Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Magical Wishes

Here is what started out as a Halloween card and ended up being a Birthday card for a special little boy.  That seems to happen quite frequently with me.  I used the "Abracadabra" image by Designed2Delight...reminds me of Harry Potter.  I used a Stardust glitter gel pen and some chunky glitter to the wand swirls to make it look magical.  I kept is pretty simple for a boy card.  No fancy ruffles, bows or jewels. For some reason I have the song, Do you Believe in Magic running through my head right now.

Now, for the inside of the card...

Stamps - Abracadabra (D2D), Computer generated sentiment
Paper - Check Him Out (My Mind's Eye), The Guy Stack (DCWV)
Coloring - Copics
Misc - Chunky Glitter (MS). Large Scallop die (Spellbinders), Star Die (Sizzix), Stardust glitter gel pen (Spica),button, floss

Kelley Kid's Challenges - Someone Special
Simon Says Stamp - Song or Film Title Inspired (Harry Potter Movie Series or Do You Believe In Magic, song)
Bearly Mine - Button It Up (1 or more buttons)
Creative Craft Challenges - Buttons and Bling
Tip Top Tuesday - Birthday Time
Heart Song Inspirations - Glitter and/or Chipboard
Lia Stampz - Birthday
Paper Sundaes - Finishing Touches
Crafty Emma Challenges - Make it Magical or Spooky
Secret Crafter - Inspired by a Song (Do You Believe in Magic)
Send a Smile 4 Kids - Birthday Fun
Crafty Ann's - Something outside your comfort zone (making male cards/projects)
Fairy Fun Fridays - Snips & Snails & Puppy Dog Tails
Floweret - Tricky or Halloween

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Danni said...

Wonderful card! So fun!

Carly said...

Hi Pat!:)
This card would be perfect for a little boy! LOVE the glitter! Thanks for playin!


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What a cute card! And such beautiful coloring :)

Thanks for sharing with Simon Says Stamp! Happy Stamptember!


Karen Hasheck said...

Wow- what a cute card for a child's birthday! Love the image and the coloring is fantastic! Thanks for sharing it with us at Send a Smile 4 Kids and come back soon!

cotnob said...

Great card Pat, beautifull colouring and love the inside.
Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons.

downrightcrafty said...

A gorgeous creation, love the color choice and thank you for sharing with us at The Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
Hugs Kate
PS I have some candy if you are interested:)

Anonymous said...

Very sweet card. Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week
Hugs Julie P

Jane (Carroll's Creations) said...

Thanks for joining our "Inspired by a song" challenge on SECRET CRAFTER SATURDAY CHALLENGE this week :)

Hugs Jane x

Laura said...

How sweet! It's just perfect for that special little boy. I am sure he'll love it :). And good job with the layout! :)

Thanks for playing along with us over at Lia Stampz and don't forget we have a 50% off storewide until 30th of September!

Lia Stampz DT

Dilsaver Designs said...

Love your DP's with your beautifully colored image and the embossing is fantastic! Thanks for joining us this week @ Send A Smile 4 Kids, hope to see you at the next challenge :)

Curlybear said...

OMGosh this is one very beautiful creation Gorgeous image and colour theme and song inspiration its just perfect for our challenge this week,

Thank You so for taking part at Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge: 151 Inspired by a Song
I hope you join us again next week,

I have some new calorie free candy if you are interested
Have a lovely day,
Good luck with the challenge,
Hugs Bridget :0) x.

Ann Whitfield said...

I know what you mean about male cards Pat! You've done a lovely job with this one though, thank you for sharing your inspiration with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Maggie's Crafts said...

Lovely creation!

Thank you for joining Top Tip Tuesday this week. :)


Vicky said...

Fab card & I love the sweet image.

Thank you for joining us girlz over at CES Challenges, good luck hun.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Jennifer said...

Fab card. Love the colours. Thanks for playing at CES Challenges this week! xx Jenny xx

Amanda R said...

This is adorable! Love the bright colors and the simple layout, really makes the image pop! Thanks for joining in this week at Paper Sundaes!

Shannah said...

This is just adorable! I love the image, your colouring is fab, and the sparkles are perfect! Thanks for joining us at Heart Song Inspirations this week!
Hugs, Shannah xox HSI-DT

Designing with Debbie said...

Love your little wizard. Great DP and coloring. Thanks for joining the Heart Song challenge this week. Hope to see you again next week.
Debbie HSI DT

auntbeespickles said...

Hi Pat, oh wow! Just love this card. I agree with you. Right away I thought of Harry Potter. =) Great job!! Thanks so much for joining us over at the Send A Smile 4 Kids challenge. Good luck and I hope you will come back and play again with us!
Hugs, Sarah

Christine said...

Super super cute card Pat!! Love how you stamped your sentiment in the banner. Great song choice!
Thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge blog!!
xoxo, Christine

Jen said...

Lovely card, love that backing paper. Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Ann's this week.
Jen x

sandra's crafty corner said...

hi there
fantastic button and bling project, thanks for joining us at creative craft challenges and good luck
i have a candy on my blog if your interested,
hugs sandra DT xxx

my candy

Tracey Brossart said...

Just the cutest!! Great color combo and your coloring of the image is outstanding!

Thanks for playing along with us at "Prairie Fairy Fridays" and good luck! :D

xx Tracey xx

Thanks for visiting!