Det här kortet har jag gjort inför min morfars födelsedag i slutet av veckan.

När jag var liten och vi var uppe och hälsade på mormor och morfar tog alltid morfar fram lite olika verktyg, mest hammare och spik, och vi satt och hamrade och snickrade i evigheter. Det blev mest kostigta sammansättningar av olika bräder men jag har nog aldrig haft så roligt som vid de tillfällena. Därför försökte jag göra ett kort som skulle påminna om de stunderna.

För en närmare beskrvning av hur jag gjorde kortet se under den engelska delen.

This card is for my grandfather for his birthday on the 27th.. A couldn’t help myself so i choose on of my absolutely favorite stamps: the House Mouse Birthday Cupcake one.For the papers and the coloring I had a speciall paper in mind. The paper is the blue one from DCWV’s The Guy stack.

When i was little and spent time up with my grandparents my grandfather always gave me and my sister some nails, hammer, saw and some wood and we did put them together in all kinds of ways. I have to admit that that it really turned out nice or as something but we had so much fun. I did do a Kallaha-game once but that is the only finished thing i can remember. Whenever i see different carpenter tools I always think about him and their driveway, those times is really some of my most treasured memories and I did wanna get a part of them in this card. That background for the card is a part of the warm and fuzzy and warm aspect of the card, an feeling aspect:), and i do hope that bu sharing this i will qualify for this House Mouse Challenge, otherwise i will hope that the warm and fuzzy mice will due;).

All the edges have been distressed with either Tumbled Glass or Vintage Photo to get ride off all the harsh white lines. The brads in the corners have groves like a screw to match the tool-theme. For the shadowing on the cupcake-wrapping i used E39 and a lot of blenderpen. Then only thing i would like to caution about is that the paper I have used is all coated with some glossy material so making the shadows wasn’t that easy and the color just runs of the glossy parts.

Stamp: House Mouse’s Birthday Cupcake, Reprint’s Grattis (”Congratulations” in Swedish)

Copic: E04, E13, E11, E21, N1, N3, N5, R20, E40, E43, N7, N5, N3, E31, E33, E35, C0, C2, E31, G00, BG11, E39, 0

Papers: DCWV’s The Guy Stack

Other: Spellbinder’s Label 18, Tumbled Glass and Vintage Photo Distress Inks.

11 kommentarer den A Micely Cupcake for my grandfather

  1. I love this image and how you colored it, I also love the colors that you used. Thanks for joining us at The One Stop Craft Challenge and The House Mouse and Friends Challenge!

  2. Awww, what a wonderful Memory you have shared. Treasured times are sure to make anyone feel warm and fuzzy. This adorable image is beautifully colored and these embellies are perfect. Great paper piecing too!!! What a neat take on our Warm & Fuzzy Challenge! Thanks so much for taking the time to enter and join us. Good luck on the draw and we hope to see you playing again next year too! 😉

  3. Awww thank you for sharing your lovely memories, these cute mice sure are having their fill of cake..beaufitful colour combo & love the cup cake wrapper..

    thanks for sharing at HM & Friends Mon chall this time..come back soon.

    smiles Christine x

  4. Aw, what a great and fond memory. This is such a cute card. You have colored that stamp up beautifully. Thanks for sharing your story and card with us at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge. Your Grandfather is going to love this. Hugs, Sue

  5. What a sweetie, love the image and colour combo. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week with our birthday celebrations. Good Luck xx

  6. Adorable card, your design and colours are sensation, I love the beautiful image and love the ’spotty’ cupcake!!!

    So happy you could join us with House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge,
    Heather xx

  7. Most of my favorite cards are linked to special family members! What a great card for your father! Thanks for joining us at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge!

  8. Gorgeous masculine HM card. Terrific DP, details and color combos. Thank you so much for joining us at House-Mouse & friends Monday Challenge Blog. We hope you will continue to play along with us in 2012. 🙂

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