Tuesday, April 26, 2011

A He-man birthday

     I am having so much fun doing these "character" cards.  I hope you guys get as big a kick out of this muscle man as you did Mexico Phil.
     This card is for my future son-in-law.  He loves to go to the gym.  Now don't get me wrong.  He looks NOTHING like this guy and doesn't want to, but he does love to work out.  When I saw this image at Mo's Digital Pencil I knew I had to make his birthday card with it.  My daughter came up with the ticket sentiment. :-)
     It doesn't have a lot of embellishments.  I told you he's a muscle guy so I ceratinly couldn't put a lot of frou frou on his card.  The images are colored with Copics and a little chalking for the sky.  I had a bunch of those blank tickets from Making Memories so I used my computer to make the sentiment and printed it out on the ticket.
     Hope Mr. Strongman gave you a chuckle today.
     I'd like to enter him in the following challenges:

Claudia & Co.--clean and simple
Tuesday Throwdown--brads or eyelets
Bunny Zoe's Crafts--one for the boys
Cheerful Stamp Pad--there is a man in my life
Creative Inspirations--digi day
The Outlawz--Copic anything goes
Bella and Bronte's(Mo's Digital)--carnival
Charisma Cardz--jokes and laughter

 Have a great day!


Papers: GCD Studios Loverly,Copic Express-it Blending card, Recollections
Stamps: Make It Crafty "Circus Tent" and Mo's Digital Pencil "Strongman"
             strongman skin E000, E00, E11, E13
             hair E43, E47
             clothing R24, R27, Y28
             tent E07, E08, E43, E47, E97, G40, G82, G85, Y17, Y21
             ground E41, E43, E47, E57, G40, G82, G94
             clouds B000, C0, C2
Tools: Nestabilities Labels One (S4-161), Martha Stewart Embossed ZigZag edge punch, sewing machine
Miscellaneous: Making Memories blank ticket, Inkadinkado Blending Chalks. Recollections brads, Joann's ribbon and some from my stash


Dorcas said...


Unknown said...

Well I am luv'n this image.. Your coloring is perfect... Yep, I am still smiling..

Hugs, Linda

Davi said...

Great coloring and very fun with that image! Thanks for sharing it with us at TT this week.

Pat said...

Oh Tracy!!! How absolutely amazing! Such a fun card...and perfect for a guy who works out. I tell ya, I have been more than a bit intimidated by all the muscles...that's alot of skin to color! hahaha! But I love the idea of giving this to someone who loves the gym. I may have to get him and make a card for my son...who's also a gym rat! hehehe!! Brilliant idea...and the sentiment is perfect!! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Mo's!! Pat Frank

Tracy said...

Oh my goodness, love your card. So much detail in this stamp.
I love the sentiment your daughter came up with....perfect ;)

Trina said...

Love the ticket! I know he'll love this one!

may-chu said...

awesome! this card is hilarious and so fun!
May xx

Unknown said...

AWESOME and super cute card! Isn't it funny to create something like this and having so much fun up front? I bet your SIL is going to have a big laugh when he gets his birthday card, you couldn't have done a better job Tracy, love it!!

Jen Cuthbertson said...

Oh my, this image totally gave me a chuckle and the sentiment is perfect! Amazing!!

Iulia said...

What a great man card, Tracy! Great coloring of the strong man's skin too! Love the layout and everything about it! Great job!
Hugs, Iulia- new follower

CraftySil said...

Love it!

Sue said...

What a real fun card for a man its great Luv Sue x

Elaine L. said...

This is just wonderful! I love the paper, and that sentiment is too perfect with this image! Thanks for sharing it with us in Mo's Challenge,

Joy said...

what a fun card, look at those muscles! thanks for playing with claudia and company

joy dt

Anonymous said...

Quite funny but nice illustration there is. i like the new theme and it's designing.
dean graziosi

Angi Barrs said...

Super duper adorable. Love the image and the fun stitching. :)

Suzanne C said...

This card gave me a chuckle. Great muscle man!

Cor* said...

Woo HOO! Classic! LOVE IT! Great job! Thanks for playing along with our digi challenge at Creative Inspirations! Good luck!
PS- I want some of them tickets! LOL

Vicki Romaine said...

I love your card with all the cheerful colors. Terrific image. Thanks for joining "There is a Man in My Life? at the Cheerful Stamp Pad. Please come back often.

Deb said...

wow what an awesome image and beautifully colored, thanks so much for sharing with us for our Digi Challenge at Creative Inspirations

Laney said...

Fabulous card hun!!
Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations this time hope to see you again