Thursday, June 13, 2013

School's out

     Ahhh the joys of summer when there's no more school and some kind of activity with water sounds like the best idea since sliced bread.  This little guy is "Summer Boy" from Mo's Digital Pencil and I've used him to create my card for my DT sistah Elaine's "School's Out" theme this week at Mo's Digital Pencil challenge.  Life is good ya know, even without the water pistol.
     Hop on over to the blog and play along with us this week.
     I'd like to enter my card into the following challenges:

Charisma Cardz--digi stamps only
Craft-room--here comes summer
Loves Rubber Stamps--masculine
Papertake Weekly--hello boys
Top Tip Tuesday--masculine
Cards for Men--boys wil be boys
Make It Monday--anything goes
Make It Monday with Kraft Outlet--just for him

     Happy Thursday!

Papers--My Mind's Eye "Handsome Boy", Recollections, Kraft Outlet Light Kraft, Copic XPress-it Blending card
Stamps--Mo's Digital Pencil "Summer Boy", sentiment from Create with TLC
Ink--Copics (skin E000, E00, E11, E13, R20) (hair E21, E23, E25, E27, E29) (clothes Y11, Y32, YR21, YR23, YR61, YR65, YR68, BG11, BG32, BG45, BG49, YG11, YG17, E71) (water pistol Y11, YR21, YR61, YR65, YR68, BG45) (popsicle R35, R37, R39, R43, E31)
Tools--MFT Die-namics Checrons die, Nothched Border die, and Fishtail Stax die, Tim Holtz Tiny Attacher, sewing machine
Miscellaneous--Kraft Outlet Natural Twill Tape and Hang Tag String, button from my stash, Glossy Accents


Rita said...

Fabulous card Tracy. I always admire your colouring. Enjoy your Day. Hugs Rita xxx

Rene Sharp said...

I have just discovered your blog and your cards, they are AMAZING!! Smiles from South Africa :)

Anja said...
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Anja said...

Oh, I LOVE this card so much, Tracy! Your coloring on this cutie is heavenly and I absolutely adore your color scheme! The chevron die cuts, the tag and the stitching are beautiful, too! And did I mention that I LOVE it ;o)
Hugs and smiles, Anja

Pauline said...

Tracy, another amazing card! Your colouring is phenomenal- love the colours, your layout and all the extra details! He sure is a cutie.

heidy said...

Fabolous card Tracy!!
XXX Heidy

Mau xx said...

How good is this :) I love it Tracy. Your colours are gorgeous . Love the summery papers.
Huge Hugs Mau xx

KimCreate said...

Love the paper and the cute little boy! Colored beautifully!

Jennifer Scull said...

what a wonderful card to begin the summer! that little guy reminds me so much of my fellas back when they were still small.

love how your card came together, but then you always have such a gift for putting things exactly 'so' on each project you make.

hope things are well for you. enjoy your day!

Heidi said...

Beautiful card!
Your colouring is fantastic as always:)
Hugs, Heidi:)

Ros Crawford said...

Aw! Tracy this is so beautiful I am in total awe of your talent!

Sue said...

Wonderful card Tracy. I love that image and the papers and layout are fabulous.
hugs Sue xx

Carla S. said...

This is too cute, Tracy! Love the papers and layout! The image is adorable and wonderfully colored!

Unknown said...

What a darling boy he is Tracy! And I love the card you've made with all these fine papers, stitches and wonderful colours! Hugs, Ira

Elaine Stark said...

A beautifully coloured image. A fab card. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

Cat's sCrap said...

What an lovely boy ! Fantastic coloring. I like the papers and the colors that you chose. Wonderful layout. Everything in simplicity. Bravo ! It's perfect !

Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week !

Hugs from France.

Lynne Armstrong said...

What a cutie this little guy is Tracy....adorable :) Love the colours on this one!
Hugs xx

Michelle B. said...

For a split second I thought he was holding a drill (maybe it's because I would expect that of my son!) Beautiful card as always, love the papers and fab layout! So glad you joined us for our Boys will be Boys Challenge at Cards for Men!

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is awesome. Love the image and your colouring and layout is fantastic. I spotted you over on MIM and came for a closer look and I am so glad that I did.


Audrey Pettit said...

Life is good! And it looks like this little guy fully agrees! Totally makes me smile, my friend!

Jennifer said...

This is so the perfect life for a little boy! Great design with this! Love the buttoned tag!

Ivonne said...

He is so cute and he is definitely having fun! Fabulous card! Love the colors, the DP and the amazing coloring! Hugs, Ivonne

Unknown said...

Another fabulous card.. I just love seeing what you create..


Karen Letchworth said...

This is absolutely DARLING! Love your great creative use of kraft paper, and thanks so much for sharing with us.
The Kraft Journal

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Fabulous image and I love the great design. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

Cindy said...

Wow, beautiful! Your coloring is just perfect!

Thank you so much for sharing with us at Make it Monday!

Janine said...

Aww, this reminds me of my kids when they were little. Super colouring
Hugs, Janine x

Bonnie Irvine said...

He is adorable. Love his curls and those killer shorts. This card is beautifully designed. The colours are perfect to represent summer, so freah and happy. The stitching looks awesome and the layers make me want to hug you :)Love the little tag.

jessica said...

I always LOVE seeing your gorgeous creations and this is no exception! Love the card LO (might have to case this one...LOL), the awesome papers and that image is just too cute!!!
Thanks for sharing and linking this up over at The Kraft Journal for our "Just for Him" challenge! Hope to see you play again in our new challenge that begins tomorrow!

Shannon White said...

OMWord is He Ever Sweet Tracy!! And yes, Life would definitely be Good for any little boy with a toy squirt gun and a popsicle on a Sunny Summer day! ;-) Love this LAdy! And your coloring is just Gorgeous too! JSut makes me smile! 8-)


Marcy said...

Super cute card! Great image and I love that tucked in tag! Thanks so much for joining our challenge over at Loves Rubberstamps! :)

Sassy Raggedy said...

How awesome this is Tracy...I love this little guy and of course the layers. Wonderful...Hugz, joann

Lisa Minckler said...

WOW! His hair..the texture, the colors, amazing! My son has straight, straight, straight hair, only because I chemically make it that it way. Otherwise, THIS is exactly what his looks like. :) I swear this could be a cartoon of him when he was little. LOOOVE this! Oh and the swim shorts...wonderful!

Nancy said...

Beautiful! Gorgeous coloring and papers! Fantastic design! :o)

Annette said...

Wow, this is beautifully coloured. Just gorgeous card and beautifully presented. Love the tag slipped in too.
Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday
Netty's Cards
Proud to design for :
ABC Christmas Challenge,
As You Like It Challenge,
Top Tip Tuesday,
The Stamp Basket, and
Stamp Fairy.

Dawn @ LilyPinkScraps said...

Life sure does look good for this happy little guy ;) Very cute card -fab colouring and lovely clean design!

Zoechaos said...

Owww mischief galore here with your happy cheeky chappy. Thank you for sharing with us at Craft-Room Challenge XOXO Zoe

Kim Bell said...

What can I say! Another super card. I just love this image. I am going to have to color him as well.


mandy said...

Absolutely fabulous card I love everything about it the image, the colors, your coloring its all fab !!

Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week

Hugs Mandy xxxx

Maria said...

What a fabulous card, your colouring is fantastic! Thanks for sharing with us at the Craft-Room Challenge this fortnight.

Maria x

Franz♥ said...

Hiya Tracy!

What a lovely card, hun, love the colour combo and papers you've did it really clean, (quite)simple and simply perfect!!!

Hugs, Franz.

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Great boys card Tracy. Love the papers and colours. Such a great image from Mo too. Hugs, Wends x

Katie Sims said...

Yeah, life is good when you have an ice cream in one hand and a water pistol in the! It really doesn't get much better than that, does it? This is darling, Tracy! :)