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I have been married to the same guy for a LONG time ! We have 3 grown children and the 5 loves of our lives that they have given us ... 4 girls and one boy ! I have been crafting all my life and found my true addiction when I taught myself to use Copic Markers and introduced them into my card making ! I am NOT certified in the use of Copics but that doesn't stop me from creating with them ! I always been a bit of a crafting rebel and don't follow directions well !I love crafting with my hands and seldom will you find them idle as they usually have a crochet hook , knitting needles or a book in them . Exercise is not my strong suit ! LOL ! My husband and I also love camping in our RV ( weather permitting ... as in NO snow !) so most weekends from Spring to Fall you find us camped somewhere with our 3 Yorkies .... though don't tell them they aren't BIG dogs ! Hope you enjoy my little touch of my life .... the creative and the real life !

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Just Magnolia ... Jay Jay's sketch

A new challenge has just been issued on Just Magnolia ..... Jay Jay's sketch   just click the link and you can see what an awesome sketch this is to play with !




I decided to make my Grandson , Aiden a cute little boy card for Valentine's Day that wasn't super mushy ! Not that he would notice as he isn't 3 yet ! LOl ! So this card is a first for me in playing with my Copic Airbrush for a background . It is going to take some practice but I sure had fun playing ! It was also a first in me using masking for my 2 images ! Time consuming but well worth it ! Now I am going to have to find more stamps ! ( Any excuse to shop ! LOL )

Looking forward to checking out more cards as they added on the challenge list and a few more blogs ! love to see what everybody is creating and so much inspiration ! Thanks for looking everybody and the kind comments !

Supplies used ...... Edwin in glasses and sentiment by Magnolia
Copic markers YG 95 , 63, 03   G 99 , 20
 B0000 , 23 , 41,45
E 59 , 57,53,35 ,13,000 , 00
R 11
Y 15,13

0 ... Colorless blender
Copic airbrush

Atyou Spica - Chocolate
Sakura Gell pen ... white
......... Glaze pen  ( glass lenses )
Memento inks
Chatterbox Scrapwall -Courtyard DP
Martha Stewart ribbon punch





15 comments:

  1. Adorable card, Donn! Edwin looks so cute sitting on the bench and your airbrushed background looks great! Love all the buttons too! hugs!

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  2. Hi Donna!
    Oh this is so cute. I am really loving Edwin and will be getting some stamps of him in the near future. you ahve done a wonderful job of him. I think your grandson will love his brithday card. You ahve done a great job on colouring the bench and I love the colours you used for Edwin.
    Hugs Marion

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  3. Hi Donna,
    I see you and I used the air gun for the first time today! I just turned mine on for the first time and away I went - kind of scary eh??
    Love your card - so cute for your grandson with the buttons and the heart. Your sky and grass turned out well and love your colouring of sweet Edwin.
    Hugs Candy

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  4. Donna, what precious card. I love your colour scheme--masculine colours, just perfect for your grandson's card. Love the clean look of the card. Love the embelishments. Great job on the card. Love it.

    Hugs.
    Norma

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  5. Oh Donna what a sweet card for your grandson! You have done a awesome job with your coloring and you also did great with your airbrushing! Adorable card!
    Hugs,
    Nancy

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  6. this is just way to darling Donna. I too lvoe your airbrushed background and how cute Edwin looks sitting on the bench. What a lovely card!!

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  7. Cute card, love your color choices! I am sure Aiden will love it!!

    Hugs,
    Patricia

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  8. This is so cute

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  9. What an adorable card! I love the background you did, I think I need an airbrush machine, this is fantastic! That sentiment is so perfect too. Thanks so much for sharing!
    Hugs, Christine

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  10. Super Job Donna!!! Love this little Edwin sitting on the bench in the park. Beautiful Air Brushing too. So sweet...hugs...Barb

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  11. Awww this is an adorable Edwin! Love the colors you have on the buttons.

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  12. Great job on your air brushing! The bench is perfect for Edwin and love the plaid paper too! Good job!

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  13. Cute little Edwin on Bench. Lovely coloring and delightful layout design! Thanks for sharing :o)
    Hugs,
    Cabio

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  14. Oh such a fab card. Love your colour combo and gorgeous paper and detail. Thanks for joining us at JM this week x

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  15. Oh such a fab card. Love your colour combo and gorgeous paper and detail. Thanks for joining us at JM this week x

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