Monday, 27 April 2009


Hi! I absolutely love the Colour Create challenge as it gets me to use colour combo's I would'nt usually think of putting together.This week's colour's are ORANGE, GREEN and BROWN with the extra option of making a male card. Well I know most of you hate making male card's but I actually love it - Honest I really do lol. Plus it was a great exuse to use this little chap, is'nt he fab?

IMAGE - The Greeting Farm

COLOUR MEDIUM - Polychromos pencils

PAPER - MME Magnolia

SENTIMENT - Craftwork card's

EMBELLISHMENTS - PM brad's and star punch from HC

Thanks for looking.xx


Tara said...

Seems that more peeps enjoy making male cards than we thought! Thanks for your compliment about our challenge Amanda, glad you enjoy it so much ;o)
Love your cool 'Ian' card, it's fab!
Thanks so much for joining in with this week's CC challenge! xx

Karen said...

STUNNING cards Amanda. I seem to have a few somehow. They are all gorjus. Love the Magnolia one and the brown n cream one. Gorjus.

Love Karen xxx

Jacilynn said...

Oh, I love this image. He's on my wish list. Doesn't he remind you of every little boy you know. He totally reminds me of my son. Gorgeous design!

Christine said...

Great card & love your image just right for the little males in our lives.... great colours too.

Christine xx

Natalie said...

Cool card, great image. x

Caryn said...

Fantastic card Amanda - love that Greeting Farm image. I am always grateful when someone comes up with a fabby card for boys as my eyes tend to glaze over when I know I have to make one!! I guess I'm too much of a girly girl!!

Thanks for the inspiration.

Caryn xxx

helen said...

fabulous card Amanda theat image is so perfect for a male card, thanks for visiting my blog andleaving a lovely comment

Kim Piggott said...

Wow, gorgeous card, lovely paper and fabulous detail!
Thanks so much for joining us at Colour Create!
kim x

willow said...

Love the image, great male card

Spyder said...

Love this little skateboard boy!!Lovely card

Mina said...

I so love making male cards too this fab image hes a cutie and your card is fab...thanks for joining in the Colour Create challenge xxx

Jodi said...

Very cute!! I love those colors together too.
Jodi =)

Tab said...

Awesome card hun, love this skater done and you have coloured him to perfection! Love the papers too!
Hugs Tab xxx

yyam said...

Hi Amanda, this is a really cool card. Love the little boy on the skateboard. The overall effect is really pleasing to the eye. Thanks for sharing your creation! I'm inspired! Cheers, Y.

Liza said...

Great card for a boy and I love the colour combo.

Liza x

Monica Anderberg said...

So pretty! So wellbalanced and lovely colorcombo! It is so fun to visit your blog and see all the wonderful things you are making.

Hugs Monica

Kate's Makes said...

Hi there, i found your blog through allpinkgirl's and have added you to my favourites, hope that's ok! Your cards are great! :o)

Steph said...

What a fabulously cool card! xxx

aardvarkpest said...

Great card for a boy. Love the image and the papers.


Sharon said...

This is just too adorable Amanda. Such a fantastic image. Love your layout too.
Thanks for joining the Colour Create Challenge.
Sharon xx

Bev said...

What a fabulous card honey, those papers and the colours are so perfect for the sweet image x

katy said...

Hi Amanda, firstly what a fab card, love the image :) and thanks for joining us at CC...ta very much for your lovely comment earlier, Craft Creations is a children's craft range i think ? I bought them locally to me but they ar'nt online :( but i'm sure you'd find them in a large craft store, hth x

Rica said...

Fabulous card Amanda - great layout, papers and fantstic image...coloured so fabulously.
Thanks for joining us at CC.
hugs Heather xx

Caroljenks said...

I've got Ian too - isn't he fab!

Great shades of colours - my card for this challenge was a little more 'garish'!!!

Carol x

Chris said...

Fantastic card Amanda and I'm glad I've found someone who also likes making male cards, I enjoy them too. Love your design and that gorgeous image. Thanks for joining us at CC this week. Chris x