Tuesday, June 29, 2010

2 Cute Manatee Friends

I'm in a summer mood, are you?  It is BLAZING hot here in Florida,  actually it's too hot be be outside most of the day.  Even so, we still try to go outside and enjoy the sunshine a little bit everyday.  

Since it is so hot outside I was going for a "cool" refreshing feeling with this adorable Manatee Friends digital image by 2 Cute Rubber Stamps.  Since this is a digital image I created a text box and did my sentiment right there alongside the image.  Super Easy!!  Don't know why I haven't thought to do this before.

I decided to embossed the DP with my Cuttlebug embossing folder to look like bubbles.  I then twisted and glued my ribbon to look like seaweed.  Not sure the satin ribbon was the best choice for this, but you get the idea.  

Digi Doodles = #13 Anything Goes
Crafty Ann's = #17 Embossing
All Sorts Challenge = #58 Embossing
The Pixie Cottage = #24 Sketch
Caardvarks = Embossing
Sew Many = #19 Anything Goes
The Crafty Pad = #77 Embossing
Hand Full of Stamps = #33 Joys of Summer

Copic's Used:
Manatee: W5, W3, W1, R00
Seaweed: YG23, YG01
Rocks: C7, C5, C3, C2
Sand: E30, E50, E34, E29
Crab: R14
Water/Outline: BG0000, BG10

Thanks for stopping by!!
Stamp: 2 Cute Rubber Stamps, Manatee Friends (Digital)
Paper: My Minds' Eye, Penny Lane; PTI White Cardstock
Ribbon: Offray, Lemongrass (JoAnn)
Font: Architect & Pea Girly Girls Print
Accessories: Dimensionals, Glossy Accents, Half Pearls (Recollections), CB Embossing Folder


Kate said...

This card is amazing, Wendy!! I love the colours you have chosen. Great job adding the sentiment to the paper. It's perfect! I love those embossed papers behind the image and your seaweed ribbon is such a creative idea. I LOVE this!!

Katie said...

I just love this!
Fabulous image and the embossed back panels are perfect!
Thanks for playing in The Pixie Cottage this week :)

Ann Whitfield said...

It's a beautiful card Wendy and I love the touch with the ribbon. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Kerri said...

How clever to make the ribbon look like seaweed! That image is darling and colored so beautifully!!! It is hot isn't it?! All I want to do is stay inside with the a/c:)

Emma and Susan said...

Hi Sweetie! WOW! What an amazing card! This image is so cute!! Your colouring is FAB as always and we love the ribbons!!
Thankyou for the AMAZING comments you leave us they are very much appreciated,
Love and hugs
Emma and Susan

Brandie said...

I love this card makes me want to go to the beach!!! But of course to hot in the real world lol!

Marcea said...

Wow this is such a fun card. I really love your cute image and choice of embellies
Thankyou so much for joining us as Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog this week

Monika Reeck said...

Oh dear this is really cuuute Images and I love your coloring soo adorable nice ribbon too...GREAT CARD!!thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best this week, hugs, Monika

Pascale said...

This is too cute. I love your detail and colouring. Thanks for sharing with us at Digi Doodle shops best challenge Hugs Pascale

coldwaters2 said...

Oh wowzer this is one amazing card what a fabulous image and I so love your embossing this is top notch Wendy thank you so much for sharing this with us at both Crafty Ann's and SMC this week.
Lorraine x

Annika said...

Absolutely adorable image and perfect colouring. Love the layout, it doesn't "fight with the image. So beautiful.
What font did you use for the sentiment? Really like it!

Kirsten said...

Fabulous card love the image and the embossing looks great...x

Thanks for joining us this week at allsorts hugs kirsten...x

Nana said...

Wow, brilliant work, Wendy! Love the image and that ribbons are spot on!

Suzi said...

This is adorable, love the image and the layout and such pretty embossing too. Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week.
Suzi x

Sharon said...

This is gorgeous Wendy. What an amazing image and the way you made the ribbon look like seaweed is fantastic!
Thanks for joining us at the Pixie Cottage.
Sharon xx

Judy said...

Awww ..how precious. Love the softenss of your coloring, and your choice of colors as well. Thank you so much for entering this in our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop's Best.


Nancy said...

What a hoot! They make me laugh. Love the embossing.

KymKreates said...

What a scrumptious card! Good luck and thanks for sharing at Digi Doodle Shop's Best!


Pam said...

Snazzy card Wendy! You did a great job applying the challenge for the Pixie Cottage. I hope you will join us again this week.

jo said...

So cute! Thanks for playing along with us this week at DDSB! :)


Karen said...

Awwww so cute! thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shops Best.

Katja of Katzz said...

So glad you did join our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop's Best!!! Your card is really great!

Greetings, Katja

Trish Hughes said...

Stunning!!! what a wonderful summer card, thanks so much for playing along with HFOS!!!

Anonymous said...

.................... nice ^_^v ................

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