Friday, June 3, 2011

Bellarific Friday: Boy Cards!!!

Hi all,

Well, a happy happy Friday to you - I'm over the moon with the weather these days.  Summer is upon us!  Here in Toronto, that means everyone is riding their bikes around the city, and all kinds of concerts and festivals are coming!

Today's challenge over on the Bloggabella is to make a masculine card!  Now, these are hard to come by, and much needed, I find, so all the Bella Babes are giving you some ideas!

For my card, I went with a Father's Day theme...it's about that time, isn't it?  Once again, I couldn't stay away from my Mo Manning images, and I'll bet you'll see a few of these because they are perfect!

My card base is Close To Cocoa CS, my patterned papers are from the SU Manchester pack, and all the mats are black CS.  I also added an Old Olive Strip across the middle.  The letters are actually rub-ons, and they are from a Making Memories alphabet.

I stamped The Big Guy Grilling by Mo Manning onto Bella's Bestest Paper with Memento Tuxedo Black ink.  I coloured him up with Copics, and added some shading with my Prismas and OMS.  I also added some Wheat Versamagic ink around the edges and matted with black CS. 

Next week's challenge?  Paper Piecing!  That's the kind where you add paper to your image, NOT when you pierce it with your stabbing tool, k?  Make a card with paper piecing on it using any of the Stamping Bella images you have, and send it to Emily (emily@stampingbella.com) by Thursday night, and you will be published on the company blog, and you'll be entered to win some Bella Bucks!

Did you know that we have a separate challenge running on the Forumabella? There will be a challenge there every month, and our first one is running right now - it is a BABE challenge (Bellas And Bring on the Embellishments)!  We want to see what you have, so head to THIS thread to hear the details and leave a link to your blog where you've posted the card! You have a whole separate chance to win some BUCCCCCCKKKKKSSSSS!

Hope you enjoyed, and thanks for stopping by!

6 comments:

Ebru Vatansever said...

Lovely card Robin, I also really like the DAD in big letters.

Kerri said...

Love your card and I will pop over to the forum for the challenge ...another grt job

Dana White said...

This is fabulous Robin - the bold Dad at the bottom is perfect

Tammy Hershberger said...

Your coloring blows me away every time, Robin! This is awesome!

Jess-The Whimsical Butterfly said...

WOW! This came out beautifully! Awesome job!

Crafty Cath said...

Well great minds think alike but I must tell ya that I love your take on Grill Guy! Great coloring!