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Thursday, August 29, 2013

Sunshine Mail Special Request + OSAAT Anything Goes

We're always accepting Happy Mail cards at Sunshine Mail, but we also take special requests. For example, 4-year-old Waylon is celebrating his birthday on September 15, so we're asking folks to send him a card to make it extra-special. You can send him a card at (please send it by Sept. 6):
  • Sunshine Mail Foundation / 2465 Centreville Road #J17-767 / Herndon, VA 20171

I made a card featuring Cool Buds by BBKakes, one of the talented designers at StitchyBear's Digi Outlet (SBDO). This week at One Stitch at a Time (OSAAT), the theme is Anything Goes with a SBDO image, and the DT has donated some wonderful prizes, so you'll definitely want to join in!

The current Sunshine Mail Challenge theme is Anything Goes + Card Donation, so why not grab your favorite SBDO digi, make a card for Waylon or any Card Cutie, and enter both challenges‽ Hurry, the deadline is Saturday, August 31!

I just adore coloring this image with my Copics (you might remember my cityscape version), and this time I tried my hand at "ombré coloring" on the hair & doggie.

The DP is from SMIRK, and I added some faux stitching with a Pitt Artist Pen on both background circles. The circles & base card were cut on my Cricut using their Camping Critters cartridge. The white matte die cut is from my stash, and I embossed it in my BigShot with a Cuttlebug folder.  Everything is edged with a blue Copic (B02).

Although you can't see it in the photo, his jacket is covered with Crackle Accents. Also, the lenses of the sunglasses are colored with a glitter pen.



Inspiration/Challenges:
Creative Craft Challenges #17: Not A Square
Fetch-a-Sketch: Sketch #57
Little Red Wagon #200: Polka Dots
Sentimental Sundays #169: Ombré Hair + Sentiment
Shopping Our Stash #116: For The Boys

Update: This was the random prize winner for Sentimental Sundays #169. Thank you!

Thank you for visiting, and hope you'll join us at Sunshine Mail and One Stitch at a Time!


5 comments:

JanR said...

Great male card. I just love circle cards. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

Avril Ann said...

Beautiful card, love that cute image, thank you for playing along with us at Creative Craft Challenges2, this fortnight, good luck xxx

UTs Hobby Time said...

Awesome masculine card. Image look so cute.

Jessi Fogan said...

I love the embossing & that pawprint banner! So perfect for a little guy. Thanks for coming to play with us at Shopping our Stash this week :)

Tip Top said...

Great take on the sketch! Thank you for joining in at Fetch A Sketch – hope you can join us again for the next challenge! Fetch A Sketch Challenges