The Paper Shelter Challenge #240 Birthday Boy

Good Morning and welcome to my DT post for the new challenge from The Paper Shelter. This week we are challenging you to create a card for the birthday boy. There are heaps of fabulous boy images which you can find in this section of The Paper Shelter's website.

I used the adorable The Little Sorcerer's Apprentice for my card, but as I printed the image quite large, I kept the card fairly simple - just added a few dies cuts and a sentiment.

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Stamps: The Little Sorcerer's Apprentice from The Paper Shelter, Sentiment Tags from Lili of the Valley

Papers: Old Olive, Soft Suede, Daffodil Delight, Old Olive Prints DSP (Retired) & Close To Cocoa Prints DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Copic X-Press It Blending Card, Super Smooth Card from That Craft Place

Inks: Old Olive from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers

Accessories: Star Garland Die CR1280 from Marianne Creatables, Starry Die from Verve Stamps

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20, R30
Hair - E23, E25, E27, E29
Collar & Trousers - E42, E43, E44
Belt & Boots - E43, E44, E47
Broom & Hat Stand - E33, E35, E37
Tunic - YG93, YG95, YG97, YG99
Buckles - Y23, Y26
Hat - G21, G24, G28, G29, Y38, V15, V17
Knee Patches - G82, G85
Ground - W00, W1, W3

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop on over to the Paper Shelter Challenge blog and check out all the other gorgeous cards from the DT and why not join in the fun whilst you are there too?! As always there are some fabulous prizes to be won!


  1. Good Morning Vannessa, brilliant boys card love your choice of colours and your card design. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

  2. Lovely card! Perfect for all the men in our lives
    Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
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  3. A gorgeous card, I have this image not coloured it yet, you have used gorgeous colours. Thank you for sharing with us at Dream Valley Challenge. Marlene

  4. Cute card, beautiful image and wonderful coloring! Thanks for joining us this week on Simon Says Monday Challenge Blog! Barbara

  5. What a wonderful card and your colouring is super.Perfect CAS style to show it off beautifully and the die cuts are a great touch. Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week.
    Lisa x

  6. lovely card!
    so 'magic'!!!
    thank you for play on craft your passion

  7. This is such an adorable card. I like the way the tag with the sentiment is on the hat stand.

    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner for our Show Me the Green challenge.

  8. A brilliant creation as always my friend and I love your coloring of this image! So happy to be on another DT with you:) Hugs! Audrey

  9. This is beautiful!! Love your coloring!! Hug Lena


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