Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Copic Chicks


There's a new challenge this week at Hambo Hoedown!  The challenge?  To make an easel card!  I only recently discovered the joy of making these simple but fun cards.  People I give them too are always delightedly (is that a word?) surprised when the card opens differently than they expect!  Plus, I love that it's easy to display your beautiful card when it's an easel card!  Awesome!  I used the very cute Silly Birds With Hats - digi by Hambo Stamps and coloured it in with my Copic Markers (pink-R24, R22, R20; blue-B97, B95, B93, B91; yellow-Y17, YR21, Y21; green-YG97, YG95, YG93; beaks & feet-YR18, YR15, Y17).  I have a small drawer full of random buttons I've acquired along the way.  I just chose a bunch of pink and brown ones to line up in a row.  First I painstakingly stitched embroidery thread through them so that they would look sewed on.  I love the effect of the random buttons!  I think it looks so much better than if they all matched!  I used my labelmaker to make a sentiment.  I thought I was addicted to that thing when I was just using it for labelling! 


This is what the card looks like while it's closed.  Thanks so much for visiting today!
Hannah

Other challenges I'm entering this card in:
Simon Says Stamp - Spring Colours
Basic Grey Challenges - More Than One Fold
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes + Something New (the image and the patterned paper are both new!)
Critter Challenge Blog - Fancy Folds
Make it Monday - Anything Goes
Dream Valley Challenges - Things with Wings
I Did It Creations - Anything Goes

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Silly Birds With Hats - digi by Hambo Stamps
Paper:  Basic Grey Hopscotch Paper; Copic X-Press It Cardstock, SU Cardstock - Chocolate Chip, Whisper White
Ink:  SU - Chocolate Chip, Pink Pirouette
Accessories:  random buttons, SU River Rock double stitched ribbon, chocolate double stitched ribbon, embroidery floss
Tools:  Spellbinders Classic Circles LG & SM, Spellbinders Classic Scallop Circles LG

18 comments:

kurlygirl said...

Such an adorable card! Love the image, colors and all those buttons!

cebelica said...

Wonderful card, I love it!

Monica Hunter said...

I LOVE this Hannah! Great use of the buttons too! :)

Chrissy said...

Fabulous card Hannah.. I love the random buttons..they look terrific.
The chicks are wonderful, and coloured brilliantly.Great card..
Luv CHRISSYxx

Silli said...

awww, fabulous girl, love the funny image and your coloring! weel done!

Judy Rozema said...

I love these birds so much! Your coloring is just perfect! Great buttons too - ADORABLE!!

sgc said...

Very cute. Your coloring is fantastic! Thanks for playing along in the Critter Sketch Challenge.

Cor* said...

Hannah this is stunning! Great colors!

Michelle said...

Hi Hannah

This is such a fabulous card, I love it!! Those chickies are just gorgeous and looks brilliant in their fun colours.

The row of buttons down the bottom is a beautiful touch too.

Thank you for sharing over at Make It Monday this week.

Michelle :-)

Melissa said...

This is such a fun card! Great coloring and I LOVE..LOVE..LOVE all the buttons!

Rica said...

Fabulous card Hannah, great design and detailing, love those little 'fun' chicks - great colouring!!

So glad you could join us at both the Basic Grey and Simon Says Stamp challenges,
hugs
Heather xx

Gemma said...

a gorgeous project! Thanks for joining in this week at I Did it Creations! Gemma :)

Karin said...

I LOVE the colors on this card and all the fun buttons lined up just like the little birdies :) Super cute!

Tracey Brossart said...

Absolutely love this! Stunning coloring! :D

Big Hugz,
xx Tracey xx

Crystal said...

Love this! Fabulous layouts & I LOVE all the buttons! Great fancy fold too. Thanks for playing along with us at Critter Sketch :)

Georgia Ehrmann said...

I just had to giggle over that cute image! Great card! Thank you for playing with us at IDIC this week!
Hugs,
Georgia

Melly said...

Aww I love it!
The card is fab! I adore the wee image and all the buttons are fab!
Thanks for joining in the fun at Dream Valley Challenges
Hugs Melly xxx

Mickaela said...

I so love this card! You have done a wonderful job and i can't keep looking at the button and ribbons!

/Mickaela

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