Sunday 5 March 2023

Jelly Beans and a Mouse

Hi All.  I have a card for a Great Nephew's birthday today using a pre-coloured digital image from Beccy's Place.  I spotted this amongst the freebies and thought that it would perhaps work for an 8 year old and I needed a quick card as had left it rather late to make one.  

I found a free digital paper which went with it quite well and I cut the printed image using a square stitched frame die and added a sentiment using my Versafine Clair Nocturne Ink and embossed the image with WOW Clear Gloss Embossing Powder.  I personalised it with a number on the jelly bean container, and added his name on the side of the mouse, and that was it..a quick and easy make.

Our son who has been staying with us throughout February is on his way back to Australia as I write this, and it has been so lovely to have him here, and the time has gone far too quickly.  Obviously I have not been doing much in the way of cardmaking and as it happens February is a quiet month for birthdays, but will gradually be returning to normality with more cards appearing.  Thank you for visiting me here today and I'll see you again soon.

I am entering the following challenges:

Allsorts Challenge - Week 718 Anything Goes/Four Legged Friends.
Gem of a Craft Challenge - Week 5 Anything Goes.
Beccy's Place Challenge - Anything Goes using a Beccy's Place image.


brenda said...

A colourful card for all those gamesters, many thanks for joining in at Allsorts new challenge.

B x

Aquarius said...

Perfect choice of image for a lad of that age - lovely card

Liz said...

Super card for your great nephew, Pat. I love how you’ve personalised it with his age and name. Thank you for joining in the Allsorts Challenge this week. Good luck!

I’m sure you’ve enjoyed having your son home from Australia. Hope it wont be too long before you see each other again. xx

Mervi said...

Super cool card for young boy!
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts;-))m

Linby said...

A lovely bright card and I like how you included his name on the mouse. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Allsorts challenge this week.

Viv said...

What a great make for a gamer Pat! And who can resist a bowl of jelly beans??! x

cuilliesocks said...

A fabulous card and will work well for an 8 year old. Lovely bright colours.
So glad you had a lovely time with your son, Kate x

Aimeslee Winans said...

Hi Pat. So glad you have been having good visits with your family members since Christmas, a great start to 2023! And this is a fab card for a boy or teen! I love Beccy's images and also love seeing the old letter and number stickers we all have being used! Since you used the gold on them both it looks meant to be! XOX

Donna Ellis said...

Your precolored image is darling with those amazing candies in the background paper, Pat! An 8-year old would definitely devour your card!
Crafting Hugs,
{Creative Smiles - my little crafting world}

Stamps and Paper said...

Brilliant card for a 'gamer' Pat love the bright colours


Marjan said...

How did miss this one??? It's such a clever card, especially with the mouse and the name of the boy on it and the bowl with jellybeans! The background paper fits the card perfectly!!
Happy to hear you had such a good time with your son. I think it must be hard sometimes to be so far apart.

Sarah said...

A wonderful card for a lad. thank you for sharing with us at Allsorts. Sarah DT

Beccy said...

Your card is fabulous Pat, and I'm sure your great nephew is going to love it! Great idea to add his name and age, I particularly like how the gold letters look along the side of the mouse. Fabulous patterned paper too, works perfectly with the coloured jelly beans.

Karen Dunbrook said...

too cute and fun!!
xx Karen

Christine Alexander said...

what a fun card for an 8 yr old, perfect combo, computers and candy :)