Friday, 9 October 2015

Boys Will Be Boys At That's Crafty Challenge Blog

Hello again and welcome to my inspiration for our new challenge at That's Crafty Challenge Blog where we're following the last girly theme with Boys Will Be Boys.
I was really glad of this theme as one of my nephews has a birthday at the end of the month so I've made his card a bit earlier than I normally do!
His birthday is actually on Halloween but I managed to restrain myself this time and not make a spooky one - largely because he's a bit too old for those now!

I've turned one of those quirky and cute crazy birds into a rather cool dude don't you think?

The background was made with Sandstone and Grey Brusho Crystals and I then used the Chevrons Background Dinky Stencil with Chipped Sapphire Distress ink followed by the Star Shower Dinky Stencil with Peeled Paint DI.

I stamped the crazy bird on some orange Gelli print paper from my stash (I keep a few plain ones for stamping images such as flowers, leaves and birds). I stamped the portion of the bird with the beak on a scrap of yellow print paper, then the sunglasses and bowler hat from the Crazy Things stamp set on smooth cartridge paper (I coloured these with Grey and Cobalt Blue Brushos used as paint) and then die cut everything out with the Crazy Birds and Crazy Things die sets - these are fab if your cutting out of intricate images is not great like mine!

I stamped the birthday text from the Crazy Thoughts stamp set directly on the background paper and glued this to a card blank before adding the bird with his funky hat and shades.

Hope you can enter as the lucky randomly drawn winner receives a £20 voucher for the online shop and the amount of fabulous goodies has to be seen to be believed (my favourite being the latest Carabelle Studio release!).

Have a great day and a lovely weekend.
Fliss xx


butterfly said...

That's a very cool dude indeed! Great card, and I'm sure your nephew will love it.
Alison xx

Moira said...

So damn cute in a really good way love it

Amanda said...

How cool foes crazy bird look? Fab!
Amanda x

Mrs.B said...

Very cool!
Goes so well with the funky backbground.
Avril xx

Inky and Quirky said...

Never too old for spookiness Fliss! Love the card, crazy bird has never looked so cool ;)
Donna xxx

brenda said...

These birdies are such fun Fliss, a defo need item.

B x

Joi at RR said...

Looks like such a cool dude he could be on Dancing With the Stars!!!!!!!!!!! So fun - love him Fliss! j.

Deborah said...

Very fly. (Sorry couldn't help that lol).

cheryl Baker said...

this is one super cool image hun love,it hugs Cherylxxx