hugs
kim x

Pascale said...

Hi Danielle great idea for the stamps it works perfectly hugs Pascale x

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