Thursday, October 15, 2009

Edwin's going to a Birthday Party!

Hi!! I was invited at noon today to go to a Birthday Party at 4:00. The young man was turning the age of majority and I had to think of a quick Birthday card! I am not quick at anything these days - least of all a card. It takes me all day to make ONE. So I decided to leave out the inside as he probably won't keep the card anyway and just do the front of this one. I never worked so fast before......I was finished the card, showered, dressed and out the door in time to help make the birthday supper.

A big shout out to Pam Sparks who let me know about the Challenge this week at Copic Creations.
It is a black challenge, and since I did some black on Edwin I have entered my card there. You must go check out the DT's work - AWESOME INDEED!!!!

Please excuse the pictures - my photo editing program is not working and I was in so much hurry I did not take the time to clear my desk before taking the picture.

I used Bazzil cream card stock and all the DP are from Bo Bunny ' Back to Back'. Of course I coloured Edwin with my Copics. I used crystal lacquer on the two glasses and I used stickles on Edwin's wings and the stars. I stamped the star with my SU 'In the Stars' set and cut it out by hand. Wrapped SU gold cord around the star and also hung a tiny star charm from the cording. The star is mounted with 3 D tape. I didn't have time to search for a sketch so just put a few papers together for this one.

Here is a picture of Edwin a bit closer.

This is a very short post but thought you might like to see Edwin tonight.
I hope to get going here and get a lot of cards made - but my husband is away and I have been trying to get a lot done around the house while he is gone. My days are flying by and I am exhausted before I ever get to sit down!
Thanks for taking the time to peek at my card :o)
Love Candy

Candy Mills


cabio's craft corner said...

Candy, you did a fantastic job coloring Edwin. I couldn't believe you call it a "Quick" card. It looked super cute and I bet the recipent must love that!

Tracey said...

This is gorgeous Candy! Love your darling Edwin!

Claudean said...

You coloring is great and I just love this Edwin. I have only done 1Edwin. I need to do some moe.
great job.

Barb Hardeman said...

Ahhhhhh! What a gorgeous card, Candy! Your coloring of Edwin is just perfect, and you achieved such a softness on his clothing. Beautiful! This would not be a quick card for me...looks like you really took the time for all the details on this one. Gorgeous!

Angelwood said...

Wow! This card is wonderful and so beautifully colored! Love this image! hugz, Angela

Patricia Garcia said...

He's ,a CUTIE you have done him SUPER!! And the So called mess in the back is Art and your pic came out nice!


Pen to Paper said...

Hi Candy, your color scheme is so cute. I love it. And i love all the stars and that Edwin is so cute.


Jodie from Oz said...

Candy, Edwin is adorable, your colouring is amazing, I agree with Cabio, you call this a quick card. Love the design & DP also.
Thanks for sharing
Hugs Jodie from Oz

Karen Arthur said...

Edwin is so cute, you did a great job coloring. Hugs, Karen A

Jacque said...

Candy, you may have done this one fast but you did him in such a darling way!!! Just the cutest image for a birthday celebration too....your coloring is lovely, sweetie...Hope yo have a delightful weekend...Hugs..Jacque

Anonymous said...

FANCY Candy! awesome coloring!
Pam Going Postal

Norma said...

Candy, this is stellar. Love the clean look of your card. Wonderful colour scheme and your colouring is awesome. Love the play of light and shadow. Great layout. Adorable Edwin to boot. totally love this card.


Suzanne J Dean said...

Very nice & he sure is handsome Candy--perfect for a bday card!


Sharon Caudle said...

Hi Candy! It sure doesn't look like this was a fast card! You did a fabulous job! Beautiful coloring! It's good to see you crafting again! hugs!

Mina said...

stunning card Candy, its very hard to colour black and you have done it this Edwin card, lovely to see him used
Mina xxx

Anonymous said...

Oh I think you did a wonderful job with both coloring and layout! I can't do anything in a hurry or I mess up every single time. It's so nice to have you back and I can't wait to see what you make next!

Lori Kae said...

This is awesome Candy! Edwin is sweet and charming! For a quick card it is beyond perfect! Great card! :) Lori O.

Nicole Bailey said...

oh Edwin looks so your coloring and those papers are so yummy!

Anonymous said...

Oh you did such a wonderful job coloring Edwin. He is so adorable.