Saturday, June 26, 2010

Carefree summer days

Ahhhh... hello friends, can you tell that I'm sitting here with my first Saturday off in ages? It is SO nice getting to stay away from the hustle and bustle of town for a day and I plan on enjoying every second of it! :)

Now I may not go swinging on a rope swing but coloring up this cutie is the next best thing, don'tcha think? I stumbled upon Lili of the Valley stamps recently and absolutely fell in love with this little fella and just had to have him... along with a couple of his friends. But this kiddo was the very first one that called out to be inked and on a card, I think because he is just SO that whole summer time attitude. He was pretty quick to color and the rest of the card is pretty simple too... I found this die cut tag on my desk and I think it really pulled the whole thing together quite nicely. :)

Oh my! Looks like we have a friendly visitor stopping by with a quick message today too! ;)
Have a wonderful day everyone!

Supply list:
cardstock- Jillybean Soup kraft and PTI
paper and tag- My Mind's Eye
stamp- Lili of the Valley (Hanging Around)
ink- Memento tuxedo black and Colorbox dark brown chalk ink
twill
Prima leaves
eyelet
Copic markers:
skin- E000, E00, E11, R20
hair- E33, E35, E37, E59
clothes- B93, B95, B97, E40, E41, ), G20, YG63, YG67, W00, W1, W3, W5, W7
swing- E53, E31, E34, E44, E47, E49
scenery- G20, G40, YG00, YG01, B0000, B000, E55, 0

35 comments:

Kelly Booth said...

Such a Cute Card Amy...I LOVE the leaves you put at the top!! Too cute!!

Cassie_lu said...

what a cute stamp and the leaves are such a great idea along the top. Off to check out their stamps now :)

Claireabelle said...

Cute cute cute!!!

Enjoy your Saturday off Amy
x

Shaela said...

adorable card - can't wait to see the new mermaids! :)

crafty amy said...

Oh man I am Soooo over excited!!!! I can't wait to see some more mermaids :D
This card is too cute what a gret tag to go with him I just LOVE it. I have been trying to resist these stamps you are no good for my bank balance lol
Enjoy your day off hun
Hugs

Amy xx

Berenice said...

Amy your card is super cool! Great job. TFS And the friendly visitor has great news. Have a very nice day! Hugs :)

gobeagirl said...

Hi Amy. I hope you are enjoying your day off. Looks to be sunny and warm here. Great card. I love how he is swinging. I can not wait to see your new stamps. The first set was just awesome. Hugs, Lisa

Shirley N said...

Oh he sure is a cutie! Love how you have him spotlited and love your leaves! A great design. Have a great day off and thanks for your sweet email. You are my inspiration!!!

Rhonda Miller said...

Your card is so cute.

Leanne said...

This card is big time cute! The title is perfect. What a great find on that stamp. Will have to check out that site. Can't wait to see what new mermaids are popping up in SNL. Enjoy your day off! Hugs, Leanne

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

What a fun card! The leaves are the perfect embellishment for this cute little boy.
I just made my very first mermaid card yesterday and I can't believe there's another shoal waiting to be revealed. So exciting!

Anna said...

Adorable card! And more mermaids?! Exciting! I loved the last set!

JenRaff said...

I just got some of the new mermaids in the mail a couple of days ago -- they are gorgeous!!! And now there are going to be more???? AWESOME!!

Kimberly S said...

Such an adorable card, what a cutie and beautifully colored! Ooo...great news on the mermaids, can't wait to see them! :)

Jacilynn said...

gorgeous! love this image. great card.
x

joni h said...

so playful! love the use of the leaves and that sentiment says it all! have a great weekend!

Mimi said...

He sure is a cutie! and just love the playdate tag. Echo's exciting news is awesome...cant wait!! ;)

WickedPixie said...

Amy, this card makes me smile! I love the leaves and how everything is situated so it just flows across the card - I really feel like he is getting ready to swing! :-)Traci

Andrea said...

this is superbly fantasticly gorgeous and cool and so full of life, can you tell I really really love it hehe! xx

Mercy said...

OMG, amy...he is to freakin' cute! lovin' his wild hair! :) i'm also excited to hear that there are some new mermaids on their way...i LOVE them!!!!!!

Lisa Summerhays said...

Adorable! Great card. Love it all.

Danni said...

Awww, he's just too cute! Fab card!! and yay on new mermaids! I have the last ones printed out, just need to color 'em!! :-)

Maria Therese said...

Lovely card Amy and I can't wait to see your new mermaids!!

lorena b. said...

hmmpf Amy the enabler! Awesome card!

♥Rach♥ said...

Somehow I totally missed this post and it's ADORABLE! I love the super fun layout with the little boy and all the leaves.

LOVE Echo, can't wait to see who else is with him ;0)

Allison said...

Fun summer card! I cant wait to see who echo is travelling with!
P.S.- You should add the ATS Sweet November Shopping page as a direct link from your blog... one of the first link in your sidebar that people can see.

Aussie Loz said...

This is super cute! Wish I'd ordered this sweetie too now!! Love that tag... perfect!
can't wait for Echo to introduce his new friends!! ♥

Sparkle said...

This is just precious!

donna mikasa said...

Awesome summery fun! Love the background scenery, too. And the leaves give it so much dimension...This is one amazing card! Oh, and your messenger is adorable!

Frarin said...

Hi Amy... Just Magnificent ! Love the leaves it gives it so much detail... What a beautiful card !

Crafty Jenn said...

"Oh my"!! Lol! I love Echo's message.

Super cute card! The leaves are such a great touch. Makes your image look more 3d and realistic.

<3 Jenn

Tasha said...

Love this its so adorable! the leaves are fantastic and i love the Play Date tag
love tasha xx

Tasha said...

Love this its so adorable! the leaves are fantastic and i love the Play Date tag
love tasha xx

Alice Wertz said...

superb boy card!!! LOVE Lili of the Valley stamps!! looks like i'll have to make another soon!! LOVE your card!!

Juls said...

gorgeous!! Love the ripped paper detail and the leaves! fabulous creation! Hugs Juls