Sunday, June 7, 2009

All About A Boy…

I really have to stop apologizing all the time…but I’m so sorry to have gone missing…it’s that darned real life getting in the way of my blogging!!!! When I lived in Sydney I didn’t really know very many people or have much of a social life! It’s different here…all my family is close by and I see them regularly…last night Mama and I even babysat for Shaun and Michelle and had little Abby for a sleepover :) She was so adorable and cute as can be! But time consuming!!!!

Anyway, enough of the excuses :) I’m leaving the comments on the blog candy post open until Tuesday night…if you haven’t left a comment you have until then and I shall draw the winner on Wednesday morning and post it then….promise ;)

OK…you’re probably wondering about the post title, right? Well it’s the theme for this week’s Magnolia Down Under challenge! It doesn’t seem to be up on the blog just yet…I must be early for once!!! Anyway, here’s the card that I made…

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I’ve used a rather unusual colour combo for this one…Chocolate Chip, Baja Breeze and Pacific Point! The colours were inspired by Edwin’s clothes…which I coloured with markers and ink from the lid of the ink pads and used both an aquapainter and a blender pen to achieve the look I was after. The stripey Choc Chip and the Baja Breeze polka dot are both from the single colour Designer Series Prints. These papers are all so nice and it’s great having just the right colour DSP when you need it :) The sentiment is from Crazy for Cupcakes and that cute button is one of the few I have left from the Button Bouquet.

I guess that’s about it for now. I’m going to go play and try to catch up a bit with my 52Q…I am woefully behind and if I don’t do some soon I’ll be too far behind to ever catch up. It’s so much fun doing the questions that I really don’t want to give up now.

Hope your Sunday is sunny and warm and most of all, relaxing :)

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9 comments:

Debbie Pamment said...

Gorgeous boy card - love that colour combo!!! Doesn't Edwin look like he's been up to mischief - or he's very shy!! Soo cute!
xXx

Cheryl Joshua said...

Fabulous boy card.....love the colours and design!!!
xx

Kathryn Mangelsdorf said...

Hi Kristie, Fantastic card. Congratulations on winning Tracey's blog candy.

Alicia said...

A lovely card Kristie - I love this colour combination and I too love the single colour designer paper series...Its great to have matching colours on hand when you need them.
Alicia xx

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

lovely card and super colors. have a fun day.

hugs,

Bec said...

Lovely card Kristie.. I do love this image of Edwin.. Great colours and layout.. Bec xxx

Kellie said...

This is a gorgeous boy card and I love the colours! Amazing as always.
Kelx

June Houck said...

OOOO, I think your coloring is getting even better! I love how well you colored him :) Great boy card.

Norma said...

Kristie, lovely card. Edwin is so adorable. Love the colours.

Hugs.
Norma xx

 

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