Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Birthday Robot

Yesterday was my eldest son's 9th Birthday!  I wonder where the time went!  Here he is growing into a young man and now in grade 4!  He's also getting to that stage where he's too old for 'cutesy' stuff and heaven forbid I should give him a peck on the cheek in PUBLIC!!  :)  So I looked at my stamps and thought what should I give this boy for his card, when I found this robot.....perfect!!  (Even better, when he saw it he said....'that's cool Mum'!)

I used a grey base, green and some Basic Grey Marjolaine DP.  The next panel is more Marjolaine matted with more green and across the bottom, I stamped the sentiment from MFT's Little Loveosaurus in Memento Tuxedo Black.  Across that panel I added two pieces of grey grosgrain ribbon.  The robot is from MFT's Love Machine set, stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black and coloured with Copics (C0, C1, C3, C5 - the C0 now comes in the CIAO range!!).  It was cut with the Mega Rectangle Nestabilities and matted with the matching scallop in green.  To finish I added a little hardware in the form of silver brads.

Stamps - Love Machine, Little Loveosaurus (MFT)
Paper - X-press It Blending Card, Grey and Green Bazzill, Basic Grey Marjolaine DP
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories - Copics, Mega Rectangle and Scalloped Mega Rectangle Nestabilities, Grand Calibur, Grey Grosgrain Ribbon, Silver Brads, Foam Tape.

If you entered to win a pack of 10 Sheets of X-press It Blending Card, please see my post below!!  That's all for today, thanks for visiting!!  :)

9 comments:

Sandra D said...

such a great boy card - simply love that robot :)

Edna Morrisedie said...

Nice job colouring the robot, looks great with your paper choices too!

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

AMAZING Kathy! LOVE your GORGEOUS coloring and the papers are PERFECT!! FAB card!!

Marisa said...

What a fun image. Perfect for a growing boy :) Love the DPs and way you snuck some ribbon in. They grow up waaaay too quickly, don't they!

Susan (rainy) said...

Such a fabulous boy card!! The image is colored so beautifully, too. And that designer paper was the perfect choice. Happy birthday to your boy.

velta said...

This is too stinkin cute Kathy...love your design :)

Leigh said...

Fantastic boy card. Happy birthday to your 'little man'.

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

This is so cute Kathy! Happy Birthday to your son! He will LOVE this!

Gab said...

Love that robot - and love how you coloured him. I hope your DS had a great birthday. What recommendations do you have for someone wanting to buy their first set of Nestabilities???

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