Saturday, 25 September 2010

Karate Josh....


The last of the cards for my eldest son's 8th birthday - this one's from us.  His latest fad is karate (last year was football and the year before was tennis) and he's slightly obsessed with it at the moment.  Lovely Sally-Ann at Digistamp Boutique kindly drew 2 fabulous images for me to use... actually thinking about it, I might colour the other image and use that on a tag.

I've coloured fabby Josh, available here, with promarkers and then added my usual shading and glow with koh-i-noor pencils blended with sansador.  The papers are MME, with coredinations cardstock.  Added some jute stuff (very technical!) and some spotty ribbon from Little Claire - it's one of their new ones which is available here.  The sentiment is a downloaded one from Cuddly Buddly, mounted on a nellie snellen circle frame die.

I'm entering my card for the following challenges:
My car cost £350 to sort out... sob!!  I ordered loads of stamps this morning in the Elzybells closing down sale - well, they are unbelievable prices now so I just couldn't resist!  Then hubby rang me and told me how much the car cost and I felt very guilty - bad wifey!!!  So I have to behave myself from now on, no more unnecessary craft spending... wonder how long I'll manage to keep that up!

23 comments:

  1. Hi Lisa. Wow, this is such a lovely card. Great image and I just adore the papers you have used and how you have layered and designed your fab card. Happy crafting.
    With love, Sandra xx

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  2. Brilliant card Lisa!, just love the image and the papers and layout are just perfect for this cute image!
    Take care Vicky xx

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  3. Ooh I love this card Lisa!Fab little image and those paper's are great.
    hugs amanda xx

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  4. Love that little image and coloured so nicely. Thgose papers are a perfect match too; love the jute stuff!! Why did you mention the Elzybell closing sale - I will have to go and look now!! Will blame you if hubby notices I overspend AGAIN! Happy Crafting! Sheila:)X

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  5. What a fab image, its great - lovely card with great papers. Hugs, Claire x

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  6. Its gorgeous Lisa, perfect for your son. At least your car is fit and well again. Will be able to get you to all the craft stores now!
    Clairexx

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  7. gorgeous card, love the die cut behind the sentiment! My car cost £630 last week and i could think was how many stamps could i buy for that! x

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  8. Sweet card Lisa, adore the image. Love the colours and papers, fab layout and love the jute stuff too! :)
    Kelly.x

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  9. Very cute!!! Great card for a little boy! Thanks for playing along with 'Our Creative Corner' this week!

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  10. Wow Lisa

    this card is fantastic. I love the layout, papers and how you coloured the image. 10 out of 10!!!!!
    sarah x

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  11. Fantastic card Lisa! fab image...luv how you shaded around him it looks ace xx Lizzy xx :)

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  12. I love your card. Brown is my favorite color, and I love your jute stuff!

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  13. Fab card, great colours :o)
    Jackie xx

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  14. fantastic card lisa.the image is brilliant and i love how you shade around your images.great papers and love the jute stuff :)

    xx coops xx

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  15. Brilliant card, such a fab image and coloured so well.xx

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  16. That's a great image and such a good layout too - love it!

    Helen x

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  17. Brilliant! LOvely image, colour and colouring. Ace layout xx Jenny xx

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  18. Love it! My little Sensei would like this one too! Great papers and colouring!
    Sorry to hear about the car :-( still the stamps were in the sale so that makes you a good Wifey!
    Linds x

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  19. Wow what a great card Lisa! I bet your son will love it!
    Hugs Lynsey x

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  20. Wonderful card! Love it!♥

    Thanks for joining us at Friday Sketchers this week!

    Hugs,
    Aud

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  21. Just typed my comment and got error 503, grrr. Hope this one works. A perfect card for your son's new obsession. Love that jute stuff and the fab ribbon. Marianne x

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  22. Oh wow! What a fab image! Love it :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

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