Friday, March 15, 2013

Swingin' into Spring with Sunshine Mail

Today begins a new Sunshine Mail Foundation Challenge (March 15 - April 1). The only real rule is that you send in at least one card (Donation guidelines here).

Our theme is Swing into Spring, and we're sponsored by A Day for Daisies digi stamps. It's such a fabulous, unique digi stamp company, and the Sunshine Mail DT was lucky enough to be able to choose their own images for this challenge. I used Boys Love Trees:


The background is embossed with my Darice embossing folder (if you follow my blog, you know I can't get enough of this embossing folder). I printed the sentiment (TLC Creations) and then embossing it by lining it up in the folder. Then I just fussy-cut it out and popped it up with foam. The sheer rainbow ribbon is from my stash.

The image is colored with Copics. I made the image background in several steps: First I colored the blue portion & texturized it with Blender solution & cloth. The I painted the tree with Crackle Paint (Ranger), and added Flower Soft to the leaf sections. The boys are cut out and glued on to top for a little dimension.


Inspiration/Challenges:
Celebrate the Occasion #103: Spring Is In The Air
Crafting for all Seasons #47: Spring
Crafty Ribbons #40: One for the Boys
Crafty Sentiments: Hello Spring
Delightful Challenges: Here's one for the Boys
Little Miss Muffet Challenge #56: Boys Only


Thank you for visiting & hope you'll join us for the Sunshine Mail Foundation Challenge,

13 comments:

  1. It is so pretty! those boys are adorable and you cut them out!

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  2. Cute as a button. Love how you cut the boys out and added the to the tree.
    Thanks for playing along with Crafty Sentiments
    Anne x

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  3. LOL, this digi stamp made my day! Soooo adorable! Thank you for joining us at the Celebrate the Occasion challenge and hope to see you back again.
    Hugs
    Anna xxx

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  4. Hi CG;

    Good photograph of a really funny boys' card! I like the real-like tree and the boys playing. Thanks for playing along with Crafty Ribbons in this challenge for the boys!

    Charlotta / DT La Vikinga

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  5. Oh this is adorable . I love your little scene
    Thanks for joining us at crafty ribbon.good luck
    Hugs Kelly

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  6. fabulous image - love the embossing folder too - great work! Thanks for joining us at crafty sentiments this time and good luck x

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  7. I love this! - those little boys are so cute and the scene is just fab! thank you for playing at Delightful challenges this week hugs Judith x

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  8. So pretty! Thanks for playing @ CTO!

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  9. I just love that image and how you have created such wonderful texture and dimension, beautifully done! Thanks for sharing your creation with us @ CTO for our "Spring is in the Air" Challenge :)

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  10. What a lovely project and wonderfull colors. Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons! xx Bianca

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  11. Fun, fun, fun! From the images, to the clouds and the trees - which look fabulous. Thanks for joining in the fun at Little Miss Muffet Stamps with our Boys Only challenge!

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  12. What a super card. Love your sentiment it goes perfectly with your adorable images. Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at Delightful Challenges!
    Denise

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  13. Such a fun card! Love the cute images and the terrific scene! Thanks for joining us for the Little Miss Muffet Boys Only challenge!

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