Thursday, 7 March 2013

LMM #1 - Boys Only

The new Little Miss Muffet challenge has now gone live, the theme: Boys Only. I can hear various uh's, ah;s, oh's  (lol) .... one of my first reactions when I learned about the challenge theme. It just does not seem to be so easy to create a piece for boys ... this is my guest design piece
May I introduce you to Alex, one of the Van Family Brothers from Little Miss Muffet coloured with Copics and colouring pencils ... I think he is quite cool in his t-shirt and jeans! The base for the card is a Kraft card layered with Echo Park patterned pape.
I created the brick wall background with an inky brick embvossing folder and distress ink 'walnut stain'. After the embossing I swiped Versamagic 'red brick' ink over the raised parts of the paper ... I was surprised how real it looks. If you think you can use this in your work, please feel free to use the image.
little tuckered stars, stamped sentiment from Betty's Creations 
the skull stickled with 'black diamond'
little add-ons with twine, pearl and staples

You find even more inspiration for Boys Only projects at the Little Miss Muffet blog, come and join in the fun, Petra.

10 comments:

craftattack said...

Sehr schöne Arbeit Petra! Valerie

Faye said...

Hi Petra, you have certainly made boys cards look easy and fun. Your brick wall is fantastic. Have a great week. X

Debra Miller said...

Wow Petra - love the brick background, awesome technique. So glad you are joining us at LMM today. - Deb

Netty said...

Loving your terrific boy card and the brickwork looks amazing Petra.
Annette x

http://nettysartadventures.blogspot.co.uk/

Krisha said...

Hi Petra,
Littlel boy cards can be a challenge, but I think you got it spot on with this darling card. Great back ground trick with the bricks.

Donna said...

Fantastic card Petra, fab detail and the embossed wall looks amazing :) Donna ♥ x

Julie E said...

The brick looks great as a background. Lots of tough embellies too like those staples.

Carla S. said...

Great card, Petra! Love the brick wall and the rest of your fun design! Happy to have you with us for the challenge!

Nathalie said...

So gorgeous card. I love papers and image.
Nathalie

lynnesbowsandbelles said...

Such a cute card Petra and I love the detail of the skull.
Wishes
Lynne

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