Monday, January 7, 2013

Being fabulous is hard work

Being fabulous is hard work 2013

Our Cards For Men Challenge #1 has started for this year and it is all about MEN (BOYS) AT WORK. This is what I have come up with, the image is from Tiddly inks and the image is called  Carpenter Joe. The challenge starts today and ends January 20. 2013 at midnight. You need to enter your card in the inlinkz over at Cards for Men Challenge blog and you can stop over and see all the inspiration the design team has created for you.

Our Sponsor for the challenge is Carole, who is a Stampin Up demonstrator.

I am an Independent Stampin Up! Demonstrator in Lancashire & surrounding areas. I teach large and small scrapbooking and craft classes. I can arrange parties in your home for crafting and non-crafting friends to suit your requirements, and where everyone is guaranteed to have a great time !  I also run a crop in the Rochdale area. Please contact me for more details at  
The prize up for grabs is two full size ink pads from Stampin Up.  The winner will get to choose between Subtles, Brights and Regals. So stop by Carol’s blog.

Being Fabulous is hard work right 2013

The paper is Bazzill Basic. Distress ink colors forest moss and brushed corduroy. Ribbon called measure up at Michaels.

Being Fabulous is hard work flat 2013

The extra stamps are from The Angel Company.

Being Fabulous is hard work inside 2013

The sentiment is from TLC. This card is for my Grandson Aiden he is turning 11 on the 15th of January. Of course grandma is so proud of him. I know I wont go on about what a fantastic person he is but I sure could.

Being Fabulous is hard work markers

Copic marker used to color the image.

Being Fabulous is hard work close up

I hope you can join us for our challenge. Thanks so much for stopping by and have a wonderful week. I know a lot of people are and have been sick so please take care of yourself.



Jacqui's little piece of England said...

Wow I do love this card what a super image

jacqui x

Donnas Den said...

Your card is fabulous Pat. Love the colour-way.

Donna xx

Danni said...

This turned out fabulous! Love the added embellishments/stamps to bring it all together! wonderful job!

Suzan L said...

Hi Patricia, what a darling card! I love the tape measure on the edge along with the embossed frame around the cute tool time man!
Happy New Year!

Viv said...

Super card Patricia! You've coloured the image to perfection and all the elements go together so well. xxx

Andrea6760 said...

Hi Patricia,
Each and every card you make is perfect and this one for your grandson is no exception. Your coloring always amazes me and your color choices are always perfect! Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful work. *Hugs*

Linda W. said...

Absolutely fabulous - just beautiful and what man would not smile given a card like this. your work is so beautiful Pat!

Sandra said...

Patricia, Aiden is going to be over the moon with this card, and I am certain he is equally proud of his Grandmother!
Your colouring is awesome and the little story your cards always tell is equally awesome.
It was sooooooooooo nice to catch up with you the other day. Stay well :)S

Michelle B. said...

Your coloring is amazing Patricia! Your card is fab inside and out, love the papers and the distressing is perfect!

Cathy Lee said...

He is so cute, Patricia. I love how colored him. Fabulous card for the guys.
Cathy Lee

Linda Palmer said...

I think Aiden will love this card. I do! Great image, beautiful coloring and I love all the ruler. Fantastic card.

Sandy said...

Really neat card - love the ruler1 your coloring is always great!

*Vicki* said...

WOW!! I just LOVE this one Patricia!! The coloring is awesome, but the details like the ruler along the side is brilliant!! Such a fun design!! I really need to make some of these up for on hand! Thanks for sharing! HUGS

Anne Temple said...

Love this! Great image and fantastic coloring.

Anonymous said...

I love the sentiment, perfect male card, nicely done Pat
Hugs julie P

Penny said...

Oh, Patricia, you did such a fab job of coloring this adorable image! Love that! Love the fun colors you chose, the great design, and the perfect embellies & sentiment! :^)
Hugs, Penny