Sunday, 26 April 2009

Colour Create Thirteen - Orange, Green and Brown....

My lovely buddy Jo chose this week's gorgeous colours and the theme too! Make a male card no less!! I think we all groaned a bit as usual when faced with this brief, as we all seem to dread making cards for the men in our lives (sorry chaps)! However, I think we all enjoyed ourselves and if you take a look at the cards created by my DT friends you'll be impressed I'm sure.

I made my card for my hubster's 40th birthday, only I added the numbers afterwards. As you may have previously read, I bought him an aquarium for his big day, so I thought something with a fishy theme would be good. Straight away I knew that fishing Ian from TGF would be perfect and I even found a Sizzix die to tie in..... that's the little fish shapes you can see in the piccie.

Image - The Greetings Farm
Sentiment - The Greetings Farm
Papers - Basic Grey Archaic
Colouring - Copics
Die - Sizzix Sizzlit
Embellishments - Brads, Eyelets and String from my stash

Sorry this is a short post today. I'm feeling very fragile after a heavy night out!! I'm blog hopping in short doses so I hope to get round to you all by the end of the day ;o)

TTFN and TFL xxx


Deb said...

Fabulous card Tara, love the image and the sweet little fish! Hope you are feeling better soon and if not theres always the hair of the dog!
Have a lovely afternoon! Debx

Christine said...

Great card Tara fab embellies & colour combo.

Christine xx

Riet said...

Wowww Tara,what a beautiful card,l love the stamp and colours.
so beautiful papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Danni said...

ohhhhh...this is an amazing card!!Wonderful job! Love it!

CraftyTracy said...

Lovely card and the stiching and layout are fab.


Amanda's paper palace said...

Hi Tara!love this card great layout and such a sweet image hugs amanda xx

Karen said...

Fab card Tara, love the stitching and those papers are scrummy.

Love Karen xxx

Tab said...

Fab card hun! Love the layout and the fishing theme, really looks awesome and I'm sure your hubby loved it!
Hugs Tab xxx

Carole said...

Gorgeous card Tara, what a sweet 'Ian' the fish detail.
Glad Georgia liked her candy!
Carole x

Betty aka ZacksNana said...

Awe... he's adorable!! Love the colors.

coldwaters2 said...

Wow wow what a lovely card love the colours and that image is sooooo cute.

Lorraine x

Cass said...

Fab card Tara.You're doing a grand job with the Copics.Gorgeous papers and love the little fishies.Hope hubby is enjoying his aquarium.
Cass xxx

Mina said...

I think this card is totally fabulous...I love the image and the mixture of papers is just the little fish too lol xxx

Tova said...

Funny card ! Love the stitching and little fishes :-)

Sharon said...

Fantastic card Tara. Your stamp is fabulous. Love the seaweed! Brilliant papers and embellishments. I'm sure your hubby loved it.
Sharon xx

SBL said...

Wow!! Stunning card. Love the picture colouring.

image coloring

Anonymous said...

this is fantastic! love how you have done the matching fishes.. brilliant job hun. hugs rachxx

Judy's Crafty Moments said...

Gorgeous card!Love all the faux stitching!! The sentiment is fab..what man wouldn't love that!! Great colouring and of course great colouring! Hope you are feeling better today!!
Judy xx

Kim Piggott said...

Tara this is so brilliant!
Love this image and your paper and detail are just perfect for him!
Wonderful card!
kim x

Di said...

OH Tara i seem to have missed some of your posts recently, too many blogs and lovely work to look at you get lost then time flys.This card from the greeting farm is fab i so love these images. i'm trying to get some miss anya ones at the mo. This card is so lovely and i like your use of brads, and your right, male cards are a no no, i think i'm going to avoid this challenge (dont shout at me!)

Hugs Di xxx

Chrissie said...

Such a fabulous man's card Tara, so cute without being 'girly', just perfect.

CraftyC said...

Fantastic card Tara, the stitching is a great touch and you've coloured him perfectly!

Glenda T. said...

This is super adorable!!

Paola said...

He's going to love it, What a splendid card. The little details are perfect.
Take care,

Bev said...

Fabby card hun, that colour combo is just stunning and those papers work so well with the beautifully coloured image. x

stephanne said...

Awww, this card is perfect for the occasion. Love the fishies, just too cute. You've done a great joba nd have given us lots of inspiration with this one!!