Awesome Boy's Card!

by Joanne James21. February 2014 21:01

So here is my second card of the day, just in time for this week's challenge over at Less is More where the theme this week is 'masculine cards'. I decided to use the 'Cool Kid' stamp set for my card; when I saw this stamp set I just had to have it - my children always get so excited if they have been chosen as the class 'cool kid' for the day at school. So here is my card:

I chose to use the Brights colour combination of Real Red, Tempting Turquoise and Tangerine Tango for my card - all colours my son would love! - and having stamped the dog in orange, I coloured in his scarf and boots with my Stampin' Write markers. I used the blue to outline both my circle and sentiment panel, then picked up the orange with a thin strip cut from a piece of cardstock embossed with the new Arrows Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. I inked up the sentiment using my markers too, so that I could have multi-coloured lettering - I love the effect that this give on this card.

I used this week's sketch over at Create with Connie and Mary for my layout.

Back soon with another card; until then, happy stampin'!



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Comments (16) -

DebUnited States
2/21/2014 11:29:35 PM #

I love how you used this stamp set! Totally cool card! Great for kids! Thanks for playing the challenge at Create with Connie and Mary!


Joanne James
Joanne James
2/23/2014 11:52:53 PM #

Thanks Deb! My 6 year old son is in a class at school with 20 boys and one girl, so I make lots of this kind of card!!


ChrissieUnited Kingdom
2/22/2014 8:58:44 AM #

I'm sorry I'm so late in visiting!
This is great fun... I guess chaps would love these warm colours!
"Less is More"


Joanne James
Joanne James
2/23/2014 11:54:00 PM #

Thanks Chrissie - works for the 6 year olds I think, maybe not the grown up ones!


Connie Babbert
Connie BabbertUnited States
2/23/2014 12:18:46 PM #

How fun!  That is such a cute set, and I love him done in bright colors, too!  Thanks for playing along with the sketch challenge this week on Create with Connie and Mary!


Joanne James
Joanne James
2/23/2014 11:55:41 PM #

Thanks Connie. Not managed the last couple of challenges due to other commitments, but this sketch got me right back on track!


Lisa Young
Lisa YoungUnited States
2/23/2014 9:44:07 PM #

Super cute! Love the bright colors and the way you used markers on your sentiment and the dog. Gotta love SU markers! Thanks for joining us this week at Create with Connie and Mary.


Joanne James
Joanne James
2/23/2014 11:56:30 PM #

Yes Lisa - markers are so great for this kind of card. x


Mary Brown
Mary BrownUnited States
2/26/2014 1:19:50 AM #

You are right...this is an AWESOME boy card!  I LOVE how you colored the greeting and your colors are just plain FUN!  Thanks for playing along in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!


Joanne James
Joanne James
2/26/2014 1:57:40 PM #

Thanks Mary - I love to make bright cards for little boys and this set is so great! Loving the inspiration over at CCMC this week!


Margaret Raburn
Margaret RaburnUnited States
2/26/2014 4:02:59 AM #

What a "Cool" card for a cool kid!  I love how you colored the dog, cape and especially the letters to make everything just pop!  Great way to use the sketch and make a fun card!   Thanks for joining us this week for the sketch challenge at Create with Connie and Mary!


Joanne James
Joanne James
2/26/2014 1:58:30 PM #

Thanks Margaret - sometimes a bold splash of colour is just what you need!


melissa davies
melissa daviesUnited States
2/26/2014 12:05:48 PM #

So sweet! Any kid would love this! So colorful, too! Thanks for joining us in the sketch challenge this week at Create with Connie and Mary!


Joanne James
Joanne James
2/26/2014 1:59:51 PM #

Thanks Melissa - this set is just so great for kids' cards - I think it's a keeper!


Lisa Martz
Lisa MartzUnited States
2/26/2014 12:34:10 PM #

I really like this.  Such a cute card for a "kid" of any age!  Love the way you used one strip of the embossing folder!  I need to try that.  Great color combo.  Thanks for playing the Create with Connie and Mary sketch challenge this week!


Joanne James
Joanne James
2/26/2014 2:01:41 PM #

Thanks Lisa. I don't use my embossing folders as much as I should - I sometimes find them overwhelming! The arrows one is a really versatile one though - already getting lots of use.


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