Tuesday, May 18, 2010

5-Year-Old Pirate B'day Card

Good evening fellow blogging buddies.
I have been having a few computer hitches trying to upload photos...but seem to have it working now. Have wanted to share this card for a few days...but am only just getting around to it now.
I made this for my nephew Will's 5th Birthday.
I used the digi image "Josh-Pirate" from the Digi-Stamp Boutique.
I can't remember using him before, even though I have had him for over a year now.
He is a cutie though!
I printed him out on Very Vanilla card stock and coloured him with copics.
I distressed the edges of the SU DP and the Chocolate Chip and Very Vanilla card stock.
I inked the edges with Creamy Caramel ink and I used the treasure map stamp from SU "Ahoy Matey" set to decorate and sponged a bit of ink as well. I embellished with some twine thread, a spare button off my new jacket and the other button shaped like a shark's tooth is a spare button off a vest I bought last year. (Too bad if I ever lose any buttons on my clothes...as they are all on cards I have made and given to people!) Here is a view of the inside of the card. I asked my husband to write on the card and he was pleased there wasn't much room for writing left...I knew he would appreciate the minimal space!
I would like to play along with the following challenges:
Our Creative Corner - Let's Hear it for the Boys
Dare You To Digi Stamp - Anything Goes
Alphabet Challenge Blog - Chocolate Colours
Stampin' for the Weekend - A Card for a Male
Thanks for visiting me today,






7 comments:

made by fifi said...

brill card - love the image and the raggy edges you have added to card fit so well with the theme - fab - thanks for joining in the alphabet challenge this week x

Lesley said...

Great card! Cute image and I love the distressed edges. Thanks for taking part in the Alphabet Challenge xx

Carol Dee said...

Arrr, what a cutie this pirate is. :) super fun card for any birthday boy. hugs...

Aussie Loz said...

This is so cute! I love the detail on the inside aswell! I use all my spare buttons too! No point keepin' them just incase - I already hoard enough craft stuff! Have fun at work!! ♥

Tracey said...

This is fab Alicia, love the string & the button :)

Thanks for joining us at Stampin' for the Weekend & Good Luck!

Hugs
Tracey
x

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

He is adorable! Fabulous card. Thanks for joining the DU2DS Challenge this time.

She said...

Great card. Love the distressed edges! Thanks for playing with us at The Alphabet Challenge. S x