Monday, 16 July 2012

Sailor Edwin


Today I want to show you the card I've made for William's Birthday.  I can't beleive that my youngest will be 10 on Wednesday - where did the last 10 years go? !!!

I used Edwin with Binoculars and Pier Background for this card, colouring them both with my Copic Markers.  Here's a close-up

I'm going to enter this card into the following challenges:

Magnolia-Licious - Inspiration / Colour challenge
ABC DT Challenge - Colour Challenge
Speed Fox and Friends Challenge - Masculine Birthday
Wags n Whiskers Challenge - Red, White & Blue
Tilda's Town Challenge - Card for a Man or Boy


Stamps - Edwin with Binoculars and Pier Background
Colouring Medium - Copic Markers
Papers - Magnolia
Card - From my stash
Sentiment Bunting - Whimsy Stamps and Whimsy Dies, strung with Baking Twine 
Ribbon and Charm - From my stash
Ships Wheel - Cut on my Silhouette

Thanks for stopping by today.  Hope you like it. 



angelwhispers said...

Penni this is just wonderful and such a special card! Time flies so quickly doesn't it I can remember my girls being that age now they are 25 & 21 gosh I feel so old!! lol

Hope you have a great time on Williams Birthday! Love Chanelle xxxx

Candy said...

Hi Penni,
I bet your son loves this wonderful card!
Your design papers are gorgeous with Edwin. You have coloured him and the dock wonderfully :o)
Great design too.
Thank you for joining in our Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog.
Hugs, Candy

Pam said...

FAB card your design and coloring.

debby4000 said...

Oh this is fabulous Penni and love the details.

Leslie Turner said...

What a sweet card! Your growing young man will love it!

Cathy Lee said...

Sweet card, Penni. Edwin looks adorable and I love the background. All the elements on your card are fabulous. Big Happy Birthday to your 10 year old!
Cathy Lee

Anonymous said...

This is gorgeous, the papers are just perfect, Wishing William a Happy Birthday, Thanks so much for joining us at Tildas Town
Hugs Julie P

Paper Tails said...

Great card! Wonderful design. I love your banner.


Paula said...

oh, what a cute card. Edwin is just so handsome. Your son will just adore this card :)

Danni said...

Wonderful card!

Laura said...

Wonderful card! Your coloring is beautiful. HBD to your son!

Laura C.

Samantha said...

Great card
Love the colours you used and the image is great!


Elle said...

This is adorable! William is going to flip over it. I know what you mean about the years happening so fast. Wasn't he just a baby? lol

Tina Makuc said...

What a wonderful card Penny!! I'm sure William will love it!!
I love the die-cuts , the papers, the charm.. I love everything..
Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town this week!!
Hugs, Tina

Christine said...

Gorgeous sailor Edwin creation lovely colour combo..thank you for your lovely comm. re Snowflake Tilda..I bought her from a shop in Netherlands she was a special edition..havnt seen her since.

smiles Christine x

Teresa said...

Hi Penni,
I love your card, Edwin looks fab and I love your embellishments, it's not easy with boys cards but yours has turned out fantastic! Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town, Edwin Challenge. Hugs Teresa x

Winnie and Patty said...

What a great Edwin card! Love the red white & blue colors! Thanks for playiing along with us this week at Speedy Fox & Friends blog challenge!

mae said...

Penni, your card is beautiful! Love the theme and details.Happy Birthday to your son! My son turned 10 last week too and I ask the same question (where did the 10 yrs go?LOL) Thanks for joining us at Tilda's Town Challenge this week!


Christina C. said...

I absolutely love this adorable card....your design work is outstanding! Edwin looks so cute.
Loving all the fabulous elements on this card!

Lena said...

really cute and perfect for a guy. Love your coloring ! Thank you for playing with speedy fox and friends this week!

Chris said...

What a wonderful card, Penni! I love the design. Edwin is such a cutie. Your son will love it. Bravo!

Chris Christensen

Kelly Neis said...

Penni, you card is so adorable for your 10 year old. Your coloring is beautiful and the pennants are really cute with your scene.

Kathleen said...

Gorgeous card, just perfect for a boys birthday
Thanks for joining us at Tildas Town
Kat xx

cathylynn said...

You have created a great card with wonderful colors! Edwin looks so cute!
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

Anonymous said...


ABC Toys and Crafts said...

Thanks for joining the ABC DT Challenge.