Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Later Sk8r Birthday

I usually make girly cards, but since this weeks Farm Fresh challenge at The Greeting Farm was to use a boy image along with the colors orange, turquoise and silver, I decided to play along....I can use some more boy cards in my stash!  
I picked Ian from the Later Sk8r set.  I colored him with copics and paper pieced parts of his shirt.  To get the texture on his pants, I took a scrap piece of denim, soaked it in blender solution and pressed it on ~ love how this looks!  For the larger patterned paper piece I colored in all the dots in with a copic....although I should have probably figured out my layout first, then I wouldn't have had to color as many since most are covered up ;)  I was trying to figure out how to add the silver, at first I drew something on the orange band of his shirt, but didn't like it (one of the benefits of paper piecing, you can see what you like before actually gluing it on), so in the end I just decided on silver brads....safe, but it works.

In addition to the Farm Fresh Challenge, I would also like to enter this into the following:

By the Cute and Girly - Boys/Men
CRAFT challenge - Children
Designed to Color - Orange 
7 Kids Challenge - 1 stamp, 2 designer papers, 3 embellishments
Stamp and Create - Anything Goes
Totally Papercrafts - For a Child

REMINDER:  I have a giveaway at the top of my blog for a Latte Anya stamp from The Greeting Farm!  You have until Friday, Sept 28th to enter. 

Recipe : 
Stamps:   TGF -Later Sk8r; Sentiment - Claudia and Company
Ink/Coloring:  Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics 
Paper:  Pumpkin Pie (SU);  DP - My Mind's Eye - Stella and Rose - Mabel  
Embellishments:   Silver Brads    
Tools/Misc: Denim material  

Have a great day!

4 comments:

Melissa said...

Oh Ian is awesome! Thanks for joining us at TGF!

Visit my blog for a chance to win a Cosmo Cricket scrap kit! http://8ers.blogspot.com

Craftyanny said...

Lovely card Jodi. Love the plain and simple layout. Perfect for a male card.
Thanks for playing along with Totally Papercrafts, good luck.
Anne x

Kate said...

Great card, love the colours. Thanks for joining us at By The Cute And Girly this month, hope to see you on Monday for the new challenge.

** Kate **

Uta said...

Your card looks so fantastic. I love the papers and the image. Thanks for joining us at By the Cute and Girly.
Hugs, Uta

 
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