Friday, 9 August 2013

Summer Fun at Totally Papercrafts

Good morning. 
Can you believe it's Friday already - so that's another week of the school holidays gone :o(
Good news is though that my DH has the next two weeks off work and we have lots of plans to spend some quality time together - with various trips here and there - all we've got to work on is getting Jack up and ready before lunchtime lol!!!

So today sees the start of a new challenge over at 

and this week Team B are sharing their inspiration on the theme


I recently had a request for birthday cards for 6 year old twins (a boy and a girl) that were having a pool party themed birthday party. 
Here's the card I made for the boy (I'll share the one for the girl another day)

Card ingredients:
Image: Digistamp Boutique 'Molly and Tom Summer Fun'
Colouring Medium: Copics
Design Papers:
Martha Stewart: Double Dot Border Punch
Memory Box: Simple Banner and Letter Die
Ribbon, Button, Adhesive Pearls and Metallic Cord from stash
Sentiment: PC Generated
Glossy Accents and Diamond Stickles

Our sponsors this week are

Bugaboo Stamps

Please pop over to the main challenge blog to check out the fabulous inspiration from my lovely DT buddies.

Challenges I would like to enter:
Creative Belli - Summer
Creative Moments - Sea/Shore
The Male Room - Anything Goes
Pollycraft - Fun in the Sun
Simon Says Stamp - Triangles
Creative Card Crew - Banner/Pennant
Oldie But Goodie - Male/Boy (old items - Image, Ribbon, Button)
Craft Your Passion - All at Sea
Digi Makeover - Sunny Days
A Little bit Crafty - Summer Sun
DSB Monthly Customer Competition

Thanks for visiting me today and for all the lovely comments you may wish to leave - I really appreciate your support.

Have a fabulous day.


Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Fabulous card Debs. Loving the aqua - perfect for a pool party! Susan x

Pami said...

What a fun card Debs! Love the great papers and layout! Have a great weekend P x

Lisa Jane said...

This is fun.. love the papers and colours .. so vibrant.

DesignerDiva said...

Hello my lovely its a long time since I visited!!!
Love your card, the colours are great and right up my street and as always you have embellished to perfection!
Sorry I haven't been around, I'm sure come September things will settle down and we'll have a good catch uhugs Laurie xx

Claire said...

Brilliant card hun, fab image and love those bright and cheery papers. Have a lovely day. Hugs, Claire x

Avril Ann said...

Debs how cute is this image, and all the colourful papers, great hun...and maybe I will have a card, already finished but not shared yet, to join in the challenge, LOL xxx

debby4000 said...

Sooooo cute and what great colours.

Sarah said...

Great card Debs. I am going to try this layout xx

carla said...

Beautiful card, I love the image and fabulous colours.
Thank you so much for playing with us at Paper Makeup Stamps Digi Makeover Challenge.
Good luck.

Carla DT

Sue - bearhouse said...

Such a fabulous card Debs. I love the image, wonderful papers and brilliant detailing.
hugs Sue xx

Danni said...

Very fun and very summery!!

sue w. said...

Hi Debs, great card for a young man. Super colouring and those papers are fab, love the colours and the glittery waves.
Have a wonderful weekend.
Hugs Sue W.

Wishcraft said...

Fabulous papers and I love this image, gorgeous card Debs! Thanks for joining in at Pollycraft hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x

coops said...

s stunning debs.fabulous image and I love your design and summer colours ;D

xx coops xx

Heather said...

Such an adorable card Debs, I love your design and stunning papers!!
Your image is adorable - great colouring!!

Thanks so much for joining at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
Heather xx

mixamatoasties said...

Love this! Super summer card.

Susan xx

Michelle said...

He looks so adorable your card. I like the bright papers you used.
Thanks for joining us at Craft your Passion.
xxx Michelle

Cazro said...

A fantastic summer cool card, I love your colour combo, great fun. thanks for joining us during our first challenge at The Male Room. Caz

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card Debs, just right for a pool party themed birthday, I love your fabulous papers.

Rocky said...

Perfect for a pool party, great card. Thank you for sharing it with us at The Male Room.

lis-m said...

love this card, and such fab papers too!
thanks for joining us over @ Pollycraft this time. Good luck!
Hugs x

Lisa T said...

I love the colors and papers! Great card and perfect for the birthday party theme.

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is fabulous sweetie and I am sure the young lad loved it too.


Wendy said...

Absolutely fab summer fun card Debs...Thanks for playing along with us at A Little Bit Crafty this month and good luck.
Wendy xx

Anonymous said...

What a charming design and layout. Well done.
Leona (Scrapper's Delights DT)

Jenn Bedient said...

What a fun card! Love the image and papers you have used. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Creative Card Crew. Hope you have a fabulous day!

- Jenn DT
Crafted My Fancy