Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Let's Hear It For The Boys for Elphine House Australia

It's time for another challenge over at the Elphine House Australia Design Team Blog!  Hope you enjoyed our last challenge and we've got a fabulously fun one this time.  Our theme is "Let's Hear It for the Boys!"  This was great fun for me because I don't do many boy cards and I had a blast!  I used Tommy Tell Tail of Ice Cream and you can find him at Elphine House Australia's shop!

Isn't he too cute?!  There's nothing like seeing a cutie pie kid eating ice cream!  Some of my favorite pictures of the girls when they were little was of them with ice cream.  Elisabeth Bell captures the essence of childhood like no one else, if you ask me!

He's colored with copics in really bright primary colors and I added some Diamond Glaze to his icecream cone.  I added some of my favorite papers from Basic Grey and cut out some butterflies with my Martha Stewart punch.  The buttons have some Scrapper's Floss in them and I added some mesh behind the background.  The swirl clip and baubles are from my stash.  And I couldn't resist adding some Stickles to the butterfly.

I was going to add the clip where the red butterfly is by this cutie pop, but Allie stuck it on when I went to stir her noodles!  Here's a peek of the inside.

Here's a view of the inside.  I thought a butterfly would be a nice touch!

I absolutely love him!  I did resist adding on any flowers to him and I think that says a lot for me!

I'm entering him in the following challenges:

Going Grey With Scraps Challenge ( BINGO and I used Glitter, die cut/punches/buttons)
Craft Room Challenge (Something for a man)
Flourishes Timeless Tuesday (I'm Seeing Red, use red)
LEJ Designs Challenge Blog (Button mania)
Loves Rubberstamps Challenge Blog (Lots of Layers)
Oldies But Goodies Challenge (Bright colors)
Papertake Weekly (Buttons and Bling)
Shopping Our Stash Weekly Challenge Blog (Use the oldest designer paper in your stash)
Through The Craftroom Door (Always Anything Goes)
Use it Tuesdays Challenge Blog (Must be horded supplies, for me it's the buttons!)
Vickie's Challenges  (Anything Goes)

Make sure to stop over at the Elphine House Australia Design Team blog and give a shout out to the boys in your life.  I know there out there!  Besides, my design team sisters have some fabulous inspiration for you!


Carla S. said...

Fantastic card, Susan! Love the papers and the adorable image! Terrific coloring and details!

CraftinGranny said...

For not doing many boys cards you sure aced this challenge....Love those butterflies and the colorful DP. Super inspirational!! "Hugs"

Penny said...

Very sweet card! Love your design, papers, embellies, and that adorable image! Thank you for sharing this with us at TTCRD. Hope to see you again soon! :^)
Hugs, Penny

craft-roomjulia said...

A stunning creation, thanks so much for joining us at Craft Room Challenge and good luck with the random draw. Julia xxx

Glenda Atkins said...

Fabulous card, love the mesh, the papers and your wonderful design, great colouring too. Impressive! Thanks for joining us at LEJ Designs!

Sandra van Blaricum said...

Wow, beautiful card Susan, love those butterflies!
Thanks for joining the TTCRD challenges!

Lady Anne said...

Such a beautiful card, love the image which you have coloured so nicely. Thank you for sharing with us at Lady Anne's Challenges. I hope we see you again soon.
Love ~ Lady Anne xx
Lady Anne's Challenges

Danielle said...

How adorable, Susan! I love the plaids you used and how you colored him.

Holley (Tondre) Barnhart said...

Stunning work. Love the die cut butterflies. Hope the tooth feels better soon. Cheers, Holley

Karen Stark said...

So adorable! Love the butterflies!! : )

Danielle said...

Adorable card, love that you decorated the inside as well!
Thank you for joining us at Use it Tuesday!!

Nicole said...

Great card! Love those butterflies! Thanks for joining us at Use it Tuesday!

Peggy said...

Great boys card!! Thanks for playing with us at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations.

Fran said...

Awesome Card! Love the coloring on the image and the papers are so darn cute. And love those butterflies they are one of my favorite embellishments. Hugs, Fran

Anonymous said...

Such an adorable creation sweetie!! Love the papers and happy colors you've used on this!! Perfect in detail too!! Hope you have a lovely weekend! HUGS :)

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

OMGosh this is so adorable, love the image and the cute card design. Those layers are fabulous. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

Marcy said...

Awesome card! I love the image and all of your details including those butterflies! Thanks so much for joining our challenge over at Loves Rubberstamps! :)

Billie's Scrappetique said...

That's such a cute boy card! Love it!

Anonymous said...

Susan~I already know your name in the art world. I love your card & all of the attention to detail. The outside & inside are both gorgeous. Thanks for sharing with us on Vickie's Challenge at Lady Anne's. We look forward to having you sharing your art with us again soon. Hugs~Patti

Basement Stamper said...

great masculine card and mix of papers on this. Thanks for joining us at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations this week.

Esther said...

Great images and perfect card for a man..Thanks so much for sharing with us at Craft-Room...Esther xx