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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

You are special

I've just discovered the WOJ digis and I just couldn't resist getting a whole bunch of them! I picked this image because of the cool look of this mouse, and I thought it would be perfect for a card for a  teenage boy.
I've used white, blue and burgundy papers, as well as a Maja Design DP with script. The blue paper is embossed with a star patterned embossing folder. For the DP I used a new Fiskars border punch (an early birthday present from my older sister). I used a burgundy left over thread from a cross stitching kit and attached a post card metal charm to it. The sentiment is heat embossed with blue embossing powder and translates "You are Special".  The image is colored with Promarkers.

This card is for these challenges:
1) The Crafter's Cafe Challenge - #17 Fathers or For a Male
2) The Crazy Challenge - #147 Teens card
3) 'ABC' Challenges - I (Heart) Animals
4) The Corrosive Challenges - Animal Antics
5) A Gem of a Challenge - #83 Emboss It
6) Creative Card Crew - #38 Metal
7) Top Tip Tuesday - #103 Masculine
8) Make it Monday - Anything Goes

36 comments:

Angelique said...

Well isn't he a tuff one. Lookin all Michael cool.
Fabulous card. Great colouring and love the embossed stars paper.
Thank you for joining us at Creative Card Crew

Huggsss,Angelique
EngelDesignsScrap

Christine said...

This cute mouse image is great in this colour combo..fab take on the Embossing chall at AGOAC..thanks for sharing

smiles Christine x

Rene said...

Oh my gosh this is so cute!!!! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at MIM! Good luck,
Rene :D

Sue - bearhouse said...

Fabulous card Pia. I love that image, wonderful colouring and the embossed stars looks brilliant
Sue xx

Monika Reeck said...

HI Pia...like this cute Images and lovely sentiment...the embossing looks lovely too...I love your DP with that handwriting...which stamp is it...great manly card...wish you have a great holiday...see you maybe on my Blog dear...hugs

Tammy said...

This is so cute Pia, I love that fun image! Fabulous design and adorable charm!
Hugs, Tammy

Skye said...

Another great card. He is so cool. I love your colour combo and the design. The embossing and the edge punch are great touches

Wishcraft said...

Such a cute image and gorgeous design too, fab card Pia :o) Hugs, Lisa x

cotnob said...

This is a brilliant card Pia, I love your fabulous image and great design.
Pauline
x

Asha said...

Oooh! Another darling little Henry-card! Isn't he just adorable! Your card is beautifully composed, great DP and fab border punch.
xxx Asha

Shelby said...

Love the color combo you've used and the embossed starts look fantastic and you've make this little guy just too darn cute.

Shelby

Danielle Vincent said...

Oh wow is this ever great!! truly love everything about it - and what a fun image. Thanks so much for joining us this week at ABC Challenges.

Danielle Vincent said...

Oh wow is this ever great!! truly love everything about it - and what a fun image. Thanks so much for joining us this week at ABC Challenges.

Billie A said...

I saw you on MIM. What a darling card. Love the image and the design and papers are wonderful.

Lau W said...

Oh a lovely boys card ! Love this little mouse, so fun ! The border punch is superb, and the star embossing folder too !
A fab card Pia !
have a nice day !
xxx

Sheena said...

Great card - he looks too cool! Fab layout and design!

Thank you for joining the challenge with the Creative Card Crew!

Sheena
xxx

KraftyKoolKat said...

He is a real cool dude. Love it sweetie, your layout is fantastic.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Angela Palmer said...

A wonderful card. A great image. Love the colours & layers, especially with your embossed stars. Thanks for joining us at The Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog. Angela

Marlies said...

A beautiful card, with a cute mouse, looking very cool! I love the design of the whole card! Fab. hugs, Marlies

Sue B said...

Oh Wow! this is fab Pia… what a wonderful cute image… he has such character!! :-)
I love the gorgeous papers and the embossing… and the little postcard charm is very sweet! :-)
Hope you're having a good week!
Hugs Sue xx

chrissy xx said...

WoW! Pia A mouse with Style..LOve him..
FABulous colours and FABulous design....LOve it.
Chrissyxx

Jackie said...

Oh what an awesome card Pia! I LOVE the embossed background, colors & that supah cute image you colored so well! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week @ ABC Challenges & hope to see you back again for our next one!!!

Patricia St Martin said...

Fantastic!!! Pia I love all those wonderful layers, image is so adorable, wonderful embossing folder, paper for the background (script) looks awesome. Love the post card metal charm, wonderful touch.
Hugs, Patricia

scrappymo! said...

What a great card for a young man. The hat on the mouse is fabulous!
Love the stars and the handwriting background.

Mrs A. said...

What a swell mouse. He really is cool. Hugs Mrs A.

Mrs.B said...

Great card Pia, love the image and design.
Avril xx

Patty Gorka said...

Adorable card, Pia!

When you have time be sure to stop by our challenge blog. I have your card featured in our winner's post today. Here's a link to our winner's post today:

http://abcchallenges.blogspot.com/2013/06/abc32-winners.html

Annette said...

I love these mice images although I've not got any (yet!) LOL
Fab card Pia.
Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday
Annette
Netty's Cards
Proud to design for :
ABC Christmas Challenge,
As You Like It Challenge,
Top Tip Tuesday,
The Stamp Basket, and
Stamp Fairy.

knitmachinequeen (KMQ) said...

Cute card and perfect for our "Animal Antics" challenge at the Corrosive Challenge. Thanks for sharing with us. Good luck and please play along again soon.

Meihsia Liu said...

This is such an adorable card, Pia. Love the cute image. n:)

Elena said...

Wow! It's so cute! I love it!

Ellen said...

Great card, well done! Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge.

groetjes, Ellen

Lisa S. said...

I love this card Pia and your embossed stars are awesome. Terrific image! :)

Denise @ kc242 said...

What a fabulous card! Love your use of metal. Thanks so much for playing along with our challenge at The Creative Card Crew!
Denise
www.kc242designsbydenise.blogspot.com

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Chrissy said...

That's the coolest mouse ever..fantastic card for a teen or any male Pia..fabulous.

Luv CHRISSYxx