Sunday, September 8, 2013

Father-in-law's Birthday Card

Copic Colours:
Seagull: W00, 2 4, 5, 6, N1, 3, E40, 43, R20 for blush
Beak and feet: Y32, 35, 38, E97, 99
Water: BG000, 00, 10, 11, 13, B0000, 01, Blender as well as E43 for the post reflection
Hat stripe: B24, 26, 99
Wood post: E23, 25, 29, 43 44, 71, 87, 89

This is a card that I made for my Father-in-law's birthday!  I always find it a challenge to make cards for men - its hard to resist flowers, bows, pearls and lacy things! I used my Mr. Gullible rubber stamp image I illustrated for Whimsy Stamps.  
I'm entering it into the following challenges:
Fab n' Funky: Opposites Attract (opposite colours - mine are orange and blue)
Stamp and Create: Birthday (this is a birthday card for my FIL)
Our Creative Corner: Forgotten Things - I haven't used my embossing folders in ages!

Thanks for stopping by! 
God bless you!


  1. An awesome masculine creation. Love the vibrant blue.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  2. Oh My! What a cutie! FABulous coloring...
    LOve this little guy with his hat on.

  3. He is fantastic Crissy..fabulous colouring..I love the beautiful blue and card design.
    Fabulous male card..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  4. As always...I always have to stare at that coloring!!! Great layout too!

  5. What a darling card. I love the cute image and of course I have always loved your beautiful coloring. Great little guy, love him.

  6. Fabulous!!
    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons Challenges

  7. Mr Gullible is an adorable image and you have coloured him so beautifully. What a wonderful male card! Thanks so much for joining in our Forgotten Things challenge at Our Creative Corner. Anne x

  8. a marvellous card with an awesome colouring!

    thank you so much for playing along with us at ruby's rainbow challenges!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

  9. Absolutely gorgeous card Crissy
    Thanks for joining the Crafty Ribbons Challenge
    x Gretha

  10. This looks so clean and crisp the colouring is fabulous Thanks for joining us at Fab n Funky

    Alli D

  11. I looooooooooooooooooooove this card!!!! It's absolutely fabulous! Thank you SO much for sharing this beauty with us at Stamp and Create! Good luck!
    Rene :D

  12. A wonderful card! Thanks for playing at PTW! xxx

  13. Gorgeous card Crissy :-) the image is very cute and your colouring is fabulous ! the whole design is stunning !

    thanks for joining us on the Crafty Ribbons and Simon Says Wednesday Challenges
    Lols x x x

  14. Hi Crissy, it's lovely to catch up with you!! I was ill, when I came back Copic Creations backed in, then I lost my blog andhad to start all over - not a good year!!!
    Your card is gorgeous - a fantastic design and colour scheme. Your image is stunning and beautifully coloured (as per usual!!) and wonderful detailing!!

    Thanks so much for joining us at both Everybody Art Challenge and Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    big hugs
    Heather xx

  15. your colouring is so great the seagull looks like it's going to fly away! ^^

  16. Fantastic colouring and I love the layering and embossing. This is a really professional looking card.

    Thank you for playing along at Fab'n'Funky Challenges.

    Rachel x

  17. I don't often use images like this but I so love this little chap! So clever that you designed him too.
    Beautifully fresh and uncluttered card which I'm sure was very well received!
    Thanks so much for joining us at Our Creative Corner for this challenge.

  18. Awesome card, love it. Thank you for sharing this with us at Ruby's Rainbow for our 'Male card' challenge.

    Hugs Helen x

  19. Love the CAS look! Love the cute birdie! Thanks for joining us this week at Creative Card Crew!

    CCC DT
    Love to Create DT
    Crazy Challenge DT
    Anyone for Anya DT

  20. Love this image and the colors--WOW! Who knew royal blue and white could pack such a punch! This is a great card! Thank you for joining us this month at The Cupboard Trilogy Challenges!

    Kat (DT)

  21. This is great! Thanks for joining us at CCC xx Jan

  22. Such a fun card and I bet it was appreciated by your Father in Law! Thanks for sharing this with us at Our Creative Corner. Margie x

  23. What a great card, Thank you joining in with our challenge over at The Cupboard Trilogy Challenge Blog.

    Stella xx
    TCT DT