Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Surfin' Safari...

Okay. I get it. This is where you tell me that "locals rule", and that Yuppie insects like me shouldn't be surfing the break, right? -Johnny Utah (Point Break)

YIKES! I am late for my own date! I was out of town for a wonderfully long weekend of Family and Fun...hope everyone had a Wonderful and Safe Holiday!! I didn't get a chance before I left to make a Cupcake Inspiration card, so I Finally got to it tonight...if the camera batteries (which I left in the camera, which apparently drains them) ever charge I'll even be able to post a picture! :)

I love the cute little penguins on the cupcakes and thought about using one of the Imaginisce Penguins, but after looking at all the details I decided I really liked the little boy penguin and that he looked like he was about to hop on his board, so I decided to play with Surfer Ian instead.

Ian is colored with Copics...decorated with Stardust Stickles and his board with Diamond Glaze, I used this week's SCS Challenge (flipped sideways to fit) for the layout. The polka dots on the paper (older My Mind's Eye) are highlighted with a little Sakura Stardust Pen. The "Woo Hoo!" sentiment is from the Susie Surprise set. I added a few small swirls around edge for "waves" from the new Limited Edition Gamma Stamps by Basic Grey. This also fits the SCS CAS Challenge (Birthday,) at least I Think it works as a CAS card...less Stuff than I Normally add! ;)

The inside sentiment and flower are from an older Greeting Farm set called Cupcakes...

Supplies:
Stamps: Swirls Gamma Stamp (Basic Grey,) Surfer Ian, Susie Surprise, Cupcakes (The Greeting Farm)
Paper: My Mind's Eye, Papertrey White and Aquamist
Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento,) Copics
Misc: Glitter Brads, Stardust Stickles, Diamond Glaze, Stardust Pen

Thanks for stopping by!

13 comments:

  1. LOVE IT! He is soooo cute! I like how you colored his hair...it's all sandy, surfer dude looking! :) That paper is really cute too!

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  2. I love this! He looks like he's about to surf right off the card!

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  3. Oh I love the woohoo on it, great coloring, fantastic card!

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  4. Wasn't a fan of the Greeting Farm stamps at first, but they're definitely growing on me! This guy is cute, and I LOVE the papers you used, too!

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  5. Cute cute! Love the mixture of DP and love the coloring!! Great fun card!

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  6. This is SO STINKIN' CUTE! I love it!!

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  7. Very cool, Rachel! Love how you colored him!

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  8. Surfer Ian is darling on your card. This has a nice summery feel to it.

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  9. TEE!! This is just too cute! I love the surfer dude!! TFS! ;)

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  10. SO cute! Perfect for a boy birthday.

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  11. Awww, he is just waaay too cute! I love how you colored his hair! Perfect for a surfer boy!
    Great card!!! :*)

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  12. Super cute! Love your coloring and especially the swirls!

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  13. His hair is SO cool. How'd you do that?!
    hhhmm...I bet that paper would be good for this week's challenge.
    Wonder if I have any? ;)

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