Thursday, 25 June 2009

Little William


Hello everyone,
What a beautiful day.... i don't know about the rest of you, but the sun is beaming down on us here in the South Staffs!
I made this card for my liitle friend William. I am invited to his 2nd birthday party in a few weeks time, so i thought i'd make him an extra special card.
I was so stuck to begin with... no stamps, no images, i had nothing really sutible. Until i came acroos the FF decoupage i won in Sarahs candy. Now as i've said before, i'm not a huge fan of decoupage... but i'm really pleased with this card, and i think William will like it too! :O)

A Close-Up:



I didn't know it, but my card fits into 2 challanges: Cute Card Thursday, which is to use wheels on your project, and ABC which is two tone. 2 colours.( not including, white, skin, ect).
I have chose, grey and red. I think this is a really nice combonation after looking at it again, and i will definatly use it on another male card.
I've just started to ink my edges more too, i apply some ink around the ede, and then drag it to the centre with a sponge. There is a great tutorial on how to this on Just Magnolia with distress inks by the lovely Kim :O)
The paper was free with the FF pack, and the cardstock is PM. The circles were handcut by me, ( :O) and i've added a little card candy. Thew sentiment is from a CCSR stamp set, and the gems are from stash. I have made the name with doodle- bug rub-ons.

Thanks for looking, i had a great response to my last set of cards!

Fern xx

13 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Fern, such a cute little bear, I'm sure your little friend will love it. Hugs Nikki x

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  2. Wow this is so sweet!
    Love your little image and gorgeous colours!
    William will definitely love this!
    hugs
    kim x

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  3. Gorgeous card Fern great colour combo this will make him smile I'm sure...well done.

    Christine xx

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  4. this is so sweet fern. a wonderful job. hugs rachxx

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  5. Gorgeous card hun, love the image and the colours are divine, love it!
    Hugs Tab xxx

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  6. Great card Fern...loving the FF decoupage,great choice of colour combo too...William will love it!,
    Take care
    San x

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  7. Fabulous card, love the cute image and love how you've personalized the card.
    luv
    Debby

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  8. Fabulous card, thanks for joining in the ABC challenge this week.

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  9. What a sweet, card, you are very clever.

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  10. GREAT card!! So sweet and beautiful!

    Saskia :)

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  11. Wonderful card and a gorgeous teddy!
    Carole :-)

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  12. Fab card!
    Thanks for joining us at the ABC Challenge this week!
    Helen x

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  13. Great job, you put a lot of work into this adorable little card, love it.

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