Sunday, February 5, 2012

My Little Prince

Hello, Friends and Happy Monday. I hope you all had a great weekend. I spent most of it in bed with a back injury. So I did a lot of reading and watched the Super Bowl. I guess it was fitting since we had 2 feet of snow from our last storm so I couldn’t go anywhere anyway. It started Thursday evening and finally let up just before noon on Saturday.

Our new challenge is up at Craft Your Passion and this week our theme is Anything Goes with “No Pattern Paper.” But you can make your own pattern paper designs using stamps, dry and heat embossing, markers, doodling, etc. One of our sponsors this week is Doodle Pantry and I am using one of their digis called “Little Frog” for my card.

Did you know that there are literally around 5000 frog species in the world? That’s a lot of frogs. Too bad they aren’t all princes…LOL
I chose a couple of Hero Arts stamps for my background paper using a watermark technique just randomly stamping with Versamark ink. I colored my image with Copics, added a Spring Border die cut from Memory box and scrap ribbon from my stash.
I also heat embossed the butterfly stamp using blue powder on the blue cardstock and orange powder on orange cardstock. Then I cut them out and adhered them to the card bending the wings for a 3D effect. This would make a great card for a little boy.

These are the Copics I used to color my sweet little frog image.

I’m entering this card in the following challenges.

Make It Monday – Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp – Animal Antics
Crafty Ribbons Challenge – Men or Boys

Thanks for stopping by. See ya next time...



Heather said...

A stunning card Cath, I love the design and your vibrancy. Your fun image is beautifully coloured and with your wonderful details.

Thanks so much for joining us with the Simon Says Stamp challenge
Heather xx

Manderly said...

Cute, cute card. Very clever. I love the brightness of it. I saw you on MIM and will be checking you out more. Hugs to you from Manderly

Lena B E said...

Oh what a cute card, very sweet frog.
Lovely colors, I love all of the colors. :)
Have a nice day.
Hugs Lena

loz said...

This is ADORABLE Cathy and the colours are fantastic..Saw this on MIM..Loz

Patricia St Martin said...

Just adorable... So many bright colors. Great coloring and your butterflies are so cute.

Anne said...

Love this card.. Love the way you have colored your frog and the added embossed butterflies really make the scene come to life .. thanks for sharing on MIM..

Linda said...

I saw your card on the Make It Monday Challenge what can I say except wow I love everything about this card especially the beautiful bright colours you have used love Linda

Doreen said...

Love what you have done here Cathy,fabulous

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

A Blue Frog! I love it. gorgeous card and love the quirky colours you've used.

Followed your link from MIM

Kasey ~ in Oz

Nikbee said...

A gorgeous card. I love the bright colours and your colouring is amazing.
I saw this on MiM.
Nikki x

Melissa Bove said...

Fabulous card!! Love that image and your coloring is awesome!!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!


Lisa Minckler said...

The eyeballs on that frog are mesmerizing! Just LOVE the vibrant colors. :D Geeesh, that's a lot of frogs in the world. LOL!

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Lisa xx

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Ooh WOW! I am loving the bright coloring - superb!! The butterflies and foliage add great dimension too : )

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mandy said...

lovely card hun very vibrant :) love the lil 3d butterflies they are very cute seen u ova at MIM hugs Mandy xxx

Faye said...

Hello Cathy.. This is soooo Adorable. Saw this on MIM..Faye

Anonymous said...

This is fabulous, love the colours and gorgeous border die! Popped over from MIM to have a closer look!
Helen x

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card, love your image and colours, hugs, Sarah x

Shelby said...

Love these bright bold and vibrant colors and just love how you've colored him up especially his feet!


Maire Gamber said...

I absolutely love this card Cathy! The colors are so vibrant! I love frogs. I live in Calaveras County and Angels Camp is known as frog town due to Mark Twain's Book!
Your card is gorgeous!
Marie XX

cebelica said...

Hi! Sorry I'm a bit late, but I wanted to tell you that your card is very beautiful. I LOVE it!!!
Thank you for playing at our previous challenge at Crafty ribbons. I hope you'll join our new challenge too! xx

hellerlittle said...

dear cath,
I looked around your blog till here... now I have to stop to get fresh air couse I´m breathless...
I saw such a lot of Inspiration @ your blog and now this frog *I love frogs !!!
CU in the near future

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